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.
Pancreatic cancer may potentially be safely and effectively treated with immunochemotherapy, according to recent research from a preclinical study.
A chemotherapy regimen of procarbazine, lomustine (CCNU), and vincristine (PCV) administered after radiation therapy improved both progression-free survival and overall survival in adults with low-grade gliomas.
A new project is working on improving scalp cooling technology that prevents hair loss in cancer patients.
Findings show benefits compared with FOLFIRI for patients with untreated metastatic disease.
A new technique to treat retinoblastoma may help prevent eye loss, blindness, or death in children with advanced forms of the disease.
Herceptin in addition to chemotherapy boosts survival, reduces risk of cancer recurrence
Recommended safe handling practices for workers who administer antineoplastic drugs in health care settings are not always followed, according to a new study.
Legislation passed in 2003 intended to slow the spiraling costs of drugs paid for by the federal government to treat Medicare patients has not proved to be a success.
The first direct comparison of treating nonsquamous lung cancer with either pemetrexed or docetaxel in addition to cisplatin has shown that the two combinations achieve similar progression-free survival.
Is sequencing important when administering chemotherapy on the same day?
Treatnent with high-dose radiotherapy after chemotherapy and surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma does not achieve improvements in local relapse and overall survival, according to phase II trial data.
- Women educated on overdiagnsosis are less likely to want mammogram
- New treatment method shrinks ovarian cancer tumors and improves chemotherapy effectiveness
- Epigenetic signatures differentiate triple negative breast cancers
- Novel drug approved for multiple myeloma
- New mechanism of acquired resistance to breast cancer drugs discovered
- Suicide deemed public health concern in those with genitourinary cancers
- New opportunity to treat drug-resistant leukemia discovered
- Major study links two new genetic variants to breast cancer
- Farydak (panobinostat) now FDA-approved for multiple myeloma
- Potential treatment for pancreatic cancer could increase life expectancy
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