[OncoTargets and Therapy] In this patient case, after 2 misdiagnoses and surgery, a diagnosis of spinal epidural DLBCL was made and the patient was treated with 6 cycles of R-CHOPE. The authors explain when to suspect PSEL in patients with spinal cord compression.
A closer look at the USPSTF’s recent update to its recommendations for risk assessment, genetic counseling, and genetic testing for BRCA1/2-related cancers.
Nurses at the forefront of telehealth practices share their views on how technology is expanding the reach of clinicians, improving cancer care for patients, and the barriers yet to be overcome.
[OncoTargets and Therapy] This systematic review and meta-analysis compared MWA and RFA in the treatment of minimally invasive liver cancer. Local tumor progression, technique efficacy, OS, DFS, intrahepatic de novo lesions, extrahepatic metastases, length of stay, and complications were analyzed.
A German study evaluated how site and type of cancer affects sexuality in adolescents and young adults.
What are some strategies for keeping up with ever-evolving health insurance policies?
[Breast Cancer: Targets and Therapy] A population-based case-control study explored whether the association between mammographic density as a risk factor for breast cancer differs across breast cancer tumor subtypes.
Patients with cancer will eventually have to cope with unique feelings of loss. The loss of their future life plans. Fernweh, a German that means farsickness, may explain those feelings.
Conditional survival may more accurately assess prognosis than traditional survival for patients with metastatic kidney cancer, but the metric is not without its caveats.
Immune checkpoint inhibitor therapies have improved survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancer, but they have also been linked to immune-related adverse events affecting various organs, including the lungs.
As oncologists welcome new chronic lymphocytic leukemia treatments, one researcher creates a scoring system to make the case for transplants.
[Cancer Management and Research] This retrospective study investigated the likelihood of CVD-related chronic conditions being diagnosed in survivors of nonmetastatic CRC and of effective management of these conditions over 12 months following CRC diagnosis.
A team of researchers sought to determine if BWH Tumor Classification System classified tumors more accurately than AJCC 8, and their sensitivity and specificity for predicting poor outcomes.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology released updates to their guidelines for thromboprophylaxis in patients with cancer.
A risk signature is not constant in a given patient over time—it is subject to change depending on a variety of factors.