Women with severe disabilities and multiple chronic conditions are screened for breast cancer less often than women with no disabilities or no chronic conditions.
Prediabetes has been linked to an increased risk of cancer overall and with increased risks of site-specific cancers, including liver, endometrial, and stomach/colorectal cancer.
Recommendations are for men whose tumors have grown resistant to hormonal therapies were issued jointly by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) in Canada.
There has been widespread adoption in the United States of robot-assisted prostatectomy to treat prostate cancer in recent years.
Weekend hospital admission for pediatric patients with newly diagnosed leukemia is associated with a longer length of stay, slightly longer wait to start chemotherapy, and higher risk for respiratory failure.
Insurance coverage under ACA, population aging, and economic growth will likely drive future spending increases.
Researchers have developed a new integrated approach to identify the genetic drivers of cancer, uncovering eight genes necessary for cell proliferation in breast cancer.
Epidermal growth factor receptor mutations found in ctDNA in the plasma of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer correlates well with the EGFR mutations from patient-matched tumor tissue DNA.
Study raises questions about the effect of soy's estrogen-like properties.
New multiple myeloma treatment options have shown promise for patients aged 65 years and younger and for newly diagnosed individuals ineligible for stem-cell transplantation, according to two studies.
Adoptive T-cell therapy, a type of immunotherapy, appears to recognize unique cancer mutations that stimulate immune responses.
A new lung screening service for persons at high risk for lung cancer with incorporates a same-day visit by a nurse practitioner after the patient undergoes low-dose CT to discuss test results and recommendations.
Although nurses are familiar with palliative care guidelines related to cancer anorexia-cachexia syndrome, a needs-assessment survey revealed they are less familiar with novel therapeutic interventions in development.
Burnout was reduced and secondary trauma improved by a 6-week initiative to prevent compassion fatigue.
Pre- and postimplementation surveys are effective tools to confirm staff understanding of and adherence to a new neurologic assessment process for patients receiving high-dose cytarabine.
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