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Certain treatments for childhood cancer may increase obesity risk later in life

Cancer treatments in early life can lead to obesity in later years, and counseling and weight loss interventions for certain childhood cancer survivors are important.

9-Valent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can potentially reduce cervical cancers by 80%

The newest human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can potentially prevent 80% of cervical cancers in the United States if given to children early enough, before they are exposed to the virus.

New combination is a winning strategy against glioblastoma

A combination approach utilizing three differing anticancer drug classes could hold the key to besting glioblastoma.

Unique characteristics of informal hospice cancer caregiving

Unique characteristics of informal hospice cancer caregiving

Unique characteristics of informal caregivers of patients with cancer that will ultimately help hospice providers.

Nutrition support may prolong survival in high risk patients with gastric cancer

Nutrition support may prolong survival in high risk patients with gastric cancer

Nutrition support might be helpful to improve the prognosis of patients with stage IV gastric cancer.

Imprecise information on significance of gene variants diminishes value of genetic panel testing

Imprecise information on significance of gene variants diminishes value of genetic panel testing

Advances in technology provide people with the option of undergoing multigene testing determine their risk for developing cancer.

Breast cancer survivors can lose weight through modest lifestyle changes

Breast cancer survivors can lose weight through modest lifestyle changes

Female breast cancer survivors may be able to lose weight through modest lifestyle changes.

Men with high estrogen levels could be at greater risk of breast cancer

New research indicates that men with naturally high levels of the female hormone estrogen may have a greater risk of developing breast cancer.

A positive family history alone may not affect breast cancer outcomes

A positive family history alone may not affect breast cancer outcomes

No difference seen in distant disease-free intervals for those with versus those without a positive family history, say researchers.

Patients older than 60 years on hormone therapy for luminal A breast cancer may not need radiation

Women with luminal A subtype breast cancer, especially those older than 60 years, may not need radiation treatment if they are already taking hormone therapy.

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BRCA-targeting drug has benefit in prostate cancer

Trials results indicate that the pioneering drug olaparib, which targets inherited mutations, can be beneficial for men with prostate cancer.

Cancer detection rate in dense breast tissue dramatically improved with tomosynthesis

Digital breast tomosynthesis increases the rate of cancer detection in women with dense breast tissue by as much as 67%, according to research.

Active postdischarge intervention reduces ER visits and costs in major thoracic surgery

An active, postdischarge intervention after thoracic surgery resulted in numerous benefits, including shorter hospital stays and cost savings with no increase in adverse outcomes.

Triple-negative breast cancer is distinctly different in African American women

A new study reveals specific genetic alterations that appear to impact the prognosis and survival rates of African American women.

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