Program provides physical, nutritional, and psychological guidance
The researchers hope the results will lead to an increase in clinicians offering trials to their patients and an increase in women volunteering to participate in trials.
Outcomes improved with short-course radiation and delay to surgery of 4 to 8 weeks.
A higher overall number of genetic alterations in cell-free circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) were associated with worse treatment outcomes.
Patients on active surveillance with stable disease may be candidates for less intense surveillance
New evidence indicates that depression can impact cancer outcomes following chemotherapy.
Quality of Life and Cosmetic Result of Single-port Access Endoscopic Thyroidectomy via Axillary Approach in Patients with papillary thyroid carcinomaAugust 18, 2016
[OncoTargets and Therapy] This research reviews the effects of single-port access transaxillary totally endoscopic thyroidectomy on outcomes following surgery, including quality of life and cosmetic result, in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC).
A recent study examined the possible correlation between Medicaid coverage status and overall survival for patients with head and neck cancer.
Low aerobic capacity has greater effect on longevity than even high cholesterol, or high blood pressure.
A group of researchers sought to examine the physical functioning of patients with breast cancer, in various age brackets, who were enrolled in the Tamoxifen Exemestane Adjuvant Multinational (TEAM) phase III trial.
A post-hoc analysis of the Phase 3 ASPIRE study indicates that treatment combining carfilzomib with lenalidomide and dexamethasone extended survival time for patients with multiple myeloma.
Researchers found tracking symptoms and alerting doctors to problems early led to longer survival for patients with lung cancer.
Patients whose treatment was based on the molecular characteristics of their particular tumor had significantly better outcomes compared with patients who did not.
A study examined the relation between various forms of breast cancer therapies and risk of congestive heart failure.
Patients with classical Hodgkin lymphoma who are resistant to the CD30-directed antibody-drug conjugate brentuximab vedotin have poor outcomes.
High neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is linked to worse prognosis in Caucasian patients with early breast cancer.
Researchers have noted a link between supportive care and reduced risk of adverse outcomes.
An exercise intervention did not improve physical functioning for women living with advanced breast cancer, according to a study.
African-American pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma still display a considerable survival disparity when compared to their white and Hispanic peers.
Use of minimally invasive hysterectomy is linked to favorable morbidity profile and does not compromise long-term survival for patients.
Ob-gyns report external examinations are important for cancer detection and lesion identification.
Improved survival for patients treated by higher-volume radiation oncologists was observed.
Nipple-sparing Mastectomy Offers Better Cosmetic and Psychological Outcomes for Patients With Breast CancerDecember 09, 2015
Nipple-sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction results in higher reported patient body image, when compared to skin-sparing partial mastectomy (SS-PM), and may lower risk of local recurrence.
Despite growing popularity of patient navigation (PN) in cancer care, few studies have evaluated the impact of PN on patient outcomes.
A new study found that prognosis after treatment for women with breast cancer with a family history of the disease is no worse than it is for other women with breast cancer.
Higher mortality is associated with more narrow margins for high-risk primary melanoma, per research presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2015 Annual Meeting in Chicago.
No difference seen in distant disease-free intervals for those with versus those without a positive family history, say researchers.
Current unemployment for head and neck cancer survivors linked to harder physical work, surgical treatment, and risky alcohol consumption.
Improved rates of stage-specific treatment for early- and advanced-stage non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with comorbid COPD were linked to a pulmonologist's management.
When active surveillance is chosen, survival for intermediate-risk disease may be decreased.
- Physical Activity Improves Outcomes for Patients with Breast Cancer and Survivors
- Behavior Pain Assessment Tool Measures Pain In Patients Who Cannot Communicate Verbally
- Whole Genome Sequencing Reveals that 12% of Childhood Cancer Survivors Have Mutations in Genes that Increase Cancer Risk
- Increased 5-Year Survival Rate Seen in NSCLC Subset Treated With Nivolumab
- Novel Test For Multiple Myeloma Uses Microchip, Conventional Blood Sample
- Exercise, Psychological Interventions Better for Cancer Fatigue Than Medications
- ASCO Issues Global Guidance for HPV Vaccination for Cervical Cancer Prevention
- Discharge Events Improved With Standardized Inpatient Palliative Care Consultation
- Little Opposition to Early Palliative Care for Symptom Management in Pediatric Oncology
- Updated ASTRO Guideline Bolsters Safety, Efficacy of Palliative RT for Bone Metastases
- Thyroid Cancer Incidence Increasing Among Younger, Hispanic, African American Populations
- JAK1, JAK2 Inhibition Improves Outcomes in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, But More Is Needed
- Recommendations Against Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Not Tied to Patient Satisfaction
- Self-efficacy Level Predictive of Likelihood to Follow Through With Colorectal Cancer Screening
- Chronic Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Treatment (Fact Sheet)
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