Older Age Patients with HNSCC Benefit from Afatinib vs Methotrexate

Older Age Patients with HNSCC Benefit from Afatinib vs Methotrexate

Patients age 65 years or older with recurrent and/or metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) did not have worse clinical outcomes.

Neratinib Not Superior to Trastuzumab for ERBB2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer

Neratinib Not Superior to Trastuzumab for ERBB2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer

Neratinib plus paclitaxel was not superior to trastuzumab plus paclitaxel with respect to progression-free survival as first-line treatment.

Structured Exercise Programs Effectively Lead to Increased Physical Activity Among Trial Participants

Structured Exercise Programs Effectively Lead to Increased Physical Activity Among Trial Participants

A structured exercise program more effectively increased physical activity among patients participating in a clinical trial.

Optimal Tumor Reduction, Platinum Sensitivity Characterize Long-term Ovarian Cancer Survival

Optimal Tumor Reduction, Platinum Sensitivity Characterize Long-term Ovarian Cancer Survival

Women who are long-term survivors of high-grade serous carcinoma (HGSC) usually have platinum-sensitive disease.

Targeted Therapies Suppress T-cell Response But Superagonist Can Overcome the Suppression

Targeted Therapies Suppress T-cell Response But Superagonist Can Overcome the Suppression

Dozens of targeted therapies, which are preferred as treatment over chemotherapy and surgery, suppress the activity of T cells that could help to fight tumors.

Reasons for Mind-body Therapy Use Among Cancer Survivors Vary by Stage

Reasons for Mind-body Therapy Use Among Cancer Survivors Vary by Stage

Cancer survivors use mind-body therapies (MBTs) to manage their cancer-related symptoms, but this use may differ for each cancer survivorship stage.

Efficacy of First-line Ponatinib in CP-CML Remains Unclear

Efficacy of First-line Ponatinib in CP-CML Remains Unclear

Ponatinib treatment was compared with imatinib in newly diagnosed patients with chronic myeloid leukemia in chronic phase (CP-CML).

Afatinib Improves Outcomes vs Gefitinib in Treatment-naïve EGFR-mutant NSCLC

Afatinib Improves Outcomes vs Gefitinib in Treatment-naïve EGFR-mutant NSCLC

Afatinib significantly improved outcomesin treatment-naïve patients with EGFR-mutant non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Substantial Increase in Use of Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy for Rectal Cancer

Substantial Increase in Use of Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy for Rectal Cancer

Use of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (NACRT) before surgery among patients with rectal cancer has substantially increased over the past decade.

Acupuncture Improves Management of Hot Flashes, Quality of Life in Breast Cancer

Acupuncture Improves Management of Hot Flashes, Quality of Life in Breast Cancer

Women with breast cancer who used acupuncture plus enhanced self-care to manage their hot flashes were better able to manage their symptoms.

For Patients With Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Sexual Problems Appear Prominent

For Patients With Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Sexual Problems Appear Prominent

Sexual problems appear to be a prominent, and largely unaddressed issue for patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms.

Psychosocial Support May Be Lacking at Cancer-treating Institutions

Psychosocial Support May Be Lacking at Cancer-treating Institutions

Cancer programs are performing moderately well with regard to communicating the importance of psychosocial care to patients.

Patient-reported Outcomes Show Tamoxifen Plus OFS Worse

Patient-reported Outcomes Show Tamoxifen Plus OFS Worse

Women who received tamoxifen plus ovarian function suppression (OFS) reported worse endocrine symptoms and sexual functioning.

Racial Disparities Observed in Trastuzumab Therapy for HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

Racial Disparities Observed in Trastuzumab Therapy for HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

For patients with stage I to III HER2-positive breast cancer, the monoclonal antibody trastuzumab is central to their adjuvant therapy.

SBRT Should Be Offered to All Patients With NSCLC Regardless of Comorbidities

SBRT Should Be Offered to All Patients With NSCLC Regardless of Comorbidities

Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) should be offered to all patients with peripheral stage 1 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

GI/GU Toxicity, Radiation Exposure Lower With IMRT vs 3DCRT for Prostate Cancer

GI/GU Toxicity, Radiation Exposure Lower With IMRT vs 3DCRT for Prostate Cancer

Radiation doses to the bladder and rectum were reduced with intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) for prostate cancer.

High Insulin Levels Linked to Increased Lung Cancer Risk in Smokers

High Insulin Levels Linked to Increased Lung Cancer Risk in Smokers

High insulin levels but reduced levels of insulin-like growth factor binding protein (IGFBP)-3 were associated with increased risk for developing lung cancer.

