Slowly progressive weight lifting can reduce incidence of physical function deterioration.
Screening using risk of ovarian cancer algorithm linked to increased number of screen-detected iEOCs.
Certain cancer treatments can be linked to later weight gain.
Most Americans under age 65 experienced no change in their insurance provider, according to a research report by the Rand Corporation.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has stated that colorectal, breast, and cervical cancer screening rates do not meet the Healthy People 2020 targets.
Women diagnosed with ovarian cancer today are 50 percent less likely to die than they were in the 1970s.
Statin use may slow prostate cancer progression in patients receiving androgen deprivation therapy, but more trials are needed to confirm benefits, researchers say.
DNA changes that may signal the development of cancer, long before a standard diagnosis is typically made, have been identified.
More and better data is needed, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says, to determine whether electronic cigarettes can help traditional smokers quit the habit.
Compared with the vasectomy and control groups, infertile men had a higher risk of testis cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and all cancers.
Many clinicians screen for cervical cancer too early or too often, data suggests.
The use of statins for a year before a diagnosis of lung cancer is associated with a lower risk of cancer-specific mortality, but more research is needed.
Intense physical activity throughout life is linked to a 30 percent reduction in risk.
Survival and recurrence rates show little difference in women who undergo full breast removal as opposed to retaining the nipple during the procedure.
Two experimental medications target mutation that fuels treatment resistance in lung cancer.
Lowest variability seen in Volpara and Quantra; higher variability for Cumulus ABD and CumulusV methods.
More polyps and other markers of colon tumor risk were soon seen in those switching to a 'Western' style diet.
In an average-risk screening population, capsule colonoscopy seems adequate for patients who cannot undergo colonoscopy or who had incomplete colonoscopies.
The ACP has released a position paper suggesting the FDA adopt e-cigarette ad and flavoring bans; backers of devices say bans may drive some smokers back to cigarettes.
For men with nonmetastatic castration resistant prostate cancer with a negative bone scan after diagnosis, factors associated with a second bone scan include higher PSA, shorter PSA doubling time, and faster PSA velocity; but under- and over-imaging may also be a factor.
A new study finds the medication doesn't increase survival rates for patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
Women in their 40s should make an informed personal decision, say the new draft guidelines.
Available mobile apps allow doctors to use HealthKit data and keep patient records up to date.
Current practice of only focusing on tumor samples in genetic tests might adversely affect care, according to some researchers.
Risk reduction appears sex specific, with significant reduction seen for men, but not women.
Researchers call for enhanced security as more patient information is stored online.
Post-diagnostic aspirin use is not associated with a decreased risk of prostate cancer outcomes, according to study data.
Keytruda (pembrolizumab) is already approved to treat melanoma, but may be helpful in treating patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer, according to preliminary study findings.
Taking aspirin regularly may help prevent gastrointestinal cancers, a new study suggests, with the greater benefit seen when taking it over many years.
Most frequently biopsied incidental malignancies were seen on the head and neck.
California and New York fully expanded Medicaid coverage under ACA, but Texas and Florida did not.
An art-based learning approach can help students become better at observation and appreciate the importance of communication.
New research indicates that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) might have a role in early detection for those at high genetic risk of pancreatic cancer.
Chemotherapy fees for uninsured patients can be 43 times more than those seen for insured patients.
Faster growth rate for basal cell carcinomas is seen in association with recurrent tumors, larger tumors at presentation, and male sex.
Current unemployment for head and neck cancer survivors linked to harder physical work, surgical treatment, and risky alcohol consumption.
Although many patients with breast cancer are concerned about genetic risk for other cancer types, almost half don't have conversation with doctor about potential for future problems.
Study results indicate that body size in childhood may influence cancer risk decades later.
Research suggests supplements, and certain fish, might reduce the effects of chemotherapy.
An estimated 388,501 survivors of childhood cancer are living in the United States today and nearly one-third of them have a severe, disabling, or life-threatening condition, according to a new study.
Oral contraceptive use, tubal sterilization, and genetic testing and counseling recommended by the Society of Gynecologic Oncology.
Some consumers do not consult health professionals if they experience problems, before modifying meds.
More than one-third of doctors recommended mobile health apps to their patients in past year.
An annual report shows steady, if slow, progress in the battle against cancer.
Experimental vaccine and cancer drug each slow disease progression in ovarian cancer, researchers find.
A pharmacist-led comprehensive medication assessment showed a high prevalence of polypharmacy and inappropriate medication use among older patients with cancer.
Women with diabetes may have an increased risk of being diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, according to new study results.
New guidelines for pancreatic cyst management recommend surveillance for low-risk cysts, discontinuation after no change for five years.
Second study shows benefits for caregivers with early palliative care intervention.
Intraperitoneal (IP) chemotherapy can offer lasting benefit for patients with advanced ovarian cancer, according to a study published online.
A gap exists between patient expectations and current practices for provision of information about radiation use.
According to a new report published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, there has been a continuing decline in cancer deaths in the United States between 2002 and 2011.
Female RNs are "shortchanged: more than 5,000 a year when compared to their male counterparts, researchers say.
Researchers have found that a single serving of leafy green vegetables each day may slow dementia.
New findings from researchers in Australia indicate dietary measures may prevent metastasis of prostate cancer.
Improved rates of stage-specific treatment for early- and advanced-stage non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with comorbid COPD were linked to a pulmonologist's management.
