Women in low-income populations may be at a higher risk of breast cancer mortality due to access barriers. How has COVID-19 affected their ability to get breast cancer screenings?
The delay in clip placement was associated with significant anxiety among the patients who were interviewed.
This meta-analysis was conducted on data from 4 clinical trials including more than 7000 women with ER+ breast cancer.
An analysis of a cohort of patients from the MONALEESA-2 trial sought to determine the efficacy of adding ribociclib to letrozole for HR+/HER2- breast cancer.
A prospective study sought to determine the significance of race on the risk of developing lymphedema and disease severity in women with breast cancer.
Higher distress was seen in those with employment impact during the pandemic (adjusted odds ratio [aOR], 2.16) and hematologic malignancy.
A meta-analysis suggests that patients with cancer may be twice as likely as non-cancer patients to have a breakthrough infection after being fully vaccinated.
Approximately 5% to 10% of shift workers, including many health care professionals, have shift work disorder, a circadian sleep-wake cycle disorder defined by poor quality sleep.
November and December 2021 FDA drug approvals include treatments for hepatitis B, achondroplasia, cancer, and polycythemia vera.
Multiple analyses have shown that concurrent use of cannabis products with immune checkpoint inhibitors is associated with reduced treatment efficacy.
A study of patients with localized prostate cancer showed that 13% reported treatment-related regret.
Overall survival longer with secondary cytoreductive surgery followed by platinum-based chemotherapy vs chemotherapy alone.
Breast cancer stage strongly linked to development of AF; new-onset AF after breast cancer diagnosis linked to increased cardiovascular mortality.
Researchers conducted a study to determine the effect of a national human papillomavirus (HPV) immunization program on the incidence of cervical cancer and grade 3 cervical intraepithelial neoplasia among young women in England.
Risk varies by age at diagnosis, decade of diagnosis, and type of breast cancer.
A 72-year-old woman with a history of lung cancer and hypertension presents to the emergency department with diarrhea, which has persisted for 1 to 2 weeks, and darkening of her right lower limb. What is your diagnosis?
Breast cancer remains the second most common cancer among women in the United States. Early screening and diagnosis is one of the ways to reduce the mortality rate.
In a study of end-of-life care for children with cancer, healthcare resource use measures were seen as less important than were patient-reported outcomes.
Dermatoses of the skin, and their relevance to the early detection of many systemic forms of cancer, are reviewed.
Researchers report on their implementation of a mobile-health tool for monitoring symptoms of treatment toxicity.