Secondary Cancer

Nearly 1 in 12 Patients With a Common Cancer Develops a Second Cancer

Nearly 1 in 12 Patients With a Common Cancer Develops a Second Cancer

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Nearly 1 in 12 patients with a cancer from the 10 most common cancer sites developed a second primary neoplasm during survivorship.

Risk of Breast Cancer or Thyroid Cancer Higher Following a Diagnosis of the Other Cancer Type

Risk of Breast Cancer or Thyroid Cancer Higher Following a Diagnosis of the Other Cancer Type

Review found increased odds for developing thyroid or breast cancer as secondary malignancy after the other cancer type was diagnosed.

Survivors of Childhood Cancer Affecting Vision Prone to Long-term Health Issues

Survivors of Childhood Cancer Affecting Vision Prone to Long-term Health Issues

Lifelong screening is recommended for survivors of childhood cancer that affects the vision, in order to detect issues early.

Second Cancer Risk Persists for Survivors of Hodgkin Lymphoma

Second Cancer Risk Persists for Survivors of Hodgkin Lymphoma

Hodgkin lymphoma survivors have an increased risk of secondary cancer compared with the general population, even for those receiving more recent treatments.

Scientists identify key to preventing metastatic breast cancer

Scientists identify key to preventing metastatic breast cancer

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The discovery of an enzyme that facilitates the spread of breast cancer may enable clinicians to prevent secondary cancer.

Minimizing second cancer risk following radiotherapy: current perspectives

Minimizing second cancer risk following radiotherapy: current perspectives

[Cancer Management and Research] Secondary cancer risk following radiotherapy is an increasingly important topic in clinical oncology with impact on treatment decision making and on patient management.

Radiotherapy does not increase secondary cancer risk in pelvic cancer patients

Radiotherapy does not increase secondary cancer risk in pelvic cancer patients

Compared to patients who were treated with surgery alone

Obesity linked to greater secondary cancer risk for colorectal cancer survivors

Obesity linked to greater secondary cancer risk for colorectal cancer survivors

A higher obesity-driven risk of secondary cancer has been identified for kidney, pancreatic, esophageal, endometrial cancers.

Secondary thyroid cancer more deadly than primary malignancy in younger patients

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A new analysis has found that adolescents and young adults who develop thyroid cancer as a secondary cancer have a significantly greater risk of dying than those with primary thyroid cancer.

Breast cancer in young women after treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma

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Girls treated for Hodgkin's lymphoma during adolescence acquire a considerable risk of developing breast cancer.

Risks not higher for early-stage breast cancer treated with external beam radiotherapy

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Patients with early-stage breast cancer who receive external beam therapy are not at higher risk for serious long-term side effects in the chest area.

Evidence indicates cancer cells change while moving through the body

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A new study provides the first direct evidence that the deadly epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition occurs in humans during metasis, at least in patients with ovarian cancer.

Enhanced treatment and surveillance needed to prevent secondary cancers for certain melanoma patients

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Secondary cancers seen in melanoma patients who are being treated for a BRAF gene mutation may require new strategies, such as enhancing surveillance and combining BRAF-inhibitor therapy with other inhibitors.

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