Marriage May Be Linked to Improved Survival in Patients With a Primary, Invasive Cancer

Marriage May Be Linked to Improved Survival in Patients With a Primary, Invasive Cancer

Unmarried patients with a first primary, invasive cancer appear to have worse survival compared with married patients.

In NSCLC, Brain Metastases Not Associated With Worse Survival

In NSCLC, Brain Metastases Not Associated With Worse Survival

The presence of brain metastases in patients with nonmetastatic lung cancer is associated with worse survival for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

ACS Guideline Provides Recommendations for Care of Head and Neck Cancer Survivors

ACS Guideline Provides Recommendations for Care of Head and Neck Cancer Survivors

A new guideline from the American Cancer Society provides recommendations on follow-up care for survivors of head and neck cancer.

Tailored Vitamin D Supplementation Improves Normalization Rates

Tailored Vitamin D Supplementation Improves Normalization Rates

A tailored high-dose oral vitamin D supplementation safely allows a higher proportion of patients to achieve a normalized vitamin D level.

HER2 Peptide Vaccine Fails to Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence

HER2 Peptide Vaccine Fails to Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence

The HER2 peptide AE37 vaccine did not demonstrate a benefit in patients with breast cancer with any degree of HER2 expression.

Drug Combination Improves Disease Burden in Patients With Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

Drug Combination Improves Disease Burden in Patients With Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

A sulindac-erlotinib combination reduced the burden and number of duodenal polyps in persons with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP).

Nonoperative Management of Rectal Adenocarcinoma Examined

Nonoperative Management of Rectal Adenocarcinoma Examined

Nearly 50% of patients with stage II/III rectal cancer achieve a complete clinical response via neoadjuvant chemoradiation.

For Previously Treated NSCLC, Erlotinib Better Than Gefitinib

For Previously Treated NSCLC, Erlotinib Better Than Gefitinib

Gefitinib does not provide a comparable improvement in progression-free survival to erlotinib in the treatment of previously treated lung adenocarcinoma.

Bicalutamide Plus Everolimus May Be Effective for CRPC

Bicalutamide Plus Everolimus May Be Effective for CRPC

The combination of bicalutamide and everolimus may be effective in men with bicalutamide-naïve castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC).

Increase in Prescription, Dietary Supplement Use Leads to Higher Risk for Drug-Drug Interactions

Increase in Prescription, Dietary Supplement Use Leads to Higher Risk for Drug-Drug Interactions

Fifteen percent of older adults are at risk for a major drug-drug interaction due to increased use of prescription medications.

Patients With Cancer Dying at Home May Have Longer Survival

Patients With Cancer Dying at Home May Have Longer Survival

Patients with cancer who died at home had similar or longer survival compared with patients who died in a hospital.

Negative Low-dose Lung CT May Warrant Less Frequent Screening

Negative Low-dose Lung CT May Warrant Less Frequent Screening

Patients with a high risk for developing lung cancer and a negative low-dose computed tomography prevalence screen had a lower incidence.

Early MRI Screening May Reduce Breast Cancer Mortality Among HL Survivors

Early MRI Screening May Reduce Breast Cancer Mortality Among HL Survivors

Early MRI-based screening may reduce breast cancer mortality among women treated with radiation therapy for Hodgkin lymphoma.

Wellness Programs Needed for Head and Neck Cancer Caregivers

Wellness Programs Needed for Head and Neck Cancer Caregivers

Wellness programs offering a variety of supportive tools are needed for caregivers of patients with head and neck cancer.

Netupitant Plus Palonosetron Does Not Cause Increased Toxicity

Netupitant Plus Palonosetron Does Not Cause Increased Toxicity

Adding netupitant to a chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) regimen can improve outcomes without increased toxicity.

Early Quality of Life Changes Predict Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy Discontinuation

Early Quality of Life Changes Predict Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy Discontinuation

Early changes in patient-reported outcomes during aromatase inhibitor (AI) therapy were associated with treatment discontinuation.

Current Use of Antihypertensives Linked With Slight Increase in Ovarian Cancer Risk

Current Use of Antihypertensives Linked With Slight Increase in Ovarian Cancer Risk

Current use of antihypertensive medication may be associated with a slightly increased risk for ovarian cancer.

Collaborative Care Intervention Improves Side Effects, Quality of Life for Patients and Caregivers

Collaborative Care Intervention Improves Side Effects, Quality of Life for Patients and Caregivers

Active screening and symptom management in patients with cancer reduces depression, pain, and fatigue.

