Fried foods are associated with an increased risk for heart failure.
Series of focus groups shared their personal experiences with and ideas about smoking cessation.
When participants of a smoking cessation program tweet each other regularly on Twitter, they are more successful at stopping smoking.
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has signaled their approval of the decision by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to provide coverage for annual lung cancer screening for those at very high risk for lung cancer.
Research indicates a high value of scans that could lead to future change of reimbursement policies for follow-up PET/CT studies in lung cancer.
Researchers report 3 percent annual rise in intermediate- and high-risk cases
The pioneering prostate cancer drug abiraterone can significantly extend the lives of men with advanced prostate cancer if administered prior to administering chemotherapy, according to phase III clinical trial data.
Data clearly demonstrated stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) alone offered benefits for younger patients with limited metastases.
Localized gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are rarely seen, but are the most common sarcomas in the gastrointestinal tract.
People who drink a moderate amount of coffee each day are less likely to develop clogged arteries that could cause heart attacks.
The risk of disease recurrence in liver cancer patients who have undergone a liver transplant can now be more accurately calculated, thanks to new tool.
Patients with rectal cancer that experienced a complete response had similar 4-year survival rates regardless of whether they had immediate surgery or pursued a watch-and-wait approach.
Long-term outcomes improved by combining bevacizumab with newer chemotherapy regimen for advanced colorectal cancer
A phase III study of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer has indicated that FOLFOXIRI chemotherapy, in combination with bevacizumab, is superior to the standard FOLFIRI chemotherapy with bevacizumab.
There is increasing evidence that adolescent and young adult patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) tend to fare better when treated with high-intensity pediatric protocols than standard adult regimens.
The compound PRM-151 (PRM) has shown success in reducing progressive bone marrow fibrosis in patients with advanced myelofibrosis.
- Fried food consumption associated with increased risk for heart failure
- Focus groups identify support needs of patients who smoke
- Twitter smoking cessation program helps smokers quit
- ASTRO applauds CMS decision to cover annual screening for high-risk lung cancer patients
- Additional PET/CT scans have value in follow-up of lung cancer patients
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