Lorcaserin may potentially increase the risk of cancer, according to results from a clinical trial assessing the safety of the weight loss agent.
Risk for coronary artery disease significantly decreased for survivors with diagnosis in 80s, 90s vs 70s.
Women largely do not know breast density ups risk for breast cancer even in US states with notification.
Early-onset gastric cancer linked to higher grade, signet-ring cells, diffuse histology, metastatic disease.
A strong influence of progestogens used before menopause on melanoma risk was not supported by novel study results, nor do they support a phototoxic effect of progestogens in melanoma risk.
Increase in screening rates in quarters 3, 4 of 2018 vs quarter 1; no change for people in their 50s.
Risk increased for colon cancer 10 to 14 years after surgery; no increase in risk found for rectal cancer.
Aspirin use 3 or more times per week tied to reduced all-cause, cancer, GI cancer, CRC mortality.
Testosterone replacement is associated with an improvement in body composition among younger male cancer survivors with low-normal morning total serum testosterone.
Current US Preventive Services Task Force guidelines are not applicable to most women at risk for lung cancer.
Risk for gastric cancer tied to H pylori infection higher in blacks, Asians, Hispanics/Latinos.
Global burdens of colorectal, pancreatic, stomach cancers and inflammatory bowel disease examined.
Screening rates are insufficient to reduce cervical cancer incidence.
In 60-year follow-up, significantly lower lung cancer rates seen for those with childhood BCG vaccination.
From 2006 to 2015, melanoma rates increased among adults ≥40 years, decreased in younger populations.
More than 20% of those with family history of cancer had childhood asthma.
And elevated CA125 indicates higher risk for other cancers, especially in women aged ≥50 years.
Major US cities are expected to have a shortage of oncologists.
For individuals with obesity, bariatric surgery is associated with a reduced risk for skin cancer, including melanoma.
In patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, anemia is associated with the development of diabetic retinopathy.