The mechanism of metronomic chemotherapy: Improved tumor blood supply leads to better treatment .
Survivors of testicular cancer are more likely to develop metabolic syndrome after platinum-based chemotherapy.
Light/dark cycle of the day influences inflammatory processes in various tissues in the body, potentially affecting risk factors in patients with cancer.
Administering chemotherapy to African-American women with breast cancer prior to surgery may help improve their survival.
Chemotherapy may be overused among young and middle-aged adults with colon cancer, with the addition of adjuvant chemotherapy not resulting in a matched survival benefit.
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In a phase 3 trial, researchers determined if weekly nab-paclitaxel was noninferior to weekly solvent-based paclitaxel with respect to overall survival in patients requiring second-line treatment for advanced gastric cancer.
Researchers investigated whether VRd, which has demonstrated significant efficacy in newly diagnosed multiple myeloma, would improve outcomes in patients with previously untreated myeloma who are not planned for immediate ASCT.
In this study, researchers sought to identify physical, neurocognitive, and serologic markers that may correlate with self-reported fatigue before and after (neo)adjuvant chemotherapy for patients with early-stage breast cancer.
Study evaluated differences in survival with respect to the time interval between tumor resection and initiation of postoperative chemotherapy in patients with NSCLC.
What You Do Not Know Could Hurt You: What Women Wish Their Doctors Had Told Them About Chemotherapy Side Effects on Memory and Response to AlcoholJanuary 06, 2017
[Breast Cancer: Basic and Clinical Research] This research examines the incidence of alcohol and memory-related side effects of chemotherapy in female cancer patients.
Researchers sought to evaluate the incidence of cancer-related cognitive impairment in patients with breast cancer in a large prospective, longitudinal, nationwide study. These findings address limitations in previous research.
Drug-drug interaction between capecitabine and common heartburn medications has a negative effect on progression-free survival and overall survival in patients with GI cancer.
Although previous clinical trials have demonstrated that antiangiogenetic chemotherapy is not effective in GBM, researchers conducted a retrospective of review of perfusion MR images to determine if a phenotypic subtype of GBM may respond to antiangiogenic chemotherapy.
Investigators have identified a genetic biomarker that can help determine congestive heart failure risk in individuals undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer.
New evidence indicates that depression can impact cancer outcomes following chemotherapy.
Patients with diabetes showed more early warning signs of heart failure following chemotherapy.
A study presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of ASH assessed the impact of additional interventions on progression-free survival in patients with multiple myeloma.
Progression-free survival with panitumumab plus accelerated-fractionation radiotherapy was compared with that of cisplatin plus standard-fractionation radiotherapy in patients with locoregionally advanced HNSCC in a recently published study.
A study presented at the World Conference on Lung Cancer compared progression-free survival after treatment with osimertinib with that of platinum therapy plus pemetrexed in a select group of patients with T790M-positive advanced NSCLC.
Role of Chemotherapy and Mechanisms of Resistance to Chemotherapy in Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate CancerNovember 18, 2016
[Clinical Medicine Insights: Oncology] This research examines the various mechanisms of resistance to chemotherapy in metastatic CRPC and the potential role of emerging regimens and agents in varying clinical phases of development.
The benefits of primary cytoreductive surgery relative to neoadjuvant chemotherapy remain uncertain; therefore, researchers performed a retrospective data analysis to compare overall survival of surgery with that of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in advanced-stage epithelial ovarian cancer.
The NCCN campaign was developed to ensure the proper administration of vincristine and to render it impossible to accidentally administer the medication into the spinal fluid.
Faced with a harsh treatment option, a patient with genitourinary cancer helps create a treatment plan that preserves his self-image.
Atlhough survival for patients with advanced melanoma is similar with both targeted therapies and immunotherapies, a review of the literature reveals why one of them may be a better choice as first-line therapy.
The addition of pembrolizumab to carboplatin and pemetrexed improves overall response rate compared with chemotherapy alone and has a manageable safety profile in patients with newly diagnosed advanced nonsquamous NSCLC.
What is the interaction between oral chemotherapy and GERD medicines?
Low-dose dexamethasone may be preferred as a premedication protocol for patients receiving weekly docetaxel regimens due a significantly lower risk of infection compared with a higher dose regimen.
Pregnancy screening rates before teratogenic exposures are low for female adolescent patients with acute leukemia and those with ER visits including abdominal/pelvic CT.
NeoadjuvantcChemotherapy (NACT) use went up from 2003 to 2012; linked to shorter overall survival in stage IIIC but not stage IV disease.
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- Elderly with NSCLC Can Tolerate Aggressive Radiation Therapy Treatments
- Colorectal Cancer Risk Higher With Poor Metabolic Health vs Increased Weight
- Best Approach to Infection and Tumor Treatment: Contain or Eliminate?
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