Expanded testing could increase detection of carriers for BRCA1/2, mutations in other predisposition genes.
Fecal immunochemical tests have proven to be an effective, noninvasive approach to detect later-stage colorectal cancer; however, questions remain regarding their ability to consistently identify early-stage cancers.
12.5 percent of those meeting USPSTF recommendations for low-dose CT had screening exam in past year.
No significant reductions found in 8-year breast cancer mortality for continuing vs stopping screening.
Medical and ethical considerations of fertility preservation in children with cancer are addressed in a clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Odds of reporting cancer diagnosis increased for those with 10 or more lifetime sexual partners
The ROW risk calculator makes its predictions based on age, comorbidities, functional status, tumor characteristics, and use of radiotherapy.
J Clin Med Res. 2019;11(4):247-255.
Quality of life in patients receiving netupitant/palonosetron chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting.
Many breast cancer drugs approved in the United States may lack substantial clinical benefit, particularly in the palliative setting.
Researchers analyzed the association between baseline metabolic syndrome components and survival outcomes in women diagnosed with TNBC.
A review of the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program defined the symptom profile of patients with breast cancer who sought to use medical marijuana.
More patients living with metastatic breast cancer reportedly would be willing to participate in clinical trials if some changes were made.
In the general population, BRCA1, BRCA2, PALB2, and ATM mutations were linked to a significant increased risk of breast cancer.
Estrogen alone and estrogen plus progestin appeared to have “opposite effects” on risk of breast cancer and death among postmenopausal women.
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.
Increase in screening rates in quarters 3, 4 of 2018 vs quarter 1; no change for people in their 50s.