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.
Dietary fiber and yogurt consumption are associated with a reduced risk for lung cancer.
Overall cancer mortality and mortality for liver, esophageal, pancreatic cancer up with severe psoriasis.
Current guidelines recommend 5 weeks of postoperative prophylactic anticoagulation, but a new study suggests the duration of this treatment ought to be extended.
Higher rates reported for lung, liver, kidney, colorectal, and stomach cancers vs whites.
Uncontained uterine power morcellation tied to higher mortality in women with undetected uterine cancer.
Correlation moderately attenuated after adjustment for health and ovarian cancer risk factors.
In 2018, adolescent vaccination coverage in the United States continued to improve for meningococcal and HPV vaccines and remains high for tetanus and reduced diphtheria toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine.
Men who undergo assisted reproduction have higher risk for prostate cancer, early-onset disease.
Recommendations were developed and graded in accordance with the ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines and subjected to an anonymous peer-review process.
An evaluation of patient education materials on chemotherapy for breast cancer revealed that many do not meet NIH recommendations.
Cancer diagnosis is less likely in patients not attending referral appointments for suspected cancer, but these patients have worse early mortality outcomes than attending patients
Risk higher for older age, Ashkenazi descent, genetic mutations, and personal, first-degree family history.
Use of menopausal hormonal therapy for 5 years around the start of menopause may be associated with increased risk for breast cancer.
The US Preventive Services Task Force has issued final recommendations on the use of medications for primary prevention of breast cancer.
Elderly patients with HIV who have cancer, and specifically breast and prostate cancer, may have worse outcomes when compared with elderly patients without HIV with cancer.
Regional variation considerable, with more than threefold variation between regions with highest, lowest use.