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Early relapse of follicular lymphoma may increase risk of death

Early relapse of follicular lymphoma may increase risk of death

Early relapse of follicular lymphoma could be carefully considered when making decisions about treatment for these patients.

Study identifies perception gap in incidence, impact of CINV/RINV

Study identifies perception gap in incidence, impact of CINV/RINV

There is a perpetual gap between healthcare professionals and patient perceptions of incidence and impact on patients' daily life of CINV/RINV.

Survival in adult patients with low-grade brain tumors has improved

Survival in adult patients with low-grade brain tumors has improved

Outcomes for patients with low-grade gliomas have improved significantly in recent years, according to an analysis of clinical data collected from a US cancer registry over the past decade.

Low dose radiation from medical imaging may not raise cancer risk

Low dose radiation from medical imaging may not raise cancer risk

Low-dose radiation from X-rays, CT scans, and other medical imaging devices may not cause cancer, despite widespread belief to the contrary.

Age-adjusted comorbidity score stratifies mortality in prostate cancer

Age-adjusted comorbidity score stratifies mortality in prostate cancer

Age-adjusted prostate cancer-specific comorbidity index is strongly predictive of other-cause mortality, according to recent study data.

Addition of aprepitant may improve vomiting control in patients receiving oxaliplatin

Addition of aprepitant may improve vomiting control in patients receiving oxaliplatin

A three-drug combination antiemetic therapy including aprepitant or fosaprepitant improved the prevention rate of nausea and vomiting.

Thin colorectal cancer patients have shorter survival than obese patients

Thin colorectal cancer patients have shorter survival than obese patients

Thin patients with colorectal cancer have shorter survival than obese patients.

Patients with pancreatic cancer report very high levels of needs

Patients with pancreatic cancer report very high levels of needs

People with pancreatic cancer or ampullary cancer reported very high levels of needs.

Consumption of sugary drinks associated with high death tolls

Consumption of sugary drinks associated with high death tolls

Consumption of sugary drinks could be responsible for an estimated 184,000 deaths worldwide every year.

Viagra and other erectile dysfunction medications not found to increase melanoma risk

Viagra and other erectile dysfunction medications not found to increase melanoma risk

Slightly higher odds of melanoma for men on erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs were recorded, but lifestyles are probable culprit.

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