Clinical trials show pembrolizumab active against mucosal melanoma, extends survival in bladder cancer.
Survivors of testicular cancer are more likely to develop metabolic syndrome after platinum-based chemotherapy.
Survivors of childhood cancer who received certain neurotoxic therapies are less likely to have had sexual intercourse or to be in an intimate relationship, researchers found.
Investigators from the Netherlands present their research findings on survival in women with early stage breast cancer who underwent breast-conserving therapy vs mastectomy at the 2017 European Cancer Congress.
Cancer survivors who reported chronic neuropathic pain 5 years after diagnosis were approximately 50% less likely to retain their jobs than those without chronic neuropathic pain.
Lifelong soy consumption improves tamoxifen response in women with breast cancer; however, adding soy to diet after initiating tamoxifen therapy may not provide the same benefits.
Following the lead of a British cancer support organization, Teen Cancer America sponsors age-appropriate cancer center environments as well as peer and community support for adolescents and young adults with cancer.
In vitro gametogenesis (IVG) offers hope for patients and survivors coping with disease-related and treatment-induced infertility, as well as providing a potentially unlimited supply of embryonic stem cells. However, legal and ethical issues need to be addressed before its widespread clinical use.
Women with a history of breast cancer face a wide variety of challenges as they transition from the role of "patient" to "survivor".
Although many men obtain a second opinion regarding their prostate cancer care options, they seldom deviate from the original course of action.
A new meta-analysis examines the impact of palliative care services on patients' and caregivers' quality of life and outcomes.
A study using focus groups identifies barriers that impact the quality of survivorship care for Latina women with breast cancer.
The effects of a 2-treatment course of acupuncture on pain, nausea, and anxiety and ability to cope among women undergoing mastectomy was compared with usual care.
The LIVESTRONG at the YMCA exercise program significantly improved physical activity, fitness, and quality of life in survivors of cancer.
Using the Kessler nonspecific mental/psychological distress scale, investigators examined whether AYA cancer survivor experienced greater mental distress and assessed their access to mental health care.
Loss of bone density related to chemotherapy and adjuvant therapy for breast cancer can lead to debilitating hip and vertebral fractures. This discussion discusses the impact of resistance training for these patients.
Large cohort study assesses the frequency of, and factors associated with, ototoxicity in childhood cancer survivors who received platinum agents without cranial irradiation.
A new card game helps patients and caregivers broach the difficult subject of end-of-life wishes and prioritize what's most important in their planning.
Study evaluates whether a web-based rehabilitation program can effectively improve pain, fatigue, strength, and quality of life for breast cancer survivors.
A nurse develops a tablet app that helps intubated patients communicate with their nurses, caregivers, and families.
Nearly one in five cancer survivors are taking medication for depression or anxiety years later.
In this study, researchers assessed data on women who underwent breast cancer treatment to identify the factors associated with posttreatment imaging use.
Epidemiologic study reveals the impact of cancer and its treatment on diet quality among adult survivors of childhood cancers.
Researchers examined the long-term effects of a short-term culturally based dietary intervention on increasing the consumption of fruits and vegetables, decreasing fat, and changing biomarkers associated with recurrence in Hispanic breast cancer survivors.
Cancers that cause more readily noticeable physical changes can produce self-image challenges for patients. This discussion reviews what interventions can help validate patients' self-image concerns.
Prostate cancer survivors who maintain or begin recreational physical activity following cancer diagnosis report substantially higher quality of life than those who never exercise or stopped exercising after diagnosis.
Minimal residual disease (MRD) negativity after treatment is associated with prolonged overall survival in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma.
Smartphones can motivate patients to stay on track with lifestyle changes.
African American survivors of breast cancer experience significant problem burden during the first 5 years after diagnosis and treatment.
Lifestyle and dietary measures for preventing colorectal cancer are extensively studied; however, in this study, researchers looked at a dietary measure that improved survival for patients after diagnosis.
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- Immunotherapy and the Future of Prostate Cancer Treatment
- Trends in Behaviors, Medical Practice Indicate Mortality From Melanoma Will Decline
- Pembrolizumab Active Against Rare Melanoma, Extends Survival in Bladder Cancer
- Elderly with NSCLC Can Tolerate Aggressive Radiation Therapy Treatments
- Survivors Reporting Chronic Neuropathic Pain Struggle to Retain Jobs
- Timing of Chemotherapy Infusion Affects Inflammatory Response to Chemotherapy
- Postoperative Gemcitabine Plus Capecitabine: A New Standard of Care for Pancreatic Cancer
- Blood-Forming Stem Cell Transplants (Fact Sheet)
- Nut Consumption Inversely Associated With Lung Cancer Risk
- E-cigarettes and Replacement Nicotine Therapy Safer Than Tobacco Use
- National Health Care Spending Expected to Grow Five Percent Annually
- Patients With Urologic Cancer Need Psycho-oncologic Support to Manage High Stress
- 1 Year of Adjuvant Trastuzumab Improves Long-Term DFS in Early Breast Cancer
- Lenalidomide Maintenance Appears Efficacious for Relapsed DLBCL
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