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Intraperitoneal Follicular Dendritic Cell Sarcoma: Role of Chemotherapy and Bone Marrow Allotransplantation in Locally Advanced Disease?

Intraperitoneal Follicular Dendritic Cell Sarcoma: Role of Chemotherapy and Bone Marrow Allotransplantation in Locally Advanced Disease?

[Clinical Medicine Insights: Oncology] Intraperitoneal location of follicular dendritic cell sarcoma (FDCS) is very uncommon and is associated with a particularly aggressive clinical course.

Lung Cancer Crizotinib Provides Benefit for ALK-Rearranged NSCLC with Brain Metastases

Crizotinib Provides Benefit for ALK-Rearranged NSCLC with Brain Metastases

A retrospective analysis of crizotinib data demonstrates control in advanced, metastatic disease, although brain metastases continued to progress.

Prostate Cancer Optimal Prostate Screening Programs Could Significantly Help Lower Mortality

Optimal Prostate Screening Programs Could Significantly Help Lower Mortality

Some researchers are looking at the evidence and urging for a middle ground in prostate cancer screening guidelines

In the Clinic Prophylactic Effect of Urea-Based Cream on Sorafenib-Associated Hand-Foot Skin Reactions

Prophylactic Effect of Urea-Based Cream on Sorafenib-Associated Hand-Foot Skin Reactions

Onset of sorafenib-associated hand-foot skin reactions can be delayed by urea-based cream plus best supportive care in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.

Lung Cancer Metformin Does Not Reduce Lung Cancer Risk

Metformin Does Not Reduce Lung Cancer Risk

A large, retrospective cohort study found no evidence that metformin prevents lung cancer, although nonsmokers may find some benefit.

Gastrointestinal Cancers Can Integrated Health Care Eliminate Racial Disparities in Cancer Survival?

Can Integrated Health Care Eliminate Racial Disparities in Cancer Survival?

Racial disparities in colorectal cancer survival might be eliminated by integrated and "equitable, evidence-based care."

Renal Cell Carcinoma Evaluating the safety and efficacy of axitinib in the treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma

Evaluating the safety and efficacy of axitinib in the treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma

[Cancer Management and Research] Axitinib is approved for use in the second-line setting for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

Prostate Cancer ASCO Endorses American Cancer Society Prostate Cancer Survivorship Care Guidelines

ASCO Endorses American Cancer Society Prostate Cancer Survivorship Care Guidelines

ASCO endorses ACS guidelines that serve as a framework to ensure primary cancer doctors provide good care to prostate cancer survivors.

Breast Cancer Breast Cancer Risk Prediction Models

Breast Cancer Risk Prediction Models

Studies explore the features to assess in a risk model to predict probability of breast cancer in women with benign breast biopsy or African American women.

Endocrine Cancer Improved Progression-Free Survival, Response Rate with Lenvatinib in I-131

Improved Progression-Free Survival, Response Rate with Lenvatinib in I-131

Lenvatinib improved progression-free survival and response rate in I-131-refractory thyroid cancer.

In the Clinic Obesity and Chemotherapy Dosing in Patients with Cancer

Obesity and Chemotherapy Dosing in Patients with Cancer

Chemotherapy can be dosed based on body surface area or body weight, but some studies show up to 40% of obese patients receive lower doses.

Endocrine Cancer Updated Guidelines for the Treatment of Thyroid Nodules

Updated Guidelines for the Treatment of Thyroid Nodules

Richard T. Kloos, MD, discusses new technologies and methods for diagnosis of thyroid nodules.

Gastrointestinal Cancers Intraoperative radiotherapy in the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies

Intraoperative radiotherapy in the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies

[Translational Cancer Research] Intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) has emerged as a technique to deliver a single high dose of radiation to a target volume at the time of an operation.

Renal Cell Carcinoma Short-Term Outcomes Comparable Between Active Surveillance, Surgery for Localized Renal Tumors

Short-Term Outcomes Comparable Between Active Surveillance, Surgery for Localized Renal Tumors

Larger renal tumors managed with active surveillance are associated with tumor growth and mortality rates similar to patients treated with surgery.

From The Advisory Board Case Study: Sexual Dysfunction Evaluation After Breast Cancer at an Oncology Sexual Health Clinic

Case Study: Sexual Dysfunction Evaluation After Breast Cancer at an Oncology Sexual Health Clinic

A case report that looks into a breast cancer survivor experiencing sex-related headaches after treatment.

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