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Radiation Therapy Increases 5-year Rate of Cardiac Events in Small-cell Lung Cancer

Radiation Therapy Increases 5-year Rate of Cardiac Events in Small-cell Lung Cancer

Researchers analyzed the outcomes of 7060 patients with SCLC from the SEER database to determine the rates of new CEs among patients treated with chemotherapy plus RT or chemotherapy alone.

Anti-neoplastic Agents and Inpatient Care Driving up Cost of Cancer Treatment

Anti-neoplastic Agents and Inpatient Care Driving up Cost of Cancer Treatment

During the pre-chemotherapy period, which lasted a median 48 days from diagnosis, the average cost per payment was $16,208, 41% of which was due to inpatient care.

Celiac Plexus Neurolysis for Pancreatic Cancer-associated Pain

Celiac Plexus Neurolysis for Pancreatic Cancer-associated Pain

Pain management continues to be a challenge for patients with pancreatic cancer, though CPN may provide significant pain relief and an opportunity to reduce the amount of required narcotics.

GnRHa and Orchiectomy Have Similar Cardiovascular Risk in Prostate Cancer

GnRHa and Orchiectomy Have Similar Cardiovascular Risk in Prostate Cancer

Researchers evaluated data from 14,715 men with PCa from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database, of whom 24.3% underwent bilateral orchiectomies and 75.7% received GnRHa therapy.

Effective Communication With Patients Is Critical for Improved Quality of Life, Lower Costs

Effective Communication With Patients Is Critical for Improved Quality of Life, Lower Costs

Repeated active discussions with patients about distress, treatment options, and goals can both reduce costs and help to identify when aggressive treatment is no longer appropriate, according to hematologist/oncologist Stuart Goldberg, MD.

Tibetan Yoga May Improve Chemotherapy-related Fatigue

Tibetan Yoga May Improve Chemotherapy-related Fatigue

Researchers evaluated whether Tibetan yoga would improve fatigue and mitigate sleep disturbance more effectively than an active stretching program or a usual care control group.

Sirolimus Use in Graft Versus Host Disease

Sirolimus Use in Graft Versus Host Disease

As more experience with sirolimus has been gained, it began to be used "off-label" to prevent rejection in multiple transplant recipients and is now being studied in the treatment of GVHD.

Magnesium and Cancer

Magnesium and Cancer

About 60% of Americans are deficient in magnesium, including up to 60% of patients who are critically ill.

Patients With Cancer Assess Physical Status Differently vs Caregivers

Patients With Cancer Assess Physical Status Differently vs Caregivers

Caregivers were also more likely to have greater care-related burden when patients reported requiring help with fewer IADLs than did the caregiver.

Telotristat for Diarrhea in Patients With Carcinoid Syndrome

Telotristat for Diarrhea in Patients With Carcinoid Syndrome

Telotristat represents a new treatment option that may decrease diarrhea incidence with a relatively safe side effect profile.

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