Cancer News

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

Many Elderly Oncology Patients Taking Alternative Medicines

Aug 30, 2015

Associated with polypharmacy, vision impairment, and urologic comorbidities

Higher Frequency of BRCA Mutations Seen in Black Women

Aug 30, 2015

In study of those under 50 with invasive form of disease, 12 percent had BRCA1, BRCA2 mutations

Foot Site Independent Risk Factor for Melanoma Outcome

Aug 30, 2015

Negative independent prognostic factor for disease-specific survival and disease-free interval

Longer Colonoscopy Withdrawal Time May Cut Cancer Risk

Sep 5, 2015

Viewing time of less than six minutes linked to higher cancer rates

Daratumumab Monotherapy Promising for Multiple Myeloma

Aug 27, 2015

Findings in a phase 1-2 study of patients with relapsed myeloma or relapsed/refractory myeloma


Webucation: Cancer Prevention: The Basics
by Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
February 16, 2015

Is Ayurveda the Answer to Women’s Health Issues?
by The 4Wholeness Team
September 01, 2015