Video Based Personal Webpages (VBPWP) Can Be Used as a Compliment to Clinical Trial Patient Management
Communication technology improves treatment burden, patient perspectives on oncology care.
E-cigarettes and replacement nicotine therapy deposit fewer harmful chemicals in the body that smoking.
Researchers estimate that from 2016 to 2025, national health expenditures will grow at an annual rate of 5.6 percent yearly.
Using mathematical analysis, researchers identified factors to help determine if containment or the elimination of an infection or tumor, is most effective.
The mechanism of metronomic chemotherapy: Improved tumor blood supply leads to better treatment .
Patient, Physician Preferences Inform Guidelines for Discussing Molecular Testing in Cancer TreatmentFebruary 16, 2017
Study identifies physician and patient preferences about information, who should communicate this information, and what guidelines should guide these discussions.
Delays in the availability of new therapies and unjustifiable increases in the prices of well-established treatments disadvantage patients.
Overall cancer mortality decreased in the United States between 1980 and 2014.
A single 8-Gy dose of radiotherapy for painful bone metastases may improve quality of life and pain as early as 10 days after administration.
Human metapneumovirus infections were associated with significant morbidity in patients with cancer; however, 30-day mortality rates were low.
Müllerian inhibiting substance (MIS) may be employed to protect ovaries from the effects of chemotherapy, according to research done with mice.
Clinical Trial Enrollment of Adolescent and Young Adult Patients With Cancer: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Proposed SolutionsFebruary 09, 2017
[Clinical Oncology in Adolescents and Young Adults] This research evaluates methods that have been utilized in the clinical trial enrollment for adolescent and young adults with cancer.
Researchers develop novel strategy for delivering immunotherapy agents to tumor surgical sites to eradicate tumor cells left behind after resection and reduce risk of recurrence.
A new tool may enable oncologists to deliver radiation therapy targeted to a tumor's biology and radiosensitivity, similar to how anticancer agents target specific tumor mutation-affected gene pathways.
The simple question: "Would you like to talk about what this means?" can lead to more thorough discussions about scan results and prognoses, better preparing patients to make informed treatment decisions.
Light/dark cycle of the day influences inflammatory processes in various tissues in the body, potentially affecting risk factors in patients with cancer.
This fact sheet reviews bone marrow transplantation (BMT) and peripheral blood stem cell transplantation (PBSCT) as they relate to the cancer treatment.
Journaling can offer patients with cancer a safe space to express and process emotions without fear of judgment or risk of burdening loved ones.
Questions over potential bias in the activities of industry-supported patient advocacy groups spark the call for closer review and transparency.
Researchers may have uncovered a way to target treatment for cancers that have a viral component.
I was surprised to see an order for arsenic recently. What is this being used for?
Prolonged exposure to work-related stress has been associated with an increased likelihood of colon, lung, rectal, and stomach cancer and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, research indicates.
Researchers sought to determine the noninferiority of continuing zoledronic acid for an additional year every 12 weeks vs zoledronic acid every 4 weeks in patients receiving monthly intravenous zoledronic acid and/or pamidronate disodium for 1 year or longer.
Both men and women who exercised 1 to 2 days each week conferred significant health benefits.
Real-time reporting and integration of patient symptom reports into clinical practice could benefit patients, but practical obstacles remain.
Following the lead of a British cancer support organization, Teen Cancer America sponsors age-appropriate cancer center environments as well as peer and community support for adolescents and young adults with cancer.
Sublingual fentanyl tablets were not noninferior to subcutaneous morphine for the treatment of severe pain episodes in patients with cancer.
The National Commission on Prevention Priorities updated its 2006 ranking of clinical preventive services to show cost-effectiveness and health impact.
In vitro gametogenesis (IVG) offers hope for patients and survivors coping with disease-related and treatment-induced infertility, as well as providing a potentially unlimited supply of embryonic stem cells. However, legal and ethical issues need to be addressed before its widespread clinical use.
- Blood Test Predicts Stem Cell Transplant Success in Myelodysplastic Syndrome
- Immunotherapy and the Future of Prostate Cancer Treatment
- Pembrolizumab Active Against Rare Melanoma, Extends Survival in Bladder Cancer
- Elderly with NSCLC Can Tolerate Aggressive Radiation Therapy Treatments
- Women Treated for DCIS Have Slightly Lower Risk for All-Cause Mortality
- Lung Cancer Screening Rates Low Among Present and Former Smokers
- Survivors Reporting Chronic Neuropathic Pain Struggle to Retain Jobs
- Timing of Chemotherapy Infusion Affects Inflammatory Response to Chemotherapy
- Postoperative Gemcitabine Plus Capecitabine: A New Standard of Care for Pancreatic Cancer
- Blood-Forming Stem Cell Transplants (Fact Sheet)
- Patients Undergoing Multiple Systemic Therapies for Metastatic Prostate Cancer Expect a Cure
- FDA Grants Priority Review to Ceritinib for First-line Treatment of ALK+ NSCLC
- Overall Health Worse in African American Men Undergoing Active Surveillance For Prostate Cancer
- Clinical Benefit of Simtuzumab Inconsistent for Myelofibrosis
- Follow-up Rates in Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer Higher in University-Based vs Safety-Net Hospitals
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