Hematology/Oncology Information Center
Families of patients who receive aggressive end-of-life medical care do not perceive the care as high-quality.
The ACP has released clinical guidelines for the evaluation of hematuria and referral practices.
Nearly 15% of colorectal cancer patients were diagnosed before age 50.
Using powder makeup containing talc may increase the risk of ovarian cancer.
Activity trackers may help transfusion-dependent patients estimate hemoglobin levels.
Performing skin checks during other procedures can identify abnormalities that would otherwise be overlooked.
Exercise may not only prevent cancer from developing, but it may also reduce the risk of death after cancer is diagnosed.
More cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year than of breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancers combined, and early detection is critical.
A transurethral resection of bladder tumor allows examination and determination of histology, depth of invasion, and involvement beyond the bladder.
Cases of prostate biopsies resulting in the spread of cancerous cells are rare.
NPs and PAs involved with oncology teams should support multimodal prehabilitation for cancer patients to help ease the transition to oncology.
The number of neutrophils and lymphocytes in a blood count can determine if a condition is viral or bacterial.
Even if they are not cost-effective, routine ultrasounds for women with dense breasts are still important.
A simple way to achieve oral cryotherapy to immediately relieve acutely painful symptoms.