Cancer News


Social Distress ID'd in Minority of Colorectal Cancer Survivors

Sep 5, 2015

Strongest predictor of social distress is having three or more long-term conditions


Irreversible Electroporation Promising in Pancreatic Cancer

Sep 4, 2015

Study found procedure improved survival for people with stage III disease


E-Cigarette Use Cuts Tobacco Smoke Toxicant Exposure

Sep 4, 2015

Decrease in toxicant exposure for those who quit smoking and for dual users


Scope of Lymphadenectomy Not Tied to Esophageal CA Survival

Sep 4, 2015

Extent of lymphadenectomy during surgery for esophageal cancer doesn't influence 5-year survival


Histologic Regression Tied to Lower Odds of SLN Positivity

Sep 4, 2015

For patients with melanoma, regression linked to lower likelihood of sentinel lymph node positivity


Agent Orange Tied to MGUS in Vietnam Vets

Sep 5, 2015

Exposed veterans have higher rates of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance


Addition of Glitazone to Chemo May Help Treat CML

Sep 3, 2015

Combining glitazones with standard treatment improved survival in small study


Long-Term Remissions of CLL in First Personalized Cell Tx Trial

Sep 3, 2015

T cells reprogrammed to contain chimeric antigen receptor targeting CD19 protein on B cells


More Male Breast CA Patients Having Both Breasts Removed

Sep 3, 2015

Trend mirrors the one seen in women, researchers say


FDA Approves Varubi for Chemo-Induced Nausea, Vomiting

Sep 5, 2015

For prevention of the delayed phase of nausea, vomiting caused by chemotherapy


Mushroom Powder Shows Potential in Prostate Cancer

Sep 5, 2015

Reduction in prostate-specific antigen level in some patients with biochemical recurrence


Early Exposure to Secondhand Smoke May Up A-Fib Risk Later

Sep 2, 2015

Effect strongest for those without other risk factors, but more study needed


Older Cancer Patients Heavily Use Health Care Services

Sep 2, 2015

Regardless of chemo intensity, palliative care, hospice rarely used with acute myeloid leukemia


Genomic Sequencing Benefits Some Childhood Cancer Patients

Sep 5, 2015

Benefits seen for some children and young adults with relapsed or refractory cancer


CDC: Smoking Rate Falls to 15.2 Percent in the United States

Sep 5, 2015

Higher tobacco taxes, tough messages contributing to decline


August 2015 Briefing - Hematology & Oncology

Sep 5, 2015


Endoscopic Evaluation Advised in Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Sep 1, 2015

Report of elderly man with mantle cell lymphoma in addition to diffuse large B-cell lymphoma


Ultrasound, MRI Comparable for Cervical Cancer Staging

Sep 5, 2015

Transvaginal sonography, a feasible and economic imaging modality


Continuous Therapy Improves Survival in Multiple Myeloma

Aug 31, 2015

Benefit seen in progression-free, overall survival compared with fixed duration of therapy


Physicians' Peers Influence Use of New Cancer Tx Modalities

Aug 31, 2015

Exposure to peers who were early adopters of brachytherapy associated with increased use