App can cut both severity of advanced cancer patients' reported pain and hospital admissions.
Early screening may benefit those with dense breasts, personal/family history of breast cancer.
In September, health experts from around the globe gathered at the 2018 World Conference on Lung Cancer in Toronto. We compiled a list of 8 key findings presented at the event.
Immune checkpoint inhibitor pneumonitis is a potentially serious complication that may occur more in patients with lung cancer than previously suspected.
In men, overweight and even higher normal weight tied to increased risk.
Greatest shift to cancer as leading cause of death seen in highest-income counties in United States.
The approval was based on data from the KEYNOTE-224 study, a single-arm trial in patients with HCC who had disease progression on or after sorafenib or were intolerant to sorafenib; had measurable disease; and Child-Pugh class A liver impairment.
Second study shows no significant results for vitamin D supplementation vs placebo.
The findings of this study suggested that cancer is becoming the leading cause of death in the United States among higher-income counties.
Efforts needed in implementing routine assessments of needs, facilitating personalized referrals.
Nine in 10 women experience multiple symptoms prediagnosis; 8 in 10 of them consult a doctor.
Those who do see a cardiologist are more likely to fill anticoagulant prescription and have reduced risk for stroke.
To investigate the link between organic food consumption and cancer risk, study authors conducted a population-based prospective cohort study among French adults.
Patients in the real world setting were initiated at a lower dose and experienced fewer side effects than trial participants.
Among cancer survivors, illness perception may affect patient health-related quality of life and mortality.
Although ovarian cancer risk may be reduced with regular use of low-dose aspirin, the use of nonaspirin analgesics may increase the risk of ovarian cancer among long-term, high-quantity users.
Stool burden can be a particularly challenging aspect of colonoscopies, making potentially cancerous lesions easier to miss.
Progression free survival demonstrates poor-correlation with measures of health related quality of life in oncology trials.
The petition was submitted by a number of non-profit organizations including the Center for Science in the Public Interest and the Breast Cancer Fund.
Weight loss may indicate a cancer diagnosis in patients presenting in primary care, specifically when weight loss correlates to another cancer-related clinical feature.
At 6 months, rates for provoked, unprovoked, cancer-related VTE are 6.8, 6.92, 9.06 per 100 person-years.
Serving patients' specific needs, such as referral to socioeconomic support, can improve care.
No increased risk of cancer recurrence among RA patients initiating tumor necrosis factor inhibitor treatment.
Few differences between rural, urban patients in cancer outcomes with uniform access to cancer care.
The majority of patients with cancer who are being treated with World Health Organization Step III opioids were found to experience poor sleep quality, often due to pain.
For cancers associated with numerous copy number changes, it is difficult to assign disease classifiers and identify useful targets for drug development.
Ribociclib approved in combo with AI as endocrine tx for HR-positive, HER2-negative advanced breast CA.
The use of multiple sun protection measures was defined as the use of 2 or more of these measures more than 50% of the time when the individual was outdoors.
The Endocrine Society, European Society of Endocrinology, and Pediatric Endocrine Society issue guidelines for the management of hypothalamic-pituitary and growth disorders in childhood cancer survivors.
An analysis of population data on cancer incidence, survival, and mortality revealed that early interventions and improvements to treatments contributed to a 26% decline in cancer deaths from 1991 to 2015.