Researchers have found that a vaccine delayed cancer recurrence in women with stage III or IV ovarian cancers.
Long-chain ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid intake from fish and other dietary sources may provide a potential strategy to improve survival after breast cancer, a new study published online early in the journal Cancer has found.
Preliminary findings from the Gynecologic Oncology Group's (GOG) GOG 213 study show an improvement in overall survival for women with ovarian cancer when bevacizumab is added to standard chemotherapy.
A multifaceted intervention was seen to increase hand hygiene compliance among emergency nurses and technicians, according to a study.
Black and Hispanic women with breast cancer are less likely to select a surgeon or determine hospital based on reputation.
Link with overall, melanoma-specific survival; increase in CRP also linked to disease progression
A new British study found that obese women have a 40 percent higher risk for cancer than thinner women, but researchers stress that losing excess weight can lower the odds again.
White House announces largest drop in number of uninsured Americans in 50 years.
About 85 percent of ob-gyn residents are female, whereas more males are found in surgery, emergency medicine, and anesthesiology.
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined that sixty-five percent of those with cancer now survive five years or more after diagnosis.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is listening to physicians and addressing concerns including EHR usability, meaningful use, and other challenges.
Coalition aims for 80 percent participation rate in older adults screened for colorectal cancer by 2018.
A psychosocial telephone counseling (PTC) intervention for cervical cancer survivors can yield improvements in depression and lasting improvement in gynecologic and cancer-specific concerns.
First approval for a therapy aimed specifically to treat the rare pediatric cancer
Findings among men taking a statin alongside androgen deprivation therapy showed additional months of progression-free survival.
Neither circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) levels nor common variations in vitamin D pathway genes appear to be associated with risk of fatal prostate cancer, according to recent research.
But researchers wonder if everyone is adept at accurately interpreting genetic test results.
Zarxio (filgrastim-sndz) is the first biosimilar product approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States.
Use of the gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist, goserelin, protects against ovarian failure, according to a study.
Lipid and metabolite deregulation were seen in breast tissue of women carrying BRCA1/2 mutations.
FDA approves drug for NSCLC patients who have been treated with platinum-based chemotherapy
Improved survival and treatment response was seen in HPV-16 positive patients.
Patients perceive higher level of compassion among physicians who provide a more optimistic message, research shows.
An increase in genetic mutations that could trigger leukemia seems to be a part of aging, according to a new study, but just having cancer-linked DNA doesn't mean the disease will develop.
A reduction in endometrial cancer risk with oral bisphosphonate use in large cohort of postmenopausal women has been observed.
Researchers report 3 percent annual rise in intermediate- and high-risk cases
Patients with allergic rhinitis may have an increased risk of developing nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC), according to a study.
Poorer outcome seen in study when tumor began on the organ's right side
Risk factors for suicide include male gender, distant disease, increasing age, race/ethnicity.
Drug is now sanctioned for people who have received at least two prior standard therapies.
Individuals who've had testicular cancer may be at increased risk for prostate cancer, but the overall risk is low, according to a study.
Study shows biggest improvements in post-cancer survival for people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64.
Risks and benefits of routine mammography continue to be debated, but educating women about the possibility of overdiagnosis from mammography screening may make some of them less likely to get the test.
Company-funded research followed nearly 7,500 children over 10 years, but established no increased cancer risk caused by the use of pimecrolimus (Elidel) cream to treat eczema in children.
Oncology care teams should provide more guidance on lifestyle change as part of survivorship care, according to recent research.
Variation was observed at a high-volume center when surgeons selected patients with low-risk prostate cancer to undergo radical prostatectomy, according to a study.
From 2004 to 2009, marked increase in observation among men with low-risk prostate cancer has been observed.
Guideline outlines recommended follow-up care for prostate cancer survivors
Patients who participate in their medical decisions have a better impression about their level of care, a new study suggests, but researchers still unclear as to whether shared decision-making results in better outcomes.
Older stroke survivors may a greater-than-average chance of developing cancer, according to a recent study.
Previous studies linking moderate alcohol consumption to health benefits may have omitted some important details, according to British researchers.
Yoga practice and fish oil use up, whereas some other supplement use is down.
Human papillomavirus type 16 seropositivity is fairly common before an anal cancer diagnosis, according to a study, and seropositivity tends to increase in blood samples drawn closer to time of cancer diagnosis.
Two out of five children are still exposed to secondhand smoke, health officials reported.
- Metabolic syndrome prevalence is high in the U.S.
- Personal protective equipment (PPE) guidelines for handling monoclonal antibodies (MABs)
- Proton radiotherapy delivers more accurate cancer treatment with less collateral damage
- Triple-negative breast cancer is distinctly different in African American women
- Possible treatment identified for lethal pediatric brain cancer
- Personal protective equipment (PPE) guidelines for handling monoclonal antibodies (MABs)
- Purity of herbal supplements
- Educational Walk Through Colon Promotes Colorectal Cancer Screening
- Low vitamin D linked to worse prognosis in a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
- Bedside Hand-Off Reporting Improves Nursing, Patient Care
- Chemicals in Meat Cooked at High Temperatures and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)
- Cancer scan could remove need for radiotherapy in cured patients
- BRCA-targeting drug has benefit in prostate cancer
- New screening technique could identify ovarian cancer in twice as many women
- African Americans more likely to exhibit negative perceptions of cancer-related clinical trials
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