Patients with colon cancer who adhere to ACS guidelines have may have an increased survival rate.
Pembrolizumab linked to significantly longer recurrence-free survival at 15-month follow-up
Advanced Ovarian Cancer Survival Rates Longer After Primary Cytoreductive Surgery Compared With Neoadjuvant ChemotherapyApril 12, 2018
Researchers found a superior survival rate in patients who received primary cytoreductive surgery as opposed to neoadjuvant chemotherapy for stage IIIC and IV high-grade serous ovarian carcinoma.
The FDA has approved Rubraca, a poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitor, to treat patients with epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer.
Genetic mutations assays using PapSEEK may facilitate the detection of certain cancers using fluids from Pap tests.
Vigil immunotherapy is possible for women with recurrent ovarian cancer and PARP 7 may impact ovarian cancer survival, according to two studies presented in New Orleans.
Prostate cancer was diagnosed more frequently in men who underwent single prostate-specific antigen screening than in those who did not, but mortality was unaffected.
Does weak evidence drive the NCCN recommendations of FDA-approved drugs?
Improving colorectal cancer screening rates among lower-income populations requires addressing structural, personal, and health care system barriers.
The use of the Mobile Patient Technology for Health-CRC (mPATH-CRC) digital health program doubles the proportion of patients who completed colorectal cancer (CRC) screening.
School attendance or daycare for immunosuppressed pediatric cancer patients remains a topic of uncertainty for many clinicians.
Colonoscopy is associated with significant reductions in colorectal cancer mortality among veterans and with greater benefit for left-sided cancer than right-sided cancer.
Implementing mental health services early on in pediatric oncology patients has significant benefits, as managing such distress before symptom severity worsens creates better short- and long-term outcomes.
A 64-year-old woman who was recently diagnosed with colorectal cancer is brought to the emergency department with substernal chest pain and shortness of breath.
A higher concentration of plasma vitamin D is correlated with a decreased risk of total cancer.
For men with metastatic prostate cancer, aggressive therapy has no significant advantage over conservative androgen deprivation only treatments.
For patients with ovarian cancer taking pegylated liposomal doxorubicin who have hand-foot syndrome, frozen gloves and socks is a safe method of treatment.
The disease allele may be passed from affected grandmother to granddaughter through the father's inherited genes.
Cancer history has an important impact on mortality independent of cardiovascular risk factors.
An increased consumption of processed foods by 10% was associated with more than 10% increased risk for overall and breast cancers.
The use of oral contraceptives did not reduce the risks of breast cancer or colorectal cancer.
Past epidemiological investigations resulted in inconsistent reports on the affiliation between antidepressants and the risk of ovarian cancer.
Primary gastrinomas of the hepatobiliary tract may occur in patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndromeFebruary 15, 2018
Lymph nodes proximal to hepatic or biliary gastrinomas will likely require extraction as many in the surround region will have metastasized.
The USPSTF has issued an updated recommendation statement on ovarian cancer screening.
The addition of HIPEC resulted in longer recurrence-free and overall survival among patients with ovarian cancer.
Polygenic hazard scores were developed to help predict the age of onset of prostate cancer.
A multi-analyte blood test, CancerSEEK, can detect 8 common cancer types, with high sensitivity and specificity.
Both patients with and without BRCA mutations have comparable survival rates.
For women who work night shifts, breast cancer risks increase by 3.3% for every 5 years of work.
Breast cancer diagnosis is higher among women who currently use or recently used contemporary hormonal contraceptives than among women who have never used hormonal contraceptives.