A prospective study found that patients with human papillomavirus-related disease had better treatment response than HPV-negative patients.
Long-lasting effects of cancer can plague patients for years after they complete their treatments. In this study, researchers sought to measure which problems plagued patients the most and for the longest time.
Transitions from one stage of cancer care to another are pivotal points of vulnerability for patients. The most significant point comes at the end of treatment, as patients face life forever changed.
Radiogenomics is maturing into a predictor of patients' likelihood of experiencing radiotoxicities and late radiation effects.
A new digital program using a Web site and social media aims to meet the unique support needs of women younger than 40 years with breast cancer.
The cost of nonbillable nursing hours needed for these programs may hinder compliance. The right technology can link treatment silos and lower this cost.
Oncology Nurse Advisor talked with Diane Meier, MD, about the components of quality palliative care. Dr. Meier is director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care and vice-chair for Public Policy and a professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City; she is also the co-author of a new book on palliative care.
After surviving pancreatic cancer, a patient learns the disease metastasized to his liver. But this patient was not ready to give up. With the support of a liver surgeon, he underwent surgery and beat his disease.
The transition to a primary care provider after completing cancer treatment should begin with a plan that documents treatments and follow-up care.
In Alabama, smartphone technology brings regional resources to patients with cancer; in New Jersey, it motivates adolescent survivors to exercise.
Breast cancer survivors have a higher risk of developing thyroid cancer, especially within 5 years of their breast cancer diagnosis, according to a national database analysis.
Adult cancer survivors continue to face a variety of unmet needs years after treatment, including anxiety and chronic pain.
A previous history of cancer cancer did not impact clinical outcomes in advanced lung cancer patients and these patients therefore should be considered for inclusion in clinical trials, according to a study .
Oncology care teams should provide more guidance on lifestyle change as part of survivorship care, according to recent research.
Guideline outlines recommended follow-up care for prostate cancer survivors
A recent, groundbreaking new study found that children of melanoma survivors are not adhering to sun protection recommendations.
An intervention aimed at an under-represented group of Latina breast cancer survivors helped encourage better eating habits and nutrition.
According to results of a new, retrospective study, the risk of developing leukemia after radiation therapy or chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer is double that previously reported.
Many cancer survivors face disease- and treatment-related physical and mental challenges even decades after being cured of their disease.
Adult survivors of retinoblastoma, a type of eye cancer that usually develops in early childhood, are typically free from long-lasting effects, a new study shows.
- Risk of thyroid cancer increases after a breast cancer diagnosis
- Childhood leukemia study reveals disease subtypes and new treatment options
- Counseling cancer patients on effective nutritional practices
- Chemotherapy before breast cancer surgery increases likelihood of breast-preserving procedure
- Effective management of dietary cholesterol may prevent metastasis in patients with prostate cancer
- Treatment guidelines for pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma issued by the International Lymphoma Radiation Oncology Group (ILROG)
- Joint statement offers new recommendations for treating cardiovascular conditions
- Physicians who review patients' meds more likely to achieve health goals
- Patients expect more information regarding radiation-related tests
- Prevalence of childhood cancer survivors increasing
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