Recommendations are for men whose tumors have grown resistant to hormonal therapies were issued jointly by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) in Canada.
Women overdue for mammogram respond better to postcard plus reminder letter from family physician.
Celebrity story helped double rates of genetic testing in following six months at one cancer center.
Women with breast cancer who have a double mastectomy are at higher risk of certain complications than those who have a single mastectomy, though the overall complication rate associated with breast cancer surgery is small.
The presence of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes ahead of treatment may help predict response to platinum-based chemotherapy in women with triple-negative breast cancer, according to a new study.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is updating its guidelines on adjuvant endocrine therapy to recommend tamoxifen for up to 10 years for women with nonmetastatic hormone receptor-positive breast cancer.
The 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting tweeters share their opinions on oncology care, and more. Here is a selection of their thoughts as expressed via social media.
New study challenges belief that inappropriate cancer treatments fuel health care costs, researcher says.
Implementation of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) lung cancer screening is expected to increase lung cancer diagnoses and increase Medicare expenditure.
The American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has issued recommendations for the treatment of HER2-positive advanced breast cancer and advanced HER2-positive breast cancer with brain metastases.
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