Cancer deaths attributed to cigarette smoking are common among the Southern states.
Exercise may not only prevent cancer from developing, but it may also reduce the risk of death after cancer is diagnosed.
Screening for pain at every visit is recommended, and management and treatment options are specified.
Patients previously treated for HCC have a high risk of tumor recurrence in the long term.
The rates of many cancers increase in in HIV positive individuals.
Learn about nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome, including how to diagnose and manage this genetic condition.
A low-dose aspirin regimen was associated with a 3% lower risk of cancer overall.
Families of patients who receive aggressive end-of-life medical care do not perceive the care as high-quality.
In patients with first unprovoked venous thromboembolism, adding CT to limited cancer screening may not lead to statistically higher rate of cancer detectionFebruary 02, 2016
Unprovoked venous thromboembolism has been associated with the presence of occult malignancies.
According to a study published in Neurology, people who survived cancer and stroke in childhood have a doubled risk of a second stroke.
Recent studies show that nivolumab was associated with increased overall survival rate when compared to docetaxel in patients with advanced squamous cell non-small cell lung cancer.
The USPSTF recommends low-dose aspirin for certain adults aged 50 to 69 years.
The CDC reports that screening rates for colorectal, breast, and cervical cancer have dropped in recent years.
Patients with cancer and HIV are have elevated mortality rates for many cancers, including pancreatic, lung, and melanoma.
Patients with life-limiting illnesses often take statins, and discontinuing these can increase quality of life.
Methylsulfonylmethane may help treat osteoarthritis and may eventually create a way to detect melanoma.
Spending a long time during the day sitting increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and death.
Pioglitazone was not linked to bladder cancer in an extensive analysis.
Consumers becoming more involved in do-it-yourself genetic testing need primary-care clinicians to put the results into context for them.
Screening mammography identified a majority of high-risk lesions and reduced a patient's chances of undergoing chemotherapy.
Reducing tobacco use, alcohol consumption, obesity, high glucose levels, hypertension and salt intake could prevent 37 million deaths worldwide.
A small percentage of PCPs report providing follow-up care information for cancer patients.
The FDA has granted accelerated approval to Zykadia (ceritinib) in patients with metastatic ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer who have progressed on or are intolerant to crizotinib.
Most oropharyngeal cancers diagnosed in the U.S. between 1995 and 2005 tested positive for HPV.
A clinician finds herself culpable after agreeing to an unorthodox arrangement with a patient.
Patients should be encouraged to read up on their health, but make sure they are using reputable sources.
Primary-care practitioner beliefs about prostate-cancer screening account for much of the variability in the use of an informed-decision-making process.
Parametric empirical Bayes algorithm uses yearly CA125 levels and can identify cancer months earlier than ST rule.
Prostate cancer, thyroid cancer and multiple myeloma were more common among World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers in 2007-2008 compared with the general population.
The FDA has approved ponatinib to treat chronic myeloid leukemia and Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia.