Chemotherapy-related Bone Loss in Children With ALL Occurs Earlier Than Previously Assumed

Chemotherapy-related Bone Loss in Children With ALL Occurs Earlier Than Previously Assumed

Significant bone loss in children receiving chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) occurs during the first month of treatment.

Early Onset of Everolimus Adverse Events Requires Thorough Patient Education

Early Onset of Everolimus Adverse Events Requires Thorough Patient Education

Almost half of patients with metastatic HR-positive breast cancer treated with everolimus and exemestane required a dose reduction.

Better Approaches to Patient Counseling of BRCA Gene Mutation Carriers Needed

Better Approaches to Patient Counseling of BRCA Gene Mutation Carriers Needed

An in-depth look at the issues associated with the care reveals a need to improve how clinicians can help these women sort through their options.

Meditation May Reduce Breast Biopsy Pain

Meditation May Reduce Breast Biopsy Pain

Listening to guided meditation significantly reduced biopsy pain during imaging-guided breast biopsy.

Dasatinib, Nilotinib, Ponatinib Increase Vascular Occlusive Events

Dasatinib, Nilotinib, Ponatinib Increase Vascular Occlusive Events

Dasatinib, nilotinib, and ponatinib, used in the treatment of patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) increase vascular occlusive events.

Reducing Treatment, Surveillance Barriers May Benefit Young Patients With Lymphoma

Reducing Treatment, Surveillance Barriers May Benefit Young Patients With Lymphoma

Identifying and reducing barriers to recommended treatment and surveillance in those at higher risk of mortality is essential.

Text Messages Are Effective Intervention for Improving Long-term Therapy Adherence

Text Messages Are Effective Intervention for Improving Long-term Therapy Adherence

Medication adherence rates are significantly improved when a mobile phone text message intervention is used to support adherence.

Endometrial Cancer: Minimally Invasive vs Abdominal Hysterectomy

Endometrial Cancer: Minimally Invasive vs Abdominal Hysterectomy

Minimally invasive hysterectomy does not appear to compromise long-term survival compared with abdominal hysterectomy.

Higher Fiber Intake May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Higher Fiber Intake May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Higher dietary fiber intake during adolescence and early adulthood may reduce the risk for developing breast cancer.

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Higher Among Adult-onset Cancer Survivors

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Higher Among Adult-onset Cancer Survivors

Risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in survivors of adult-onset cancer varies according to cancer type.

Majority of Americans Support Vice President's Cancer 'Moonshot' Initiative

Majority of Americans Support Vice President's Cancer 'Moonshot' Initiative

A majority of Americans polled support Vice President Joe Biden's 'moonshot' initiative.

Fosaprepiant May Not Provide Same Benefit as Aprepitant With 5-day Cisplatin

Fosaprepiant May Not Provide Same Benefit as Aprepitant With 5-day Cisplatin

Fosaprepitant may have a lower complete response rate than aprepitant when used in combination with a 5HT3 receptor antagonist.

Interventions May Reduce Fear of Cancer Recurrence

Interventions May Reduce Fear of Cancer Recurrence

An individual intervention may help reduce fears of cancer recurrence among patients with cancer.

Improved Progression-Free, Overall Survival Achieved With Dabrafenib, Trametinib Combo in Melanoma

Improved Progression-Free, Overall Survival Achieved With Dabrafenib, Trametinib Combo in Melanoma

Dabrafenib plus trametinib achieves good overall and progression-free survival in BRAF inhibitor-naïve patients with melanoma.

Study Evaluates Resistance Training in Patients With Head & Neck Cancer

Study Evaluates Resistance Training in Patients With Head & Neck Cancer

A progressive resistance-training intervention had a small-to-medium effect on fitness, quality of life, and nutrition status.

Disparities in Cancer Incidence Among Appalachian Counties Continues

Disparities in Cancer Incidence Among Appalachian Counties Continues

Cancer incidence continues to be higher in Appalachian regions compared with non-Appalachian regions.

