Oncology Information Center
Higher Levels of Anti-CA15.3 and Anti-CA125 Linked to Increased Risk for Mucinous Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
Researchers used the EPIC Cohort to identify whether anti-CA125 and anti-CA15.3 antibodies alone or in combination with antigens may determine epithelial ovarian cancer risk.
Among cancer survivors, illness perception may affect patient health-related quality of life and mortality.
Although ovarian cancer risk may be reduced with regular use of low-dose aspirin, the use of nonaspirin analgesics may increase the risk of ovarian cancer among long-term, high-quantity users.
The petition was submitted by a number of non-profit organizations including the Center for Science in the Public Interest and the Breast Cancer Fund.
Weight loss may indicate a cancer diagnosis in patients presenting in primary care, specifically when weight loss correlates to another cancer-related clinical feature.
82 percent of variant carriers identified in exome sequencing had not undergone prior testing.
Women with ovarian or endometrial cancer who adhere to a ketogenic diet may benefit from a selective loss of fat mass and a reduction in fasting serum insulin, while still retaining lean mass.
Although endocrine therapy following surgery is recommended for HR-positive/HER2-negative, axillary node-negative breast cancers, the value of adjuvant chemotherapy in the setting of moderate risk is unclear.
A 64-year-old woman who was recently diagnosed with colorectal cancer is brought to the emergency department with substernal chest pain and shortness of breath.
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.
Excess fat around the gluteal region can make performing digital rectal exams in obese patients difficult. How can this challenge be overcome?
Could a patient's anterior thigh pain signify osteosarcoma?