Combination bevacizumab with radiotherapy and temozolomide is safe in glioblastoma, but low response rates do not favor a neoadjuvant approach.
The risk for developing a glioma appears to go up with long-term use of hormonal contraceptives.
High-dose radiotherapy was not better than standard-dose for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Abiraterone acetate improved overall survival in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer after chemotherapy.
Assessment of dual human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) blockade has produced encouraging results in metastatic breast cancer.
Pomalidomide plus low dose dexamethasone is active and well tolerated in relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma.
Extranodal natural killer/ T cell lymphoma (ENKL) is a rare, but aggressive type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Radiation therapists also have high coping strategy frequency; no difference in anxiety, depression, burnout, well-being compared to oncology nurses.
Routine data collection and feedback at point-of-care improves most patient outcomes in hospice and palliative care.
People undergoing chemotherapy and radiation for cancer may get an emotional lift from dogs.
Drinking coffee may decrease a person's risk for developing malignant melanoma.
Single-agent bevacizumab is an effective and safe treatment for patients with recurrent glioblastoma.
Many physicians report encountering barriers when referring cancer patients to specialty care.
Osteosarcoma is a bone malignancy that occurs commonly in children and young adolescents.
Brentuximab vedotin has significant activity in patients with refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL).
Health sector prices explain much of difference between U.S. and other high-spending countries.
Millions signing up for Medicaid to comply with federal health care law.
Almost 80% of doctors in the United States have switched from paper to electronic health records.
Most physicians believe that doctors order too many medical tests, yet half admit to doing so themselves in response to a patient who insists, a new survey shows.
Several modifiable risk factors can cut chronic disease deaths over the next 15 years.
Caucasian women overestimate their risk of breast cancer while African American and Hispanic women underestimate their risk, according to research presented at BCS 2013.
A survey presented at BCS 2013 has found a number of factors that cause rural US women to avoid breast cancer screening.
The benefit of perioperative MRI for women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is "uncertain," found a study presented during BCS 2013.
ChemotherapyAdvisor.com Editorial Board member Dr. Edith Perez of the Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, recommends high impact abstracts at the Breast Cancer Symposium 2013.
Women who underwent radiation for ductal carcinoma in situ do not face an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, found a study presented at BCS 2013.
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