Improved therapies and better screening has led to a plunge in breast cancer deaths over the last two decades.
Comparison of Survival Outcomes Between Radical Hysterectomy and Definitive Radiochemotherapy in Stage IB1 and IIA1 Cervical CancerJanuary 12, 2018
[Cancer Management and Research] A comparison study evaluated whether radical hysterectomy or radiochemotherapy provides superior survival outcomes for patients with stage IB1 or IIA1 cervical cancer.
Using a data sample from the CDC National Program for Cancer Registries, investigators determined how demographic factors — age, race, and sex — impact 5-year survival rates for HPV-associated cancers from initial diagnosis until death.
Patients with head and neck cancer treated at hospitals attaining the combined metric of a 90 percent or higher negative margin rate and 80% percent of cases achieving a LNY of 18 or more experienced a significant reduction in mortality.
Survival rate were worse for lower volume hospitals with higher quality scores, versus higher volume hospitals.
Complete surgical metastasectomy correlated with increased survival in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) compared with incomplete surgical metastasectomy.
The efficacy of imatinib for CML treatment persisted over time and long-term administration was not associated with unacceptable cumulative effects.
Nonadherence to NCCN guideline treatment recommendations was strongly associated with decreased survival from early-stage cervical cancer.
The site of cancer care may partially explain survival differences between children and AYAs with ALL.
Patients with hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, axillary lymph node-negative breast cancer who have a recurrence score of 11 to 25 may not benefit from chemotherapy.
Using statistical models, predictions were made for death rates from melanoma in 3 three countries and based on availability of a treatment.
Investigators studied the effects of adding antiandrogen therapy to radiotherapy on cancer control and overall survival in men with prostate cancer recurrence after radical prostatectomy.
Researchers observed a significant disparity in colon cancer mortality related to origin location, independent of confounding variables.
The United States has remained near the bottom of the Bloomberg Health-Care Efficiency Index since its creation in 2012.
The population-based EUTOS registry demonstrated high overall and progression-free survival rates among patients with chronic myeloid leukemia.
Insurance status influences overall patient survival for some cancer types, but its impact on glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) survival is well documented. This research study explored the possible impact of insurance on GBM survival.
A recent study examined the possible correlation between Medicaid coverage status and overall survival for patients with head and neck cancer.
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.
Greatest survival benefit observed for those taking the drug before their cancer diagnosis.
Paclitaxel administered with carboplatin on a weekly basis is not associated with improved progression-free survival.
Intensive care unit survivors have higher mortality, use of hospital resources in five years after discharge.
Use of minimally invasive hysterectomy is linked to favorable morbidity profile and does not compromise long-term survival for patients.
Mortality rate changes in the United States since 1991 translate to an additional 1.7 million cancer survivors.
The longest survival time was observed for primary debulking surgery coupled with chemotherapy in an optimal timeframe.
Despite advances in treatment, finding smaller tumors has been linked to better survival results.
Nonsmokers more likely than smokers to be women and to have adenocarcinoma
Patients with metastatic nonsquamous non-small-cell lung cancer treated with nivolumab demonstrated greater survival.
A new study reveals that insurance status, marital status, and county-level income may affect survival for younger patients with AML, indicating that efforts are needed to address social factors that impact critical aspects of health.
Use of irreversible electroporation (IRE) doubles survival time for patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer.
Predictors for long-term survival include younger age, early stage, low grade, non-serous histology
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