A 20-year study found that patients with early-stage prostate cancer who have surgery to remove their tumor do not live longer than those who receive no treatment.
Features of hematoma can often be confused with those of melanoma.
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%.
Most routine coagulation tests can be reliably assessed in tubes stored for up to 8 hours.
Just as in nutrition, there are certified aromatherapists who can assist providers in helping their patients use essential oils safely.
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.
A transurethral resection of bladder tumor allows examination and determination of histology, depth of invasion, and involvement beyond the bladder.
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.
More cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year than of breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancers combined, and early detection is critical.
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.
One clinician took issue with the image published in a January 2016 Clinical Advisor article.
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.