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The novelty of immunotherapies means that physicians and patients lack extensive experience dealing with them.
The impact of cancer-specific stress on psychological and physical functioning among patients with CLL was not previously well-understood.
Regular exercise can help patients with cancer deal with issues related to weight gain during treatment.
Two cases raise the question of whether abnormal activation of the hedgehog signaling pathway can lead to a protective effect on melanomas.
Previous epidemiological studies have indicated inconsistent results regarding the correlation between antidepressant use and ovarian cancer risk.
Short-term incidence of leukemia, lymphoma, and brain cancer may be higher in children who were hospitalized with pneumonia.
Previous studies showed that there may be an association between ITP and CVD — especially among those who undergo splenectomy — but evidence is conflicting.
Among patients with cancer, those with head and neck cancer have among the highest rates of depression.
Management of malignant pleural effusions should be tailored to the particular patient, depending on preference, prognosis, and variety of underlying disease.
As failure to recognize depression symptoms contributes to the association between mortality and depression in cancer patients, early recognition and treatment with pharmacologic and/or psychologic support is essential for improving outcomes.
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