Cola consumption resulted in a clinically relevant increase in the absorption of the kinase inhibitor erlotinib in patients also taking the proton pump inhibitor (PPI) esomeprazole, according to study data.
Treating medulloblastoma with proton beam therapy results in survival rates in line with other proton therapies, according to recent study data.
A recent study fine-tuned the popular Simple Rules ultrasound test for ovarian cancer.
Given to the importance of improved cancer predictors, the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) has established first-of-its-kind guidelines for the practice of precision medicine.
Replacing paclitaxel with nab-paclitaxel, followed by neoadjuvant epirubicin and cyclophosphamide, proved beneficial for patients with invasive breast cancer.
A recent study examined factors that impact patient preferences for web- and phone-based tobacco cessation programs.
A new study has linked satisfaction with nurse navigators to satisfaction with cancer-related care.
Earlier and More Frequent Tanning Bed Use by Women Associated With Melanoma Incidence and Age at Diagnosis
Younger age at first use and more frequent use of indoor tanning beds are largely responsible for the steep increase in melanoma diagnoses in women younger than 40 years.
The accuracy of axillary staging and of pathologic evaluation of clinically node-positive breast cancer is improved by a new procedure, reducing the need for a more invasive procedure with debilitating complications.
Early cardiovascular events are a risk for survivors of childhood cancer, according to researchers who also advocate for a unified definition of pediatric metabolic syndrome.
Tumor growth may be substantially slowed by the novel therapy 177Lutetium-DOTATATE (Lutathera), according to early results from a phase III study of patients with previously treated, advanced midgut neuroendocrine tumors.
No difference in local efficacy was found between two treatment regimens for colorectal cancer: short-course (5-day) radiation followed by consolidation chemotherapy before surgery and standard 5-week chemoradiation.
The risk of lethal prostate cancer, but not of overall, high-grade, or advanced cancers, was reduced with regular aspirin use.
Survivorship care plans led to improved outcomes in a randomized, controlled trial reported at the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2016 Cancer Survivorship Symposium.
Adolescent and Young-adult Survivors of Hodgkin Lymphoma May Not Adhere to Follow-up Recommendations
Within the first year posttreatment, more than half of Hodgkin lymphoma survivors did not receive all recommended care. However, 96% had their recommended oncology visits and 70% had the recommended laboratory tests within the first 5 years.
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- Common Painkiller Has Anticancer Effects
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- HIV and Cancer: Dual Diagnosis Compounds Challenges in Coping
- Cola Consumption May Increase Erlotinib Absorption in Patients Taking PPIs
- Proton Beam Therapy Treats Childhood Brain Cancer as Effectively as Standard Radiation
- Risk of Ovarian Cancer Predicted With Fine-tuned Test
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