A known genetic pathway is active in many difficult-to-treat pediatric brain tumors known as low-grade gliomas. This finding offers a potential new target for the treatment of these cancers.
Men with prostate cancer who take the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins are significantly less likely to die from their cancer than men who do not take such medication, according to a new study.
Modulating the hormonal environment in which endometrial cancers grow could make tumors significantly more sensitive to a new class of drugs known as poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitors, according to new research.
Teenagers and young adults are at increased risk of suicide after being diagnosed with cancer, according to a new study.
Use of a minimally invasive endoscopic procedure to remove superficial, early-stage esophageal cancer is as effective as surgery that removes and rebuilds the esophagus, according to a new study.
The occurrence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is greater than has been identified in clinical trials, according to a large-scale analysis that assessed the real-world risk.
A type of mutation that develops after breast cancer patients take antiestrogen therapies has been identified. These mutations help to explain why patients often become resistant to these types of therapies.
Breast cancer is treated differently in men than in women, with regard to frequency of both mastectomy and radiation treatment.
Performing early stem cell transplants in patients with aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma does not improve overall survival in high-risk patients, according to a new study. However, early transplantation appears to be beneficial among the small group of patients who are at the very highest risk.
Black patients with metastatic colorectal cancer are less likely to be seen by cancer specialists or receive cancer treatments. The study did not ascribe a specific cause for the racial disparities but offered six possible explanations.
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