NSCLC: Bevacizumab Beyond Disease Progression After First-line Bevacizumab

NSCLC: Bevacizumab Beyond Disease Progression After First-line Bevacizumab

Addition of bevacizumab to chemotherapy beyond disease progression may be effective in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Metformin, Lung Cancer Survival: Little Evidence Supports an Association

Metformin, Lung Cancer Survival: Little Evidence Supports an Association

A population-based study showed no protective association between metformin use and cancer mortality among patients with lung cancer.

T-cell Lymphoma Survival Varies by Racial, Ethnic Group

T-cell Lymphoma Survival Varies by Racial, Ethnic Group

A recent study examined the varying survival rates among US racial/ethnic patient groups with peripheral T-cell lymphoma subtypes.

Clinicians Can Help Survivors Determine Work Readiness

Clinicians Can Help Survivors Determine Work Readiness

Clinicians need to collaboratively work with cancer survivors to determine if they are cognitively, emotionally, and physically ready to return to work.

Cancer Survivors Not More Likely to Engage in Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors

Cancer Survivors Not More Likely to Engage in Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors

US cancer survivors are not more likely than the general population to engage in all healthy lifestyle behaviors.

Older Age, Quality of Life Associated With Deviations From Initial Treatment Decisions in Breast Cancer

Older Age, Quality of Life Associated With Deviations From Initial Treatment Decisions in Breast Cancer

Nonadherence to recommended adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer is associated with poor quality of life (QoL).

Sorafenib May Be Safe, Active in Progressive Metastatic Medullary Thyroid Cancer

Sorafenib May Be Safe, Active in Progressive Metastatic Medullary Thyroid Cancer

Treatment with sorafenib in patients with progressive metastatic medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) is well tolerated and resulted in disease control.

NSCLC: Pemetrexed Plus Cisplatin With TRT Not Superior to Standard Chemotherapy

NSCLC: Pemetrexed Plus Cisplatin With TRT Not Superior to Standard Chemotherapy

Pemetrexed plus cisplatin in combination with concurrent thoracic radiation therapy (TRT) was not superior to standard chemotherapy.

Many Women With Invasive Breast Cancer May be Undergoing Unnecessary Radiation Therapy

Many Women With Invasive Breast Cancer May be Undergoing Unnecessary Radiation Therapy

Approximately two-thirds of women with stage 1 breast cancer who are 70 years or older are eligible to safely omit subsequent radiation therapy (RT).

Many Patients At High-risk for Lung Cancer Would Not Meet Current Screening Eligibility Criteria

Many Patients At High-risk for Lung Cancer Would Not Meet Current Screening Eligibility Criteria

Many patients at high risk for lung cancer would not meet the current US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) screening criteria.

Study Assesses Risk Factors for Depression Among HSCT Survivors

Study Assesses Risk Factors for Depression Among HSCT Survivors

Current presence of pain was associated with both greater depression and fatigue in survivors of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT).

Smoking Before, After Breast Cancer Diagnosis Linked With Higher Mortality

Smoking Before, After Breast Cancer Diagnosis Linked With Higher Mortality

Smoking before or after cancer diagnosis was associated with a higher mortality from breast cancer and several other causes.

Study Evaluates Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin in Older Patients With AML

Study Evaluates Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin in Older Patients With AML

First-line monotherapy with low-dose gemtuzumab ozogamicin significantly improved overall survival compared with best supportive care.

CRPC: Enzalutamide Better Than Bicalutamide for Improving PFS

CRPC: Enzalutamide Better Than Bicalutamide for Improving PFS

Enzalutamide significantly reduced the risk of prostate cancer progression or death in prostate cancer.

Many Patients With Colorectal Cancer Are Younger Than Recommended Screening Age

Many Patients With Colorectal Cancer Are Younger Than Recommended Screening Age

A recent analysis of data from the SEER registry showed that 1 of every 7 patients with colorectal cancer was younger than 50 years at diagnosis.

Study Assesses Duration of Scalp Cooling to Prevent Alopecia

Study Assesses Duration of Scalp Cooling to Prevent Alopecia

A 20-minute post-infusion cooling time is effective and tolerable for patients treated with scalp cooling to prevent docetaxel-induced alopecia.

