Oncology Information Center
The USPSTF recommends risk-reducing medications for women at high risk for breast cancer who are at low risk for adverse events, but medications are not recommended for routine use.
Incidence of intraoperative, postoperative complications lower in resectable esophageal cancer.
Patients with a cancer diagnosis have an increased risk for suicide during the first year after their diagnosis compared with the general population, with higher suicide rates for cancers with a poor prognosis.
A psychoeducational intervention does not improve anxiety or body image but is still considered important among women with breast cancer.
Risk for proximal cancers low among patients without broad-definition anemia and/or abdominal mass.
Compared with unscreened individuals, a colonoscopy with normal findings may be linked to lower risk of colorectal cancer deaths for more than 12 years.
Risk increased for papillary RCC but not clear-cell RCC; risk for upper tract urothelial carcinoma increased.
Transplanting fecal bacteria from healthy donors might prove to be effective in resolving cancer immunotherapy-triggered colitis, a pair of case reports has suggested.
The European Medicine Agency has reported that there may be an association between long-term lithium use and reports of both renal tumors and thyroid cancer.
A transurethral resection of bladder tumor allows examination and determination of histology, depth of invasion, and involvement beyond the bladder.
Cases of prostate biopsies resulting in the spread of cancerous cells are rare.
NPs and PAs involved with oncology teams should support multimodal prehabilitation for cancer patients to help ease the transition to oncology.
What is the likelihood of HPV-caused cervical cancer recurrence after loop electrosurgical excision procedure?
Has any research been conducted to determine whether the incidence of various types of skin cancer is greater in people who fly for a living compared with the general public?
Are certain oral contraceptive pills better for women with a family history of breast cancer?
How would you proceed with a 64-year-old woman who has complex endometrial hyperplasia and secretory changes?
How do I know which radiologic tests to choose when evaluating abdominal pain?
Should a man with a positive fecal occult blood test and a normal colonscopy without GI symptoms be referred to a gastroenterologist?
When reviewing Pap smear results with absent endocervical cells, what is the recommended next step?
The number of neutrophils and lymphocytes in a blood count can determine if a condition is viral or bacterial.
Even if they are not cost-effective, routine ultrasounds for women with dense breasts are still important.
A simple way to achieve oral cryotherapy to immediately relieve acutely painful symptoms.
Could a patient's anterior thigh pain signify osteosarcoma?