Patients With HNC Report Medical Marijuana Relieves Long-term RT Side Effects

Patients With HNC Report Medical Marijuana Relieves Long-term RT Side Effects

Patients with head and neck cancer report using medical marijuana, by smoking, eating, or vaporizing.

Farletuzumab Fails to Improve Survival in Ovarian Cancer

Farletuzumab Fails to Improve Survival in Ovarian Cancer

Adding farletuzumab to carboplatin and a taxane failed to improve progression-free survival in patients with platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer.

Likelihood of Radiation Therapy for Rectal Cancer Affected by Travel Burden

Likelihood of Radiation Therapy for Rectal Cancer Affected by Travel Burden

A new study indicates that patient travel distance to an appropriate treatment facility can impact whether radiation therapy is received.

NSCLC: N3 Nodal Staging Linked to Higher VTE Risk

NSCLC: N3 Nodal Staging Linked to Higher VTE Risk

N3 nodal staging among patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) was associated with a significantly higher risk for developing VTE.

Systemic Treatment as Maintenance for NSCLC Examined

Systemic Treatment as Maintenance for NSCLC Examined

Survival benefits were strongest for pemetrexed maintenance therapy followed by maintenance therapy with EGFR kinase inhibitors.

Instant Blood Pressure Smartphone App Fails Validation Study

Instant Blood Pressure Smartphone App Fails Validation Study

A popular mobile health (mHealth) app for a smartphone that measures blood pressure (BP) was found highly inaccurate.

Metabolic Disorder Largest Risk Factor of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Metabolic Disorder Largest Risk Factor of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Metabolic disorders contribute more to the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) incidence than any other risk factor.

Lymphocytosis Associated With Improved Survival in Dasatinib-treated Patients

Lymphocytosis Associated With Improved Survival in Dasatinib-treated Patients

Lymphocytosis is associated with higher response rates, significantly longer response durations, and improved overall survival.

Cost-saving Interventions in Medicare Beneficiaries With MDS Will Not Compromise Patient Outcomes

Cost-saving Interventions in Medicare Beneficiaries With MDS Will Not Compromise Patient Outcomes

Costs of care for elderly patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) enrolled in Medicare are not associated with survival.

Trametinib May Be Active in RAS-mutated Myeloid Malignancies

Trametinib May Be Active in RAS-mutated Myeloid Malignancies

Single-agent trametinib has therapeutic potential for RAS-mutated myeloid malignancies.

Hair, Nail Abnormalities Common With Ibrutinib Therapy

Hair, Nail Abnormalities Common With Ibrutinib Therapy

Hair and nail abnormalities are commonly associated with the Bruton tyrosine kinase inhibitor ibrutinib.

Complementary, Alternative Medicine Use Linked With Nurse Characteristics

Complementary, Alternative Medicine Use Linked With Nurse Characteristics

Both patient and nurse characteristics may be associated with discussions about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).

Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy Improves Survival in Elderly Patients Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy Improves Survival in Elderly Patients Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Age alone should not be a deterrant to concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CRT) for the treatment of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC).

Ramucirumab Does Not Prolong Corrected QT Interval

Ramucirumab Does Not Prolong Corrected QT Interval

Ramucirumab administered at a dose of 10 mg/kg every 21 days for 3 cycles did not produce significant prolongation of corrected QT (QTc).

EOL Discussions Positively Impact Care for Latino Patients With Advanced Cancer

EOL Discussions Positively Impact Care for Latino Patients With Advanced Cancer

Latino patients with advanced cancer who discussed their end-of-life (EOL) care with their clinicians were more likely to complete a do-not-resuscitate (DNR) order.

Bevacizumab Plus Irinotecan Improves PFS in MGMT-positive Glioblastoma

Bevacizumab Plus Irinotecan Improves PFS in MGMT-positive Glioblastoma

Bevacizumab plus irinotecan significantly improved the 6-month progression-free survival (PFS) rate and median progression-free survival.

Short Androgen Suppression With RT Improves DFS in Localized Prostate Cancer

Short Androgen Suppression With RT Improves DFS in Localized Prostate Cancer

Adding 6 months of adjuvant androgen suppression to radiotherapy improves biochemical and clinical disease-free survival (DFS).

Conventional Criteria May Underestimate Response to Treatment in Advanced Melanoma

Conventional Criteria May Underestimate Response to Treatment in Advanced Melanoma

RECIST v1.1 may underestimate the treatment response in patients with advanced melanoma treated with pembrolizumab.

