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.
In this retrospective study, researchers sought to determine the survival impact of reductions in total cumulative dose and early vs late dose reductions of third-generation adjuvant chemotherapy regimens in patients with early-stage breast cancer.
Partial response or better observed in 26% of patients receiving oral selinexor-dexamethasone.
Study concludes that few of the associated risk factors are modifiable and that clinicians should stress possible outcomes related to urinary dysfunction prior to patients receiving treatment for rectal cancer.
Inverse link is dose-dependent; lowest 10-year HCC risk seen with 600 or more lipophilic statin cDDDs.
Large study shows particular increase in the 50- to 64-year-old age group from 2000 to 2016.
The results of a retrospective study published in Resuscitation suggest that post-resuscitation interventions are less aggressive following in-hospital cardiac arrest for patients with cancer compared with individuals without a history of cancer. Although there is evidence that the clinical outcomes of patients experiencing in-hospital cardiac arrest, as well as of patients with cancer in general,…
Findings from prospective cohort study of sisters or half-sisters of women diagnosed with breast cancer.
Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy boosts a patient’s own immune cells.
Working group reviewed bone complications to form recommendations for management of bone health.
Investigators analyzed the link among maternal obesity, newborn size, and development of childhood cancer.
Cutaneous SCC risk reduced for highest vs lowest quintile of vitamin A, retinol, some carotenoids.
Continuous increase in risk of pancreatic cancer with elevating fasting glucose, even within normal range.
Whether meeting conflicted with child care responsibilities was important factor for women.
Agency says unproven claims about CBD products could lead consumers to delay medical care.
Increased incidences found for lymphoma, lung cancer (in male patients), and cervical cancer.