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CTCs Promising as Biomarker to Identify Lung Cancer Recurrence

CTCs Promising as Biomarker to Identify Lung Cancer Recurrence

Prospective pilot study demonstrates accuracy of circulating tumor cells as a biomarker indicating lung cancer recurrence.

Hypofractionated RT, Conventional RT Comparable in Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer

Hypofractionated RT, Conventional RT Comparable in Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer

Hypofractionated regimen of precision radiotherapy was not inferior to conventional RT in patients with intermediate-risk prostate cancer.

Social Functioning Scores for Young Cancer Survivors Remain Lower Than Their Peers

Social Functioning Scores for Young Cancer Survivors Remain Lower Than Their Peers

AYAs continue to report lower social functioning scores than their peers 2 years after diagnosis.

Mortality Rates Highest Among Youngest Oncology Patients, Particularly Minorities

Mortality Rates Highest Among Youngest Oncology Patients, Particularly Minorities

Cancer deaths within 1 month of diagnosis occur most often in patients younger than 1 years, especially among Blacks and Hispanics.

Survey Reveals Research Priorities for Cancer Patients, Oncology Nurses

Survey Reveals Research Priorities for Cancer Patients, Oncology Nurses

Palliative care and end-of-life care are top research priorities for oncology patients and nurses.

Free Lung Cancer Screening Findings Support Continual Screenings in High-Risk Populations

Free Lung Cancer Screening Findings Support Continual Screenings in High-Risk Populations

A free lung cancer screening program in Augusta, Georgia, found more than double the lung cancer rate of previous screenings.

Parental Self-persuasion in Low-Income Groups Improves HPV Vaccination Rates

Parental Self-persuasion in Low-Income Groups Improves HPV Vaccination Rates

Self-persuasion is more effective than external persuasion for motivating low-income parents to vaccinate their children against HPV.

Discharge Events Improved With Standardized Inpatient Palliative Care Consultation

Discharge Events Improved With Standardized Inpatient Palliative Care Consultation

Standardized palliative care consultations for patients with advanced cancer improved postdischarge activities and use of services.

Shared Decision-making Visits Improved Comfort With Lung Cancer Screening Decisions

Shared Decision-making Visits Improved Comfort With Lung Cancer Screening Decisions

Patients were more comfortable with their decisions about lung cancer screening after a shared decision-making visit.

Temozolomide With Radiotherapy for Glioblastoma Provides Some Survival Benefit in Elderly

Temozolomide With Radiotherapy for Glioblastoma Provides Some Survival Benefit in Elderly

The addition of temozolomide to short-course radiotherapy in elderly patients with glioblastoma was associated with some survival benefit compared with radiotherapy alone.

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CTCs Promising as Biomarker to Identify Lung Cancer Recurrence

Prospective pilot study demonstrates accuracy of circulating tumor cells as a biomarker indicating lung cancer recurrence.

Screening Increases Early Palliative Care, Reduces Aggressive EOL Measures

Universal screening of women with gynecologic malignancies for early palliative care decreased the use of aggressive measures at the end of life.

Endometrial Cancer Survivors in High-Poverty Areas Have Impaired Access to Self-Care Resources

Living in a high-poverty region is associated with lower access to obesity-related self-care resources.

Priority Symptoms Identified in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

There are 18 core priority symptoms that should be routinely assessed in patients with recurrent ovarian cancer to provide higher quality of care.

Web-based Symptom Management Improves Symptom Controllability in Ovarian Cancer

Nurse-guided and self-directed web-based symptom management interventions (WRITE Symptoms) improved symptom controllability among women with recurrent ovarian cancer.

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