Use of Proton Therapy for Prostate Cancer Has Doubled

Use of Proton Therapy for Prostate Cancer Has Doubled

The use of proton therapy to treat patients with prostate cancer increased more than 2-fold from 2004 to 2012.

B-DOC Regimen Plus Maintenance Feasible for Advanced Gastric Cancer

B-DOC Regimen Plus Maintenance Feasible for Advanced Gastric Cancer

Bevacizumab combined with docetaxel, oxaliplatin, and capecitabine (B-DOC) plus maintenance therapy was feasible and active.

Breast Cancer Survivors Gain Short-term Benefits From Weight-loss Intervention

Breast Cancer Survivors Gain Short-term Benefits From Weight-loss Intervention

Modest weight loss can reduce the likelihood of comorbid conditions in breast cancer survivors.

Most Patients Want To Know About Incidental Genomic Findings

Most Patients Want To Know About Incidental Genomic Findings

Patients with cancer seem to prefer to receive information regarding incidental germline variants found during the process of tumor profiling.

Cancer-related Financial Burden Linked to Lower Quality of Life

Cancer-related Financial Burden Linked to Lower Quality of Life

Cancer-related financial burden was linked to lower health-related quality of life (HRQoL).

Overall Survival in mCRPC Worse for Men With Lung, Liver Metastases

Overall Survival in mCRPC Worse for Men With Lung, Liver Metastases

Overall survival (OS) is worse for men with castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) metastases to the lung and liver.

PPB Regimen Feasible as Initial Therapy for Fit Patients With NSCLC

PPB Regimen Feasible as Initial Therapy for Fit Patients With NSCLC

Paclitaxel and pemetrexed with bevacizumab (PPB) produced a high response rate as initial therapy in advanced lung adenocarcinomas.

Adjuvant Sorafenib or Sunitinib Not Effective for Local Kidney Cancer

Adjuvant Sorafenib or Sunitinib Not Effective for Local Kidney Cancer

Adjuvant treatment with sorafenib or sunitinib demonstrated no survival benefit in patients with resected local renal cell carcinoma at high risk for disease recurrence.

Surgical Proficiency Gains in Esophagectomy for Cancer Improve Survival

Surgical Proficiency Gains in Esophagectomy for Cancer Improve Survival

Gains in surgical proficiency in esophagectomy for cancer are associated with measurable improvements in short-term and long-term mortality results.

Cancer Survivors Report Higher Vitamin, CAM Use

Cancer Survivors Report Higher Vitamin, CAM Use

A higher proportion of cancer survivors in the United States report use of vitamins/minerals and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).

NSCLC: Atezolizumab Improves Survival Compared With Docetaxel

NSCLC: Atezolizumab Improves Survival Compared With Docetaxel

Atezolizumab significantly improved overall survival compared with docetaxel and was well tolerated in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Over-sedation Challenges Pain Management in Mechanically Ventilated Oncology Patients

Over-sedation Challenges Pain Management in Mechanically Ventilated Oncology Patients

The analgesia-first sedation approach is crucial to adequate pain management in critically ill oncology patients on mechanical ventilation.

Dietary Glycemic Index Associated With Increased Lung Cancer Risk

Dietary Glycemic Index Associated With Increased Lung Cancer Risk

Consuming a diet with a high glycemic index was independently associated with an increased risk for developing lung cancer.

Reduced Intensity Salvage Allo-HCT Effective for Follicular Lymphoma

Reduced Intensity Salvage Allo-HCT Effective for Follicular Lymphoma

Reduced intensity allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) is an effective salvage treatment strategy in patients with follicular lymphoma.

Patient Education Video an Effective Learning Tool, Provides Positive Experience

Patient Education Video an Effective Learning Tool, Provides Positive Experience

Video-based patient education tool is an effective adjunct to printed materials and one-on-one counseling on post HSCT.

Young Adult Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Young Adult Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

A recent study examined the risk of cardiovascular disease for the survivors of adolescent and young adult cancer.

Clinician Communication May Reduce Distress Associated With Detection of Pulmonary Nodules

Clinician Communication May Reduce Distress Associated With Detection of Pulmonary Nodules

Clinician communication with patients may help improve knowledge and reduce distress in some patients with incidental pulmonary nodules.

Induction Therapy Improves Quality of Life Scores for Patients Receiving RT for Squamous NSCLC

Induction Therapy Improves Quality of Life Scores for Patients Receiving RT for Squamous NSCLC

Induction therapy with nab-paclitaxel/carboplatin improved or maintained quality of life (QoL) for patients undergoing radiotherapy.

