Data from The Cancer Genome Atlas categorizes colorectal cancers and paves the way for the development of targeted therapies.
McMaster University researchers found no difference in patients with breast cancer who used simple compression bandages to treat lymphedema compared with those who underwent daily lymphatic massage.
The chemotherapy drug cyclophosphamide prevents graft-versus-host (GVHD) disease in people who receive bone marrow transplants through an immune system cell that evades the toxic effects of cyclophosphamide.
As cholesterol is metabolized, a potent stimulant of breast cancer is created—one that fuels estrogen receptor (ER)-positive breast cancers, according to new research.
A screening mammography interval of less than 1.5 years is associated with a significantly reduced rate of lymph node positivity.
For patients with early cancer, a nurse navigator intervention can improve patient experience and reduce problems with care, according to a study published online Nov. 25 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Use of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) demonstrated reduced callback rates and improved cancer detection when compared with mammography.
Patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia can use these tips to help manage the emotional challenges of coping with a long-term disease.
This fact sheet contains tips for patients dealing with nausea and loss of appetite resulting from cancer treatment.
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