Adjuvant Chemo Associated With Improved Survival in Locally Advanced Bladder Cancer

Adjuvant Chemo Associated With Improved Survival in Locally Advanced Bladder Cancer

Adjuvant chemotherapy was associated with improved survival in patients with locally advanced bladder cancer.

Some Improvements in Survival, Skeletal Events Seen in Clinical Trial of Docetaxel Combo

Some Improvements in Survival, Skeletal Events Seen in Clinical Trial of Docetaxel Combo

Phase 3 results of the TRAPEZE trial of patients with bony metastatic castrate-refractory prostate cancer (CRPC).

Study Identifies Factors Influencing Advanced Follicular Lymphoma Outcomes

Study Identifies Factors Influencing Advanced Follicular Lymphoma Outcomes

Induction therapy with lenalidomide plus rituximab may result in control that is comparable to rituximab plus chemotherapy for the initial treatment.

Adding Mapatumumab to Sorafenib Not Effective for Advanced HCC

Adding Mapatumumab to Sorafenib Not Effective for Advanced HCC

The addition of mapatumumab to sorafenib did not improve time to progression, progression-free survival, overall survival, or objective response.

Association Between HPV-16 and Head and Neck Cancer

Association Between HPV-16 and Head and Neck Cancer

Detection of oral human papillomavirus 16 (HPV-16) associated with an approximately 22 times higher risk for developing oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.

Nurse Work Environment and Staffing Levels Impact Value, Patient Outcomes

Nurse Work Environment and Staffing Levels Impact Value, Patient Outcomes

Hospitals that offer nurses a better nursing environment and above-average staffing levels are associated with better value.

NCCN Publishes New Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology for Vulvar Cancer

NCCN Publishes New Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology for Vulvar Cancer

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has published its NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines).

Study Evaluates G-CSF Use in Elderly Patients With Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Study Evaluates G-CSF Use in Elderly Patients With Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Granulocyte colony-stimulating factors (G-CSFs) were effective in preventing outpatient encounters for fever and infection in elderly patients.

No Activity With Olaparib After Failure of Systemic Therapy in CRC

No Activity With Olaparib After Failure of Systemic Therapy in CRC

Single-agent olaparib delivered after failure of standard systemic therapy did not demonstrate activity in patients with colorectal cancer.

Ondansetron vs Palonosetron for CINV in Pediatric Patients

Ondansetron vs Palonosetron for CINV in Pediatric Patients

Palonosetron 20 μg/kg during the acute phase of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) in pediatric patients.

Age, Surgery, Radiation Associated With Tamoxifen Initiation After DCIS

Age, Surgery, Radiation Associated With Tamoxifen Initiation After DCIS

Age, surgery, and radiation were associated with the initiation of tamoxifen after ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).

Treatment-related Anxiety for Pediatric Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Examined

Treatment-related Anxiety for Pediatric Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Examined

A new study examined levels of procedure-related anxiety in children with standard-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

Nurse Navigators Key to Seamless Transition From Pediatric to Adult Survivorship Care

Nurse Navigators Key to Seamless Transition From Pediatric to Adult Survivorship Care

An established transition plan with a shared nurse navigator can minimize anxiety experienced by patients who are childhood cancer survivors.

Olanzapine Improves Control in CINV Prevention

Olanzapine Improves Control in CINV Prevention

Olanzapine is more efficacious than other standard antiemetics for the rescue of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV).

Nurse-navigated Care Plans May Improve Adherence in Underserved Populations

Nurse-navigated Care Plans May Improve Adherence in Underserved Populations

Nurse-navigated treatment summaries and survivorship care plans (TSSCPs) may improve adherence.

Vasculature-related Effects After Anthrocycline-containing Chemotherapy Not Long-term

Vasculature-related Effects After Anthrocycline-containing Chemotherapy Not Long-term

Cardiovascular effects after treatment with anthracycline-containing chemotherapy (Anth-C) appear to be isolated to the heart.

No Therapies Post-ibrutinib Appear Effective for Mantle Cell Lymphoma

No Therapies Post-ibrutinib Appear Effective for Mantle Cell Lymphoma

There are no therapies that appear to be uniquely effective for patients with mantle cell lymphoma who have pressed on ibrutinib.

