The oral combination of netupitant + palonosetron improves control of overall and delayed phase nausea in patients receiving highly emetic chemotherapy.
An e-mail trigger for advanced care planning in the outpatient oncology clinic is effective in prompting conversations.
Newly diagnosed patients with lung and colorectal cancer indicate unmet needs for symptom management.
Clinical decision support using symptom assessment and management intervention improved lung cancer outcomes.
Medical costs nearly 30 percent higher in these women with early-stage breast cancer.
Significant association observed for high-risk prostate cancers with no difference according to daily dose.
Little variation in hospital readmission rates in colorectal cancer surgery after adjustment for patient characteristics, comorbidities.
Patients with liver cancer whose tumors cells have less differentiated mesenchymal phenotype and CD44 are less likely to respond to sorafenib.
Diffuse Optical imaging (DOST) may be effective for predicting which breast cancer patients will achieve the best response to chemotherapy.
Findings show benefits compared with FOLFIRI for patients with untreated metastatic colorectal cancer disease.
Most cancer patients use lifestyle-altering strategies and about 40 percent adopt care-altering strategy.
Top reasons for gastrointestinal cancer hospitalization include electrolyte disorders, intestinal obstruction, pneumonia.
Patients with bladder cancer who did not receive an optimal biopsy were more likely to die from their disease.
Researchers identified potential new targets for personalized cancer vaccines.
Findings among older patients with terminal ovarian cancer receiving hospice care.
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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