February is American Heart Month, and patients who have been diagnosed with cancer are part of a group that is uniquely vulnerable to cardiovascular disease. What risk factors should these patients know about for fatal heart disease?
Vitamin D is a biomarker of interest in the pancreatic cancer setting.
Breast cancer risk in women with type 2 diabetes may be influenced by long-term metformin use, according to recent study results.
Concomitant treatment of common comorbidities of HS, including anxiety and depression, metabolic syndrome, and smoking, may improve treatment outcomes.
Retrospective study of more than 32,000 veterans sought to determine the incidence, management, and mortality of men with prostate cancer who experience depression.
Patients may neglect their skin health when the weather gets cold, but they remain at risk of damaging their skin and developing cancer in the winter, too. What winter-specific risk factors can clinicians discuss with patients?
In all states, alcohol consumption accounts for a large proportion of incident cancer cases and cancer deaths.
The American Cancer Society’s annual report approximates the new cancer diagnoses and deaths expected in 2021 and identifies impactful patterns in oncology care.
A 21-year-old woman presents with a complaint of continued iron deficiency despite treatment with oral iron supplementation.
Patients with cancer who receive intense smoking cessation treatment are compared with patients who receive standard treatment to analyze the intervention’s impact on the likelihood of quitting smoking.
The sensitivity of reflectance confocal microscopy is evaluated in the context of basal cell carcinoma diagnosis.
In 2018, the FDA granted accelerated approval to Opdivo for SCLC based on data from the phase 1/2 CheckMate -032 trial.
Smoking is consistently seen as a risk for various cancers, and in recent years it has been connected to colorectal cancer in particular.
New mammogram-based risk measures based on brightness and texture improve breast cancer risk prediction beyond an established measure of mammographic density.
Oral contraceptives have a lasting protective effect against ovarian and endometrial cancer, according to a new study.
Among people with skin of color, ultraviolet light exposure may not be an important risk factor for melanoma.
Higher proportions of patients in the low to middle income brackets were diagnosed with localized renal cell carcinoma in states allowing Medicaid expansion.
This study examined bladder cancer that developed after radiation for any cancer potentially affecting the organ, not just prostate cancer.
Use of computed tomography and bone scans in low-risk prostate cancer cases has been in decline, but doctors continue to order these imaging modalities despite professional guidelines that do not recommend such use.
Several previously FDA-approved medicines were approved for additional uses in November 2020.