Study Evaluates Risk Factors for cSCC Reccurence, Metastasis

Study Evaluates Risk Factors for cSCC Reccurence, Metastasis

Tumor depth is associated with the highest risk of local recurrence and metastasis of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.

Decreased Serum Albumin Linked With Increased VTE, Mortality Risk

Decreased Serum Albumin Linked With Increased VTE, Mortality Risk

Decreased serum albumin levels may be significantly associated with an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and mortality.

Risk for Colorectal Cancer at a Younger Age Higher in Racial, Ethnic Minorities

Risk for Colorectal Cancer at a Younger Age Higher in Racial, Ethnic Minorities

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is diagnosed in younger persons in a significantly higher proportion of minority groups in the United States.

Effect of Teaching Program on Capecitabine-Related HFS Management

Effect of Teaching Program on Capecitabine-Related HFS Management

There was a statistically significant improvement in knowledge of self-identification and management of hand-foot syndrome.

Disparities in MRI Screening Use for Patients With Breast Cancer

Disparities in MRI Screening Use for Patients With Breast Cancer

Uptake of screening magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the breast into clinical practice has the potential to worsen population-based health disparities.

Survivors of Childhood Cancer Affecting Vision Prone to Long-term Health Issues

Survivors of Childhood Cancer Affecting Vision Prone to Long-term Health Issues

Lifelong screening is recommended for survivors of childhood cancer that affects the vision, in order to detect issues early.

HNG Protects the Immune System and Preserves Fertility in Patients Receiving Chemotherapy

HNG Protects the Immune System and Preserves Fertility in Patients Receiving Chemotherapy

Humanin analogue protects both male germ cells, essential to fertility, and white blood cells, the soldiers in the body's defense system, during chemotherapy.

Symptom Burden Has Greatest Influence on Patients' Ability to Continue to Work

Symptom Burden Has Greatest Influence on Patients' Ability to Continue to Work

A significant percentage of patients with metastatic cancer continue to work after diagnosis, with symptom burden having the strongest influence.

No Risk of Second Primary Malignancies in Patients With NHL Receiving Rituximab

No Risk of Second Primary Malignancies in Patients With NHL Receiving Rituximab

Survivors of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) exposed to rituximab do not have an increased risk for developing second primary malignancies.

Encouraging Hope for Patients With Non-advanced Cancer

Encouraging Hope for Patients With Non-advanced Cancer

In patients with cancer, clinicians can encourage hope through dialogue, sincerity, and reassurance, as well as by assessing.

Survey Provides Comprehensive Insight Into Fatigue in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

Survey Provides Comprehensive Insight Into Fatigue in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

Mood disturbances are more prevalent in patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) than in the general population.

Adding Tumor-treating Fields to Maintenance Therapy May Prolong Survival in Glioblastoma

Adding Tumor-treating Fields to Maintenance Therapy May Prolong Survival in Glioblastoma

Adding tumor-treating fields to maintenance temozolomide chemotherapy significantly prolonged progression-free survival.

Free Colorectal Cancer Screening Fails to Improve Screening Rates

Free Colorectal Cancer Screening Fails to Improve Screening Rates

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) made colonoscopy screening available at no cost to eligible Medicare beneficiaries.

Andexanet Alfa Reverses Effect of Apixaban, Rivaroxaban

Andexanet Alfa Reverses Effect of Apixaban, Rivaroxaban

Andexanet alfa reversed the anticoagulant activity of apixaban and rivaroxaban in older healthy participants within minutes.

Multiple Small Doses More Effective Than Single Dose for Pituitary Gland Tumors

Multiple Small Doses More Effective Than Single Dose for Pituitary Gland Tumors

Multiple small doses of highly focused radiation therapy may be safer and more effective than a single larger dose of radiation.

Annual Screening of CA125 Protein May Reduce Ovarian Cancer Death Rate

Annual Screening of CA125 Protein May Reduce Ovarian Cancer Death Rate

Tracking levels of the CA125 protein over time may help to reduce ovarian cancer deaths by as much as 20%.

Prophylactic Anticoagulation Therapy Safe in Patients With Cancer Undergoing Major Operations

Prophylactic Anticoagulation Therapy Safe in Patients With Cancer Undergoing Major Operations

Preoperative use of blood-thinning drugs does not increase major bleeding or transfusion rates.

