Researchers have discovered that determining a tumor's medulloblastoma subgroup can be achieved noninvasively, using magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS).
Recurrent exposure to antibiotics may increase the risk for cancer in specific organ sites.
Androgen deprivation therapy negative impacts the mood of patients with prostate cancer.
The FDA for the prevention of highly emetogenic and moderately emetogenic chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.
In a study reviewing black women under 50 with invasive breast cancer, 12 percent had BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations.
New research has identified as few as nine genetic features would need to be tested to identify high-risk patients who might benefit from intensive myeloma treatment.
A new technique has been developed by statisticians to help doctors optimize dosing new cancer treatments in phase I/II clinical trials.
Patient outcomes associated with synchronous and sequential colorectal and liver resections in patients with stage IV colorectal cancer.
Relatively unaggressive prostate tumors are not likely to develop into metastatic disease or result in death.
Among patients with multiple myeloma, high compliance with exercise was associated with improvements in fatigue.
Early FDG-PET adapted treatment improves the outcome of early FDG-PET-positive patients with stages I/II Hodgkin lymphoma, according to the results of a randomized trial.
An increasing number of oncology/hematology treatments will consist of oral oncolytics, and oncology programs are needed to manage the treatment of patients following these regimens.
BALTIMORE, MD—For more aggressive cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), posttreatment surveillance with molecular imaging could mean the early start of a new, life-saving treatment. This was presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 2015 Annual Meeting.
CHICAGO, IL—Functional subtyping with a multigene classifier resulted in 1 in 5 tumors being reclassified compared with conventional immunohistochemistry/fluorescent in situ hybridization (IHC/FISH) analysis. This study was presented at the 2015 American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting.
Expanded surgical margins during a partial mastectomy could be beneficial for patients, preventing further surgery.
- Study uses dog sledding to demonstrate benefits of adapted physical activities for children with cancer
- What are immune checkpoints and how do they work?
- Efficacy and safety of docetaxel for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer: A meta-analysis of Phase III randomized controlled trials
- Among patients with myeloma undergoing chemo, high exercise compliance linked with reduced fatigue
- Patients with advanced cancer prefer open, effective communication
- Religiousness and spirituality have a significant impact on cancer patients' overall health and outcomes
- Dietary intervention primes triple-negative breast cancer cells for targeted therapy
- Lung cancer patients who stop smoking live longer
- Review examines strategies for hospital room surface cleanliness
- Appropriate use of tomosynthesis mammography
- Counseling cancer survivors on family building options
- Imaging technique allows pediatric brain tumors to be classified noninvasively at diagnosis
- Antibiotic use was associated with increased risk for some cancers
- ADT impacts mood of patients with prostate cancer, as perceived by partners
- Varubi approved for nausea and vomiting associated with cancer chemo
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