ASH 2010 Conference Coverage
Adverse reactions to St. John's Wort were similar to those reported for fluoxetine.
There is no clinically relevant evidence of an association between opioid prescriptions and breast cancer recurrence.
Adults in the LGBTQ community tend to be lower economic status and seek health care less often.
Combining chemotherapy with new drugs that target a protein that helps cancer cells withstand chemotherapy could improve treatment.
New compound that locks a disease-related protein into an inactive position stifled the growth of an aggressive form of leukemia.
Scientists have discovered that a common drug given to arthritis sufferers could also help to treat patients with blood cancers.
What is the likelihood we will soon see an update to the recommendations for lung cancer screening?
Addition of omega-3 fatty acids to anti-cancer medications may improve quality of life and treatment outcomes in patients with cancer.
ASCO has called on the U.S. government and the cancer research community to broaden clinical trials to include older adults.
Breast cancer survivors who experience pain or discomfort during sexual intercourse may benefit from applying liquid lidocaine to the vulvar area.
- Likelihood of lung cancer screening update
- Universal health literacy precautions recommended to assist patient understanding
- In breast cancer survivors, lidocaine may relieve pain during intercourse
- Generic meds may boost survival in some early breast cancers
- Aromatase inhibitors substantially reduce risk of death in ER-positive breast cancer
- St. John's wort: natural does not necessarily mean safe
- No association between opioids, breast cancer recurrence
- Researchers, providers need to address cancer health care disparities in LGBTQ community
- New combination could make cancer more sensitive to chemotherapy
- New approach to treating B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia shows promise
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