Observational study assessed the influence of patients' self-predictions for well-being after undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer with or without immediate breast reconstruction.
Phase 3 study sought to assess the associations between adjuvant therapy with VEGF-tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) and benefit, sex, and age in patients with resected renal cell cancer.
Investigators compared adjuvant gemcitabine plus cisplatin vs surveillance and subsequent chemotherapy if needed for patients who underwent nephron-ureterectomy for UTUC.
Researchers conducted a retrospective study of US patients with gastric cancer to determine what factors influenced the use of preoperative chemotherapy in this patient population.
Comparative Study of Clinical Efficacy Using Three-dimensional and Two-dimensional Laparoscopies in the Treatment of Distal Gastric CancerFebruary 02, 2018
[OncoTargets and Therapy] This study investigated the safety and feasibility of 3D laparoscopic-assisted radical gastrectomy for distal advanced gastric cancer vs 2D laparoscopic surgery, results of this study have shown.
Propensity score-matched study compared adjuvant radiotherapy with surveillance and early-salvage radiotherapy after prostatectomy in men with prostate cancer.
Data presented at the 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium compared overall survival with cytoreductive surgery (CRS) alone for patients with gastric cancer and peritoneal carcinomatosis vs treatment with HIPEC plus CRS.
Research presented at the 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium described benefits seen with RAMIE vs chemotherapy or chemoradiotherapy plus OTE for esophageal cancer.
A longitudinal study assessed psychological status of postoperative patients with breast cancer between adjuvant chemotherapy for anxiety and depression.
A reduced risk of squamous cell carcinoma, but not basal cell carcinoma, was observed for one year in at-risk individuals treated with fluorouracil.
The safety of breast implants has not been confirmed despite widespread use.
SBRT provides excellent local control and an adequate safety profile, but there is a lack of data comparing SBRT to resection among patients eligible for surgery.
A study from French researchers identified which people are the most likely to influence a breast cancer patient's decision whether to undergo breast reconstruction. These findings were presented at SABCS 2017.
A feasibility study involving 60 patients with bladder cancer sought to determine if preoperative vigorous cardiovascular activity would improve postsurgical outcomes.
Results of this randomized, phase 3 study comparing oral gefitinib with IV vinorelbine plus cisplatin revealed the effect of these regimens on disease-free survival in patients with exon 19 deletion or exon Leu585Arg NSCLC.
Researchers investigated the incidence of lymphedema on patients with breast cancer treated with TAC after axillary lymph node dissection (ALND), with or without radiotherapy, and its impact on quality of life for patients.
From 2009 to 2014, increases for all age groups, especially for women aged 65 years and older
Investigators surveyed more than 3000 patients with breast cancer and found that disruptions to employment and work stoppage were greater in those who underwent more aggressive treatment options.
Tool incorporates the relative contribution of tumor stage and lymph node involvement.
Patients with head and neck cancer treated at hospitals attaining the combined metric of a 90 percent or higher negative margin rate and 80% percent of cases achieving a LNY of 18 or more experienced a significant reduction in mortality.
This fact sheet examines methods of breast reconstruction for patients with breast cancer and treatment implications after surgery.
Results of a retrospective single-center study showed that response to rituximab vs splenectomy as second-line therapy for steroid-refractory ITP was not significantly different between the 2 treatments.
Oncological Safety and Cosmetic Outcomes in Oncoplastic Breast Conservation Surgery, a Review of the Best Level of Evidence LiteratureSeptember 08, 2017
[Breast Cancer: Targets and Therapy] This review examines oncological safety in oncoplastic breast conservation surgery, local recurrence and patient outcome, postoperative complications, and cosmetic outcomes.
An association was found between low PNI/high CAR levels and poor outcomes in operable pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, even in patients who undergo curative resection.
Although use of medical co-management and rehabilitation services increasing for older patients with kidney cancer, consultation remains sparse for those undergoing surgery.
Results of a recent study demonstrated overall survival was better among women who underwent breast-conserving surgery vs mastectomy. Furthermore, best overall survival was achieved with adjuvant radiotherapy in the former group and systemic therapy in the latter group.
A study finds that report that overall outcomes and prognosis have significantly improved over time for women aged 40 years and younger with breast cancer who undergo breast conserving surgery, and the procedure should be recommended to these patients.
Partial-breast and reduced-dose radiotherapy was found to be noninferior in preventing local relapse compared with whole-breast radiation therapy in patients with early stage breast cancer with a lower-than-average risk of relapse.
Many women with breast cancer with genetic variants of uncertain significance (VUS) undergo testing and bilateral mastectomy without receiving genetic counseling.
Meta-analysis of data from more than 50 studies reaffirms that vasectomy is not associated with increased risk of prostate cancer.
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