The USPSTF states that the harms of screening for ovarian cancer in asymptomatic women outweigh the benefits.
Breast cancer risk is increased with a larger number of first- and second-degree relatives diagnosed as having breast cancer for both BRCA1/BRCA2 carriers.
The researchers found that the average survival after surgery for those receiving capecitabine was longer compared with those who only had surgery.
Drinking the equivalent of a small glass of wine or beer a day increases pre-menopausal breast cancer risk by 5% and post-menopausal breast cancer risk by 9%.
Developing breast cancer was associated inversely with taking 3 or more tablets of low-dose aspirin per week.
The guideline will help clinicians determine the appropriate treatment of patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer.
A woman who is in generally good health presents with a visibly enlarged abdomen with left-sided dominance and increased pelvic pressure that had worsened.
Excess weight could influence the risk of of gastrointestinal cancers by altering insulin levels and promoting inflammation.
Exercise may not only prevent cancer from developing, but it may also reduce the risk of death after cancer is diagnosed.
Women presenting with new-onset heavy menstrual bleeding plus thrombocytopenia or pancytopenia should be evaulatued for a possible hematologic malignancy.
One-third of cases may be avoided if patients maintained a healthy weight and limited alcohol consumption.
Nearly 70% of participants who self-administered acupressure therapy experienced improved levels of fatigue.
The USPSTF has released a recommendation statement regarding screening adults for colorectal cancer.
As breast cancer survivorship increases, NPs have taken on long-term patient care.
Multi-level interventions can effectively increase rates of colon cancer screening in a primary care setting.
Extending adjuvant aromatase inhibitor treatment can decrease disease recurrence and increase survival in breast cancer patients.
A clinical practice guideline offers recommendations on the best course of treatment for patients with potentially treatable pancreatic cancer.
Fruit intake in adolescence may be associated with decreased breast cancer rates in adulthood.
Median overall survival was 11.9 months in patients receiving gemcitabine plus erlotinib.
Direct-acting antivirals pose challenges in patients with hepatitis C and prior hepatocellular carcinoma
The rates of many cancers increase in in HIV positive individuals.
The combination of tomosynthesis and digital mammography screening may benefit women with heterogeneously dense breasts.
The new vaccine protects against 9 types of HPV and 5 cancer-causing strains.
50% of women studied met the American Cancer Society requirements for early mammography screening.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology has released its recommendations to help improve rates of HPV vaccination worldwide.
A low-dose aspirin regimen was associated with a 3% lower risk of cancer overall.
Contaminated water leads to high rates of birth defects, thyroid cancer, and spontaneous abortions.
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.
Primary care clinicians should be proficient at assessing the potential for hereditary breast cancer risk in their patients.