Oncology Information Center
Pembrolizumab linked to significantly longer recurrence-free survival at 15-month follow-up
Advanced Ovarian Cancer Survival Rates Longer After Primary Cytoreductive Surgery Compared With Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
Researchers found a superior survival rate in patients who received primary cytoreductive surgery as opposed to neoadjuvant chemotherapy for stage IIIC and IV high-grade serous ovarian carcinoma.
The FDA has approved Rubraca, a poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitor, to treat patients with epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer.
Genetic mutations assays using PapSEEK may facilitate the detection of certain cancers using fluids from Pap tests.
Vigil immunotherapy is possible for women with recurrent ovarian cancer and PARP 7 may impact ovarian cancer survival, according to two studies presented in New Orleans.
Prostate cancer was diagnosed more frequently in men who underwent single prostate-specific antigen screening than in those who did not, but mortality was unaffected.
Does weak evidence drive the NCCN recommendations of FDA-approved drugs?
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.
Consensus regarding mammography screening varies, and conflicting guidelines from medical organizations can cause confusion for patients and providers.
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?