[OncoTargets and Therapy] A meta-analysis sought to support the efficacy and safety of apatinib in the treatment of solid tumors that was previously reported in previous studies.
In a review of data from the National Health Interview Survey, researchers identified the relationship between short and long sleep durations and diabetes in cancer survivors.
Researchers explored the feasibility of integrating pharmacists into the oncology care team for older patients with cancer to determine the impact this intervention would have on medication management and vaccination uptake.
A prospective analysis of patients with advanced cancer revealed the effect delirium has on palliative care and symptom management at baseline and after 7 days of treatment.
The 2016 evidence-based PACC guidelines recommend the use of morphine and ziconotide as effective and safe first-line IT monotherapies for chronic pain.
This fact sheet explores the technology of cell phones, radiofrequency energy and how it may affect the body, and the findings of research studies about cell phone exposure and cancer risk.
As immunotherapies gain a stronger foothold as a treatment option for cancer, ASCO and SITC convened a panel to develop recommendations to ensure consistent and efficient clinical trial reporting in immuno-oncology.
Using fictional patient profiles and a questionnaire on recommendation procedures, researchers were able to demonstrate a need for standardized tumor board interpretation and recommendation processes worldwide.
A propensity-score matched analysis was used to determine the effect of surgery and postoperative radiotherapy in patients with TNETs.
In this retrospective study, researchers sought to determine the efficacy of nedaplatin vs cisplatin for the treatment of malignancy-induced malignant pleural effusion.
An analysis of pooled data from 4 randomized controlled clinical trials revealed that male and female patients experience different chemotherapy side effects and at different severities, according to a poster presented at ESMO 2018 Congress.
Radiation dose not impacted with light or moderate use of skin treatments, regardless of beam energy, incidence.
Do you have any resources that give specific guidelines or even anecdotal sources on how to adjust etoposide dose in a patient taking Prezcobix?
A review of medical records revealed that thyroid function may be affected by immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy, and these patients should undergo thyroid function tests, especially during the first 8 weeks of therapy.
Researchers sought an explanation for the paucity of research, drug development, and clinical trials focusing specifically on cancer in pediatric populations.
This in-depth review examines the inherent challenges of providing cancer care for incarcerated patients.
HPV Vaccination and Anti-programmed Cell Death 1 Inhibition Improve Survival in Patients With Invasive HPV-16October 16, 2018
In this study, researchers sought to determine if use of a tumor specific vaccine would improve the efficacy of PD-1 immune checkpoint inhibition in patients with incurable HPV-16 cancer.
Updated vaccine designed to prevent cancers and disease caused by nine HPV types
Researchers are seeking genetic biomarkers that can predict which patients are most likely to suffer radiotoxicities and which can safely undergo intensified radiation treatment regimens.
A retrospective analysis of genetic testing results at one laboratory reports that reclassifications occurs in approximately one-quarter of tests, resulting in both downgrades and upgrades of variant classifications.
A Delphi panel developed recommendations for integrating patients, as well as caregivers and advocate, a greater role in medical research while maintaining scientific integrity of studies.
The researchers found that individual breaches affected a range of 500 to 78.8 million records.
In a study presented at the 2018 ASCO Quality Care Symposium, researchers presented study findings that showed adding mental health professionals to the multidisciplinary cancer care team improves identification and treatment of delirium in hospitalized patients.
Money raised for cancer-related appeals is on the increase; but some money funds alternative therapies that have been discredited.
In this study, researchers assessed a new tool designed to assess the well-being of cancer patients' informal caregivers.
A multicenter research team determined the incidence and type of fatal toxic effects associated with immune checkpoint inhibitors.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology hosted a roundtable to develop recommendations targeted at improving patients' out-of-pocket costs for clinical trial participation.
Comprehensive bipartisan package earmarks billions of dollars to fight opioid abuse in the United States
Researchers investigated the effectiveness of different communication approaches used in shared decision-making with cancer patients.
Endocrine Society Released Guidelines for Managing Endocrine Disorders in Childhood Cancer SurvivorsSeptember 20, 2018
Clinical guideline reviews the diagnosis and treatment of hypothalamic-pituitary and growth disorders that are often seen in survivors of childhood cancer.
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