More Americans are experiencing relief with medical bills, but there is still room for improvement.
Even patients that quit smoking in their 60s can add years to their lives, researchers find.
Studies of end-of-life (EOL) care for pediatric patients have been limited to single institutions or lacked detailed clinical data. Therefore, researchers conducted a retrospective cohort study to examine predictor of, and trends in, high-intensity EOL care in this patient population.
Studies show better physical function and quality of life for cancer patients who do strength training or aerobic activity.
The NCCN campaign was developed to ensure the proper administration of vincristine and to render it impossible to accidentally administer the medication into the spinal fluid.
The younger the age at diagnosis, the greater the cardiac event risk, study suggests.
A new card game helps patients and caregivers broach the difficult subject of end-of-life wishes and prioritize what's most important in their planning.
Doxorubicin, commonly used to treat many cancers, can cause cumulative cardiac atrophy and body wasting in patients receiving the drug. Researchers investigated the potential of gene therapy to reverse those effects.
A growing proportion of cancer patients are elderly—creating a demographic shift with important implications for cancer care, including radiotherapy. Integrating geriatric care into oncology nursing has never been more important.
Adherence to World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF)/American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) dietary recommendations improves cancer risks. In this study, researchers determined whether adherence to these recommendations provides the same benefits for older persons.
A nurse develops a tablet app that helps intubated patients communicate with their nurses, caregivers, and families.
Nearly one in five cancer survivors are taking medication for depression or anxiety years later.
Epidemiologic study reveals the impact of cancer and its treatment on diet quality among adult survivors of childhood cancers.
[Cancer Management and Research] This research examines treatment options for teratoid/rhabdoid tumors.
There is a lot of talk about biosimilar drugs. What makes a drug a biosimilar?
Cognitive function is an important factor when considering oral therapy as an option for cancer treatment, particularly for elderly patients with cancer.
Sociodemographic, insurance, and clinical characteristics are associated with experience with physicians and medical care among patients with cancer in their last year before death.
A twenty percent decrease in cancer death rate among children and adolescents has taken place from 1999 to 2014.
About 20 percent of drugs considered important by physicians were not taken correctly by patients.
Nearly half of patients with advanced cancer around the world believe they will be cured, with the perception of curability significantly differing by education, performance status, and country of origin.
Oral nutritional supplements are a cost-effective method for improving nutritional status, estimated life years, and quality adjusted life years (QALYs) of older adults who are hospitalized.
Dexrazoxane has cardioprotective properties that can prevent long-term cardiotoxicity in pediatric patients receiving chemotherapy, according to a review of the medical literature on cardiotoxic effects of anthracycline treatment.
Nearly one-third of older patients with cancer are exposed to severe drug interactions and potentially inappropriate medications.
Novel technique uses injected microbubbles for dosimetry in radiation therapy in patients with cancer.
Solid organ transplant recipients (SOTRs) are 3 times more likely to develop cancer; however, clinical practice guidelines for cancer screening in this population do not reflect this increased risk.
How should side effects of the new checkpoint inhibitor drugs be managed?
Patients with cancer experience higher risks for injuries — both unintentional and intentional — in the weeks before and after a diagnosis of cancer is made.
DNA methylation profiling identified the primary cancer in cases of cancer of unknown primary, informing tumor-type specific treatment that improved overall survival in these patients.
Resources used to inform coverage of off-label uses of cancer drugs are inconsistent and the evidence used to support these uses is of weak quality.
The Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer has updated their consensus recommendations for controlling nausea and vomiting.
- Prehabilitation Program Improves Preoperative Fitness in Patients With Colorectal Cancer
- Acupuncture Improves Postoperative Symptoms in Women Undergoing Surgery for Breast Cancer
- Alcohol Consumption, Particularly White Wine, Associated With Increased Risk of Melanoma
- Combination of Gemcitabine and New CHK1 Inhibitor Is Effective in Soft Tissue Sarcomas
- In HER2+ Breast Cancer, Higher TIL Levels Associated With Improved OS
- Exercise is as Effective in Treating Metastatic Prostate Cancer as Medication
- Walnut Consumption Changes Gut Microbiome, Decreases Growth of Colon Cancer in Mice
- Vaccine Enters Phase I Study for Safety and Effectiveness in Multiple Myeloma
- Timing Chemotherapy Administration to Circadian Rhythm Improves Drug Effectiveness
- New Therapy Blocks Breast Cancer Cells From Entering and Hiding in Bone Marrow to Form Latent Metastases
- Community Breast Navigation Program Improved Breast Screening Rates in Underserved African American and Latino Women
- Live-streamed Videos Address End-of-Life Planning, Decision-making
- Metastatic Disease Linked to Patients Reporting Diminished QoL
- History of Bilateral Salpingo-oophorectomy, Hormone Replacement Therapy Are Predictive of Breast Density at Cancer Diagnosis
- Mammographically Occult Contralateral Breast Cancer Detection is Effective With Preoperative MRI
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