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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.

Patients and Families Cite Value of Nurse Practitioners

Patients and Families Cite Value of Nurse Practitioners

Patients and their families believe that teams that include nurse practitioners are more effective, according to recent research.

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