Do cancer treatments alter alleles affecting saliva, thus rendering a Genecept Assay null and void?
Patients with larger malignant tumors of the breast who undergo chemotherapy before breast cancer surgery are more likely to opt for a breast-preserving procedure, according to a new study.
New evidence indicates that combining chemotherapy with radiation therapy may be the best option for people with a low-grade form of brain cancer.
A new surgical algorithm allows for greater percentage of visible tumor removal.
The addition of chemotherapy after bladder cancer surgery lowered risk of death by approximately 30%, over surgery alone, according to a study that reviewed patient data.
When giving gemcitabine (Gemzar) and cisplatin (Platinol), is it better to give gemcitabine first to reduce myelosuppression with every indication?
Study findings suggest that androgen receptor V7 (AR-V7) status does not significantly affect response to taxane chemotherapy in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Human neural stem cell treatments may allow for reversal of learning and memory deficits after chemotherapy, according to preclinical research.
New regulations have established a variety of means to dispose of unused controlled drugs, depending on the locality.
In an outpatient cancer infusion center providing IV hydration, is a longer infusion time better for the patient?
The pioneering prostate cancer drug abiraterone can significantly extend the lives of men with advanced prostate cancer if administered prior to administering chemotherapy, according to phase III clinical trial data.
Patients with advanced cancer who believed chemotherapy might cure their cancer were more likely to receive chemotherapy.
Is it safe to use hair dyes concurrently with chemotherapy?
How should a fibrin overgrowth on an internal catheter be managed when there is no blood return from the implanted port?
Researchers have identified the first genetic marker associated with severe neurologic toxicity from paclitaxel.
Chemotherapy or immunosuppressive treatment may reactive hepatitis B virus in patients previously infected with the virus.
Current research has identified a signaling pathway responsible for the generation of slowly proliferating cancer cells that are hard to eradicate via current treatments.
How much more toxicity and myelosuppression has been associated with gemcitabine (Gemzar) when it is infused over periods longer than 30 minutes?
Women with stage 1 HER2-positive breast tumors who received a combination of lower-intensity chemotherapy and a targeted drug following surgery were unlikely to suffer cancer recurrence within 3 years of treatment.
Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) plus chemotherapy improves survival among patients with stage 4 lung cancerJanuary 20, 2015
Combining stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) with a specific chemotherapy regimen more than doubled survival rates for certain patients with stage 4 lung cancer, according to recent research data.
A combination treatment with of the drug ramucirumab and FOLFIRI chemotherapy provides a survival advantage over standard treatment with FOLFIRI alone for patients with advanced colorectal cancer, according to study data.
Long-term outcomes improved by combining bevacizumab with newer chemotherapy regimen for advanced colorectal cancerJanuary 19, 2015
A phase III study of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer has indicated that FOLFOXIRI chemotherapy, in combination with bevacizumab, is superior to the standard FOLFIRI chemotherapy with bevacizumab.
Therapy dogs improve the emotional well-being of some patients with cancer who are undergoing concomitant chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Use of the antiviral drug entecavir resulted in a lower incidence of hepatitis B virus (HBV)-related hepatitis and HBV reactivation among patients with lymphoma undergoing a certain type of chemotherapy.
Investigators have identified two compounds that appear to block the cardiac damage caused by doxorubicin. Their report indicates that inhibiting the action of an enzyme key to the generation of cellular energy in mitochondria could prevent doxorubicin-induced damage to cardiac cells without reducing the drug's antitumor effects.
In what sequence should you administer premedications prior to paclitaxel: Should the antihistamine be given first or the steroid?
Pictilisib and pembrolizumab may prolong survival for women with advanced breast cancer, according to data from preliminary studies.
Per a new study, resistant exercise decreased physical fatigue and maintained quality of life among patients with breast cancer receiving adjuvant chemotherapy.
A drug typically used to treat infection of the retina in people with AIDS has been shown, for the first time, to sensitize cervical cancer to both chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
10 most asked about complementary medicines all may result in drug interactions with administered with chemotherapy, radiation, or prior to surgery.
- Angelina Jolie has ovaries, fallopian tubes removed over cancer concerns
- Drug sequence with gemcitabine
- Radiation plus immunotherapy revs up immune system to better attack melanoma
- Counseling cancer patients on effective nutritional practices
- Algorithm increases surgical success in advanced ovarian cancer
- Fifteen new breast cancer genetic risk 'hot-spots' revealed
- High fitness level may decrease risk of colorectal, lung cancers
- Discontinuing statin therapy safe, beneficial for patients with terminal illness
- Affect of chemotherapy on saliva test results
- Childhood leukemia study reveals disease subtypes and new treatment options
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