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Meditation Reduces Cortisol Blunting in Colorectal Cancer

Meditation Reduces Cortisol Blunting in Colorectal Cancer

Mindfulness meditation practice conducted by patients with CRC at the beginning of chemotherapy infusion decreased cortisol blunting.

FDA Accepts for Review Ibrutinib's sNDA for cGVHD

FDA Accepts for Review Ibrutinib's sNDA for cGVHD

The FDA accepted for review a supplemental New Drug Application for ibrutinib as a treatment for chronic graft-versus-host-disease.

Nilotinib Associated With Treatment-induced T2DM and Hyperlipidemia

Nilotinib Associated With Treatment-induced T2DM and Hyperlipidemia

This study suggest that nilotinib is associated with higher rates of treatment-induced T2DM and hyperlipidemia compared with dasatinib.

No Difference in Aprepitant vs Fosaprepitant in CINV

No Difference in Aprepitant vs Fosaprepitant in CINV

This study indicates that there is no difference in efficacy or safety between aprepitant and fosaprepitant, though the study was limited by its small sample size.

Proton-beam Radiation for Pediatric Ependymoma

Proton-beam Radiation for Pediatric Ependymoma

PRT yields similar progression-free survival rates to IMRT; outcomes depend largely on the success of surgery prior to radiation therapy.

Neurofeedback May Reduce Chemo-induced Neuropathy

Neurofeedback May Reduce Chemo-induced Neuropathy

Electroencephalogram neurofeedback appears to be effective at alleviating symptoms of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.

Cognitive Impairment Associated With Breast Cancer Treatment

Cognitive Impairment Associated With Breast Cancer Treatment

Treatment with certain chemotherapies for early-stage breast cancer was tied to cognitive impairment, but only in those without a history of anxiety.

FDA Approves Telotristat Ethyl for Carcinoid Syndrome Diarrhea

FDA Approves Telotristat Ethyl for Carcinoid Syndrome Diarrhea

The FDA has approved telotristat ethyl (Xermelo) for the treatment of adults with carcinoid syndrome diarrhea in combination with somatostatin analog.

Mental Health Conditions Associated With Increased Hospital Visits

Mental Health Conditions Associated With Increased Hospital Visits

Among patients with breast or prostate cancers, mental health conditions are associated with increased outpatient visits, hospital admissions.

Scalp Cooling for Alopecia Among Patients With Breast Cancer

Scalp Cooling for Alopecia Among Patients With Breast Cancer

Scalp cooling may prevent up to half of hair loss for patients receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer.

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