Publication of the JNC 8 introduces a lower threshold for initiating hypertension treatment during cancer therapy.
In a secondary analysis of the BEATE and INVEST study, researchers followed a link between levothyroxine use, exercise, and fatigue in women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy.
In this retrospective study, researchers sought to determine if cancer patients with rheumatologic disease would be able to tolerate cancer treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors or if these agents would induce a rheumatologic disease flare.
In this study, researchers sought to determine the effect depressive symptoms during treatment planning had on immediate and long-term outcomes for patients with head and neck cancer.
A literature sought to identify which signs and symptoms in patients with new cancer diagnoses indicate a greater likelihood for long-term emotional distress.
What are the common oncologic emergencies seen in patients with MM?
In a retrospective study of SEER-Medicare data, researchers determined the survival outcomes of women with breast cancer and comorbid mental illness vs those without mental illness.
Researchers conducted a geriatric assessment of 304 patients with cancer, then followed them in a 2-year study to determine the risk of fractures and falls in older patients.
In this case, a female patient with advanced lung cancer experiences a rare episode of nivolumab-induced Herzmyasthenie, emphasizing the need to be aware of the potential for rapid myocarditis concomitant with MG in patients undergoing treatment with anti-PD-1 monoclonal antibodies.
This case of a 63-year-old African American male with a complicated history illustrates the need for a comprehensive risk assessment of thrombosis in patients with primary polycythemia vera, especially those with concomitant conditions that predispose to thrombosis.
Retrospective analysis of data from more than 19,000 women revealed that all-cause mortality rates are higher in women with breast cancer who have a prior diagnosis of a mental illness.
HIV infection may not have a contributory effect on the incidence of invasive cervical cancer (ICC) in women as they age.
Results of a recent study found that the effectiveness of the 9-item Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS-D) in screening for major depressive disorder (MDD) in patients with cancer was limited compared to the standardized diagnostic interview.
Cancer rates among people with HIV, particularly AIDS-defining cancers, are projected to decrease by 2030.
A case of simultaneous PAP and MPN diagnoses demonstrate the importance of evaluating for GM-CSF autoantibodies to distinguish autoimmune and secondary forms of PAP.
Genetic Underpinnings of Splanchnic Vein Thrombosis in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms May Provide New InsightsApril 19, 2017
Risk factors for splanchnic vein thrombosis in patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms are multifactorial, involving both environmental and host genetic factors.
Presence of 1 risk factor or 2 or more risk factors is associated with non-home discharge after hysterectomy for gynecologic malignancy.
Twenty-three percent of patients with HNSCC had CVD at the time of their diagnosis.
The risk of developing cancer increases in people who experience heart failure after their first heart attack compared with people who experience no heart failure after their first heart attack.
Likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in next two decades, as more patients with cancer live longer.
Recent results from a multicenter, phase 2 trial suggest that patients with HIV and aggressive lymphoma should receive autologous stem cell transplant as standard of care. Risk of serious complications after transplant in these patients is equal to that of patients without HIV.
Serious mental illness can both challenge and compromise cancer care. To ensure these patients receive optimal cancer care, the oncology team should include the patient's mental health care team.
Fourteen percent to 25% of patients with lung cancer also have autoimmune disease. This comorbidity could make them unsuitable candidates for immunotherapy.
Having a recent cancer diagnosis is associated with an increased risk for some mental health disorders and increased use of psychiatric medications.
Previous Cancers Linked to Higher Rates for Death and New Cancers in Organ Transplantation RecipientsMay 06, 2016
People who had had cancer before an organ transplant are more likely to die of any cause or of cancer, or to develop a new cancer than people had not had cancer before an organ transplant.
A potential link between long-term oral treatment with nucleos(t)ide analogues for chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) and an increased risk of colorectal and cervical cancers was demonstrated.
A study examined the relation between various forms of breast cancer therapies and risk of congestive heart failure.
Navigators need to be aware of the signs and symptoms of cognitive and emotional distress and be able to determine which patients and family members need to be managed more closely.
Lung Cancer Screening Criteria Need to Recognize Differences in Smoking Patterns of African AmericansApril 08, 2016
Screening for lung cancer may have a disparity between African Americans and whites due to differences in smoking habits.
Patients who have had cancer recently can still be treated with antibodies against tumor necrosis factor for inflammatory bowel disease.
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