General Oncology News
Between 2015 and 2019, Black and Hispanic patients were underrepresented in trials of colorectal, lung, and prostate cancer.
Fasting-mimicking diets induce metabolic and immunologic changes that might enhance the effects of standard antineoplastic therapy.
The incidence of grade 3-5 toxic effects was lower in the intervention group.
Unemployed adults were less likely to be up to date on screening for cervical, breast, colorectal, and prostate cancer.
The USPSTF intends to consider opportunities to reduce inequities when selecting new preventive care topics and prioritizing current topics.
Patients who had recently received chemotherapy or chemoimmunotherapy had a significantly higher risk of death, mechanical ventilation, ICU stay, and hospitalization.
Annualized net out-of-pocket costs were highest in the initial and end-of-life phases.
Researchers sought to determine whether palliative care was different for patients with hematological malignancies than for those with other malignancies.
Less than 10% of radiotherapy recommendations in 2020 NCCN guidelines were category 1 recommendations.
The median duration of bevacizumab treatment was 57.5 months.
The time and cost burdens of treatment-related prior authorizations are high for academic radiation oncology practices in the United States.
The risk was highest in the first year after diagnosis.
Patients with homologous recombination DNA repair deficiency showed higher sensitivity to DNA-damaging agents.
The USPSTF intends to use an inclusive approach to identify issues relating to sex and gender.
An analysis of treatment summaries and survivorship care plans suggests they may be written at a level beyond the reading level of most US adults.
There was no difference in satisfaction scores between office and telemedicine consultations for routine radiation oncology practice.
Respondents said some essential cancer drugs had substantial out-of-pocket costs, and some posed a high risk of catastrophic expenditure.
Those with moderate-to-high engagement in the text/web intervention showed greater self-efficacy for managing cancer-related issues.
Most respondents said social determinants of health have a significant impact on their patients.
About half of patients with impaired seroconversion after the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine still had low antibody levels after the second dose.