Prevalence of Oropharyngeal Cancer Survivors on the Rise

Prevalence of Oropharyngeal Cancer Survivors on the Rise

The prevalence of survivors of oropharyngeal cancer is rising in the United States.

Fosaprepitant Improves CINV Prevention During Chemoradiotherapy

Fosaprepitant Improves CINV Prevention During Chemoradiotherapy

Adding fosaprepitant to palonosetron and dexamethasone reduced the risk for nausea and emesis in patients undergoing radiotherapy.

Few Older Men Receiving Recommended Intensity of Active Surveillance

Few Older Men Receiving Recommended Intensity of Active Surveillance

Very few older man receive the intensity of active surveillance testing recommended by major prospective active surveillance (AS) programs.

Streamlined Process, Staff Education Improve Informed Consent and Patient Education

Streamlined Process, Staff Education Improve Informed Consent and Patient Education

Significant improvement was achieved in obtaining written informed consent and providing patient education.

Different Opioids Provide Similar Control of Cancer Pain

Different Opioids Provide Similar Control of Cancer Pain

Oral morphine, oxycodone, transdermal fentanyl, and buprenorphine provided similar pain control, response rates, in patients with cancer pain.

More Than One-quarter of Breast Cancer Survivors Experience Severe Fatigue

More Than One-quarter of Breast Cancer Survivors Experience Severe Fatigue

Approximately 1 in 4 survivors of breast cancer suffers from severe fatigue.

Fewer Total Nevi, More Atypical Nevi Linked With Thick Melanomas in Younger Patients

Fewer Total Nevi, More Atypical Nevi Linked With Thick Melanomas in Younger Patients

Among younger patients, thick melanomas may be commonly found in those with fewer total nevi but more atypical nevi.

Financial Strain Linked to Greater Symptom Burden for Patients With Colorectal, Lung Cancer

Financial Strain Linked to Greater Symptom Burden for Patients With Colorectal, Lung Cancer

Possible correlation between symptom burden for patients with lung or colorectal cancer and their financial issues.

Early Weight Loss During CRT Negatively Impacts NSCLC Outcomes

Early Weight Loss During CRT Negatively Impacts NSCLC Outcomes

Early weight loss in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is associated with worse prognosis.

Type 1 Diabetes Linked With Several Common Cancers

Type 1 Diabetes Linked With Several Common Cancers

Type 1 diabetes was associated with differences in the risk for developing several common cancers.

Standardized Staffing Model Ensures Efficiencies in Outpatient Chemotherapy Centers

Standardized Staffing Model Ensures Efficiencies in Outpatient Chemotherapy Centers

A staffing template based on daily patient volume and hours of operation with defined nurse roles and responsibilities.

Substantial Proportion of Patients Struggle to Adhere to Oral Antineoplastic Therapy

Substantial Proportion of Patients Struggle to Adhere to Oral Antineoplastic Therapy

A substantial proportion of patients struggle to adhere to oral antineoplastic medications.

Chemosensory Changes Influence Food Preferences

Chemosensory Changes Influence Food Preferences

Chemosensory and food-related changes significantly impacted food preferences and had practical and social consequences.

Colorectal Cancer Risk Higher for Patients With a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Colorectal Cancer Risk Higher for Patients With a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

The risk for developing colorectal cancer is increased after a diagnosis of prostate cancer.

FOLFOXIRI Plus Panitumumab Viable for Liver-only Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

FOLFOXIRI Plus Panitumumab Viable for Liver-only Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

FOLFOXIRI plus panitumumab is a feasible treatment strategy for patients with metastatic KRAS wild-type colorectal cancer with liver-only metastases.

No Additional Benefit From Switching to Bevacizumab, Exemestane in Breast Cancer

No Additional Benefit From Switching to Bevacizumab, Exemestane in Breast Cancer

Maintenance bevacizumab plus exemestane did not achieve longer progression-free survival.

Data Analyses Reveal Radium-223 Improves Quality of Life Measures for CRPC

Data Analyses Reveal Radium-223 Improves Quality of Life Measures for CRPC

Radium-223 dichloride (radium-223) improves overall survival in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC).

Peripheral Neuropathy Severity Linked With Lower Vitamin D Levels

Peripheral Neuropathy Severity Linked With Lower Vitamin D Levels

The severity of peripheral neuropathy is associated with lower vitamin D levels among patients with multiple myeloma.

Cytomegalovirus Viremia Associated With Increased Death Risk After HCT

Cytomegalovirus Viremia Associated With Increased Death Risk After HCT

Cytomegalovirus viremia is associated with an increased risk of death in the first year following hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT).

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.

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