Among elderly patients with gastrointestinal cancer, unplanned hospitalizations are common, according to online research.
Findings in comparative economic analysis of patients with node-negative breast cancer showed the 70-gene signature is unlikely to be cost-effective for guiding adjuvant chemotherapy decision making.
Many physicians believe digital communication technologies, including mobile apps, can be of benefit to their patients.
For some men, prostate cancer recurrence may be overdetected, especially in those aged over 70.
'Extra Help' program allows more women of varying racial and ethnic backgrounds to continue their hormone therapy.
In a study of more than 1.1 million cancer patients who had surgery, almost 5 percent died within one month of their operation. Lack of access to quality care a major factor in these deaths, researchers say.
The pros and cons of low-dose computed tomography (CT) screening for lung cancer are evlauated in relation to the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS) evaluation of screening coverage.
Findings suggest that elevated levels of cholesterol and triglycerides may be linked with greater risk of the prostate cancer recurrence, but normalization of blood fats may reduce risk.
Fiber-based formulations seem to lower the odds for developing colorectal cancer, non-fiber products seem to raise them.
Preliminary finding may bring doctors one step closer to and ovarian cancer screening test.
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