Three risk factors were found to be predictive of infectious complications in older patients with gastric cancer undergoing surgical resection.
Survey results show that parents are in agreement with their adolescents with cancer regarding some concerns but not all.
So far, prostate cancer immunotherapy has shown only modest benefits. To greatly improve outcomes, immunotherapy will need to be combined with other treatments, according to the authors of a recent review.
[OncoTargets and Therapy] Researchers outline promising findings for the use of polatuzumab vedotin for patients with relapsed/refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and follicular lymphoma.
Researchers examine how far follicular lymphoma treatment has come, what limitations still remain, and where the management of the disease is headed.
Communication breakdowns associated with a loss of hearing can potentially impact older patients’ adherence to treatment plans.
Putting information in the cloud can be a good move for a physician’s practice — but only if done well.
COVID-19 has brought unprecedented stress to society at large and perhaps most of all to frontline healthcare teams in a variety of settings. We spoke to an expert about teamwork during such trying times.
[OncoTargets and Therapy] While multimodal treatment can be curative in select cases of r/r pediatric sarcoma, treatment refractoriness remains a tremendous hurdle for clinicians.
Because primary pancreatic lymphoma is a rare disease, optimal diagnostic and therapeutic protocols have not yet been established.
In addition to being common yet serious diseases, both cancer and fibromyalgia bring a high burden of physical pain and negative effects on mental health.
The consensus guideline, drafted by an ASTRO-convened expert task force, offers recommendations about radiotherapy, including brachytherapy, and chemoradiation, in different stage-of-disease and treatment-strategy settings.
[Cancer Management and Research] A retrospective review of 30 patients who underwent resection of spinal tumor caused by metastatic SCLC demonstrated that surgery was critical to improving patients QOL and performance status.
Combining PSA density with prostate MRI findings improves the predictive performance of PI-RADS in men without a prior prostate cancer diagnosis.
To build resiliency while facing the challenges of COVID-19, nurses should keep this variation of an old adage close to heart: “Treat yourself as you treat others.”