Patients with stage III colon cancer who follow the ACS guidelines for a healthy lifestyle after adjuvant chemotherapy had longer disease-free survival and overall survival.
NCCN released its newest Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. These guidelines will assist with preventive, diagnostic, and treatment decisions for patients with myelofibrosis, as well as the other myeloproliferative neoplasms, essential thrombocythemia and PV.
Clinical practice guideline from ASTRO addresses optimal radiation doses and fractionation schedules, integrating therapies, and induction chemotherapy for oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC).
Given recent guideline changes and lack of consistency in guidelines, a survey sought to highlight how primary care physicians recommend breast cancer screening to their patients.
ASCO offers global recommendations for HPV vaccination tailored to structural resource levels of regions.
Barriers to implementation of national guidelines for obesity identified at system, subject, and professional level.
ASCO endorses ACS head and neck survivorship care guideline, which supports health promotion, especially regarding tobacco cessation and dental care.
The implementation of recommendations opposing regular prostate cancer screening appear to have lowered treatment rates dramatically.
Widespread routine thyroid cancer screening can lead to overdiagnosis and overtreatment, the USPSTF contends.
Consensus statement presents guidelines for prostate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with negative biopsy.
The Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) and the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) have updated their recommendations for the prevention of nausea and vomiting following multiple-day chemotherapy.
HPV DNA testing recommended in all resource settings; HIV should undergo screening more often
Consensus guideline states that a 2 mm margin is enough to guard against recurrences while reducing need for additional operations for women with DCIS who undergo breast-conserving surgery.
ASCO has laid out a game plan to set the stage for incorporating new therapies and approaches into clinical guidelines as quickly and accurately as possible.
The American Society for Clinical Oncology has developed guidelines for the management and palliative care of women diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer.
ASCO Statement Seeks to Balance Prescription Opioids for Patients With Cancer and Misuse and Abuse PreventionMay 31, 2016
ASCO addresses the complex issues surrounding prescription opioids in a new policy statement. ASCO supports the efforts of multiple federal offices and agencies to prevent and respond to prescription drug abuse, and is also working to protect access to appropriate medical opioid therapy for patients with cancer.
USPSTF Releases Updated Recommendations for Aspirin Use to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal CancerApril 18, 2016
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) updated its recommendations on low-dose aspirin use for the primary prevention of CVD and the use of aspirin and NSAIDs for prevention of CRC.
Oncologists should raise awareness of HPV-related cancers and role of vaccinations
Guideline on muscle-invasive and metastatic bladder cancer, with qualifying statements
Mainly supportive of guidelines, but concerns include a lack of evidence underlying some new recommendations.
As the American College of Surgeons' Commision on Cancer milestones approach, ASTRO publishes a template to ensure consistent, comprehensive survivorship care plans can be developed for cancer survivors whose treatment involved radiotherapy.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has provided guidelines for physicians wishing to become more active via social media.
American College of Radiology (ACR) Releases Updated Appropriateness Criteria, Including 3 New CriteriaNovember 13, 2015
American College of Radiology updated its Appropriateness Criteria for 19 topics, including 3 new criteria. These guidelines assist clinicians in the most efficacious use of radiology.
Similar rates of recommended processes of diabetes care were observed for both nurse practitioners and primary care physicians, according to a recent study.
Qualifications to guidelines include stronger statements in favor of chemotherapy in some cases.
A majority of surgeon continue to recommend annual breast cancer screening for women in their forties, despite a 2009 US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation that recommends otherwise.
Many clinicians screen for cervical cancer too early or too often, data suggests.
In the update, authors summarize 2014 studies that are highly relevant to gastroenterology, including esophageal diseases, pancreatic cancer, and colorectal cancer.
Women in their 40s should make an informed personal decision, say the new draft guidelines.
American Thyroid Association (ATA) releases updated treatment guidelines for medullary thyroid carcinomaApril 23, 2015
The American Thyroid Association (ATA) has released updated guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC), a revision of the original guidelines published in 2009.
- Immunotherapy May Benefit Some Patients with Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
- New Study Questions Standard Dosage for Treating Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
- Superior Tolerability, Efficacy With Alectinib in Treatment-Naïve ALK-poistive NSCLC
- Adding Pertuzumab to Adjuvant Therapy Is Beneficial for Some Women with Early Breast Cancer
- Clinical Trials May Benefit Oncology Patients
- Survivorship Care Plans: Providing A Blueprint for Health Care After Cancer
- Cancer Recurrence Fear Reduced by Novel Psychological Intervention
- Multifaceted Role of the Nurse Navigator Includes Palliative, Supportive Care
- Patient Navigators Found to Boost Lung Cancer Screening Rates
- Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Nurse Navigation Survey
- Breast Cancer Overdiagnosis Also a Result of Screening Mammography Programs
- Use of Aspirin, NSAIDs Correlates with Improved Overall Survival in Colorectal Cancer
- Cancer Risk Not Increased by Childhood Exposure to Diagnostic Radiation
- Aspirin Use May Lower Breast Cancer Risk in Women with Diabetes
- Ethnic Differences, Cultural Barriers Negatively Impact Mammography Follow-up Among Asian Ethnic Groups
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