Although use of medical co-management and rehabilitation services increasing for older patients with kidney cancer, consultation remains sparse for those undergoing surgery.
Alternative medicine was independently tied to greater mortality risk compared to conventional treatment, researchers found.
Data from 5 phase 2/3 studies demonstrate improved weight and body mass in patients with NSCLC receiving anamorelin.
Time to disease progression was significantly prolonged in patients with multiple myeloma who received lenalidomide therapy after ASCT.
Methotrexate, a medication used commonly in the treatment of arthritis, shows promise as a treatment for polycythemia vera, a blood cancer classified as a myeloproliferative neoplasm.
Inotuzumab ozogamicin (Besponsa), an antibody-drug conjugate comprised of a monoclonal antibody that targets CD22 linked to the cytotoxic agent calicheamicin, was granted FDA approval for the treatment of R/R B-cell precursor ALL.
Osteoporosis medications were found to reduce bone mineral density loss and risk of fracture in men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer being treated with androgen-deprivation therapy.
Results of a recent study demonstrated overall survival was better among women who underwent breast-conserving surgery vs mastectomy. Furthermore, best overall survival was achieved with adjuvant radiotherapy in the former group and systemic therapy in the latter group.
A smaller dose of cabazitaxel (C20) is noninferior to a larger dose (C25) in the post-docetaxel treatment of mCRPC.
The use of digital recording may aid in the transition from theory-based learning to practice.
An increase in risk for arterial thromboembolism was correlated with cancer stage and varied by cancer type.
There is an increased burden on caregivers to not only assist with IADLs but also to assess patient conditions and provide health care information.
Investigators conducted a review of available biologic and psychosocial interventions that address sexual dysfunction in women arising from cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Survival rate were worse for lower volume hospitals with higher quality scores, versus higher volume hospitals.
Among adults aged 20 to 54 years, increase in CRC mortality only seen in whites aged 30 to 54 years.
Cancer treatment is far costlier than expected, even for patients with cancer who have health insurance coverage, with being underinsured causing in the most distress for patients.
Awareness of Genomic Risk for Melanoma May Increase Conversations With Family, Health Care ProvidersAugust 11, 2017
Awareness of personal genetic risk for melanoma may prompt patients to discuss cancer risk with family and health care professionals, and make lifestyle changes.
A study finds that report that overall outcomes and prognosis have significantly improved over time for women aged 40 years and younger with breast cancer who undergo breast conserving surgery, and the procedure should be recommended to these patients.
A look at the significant influence of age-adjusted prognoses and treatment priorities for radiation therapy in the oldest patients with cancer.
Comparison study demonstrates early response and survival benefits of VTD, VTDC, and TAD regimens in transplant-eligible patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma.
Interviews with undergraduate nursing students revealed that many report bullying in both clinical and academic settings.
Hospice services and effective health care strategies are underutilized by patients with AML leading to suboptimal end-of-life care.
The researchers found that the majority of patients had no frank detectable cognitive impairment after undergoing skull base irradiation.
Rates of opioid prescription use is higher among patients with cancer compared with patients who have never had cancer, even after survivorship.
This study investigated the impact of exercise (1 hour/week) and low body fat mass on recurrence of colorectal polyp recurrence among survivors of colorectal cancer.
Palonosetron effectively prevents and manages delayed CINV in patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Partial-breast and reduced-dose radiotherapy was found to be noninferior in preventing local relapse compared with whole-breast radiation therapy in patients with early stage breast cancer with a lower-than-average risk of relapse.
Researchers found that an association between alcohol consumption and nonmelanoma skin cancers may be dose-dependent. This risk includes basal cell carcinoma and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) convened a panel of experts to update its clinical guidelines for antiemetic therapy in patients receiving chemotherapy. A notable change is the addition of olanzapine in emetic regimens for adult patients.
Curcumin helps to turn off pathways linked to chemoresistance in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, a study indicates.
- Sexual Dysfunction in Women With Cancer: A Review of Available Interventions
- Osteoporosis Medication Improves Bone Health in ADT-Treated Prostate Cancer
- Inotuzumab Ozogamicin Granted FDA Approval for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
- Cabazitaxel in Prostate Cancer: Reduced Dose Noninferior to Standard Dose
- Risk of Some Cancers Higher in Women With a History of Periodontal Disease
- To Better Serve Patients With Cancer, Navigators Need Better Systems
- Physical Activity Improves Cognitive Function for Breast Cancer Survivors
- Risk of Lung Cancer Increases With Diets Higher in Saturated Fats
- Mechanisms Identified for Curcumin Resensitization of Cancer Cells
- Value of Type and Crossmatch Prior to Daratumumab Administration
- Affect of Daratumumab on Laboratory Blood Test Results
- Geriatric Consults Rare in Kidney Cancer Care
- Worse Survival Seen for Alternative Versus Usual Cancer Therapy
- Anorexia-Cachexia in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Improved With Anamorelin
- Early Recognition of Checkpoint Inhibitor-Related Pneumonitis Improves Outcomes
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