The clinical course of a patient with polycythemia vera and proteinuria whose biopsy lead to a diagnosis of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis is described.
Epidemiologic study reveals the impact of cancer and its treatment on diet quality among adult survivors of childhood cancers.
A recent study undertaken sought to examine the effects of chemotherapy on bladder cancer cells and possible connections to later treatment resistance.
Atezolizumab (Tecentriq) is approved by the FDA for the treatment of metastatic NSCLC in specific cases or tumors with EGFR or ALK gene mutations.
A recent study examined the current economic burden attributable to vaccine-preventable diseases among U.S. adults.
Researchers examined the long-term effects of a short-term culturally based dietary intervention on increasing the consumption of fruits and vegetables, decreasing fat, and changing biomarkers associated with recurrence in Hispanic breast cancer survivors.
This study assessed whether the implementation of a patient educational program would improve patterns in the use, storage, and disposal of opioids among cancer outpatients.
Safety of the smokeless tobacco product called into question after a study links it to increased prostate cancer mortality.
Novel preparation formulation is as effective and safe as current colon prep for colonoscopy. Plus, study participants gave the prep experience a high satisfaction rating.
The phase 3 PANORAMA 1 trial previously demonstrated that panobinostat plus bortezomib and dexamethasone significantly prolonged progression-free survival vs bortezomib and dexamethasone alone. Final overall survival analysis is presented.
There is a higher risk of secondary primary cancer in obese male survivors versus the general population.
This study evaluated whether antibacterial prophylaxis effectively reduced the rate of infections overall for patients receiving intensive chemotherapy for relapsed/refractory AML.
This study compared the effectiveness of olazapine, palonosetron, and ondansetron in the treatment of CINV in patients receiving HSCT who are refractory to prophylactic antiemetic agents.
Growing evidence suggests a link between androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) and cognitive dysfunction, but whether it may contribute to the risk of dementia more broadly is unclear. In this study, researchers examined the association of ADT with subsequent development of dementia in patients with prostate cancer.
Because gastric acid suppressants, such as proton pump inhibitors, affect the absorption of some oral cancer medications, researchers sought to determine if proton pump inhibitors impair capecitabine efficacy.
Single-agent nivolumab induced durable clinical responses with a manageable safety profile in previously treated patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma.
A newly developed, evidence-based psychoeducational intervention effectively reduced fear of cancer recurrence and stress in patients at high risk for developing another melanoma.
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.
Researchers found wide variances in the cost of breast cancer chemotherapy, depending on the course of treatment selected.
Patients with breast cancer have more than 2 times the risk for developing a venous thromboembolism 5 years after diagnosis compared with the general population.
CDK4/6 Inhibitor Plus Aromatase Inhibitor Improves Progression-Free Survival in Metastatic Breast CancerOctober 12, 2016
Adding ribociclib to letrozole significantly improves progression-free survival for postmenopausal women with metastatic hormone receptor (HR)-positive breast cancer, compared with hormone therapy alone.
The United States has remained near the bottom of the Bloomberg Health-Care Efficiency Index since its creation in 2012.
Human papillomavirus (HPV)-negative women have low long-term incidence of cervical cancer and CIN3+, which supports an extension of the cervical screening interval beyond five years for some, according to a study.
The model for the Affordable Care Act, the 2006 Massachusetts health care reform, was associated with increased resection rates and a reduced risk for emergency resection in patients with colorectal cancer.
Overall, 66.2 and 69.1 percent of women perceive high PCP engagement and communication
Frontline treatment with rituximab plus high-dose sequential chemotherapy with autologous HSCT failed to improve progression-free or overall survival compared with R-CHOP in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
Organ transplant recipients of all races/ethnicities are at higher risk for skin cancer, therefore routine, annual total-body skin cancer screenings should be a part of post organ transplant care.
Adding daratumumab to lenalidomide and dexamethasone significantly prolonged progression-free survival compared with lenalidomide plus dexamethasone alone in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma.
Primary prophylaxis with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor provided only a low-to-modest benefit in reducing neutropenia-related hospitalization in patients with breast cancer receiving low-to-intermediate risk chemotherapy regimens.
Severe fatigue is associated with unemployment and financial problems in survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma, highlighting the need for clinicians to address fatigue in these patients.
- Novel Colonoscopy Prep Is Poised to Improve Screening Rates for Colon Cancer
- PPIs Negatively Impact Outcomes of Patients Treated With Capecitabine
- How Physical Changes From Breast Cancer Affect Self-Image: Considerations for Clinicians
- Short-Term Intervention May Have Long-term Diet Effect in Hispanic Breast Cancer Survivors
- Panobinostat Modestly Improves OS in Relapsed Multiple Myeloma
- Overall Benefits of Vaporized Nicotine Products Outweigh Harms, Says International Panel of Experts
- Sugar and Cancer: Mitigating the Affects of Diet on Cancer
- Nurse Residency Programs Can Impact Oncology Nursing Practice, Outcomes
- Implementing a Distress Screening Process for Cancer Patients
- Initiating Palliative Care in the Emergency Department
- Hydroxyurea May Improve Kidney Function in PV-Associated Nephrotic Syndrome
- Childhood Cancer Linked to Poor Diet Quality in Adult Survivors
- Atypical Teratoid/rhabdoid Tumors: Challenges and Search for Solutions
- New Research Identifies Potential Bladder Cancer Chemotherapy Side Effect
- Pseudohyperkalemia: False Potassium Levels Occur in a Patient With Lymphoma
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