Combining chemotherapy with new drugs that target a protein that helps cancer cells withstand chemotherapy could improve treatment.
Chemotherapy administered to patients with cancer who are near death does not improve quality of life.
Research indicates a connection between chemo-related cognitive function decline and molecular immune biomarkers, genetic aging, and neurotransmitter markers.
The impact of 5-hydroxytryptamine-receptor antagonists on chemotherapy treatment adherence, treatment delay, and nausea and vomitingJuly 17, 2015
[Cancer Management and Research] This research examines the incidence of chemotherapy-induced nausea/vomiting (CINV) and treatment delay among patients receiving palonosetron versus other 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor antagonist (5-HT3 RA) antiemetics.
Overweight or obese patients with ovarian cancer are typically given lower per-pound chemotherapy doses to reduce toxic side effects, which could impact their survival chances.
Is there evidence to support adding potassium magnesium and mannitol to the hydration regimens for cisplatin?
The stress hormones often used to treat the side effects of chemotherapy could have the side effect of making effective cancer drugs fail sooner in some women with breast cancer, according to new research.
A three-drug combination antiemetic therapy including aprepitant or fosaprepitant improved the prevention rate of nausea and vomiting.
In a small clinical trial, scientists found that men with advanced prostate cancer and detection of androgen receptor splice variant-7 (AR-V7) respond to chemotherapy just as well as men who lack the variant.
Moderate-quality evidence to support the use of cannabinoids for the treatment of chronic pain.
Patients with an advanced form of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) may benefit from surgical resection of all or part of the lung if combined with chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
What is the best practice recommendation for nurse-to-patient ratio for patients receiving IL-2?
The combination of ibrutinib and chemotherapy (bendamustine and rituximab [BR]) was found to reduce the risk of death by nearly 80% in patients with previously treated CLL or SLL.
Individuals with squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) fared better when receiving nivolumab when compared to those receiving more standard chemotherapy, according to a recent clinical trial.
The side effects caused by potent chemotherapy regimens could possibly be considerably lessened by use of an intravenous nutrition source.
Researchers have identified a molecule that may play a central role in chemotherapy resistance in patients with the most common ovarian cancer.
Women with advanced ovarian cancer have fewer side effects and tend to have a better quality of life if given chemotherapy before surgery.
How should severe mucositis from capecitabine (Xeloda) be managed?
Patients with cancer who exercise throughout chemotherapy had reduced chronic inflammation and cognitive impairment.
When is chemotherapy or radium 223 the optimal treatment for men with advanced prostate cancer?
Neck dissection of lymph nodes and treatment at academic or research institutions are both associated with improved survival for patients with stages I and II oral cavity squamous cell cancer, according to recent research.
Given reservoir volume and catheter length, 2.2 mL of Cathflo does not seem to be enough volume to reach the tip, thus the sheath/clot. Are there any reports of using larger volumes?
PET scan usage for patients with early stage Hodgkin lymphoma could potentially help them avoid unneeded radiotherapy.
Is there a new consensus about wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) when handling monoclonal antibodies (MABs) for infusion?
[Clinical Medicine Insights] In this case study, a 63-year-old man with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) was successfully treated for two years with in situ gene therapy using an adenovirus vector carrying the human REIC/Dkk‑3 gene.
Chemotherapy, which can cause an inability to concentrate, is measurable effect related to cancer treatment.
New research indicate that malfunctioning genes are only partly to blame for why treatment that was effective ultimately fails in many patients with the most common form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
The purity of herbal supplements has been questioned. How should one advise patients interested in using these products?
Transitioning a long-standing intensive chemotherapy regimen for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) to the outpatient setting is safe and feasible.
Scientists have discovered that a chemotherapy drug already used to treat leukemia could prevent and control the growth of colorectal tumors.
- Multiple myeloma uses "wolf in sheep's clothing" tactic to avoid immune response in bone
- Comparison of zoledronic acid dosing schedules finds less frequent schedule noninferior
- HPV16 detection after oropharyngeal cancer treatment may increase risk for recurrence
- Delayed referrals, diagnoses undermine cancer patients' faith in health care system
- Alcohol Consumption Linked with Less Disability in Chronic Pain
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