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Copper Plus Disulfiram May Be Effective For Men with Progressive Prostate Cancer

Copper Plus Disulfiram May Be Effective For Men with Progressive Prostate Cancer

Administering copper and a drug that kills copper-containing cells in prostate cancer.

Dacomitinib Found Not to Improve Overall Survival in Patients with Advanced NSCLC

Dacomitinib Found Not to Improve Overall Survival in Patients with Advanced NSCLC

Dacomitinib was not effective at improving overall survival in advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

PSA Recurrence Overdetected After Prostatectomy

PSA Recurrence Overdetected After Prostatectomy

For some men, prostate cancer recurrence may be overdetected, especially in those aged over 70.

Exercise Lowers Cardiovascular (CV) Risk in Lymphoma Survivors

Exercise Lowers Cardiovascular (CV) Risk in Lymphoma Survivors

Vigorous exercise may lower cardiovascular risk in adult survivors of childhood Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Breast Cancer Patients Aided by Medicare Subsidy Payments

Breast Cancer Patients Aided by Medicare Subsidy Payments

'Extra Help' program leads to more women on hormone therapy for breast cancer treatment.

Nearly 1 in 20 Patients with Cancer Die Within Month of Surgery

Nearly 1 in 20 Patients with Cancer Die Within Month of Surgery

Lack of access to quality care a major factor in these cancer deaths.

For Patients with Ovarian Cancer at End of Life, Paradoxical Increase in Use of Intensive Medical Services and Hospice

For Patients with Ovarian Cancer at End of Life, Paradoxical Increase in Use of Intensive Medical Services and Hospice

Despite an increase in the use of hospice, the use of costly services for patients with ovarian cancer also increased.

Patients Undergoing Oophorectomy Benefit from Half-Day Educational Program

Patients Undergoing Oophorectomy Benefit from Half-Day Educational Program

Half-day educational program can successfully help women deal with issues caused by an oophorectomy.

Immune Therapy Induces Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) Remission

Immune Therapy Induces Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) Remission

Major short-term risk is cytokine release syndrome for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

Metal Implant Allergy Linked to Rare Skin Cancer

Metal Implant Allergy Linked to Rare Skin Cancer

Researchers say testing patients for adverse reaction from some metal implants may be needed.

Obesity Speeds Aging of Liver, Linked to Cancer

Obesity Speeds Aging of Liver, Linked to Cancer

Heavier people might be more prone to liver cancer, insulin problems.

AZD8055 Plus Temozolomide Effective for Glioblastoma in Preclinical Study

AZD8055 Plus Temozolomide Effective for Glioblastoma in Preclinical Study

A novel drug called AZD8055 plus temozolomide extended the life of animals with human brain tumors by 30%.

For HPV-Associated Anal Cancer, ADXS-HPV Immunotherapy May Be Effective

For HPV-Associated Anal Cancer, ADXS-HPV Immunotherapy May Be Effective

Results of ADXS-HPV with standard chemo and radiotherapy for HPV-associated anal cancer who have a high risk of recurrence.

CMS Coverage for Lung Cancer Computed Tomography (CT) Screening Considered

CMS Coverage for Lung Cancer Computed Tomography (CT) Screening Considered

Articles discuss importance of screening and strength of evidence that CMS should consider in lung cancer screening.

Prostate Cancer Recurrence Linked to High Cholesterol

Prostate Cancer Recurrence Linked to High Cholesterol

Findings suggest that normalization of blood fats may reduce risk of prostate cancer.

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Health Care Expenditure Slowed in US

Health sector prices explain much of difference between U.S. and other high-spending countries.

States Concerned About Higher-Than-Expected Medicaid Enrollment

Millions signing up for Medicaid to comply with federal health care law.

EHR Use More Than Doubles

Almost 80% of doctors in the United States have switched from paper to electronic health records.

Many Docs Order Unnecessary Medical Tests

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.

Reducing Six Risk Factors May Prevent 37 Million Deaths

Several modifiable risk factors can cut chronic disease deaths over the next 15 years.

Majority of Women Lack Accurate Knowledge of Their Own Breast Cancer Risk

Caucasian women overestimate their risk of breast cancer while African American and Hispanic women underestimate their risk, according to research presented at BCS 2013.

Survey Identifies Modifiable Barriers to Mammography Screening Among Rural US Women

A survey presented at BCS 2013 has found a number of factors that cause rural US women to avoid breast cancer screening.

Perioperative MRI of Uncertain Benefit for Women with DCIS

The benefit of perioperative MRI for women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is "uncertain," found a study presented during BCS 2013.

Dr. Edith Perez's Recommended Abstracts at 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.

Radiotherapy for DCIS Is Not Associated With Increased Cardiovascular Disease

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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