Depression, Health Utility Associated With Survival in Colorectal Cancer

Depression, Health Utility Associated With Survival in Colorectal Cancer

Depression and health utility were associated with survival in patients with advanced colorectal cancer (CRC).

Fecal ESBL E. coli Associated With Increased Risk of Bacteremia in Hematologic Malignancies

Fecal ESBL E. coli Associated With Increased Risk of Bacteremia in Hematologic Malignancies

Fecal colonization by extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli is associated with an increased risk of bacteremia.

Deterioration of Quality of Life, Mood Predict Risk of PTSD After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

Deterioration of Quality of Life, Mood Predict Risk of PTSD After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

Patients experience a decline in quality of life (QOL) and mood during hospitalization for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HCT).

Initial Surgery Improved Survival in Women With Stage IV Breast Cancer

Initial Surgery Improved Survival in Women With Stage IV Breast Cancer

Women with stage IV breast cancer are more likely to not only survive but survive for an increasingly longer period of time after diagnosis.

Pregnancy Does Not Increase Relapse Risk for Patients With Hodgkin Lymphoma

Pregnancy Does Not Increase Relapse Risk for Patients With Hodgkin Lymphoma

A recent study examined possible increased relapse risk for patients with Hodgkin lymphoma who become pregnant.

Topical Antifungal Prophylaxis May Be Considered During Cancer Treatment

Topical Antifungal Prophylaxis May Be Considered During Cancer Treatment

High quantities of phospholipase were produced by Candida albicans in patients with cancer undergoing therapy.

Early Discontinuation of Pegfilgrastim May Increase Risk of Febrile Neutropenia

Early Discontinuation of Pegfilgrastim May Increase Risk of Febrile Neutropenia

The risk of second-cycle febrile neutropenia was significantly higher among patients who discontinued pegfilgrastim after the first cycle.

Symptom Self-reporting Associated With Clinical Benefits

Self-reporting of symptoms via tablet was benefit for patients, according to a study performed at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Socioeconomic Status, Comorbidity Predict Quality of Life in Head and Neck Cancer Survivors

Socioeconomic Status, Comorbidity Predict Quality of Life in Head and Neck Cancer Survivors

Socioeconomic factors and comorbidity are important predictors of quality of life (QOL) in survivors of head and neck cancer.

Pregabalin Not Effective for Cancer-induced Bone Pain

Pregabalin is no more effective for cancer-induced bone pain than a placebo in patients receiving radiotherapy, a recent study indicates.

Complete Surgical Excision Best for Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large-cell Lymphoma

Complete Surgical Excision Best for Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large-cell Lymphoma

Complete surgical excision of the implant and surrounding capsule is the optimal treatment strategy for the majority of women.

Women With False-Positive Mammogram May Have Increased Risk of Breast Cancer

Women With False-Positive Mammogram May Have Increased Risk of Breast Cancer

Women with a history of a false-positive mammogram result may have an increased risk for developing breast cancer.

Guidelines Developed for Management of Hematologic Malignancies During Pregnancy

Guidelines Developed for Management of Hematologic Malignancies During Pregnancy

Guidelines developed by an international consensus meeting may be able to direct health care professionals in the optimal treatment.

Late-onset Remission Seen in Patients With Lymphoma Treated with Immunomodulatory Drugs

Late-onset Remission Seen in Patients With Lymphoma Treated with Immunomodulatory Drugs

Late-onset remission in patients with mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma treated with thalidomide or lenalidomide.

Impact of Early Palliative Care Varies Depending on Patient Age, Gender

Impact of Early Palliative Care Varies Depending on Patient Age, Gender

A recent study examined the impact of early palliative care (EPC) on quality of life for patients with advanced cancer.

Weight Gain May Follow Head and Neck Cancer Operations

Weight Gain May Follow Head and Neck Cancer Operations

Overweight and obesity may be a new challenge in the care of patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC).

Patients With Prostate Cancer Receiving Active Surveillance May Not Be Properly Monitored

Patients With Prostate Cancer Receiving Active Surveillance May Not Be Properly Monitored

Men undergoing active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer may not be receiving proper monitoring.

