In a small study, 1 in 3 prostate cancer patients who underwent salvage robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy following partial ablation with high-intensity focused ultrasound required adjuvant radiation or androgen deprivation therapy within 12 months.
In this study, the cutoff for biochemical adherence/nonadherence was a serum tamoxifen level of 60 ng/mL.
The administration of cedazuridine with decitabine prevents the degradation of decitabine by CDA in the gastrointestinal tract and liver increasing its systemic exposure.
In a study of men on active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer, multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging by itself missed about one-fifth of men who had pathologic upgrading on subsequent biopsies.
Continuously-modified 4R care sequencing templates incorporating patient navigator learning was described as a means of facilitating breast cancer care delivery.
Among patients with renal cell carcinoma, those on hemodialysis have a 5 times higher risk of dying from the cancer than those not on dialysis, a study found.
Long-term survivors of childhood cancers with exercise intolerance may have emotional distress, less social role achievement, and worse HRQOL.
Hand sanitizers containing methanol, or wood alcohol, present a danger to individuals as the substance can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or life-threatening if ingested.
Matched cohort study showed risk greatest for those with primary myelofibrosis, but still high for those with polycythemia vera and essential thrombocythemia.
Use of a gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist is associated with lower risks for death than GnRH agonists, a systematic review and meta-analysis found.
AALL0434, one of the largest prospective studies of T-LL, resulted in successful disease-free and overall survival outcomes.
Flow cytometry may provide an efficient, sensitive, and specific tool for the differential diagnosis of breast implant–associated ALCL, but a cell block may be able to answer additional questions about the disease.
Although most centers reported having psychologists on staff, their roles varied in hours worked, faculty vs staff appointment, and patient interaction time.
The trajectory of follow-up care for women undergoing a failed endometrial biopsy has been largely unexplored.
Helsinn and MEI Pharma have discontinued a phase 3 study evaluating pracinostat, in combination with azacitidine, for frontline treatment of older patients with acute myeloid leukemia.
Vitamin D may be used to reduce the risk of immune checkpoint inhibitor-related colitis, as well as ulcerative colitis and graft-vs-host disease.
An analysis of more than 300 patients with hematologic cancer found that cognitive impairment had a negative effect on outcomes, whereas age and IADLs did not.
Upon starting methotrexate treatment, LDH and albumin levels may be signals for AKIs in patients with hematologic malignancies.
Patients with cancer and COVID-19 had high rates of hospitalization and/or respiratory illness, particularly among those taking immunotherapy or those older than 65 years.
Confirmatory biopsy with MRI guidance provides a more accurate risk assessment than a conventional transrectal ultrasound confirmatory biopsy, according to researchers.