Thyroid is more likely to be managed with surgical intervention when patients have access to expanded health insurance.
Study finds patients are not more likely to report dissatisfaction, seek a second opinion, or change doctors due to physician recommendations against CPM.
The proportion of women with invasive early-stage unilateral breast cancer electing CPM has increased significantly, and varies across US states.
Follow-up via mobile app similar to in-person postoperative visits for low-risk ambulatory patients after breast reconstruction.
Palliative care and end-of-life care are top research priorities for oncology patients and nurses.
Patients were more comfortable with their decisions about lung cancer screening after a shared decision-making visit.
Despite the known benefits of physical activity for breast cancer survivors, a large proportion of this population continues to be physically inactive after treatment.
Although 75 percent of provider organizations can offer estimate, less than 25 percent of patients request one.
More individuals in the United States are overweight and obese than two decades ago, but fewer are trying to shed pounds.
Researchers found that non-elderly cancer survivors may be particularly vulnerable to financial toxicity.
Women who experience a false positive mammogram were more likely to delay their subsequent screening, potentially increasing the risk of having late stage breast cancer at diagnosis.
Researchers estimate that out of the 6.8 million current and former smokers eligible for lung cancer screening in 2015, only a fraction received it.
There are a growing number of NSCLC patients with advanced disease who are opting to forgo treatment despite the fact that receiving standard of care treatment leads to a higher OS.
Second study shows increase in lung cancer screening from 1.3 to 2.1 percent from 2010 to 2015
Using data from previous analyses and several state medical cannabis programs, investigators assessed how social attitudes, health issues, and state laws affect the use of cannabis among persons older than 50 years.
Study found 21 percent of those with late-stage non-small cell lung cancer went without therapy, even though it could boost survival.
Patients on active surveillance with stable disease may be candidates for less intense surveillance
The majority of consumers do not change their health-related behaviors in the wake of personal genomic test results.
Although many men obtain a second opinion regarding their prostate cancer care options, they seldom deviate from the original course of action.
The impact of additional opinions on patient decision-making is limited.
A nurse develops a tablet app that helps intubated patients communicate with their nurses, caregivers, and families.
Researchers analyzed data from the NPCR of Sweden to determine whether more US men with prostate cancer would choose active surveillance if it were presented as a treatment option.
POLST Programs Can Benefit From the APRN-Patient Relationship
Novel preparation formulation is as effective and safe as current colon prep for colonoscopy. Plus, study participants gave the prep experience a high satisfaction rating.
Questionnaires completed by patients with cancer considering enrollment in early-stage clinical trials indicate they may have unrealistic expectations.
Older cancer survivors' self-reports of sexual activity and functioning are comparable to age-matched people without cancer; despite this, sexual dissatisfaction is more prevalent among cancer survivors than age-matched cancer-free persons.
Emotional distress is associated with an increased likelihood of opting for surgery among men with localized prostate cancer.
Ethnicity influences patient decision to pursue active treatment and serial biopsies in active surveillance
Choosing no treatment and regular check-ups didn't seem to stress men with low-risk disease
Using an online decision-support tool led to most men with low-risk prostate cancer choosing active surveillance with less conflict about their decision.
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- Increased 5-Year Survival Rate Seen in NSCLC Subset Treated With Nivolumab
- Novel Test For Multiple Myeloma Uses Microchip, Conventional Blood Sample
- Health Care Expansion Tied to Increased Rates of Surgical Treatment of Thyroid Cancer
- Including a PI3-Kinase Inhibitor with an PARP Inhibitor Improves Tumor Shrinkage in Patients with Resistant Ovarian Cancer
- 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
- Physical Activity Improves Outcomes for Patients with Breast Cancer and Survivors
- Family History Does Not Exclude Active Surveillance as Treatment Option for Prostate Cancer
- Beans, Whole Grains in Diet Beneficial for Colorectal Cancer Survivors
- Hormone Refractory Prostate Cancer Responds to Abiraterone Acetate in Some Cases
- Shifts in Cancer Burden for People With HIV Projected
- Tissue Biobank Procurement Consent Should Include Discussion of Confidentiality Risks
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