Use of Genomic Testing in Breast Cancer Has Greater Impact on Treatment, Costs

Use of Genomic Testing in Breast Cancer Has Greater Impact on Treatment, Costs

Receipt of the 21-gene recurrence score assay (RS) impacts breast cancer treatment and health care costs.

Timing Matters for Pegfilgrastim Administration

Timing Matters for Pegfilgrastim Administration

The incidence of febrile neutropenia was significantly higher among patients who received pegfilgrastim prophylaxis on the same day.

Estrogen Plus Progestin Use Increases ER+ Breast Cancer Risk in African American Women

Estrogen Plus Progestin Use Increases ER+ Breast Cancer Risk in African American Women

Use of estrogen with progestin increases the risk of estrogen receptor (ER)-positive breast cancer in African American women.

S-1 as First-line Chemo for HER2- Metastatic Breast Cancer

S-1 as First-line Chemo for HER2- Metastatic Breast Cancer

S-1 is just as effective in terms of overall survival as a taxane as first-line treatment for patients with metastatic breast cancer.

Nanoliposomal Irinotecan Extends Survival in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Nanoliposomal Irinotecan Extends Survival in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Nanoliposomal irinotecan in combination with fluorouracil and folinic acid improves survival in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

Weight Loss Counseling Effective in Breast Cancer Survivors

Weight Loss Counseling Effective in Breast Cancer Survivors

Both in-person and telephone counseling were effective weight loss strategies in breast cancer survivors and resulted in favorable effects.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Associated With Anastrozole for Prevention of Breast Cancer

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Associated With Anastrozole for Prevention of Breast Cancer

The use of anastrozole for the prevention of breast cancer was associated with a higher incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).

Citywide Program Increases Rates, Eliminates Racial Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening

Citywide Program Increases Rates, Eliminates Racial Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening

Overall screening colonoscopy rate in New York City got a boost from a concerted effort to increase colorectal cancer screening rates.

Adolescent, Young Adult Cancer Survivors at Higher Risk of Hospitalization for Somatic Diseases

Adolescent, Young Adult Cancer Survivors at Higher Risk of Hospitalization for Somatic Diseases

Survivors of the 10 most common cancers diagnosed in adolescents and young adults (AYAs) are at considerably higher risk for diseases.

Yoga May Reduce Side Effects in Patients Receiving Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Yoga May Reduce Side Effects in Patients Receiving Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Patients who are undergoing radiotherapy for prostate cancer may benefit from yoga.

TESARO Announces Launch of Rolapitant for CINV

TESARO Announces Launch of Rolapitant for CINV

TESARO Inc has announced that rolapitant (Varubi), a neurokinin-1 (NK-1) receptor antagonist, is now available in the United States.

Risk of Some Cancers Modestly Increased in Persons Who Had Herpes Zoster

Risk of Some Cancers Modestly Increased in Persons Who Had Herpes Zoster

Herpes zoster (HZ) is associated with a modestly increased risk of several cancers, particularly hematologic malignancies.

Survival for Follicular, Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphomas Improving in Europe

Survival for Follicular, Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphomas Improving in Europe

Survival for follicular lymphoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is improving in Europe.

Treatment for Hodgkin Lymphoma Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Survivors

Treatment for Hodgkin Lymphoma Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Survivors

Survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma have an increased risk for developing various late complications, including cardiovascular disease.

Depression, Antidepressant Use Not Linked With Higher Breast Cancer Risk

Depression, Antidepressant Use Not Linked With Higher Breast Cancer Risk

Depression and antidepressant use may not be associated with increased risk of breast cancer.

PSA Screening Rates Have Declined Since 2012 USPSTF Recommendation Update

PSA Screening Rates Have Declined Since 2012 USPSTF Recommendation Update

Both the incidence of early stage prostate cancer and rates of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening oincide with the 2012 USPSTF recommendation.

ADT Associated With Self-reported Physical Functioning, Muscle Strength Decline

ADT Associated With Self-reported Physical Functioning, Muscle Strength Decline

Androgen deprivation therapy is associated with declines in self-reported physical functioning and upper body muscle strength.

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