Focus Needed in Palliative Care

Two years after ASCO recommended an earlier integration of palliative care in standard cancer care, more work remains to be done.

Purixan®

This slideshow reviews drug information for PURIXAN® (mercaptopurine [6-MP] oral suspension), indicated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Topical Gel for Preventive Breast Cancer Therapy

A topical gel containing an active metabolite of tamoxifen suppressed cell proliferation equally as well as the oral form.

Obesity and Cancer Care

ASCO recommendation tasks oncologists with assisting obese patients with cancer in finding appropriate resources for weight management.

Supreme Court Ruling Affects Cancer Prevention

SCOTUS decision in Hobby Lobby case reaches beyond contraception.

Everolimus in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Researchers continue to search for a molecular pathway or biomarker to improve treatment options for patients with sorafenib-refractory HCC.

Novel Combination for Refractory Metastatic CRC

Results of the RECOURSE trial may make the combination agent a new standard of care in advanced disease.

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Circumcision May Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk

Circumcision May Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk

The evidence continues to grow that circumcision may help lower a man's overall risk for prostate cancer.

Topical Gel May Be as Effective as Oral Tamoxifen in DCIS

Topical Gel May Be as Effective as Oral Tamoxifen in DCIS

A topical gel containing an active metabolite of tamoxifen suppressed cell proliferation equally as well as the oral form.

Palliative Care Integration and Expertise Are Pressing Goals for Oncologists

Palliative Care Integration and Expertise Are Pressing Goals for Oncologists

Two years after ASCO recommended an earlier integration of palliative care in standard cancer care, there is still more work to be done to ensure that palliative care is understood by both patients and their physicians and is effectively applied at the correct point within the cancer treatment process.

Oncologists Asked to Play Greater Role in Helping Obese Patients With Cancer

Oncologists Asked to Play Greater Role in Helping Obese Patients With Cancer

ASCO recommendation tasks oncologists with assisting obese patients with cancer in finding appropriate resources for weight management.


Editorial Advisory Board

 

Barbara Ann Burtness, MD

Steven Cohen, MD

E. David Crawford, MD

Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP

Jeffrey M. Farma, MD

Edith A. Perez, MD

Neal D. Shore, MD, FACS

Mark A. Socinski, MD

Mario Sznol, MD

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