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Younger Women May Have Better Chance at Ovarian Function Recovery After Treatment for Hodgkin Lymphoma

Younger Women May Have Better Chance at Ovarian Function Recovery After Treatment for Hodgkin Lymphoma

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Women aged 35 years or older diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma should discuss fertility preservation prior to treatment.

High Distress in Patients With Renal Cell Carcinoma, Call for Better Psychosocial Screening

High Distress in Patients With Renal Cell Carcinoma, Call for Better Psychosocial Screening

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A high prevalence of patients with renal cell carcinoma reported distress, highlighting the need for better psychosocial screening of patients.

Scientists Identify 2 Variables That May Lead to Depression in Head and Neck Cancer

Scientists Identify 2 Variables That May Lead to Depression in Head and Neck Cancer

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These factors influenced the likelihood of depression in patients not given prophylactic antidepressants.

Opioid Therapy for Cancer Pain May Be Associated With High Risk for Aberrant Opioid Use

Opioid Therapy for Cancer Pain May Be Associated With High Risk for Aberrant Opioid Use

Patients taking opioids for cancer-related pain at outpatient supportive pain consultations may be at higher risk for aberrant opioid and drug use behavior.

Synthetic or Plant-Based Cannabis for Symptom Relief in Patients With Cancer: Do We Have Any Evidence?

Synthetic or Plant-Based Cannabis for Symptom Relief in Patients With Cancer: Do We Have Any Evidence?

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In clinical practice, most physicians and nurse practitioners do not feel comfortable enough with their medical knowledge of cannabis to offer it to patients.

Antiemetic Medications

A list of drugs used for the treatment of nausea. The chart includes the formulations, strengths, and usual doses for each antiemetic drug product.

Study Analyzing Postmarketing Data on Breast Implant Safety Sparks FDA Response

Study Analyzing Postmarketing Data on Breast Implant Safety Sparks FDA Response

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Existing studies that summarize the risks of breast implants are not adequately powered to detect all harms, alleged authors of a study including nearly 100,000 patient outcomes.

Glaucoma Drug Treatments

Glaucoma treatment chart (alpha2-agonists, beta blockers, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, cholinergic agonists, prostaglandin analogs).

Managing Immune-Related Adverse Events

Managing Immune-Related Adverse Events

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An overview of the potential immune-related adverse events that can arise from treatment with checkpoint inhibitors.

Cancer Chemotherapeutics in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Complex Connection

Cancer Chemotherapeutics in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Complex Connection

Research is still needed to explore the association between cancer chemotherapeutics and rheumatoid arthritis.

Oncology Community Expresses Concern About Medicare Advantage Step-Therapy Policy

Oncology Community Expresses Concern About Medicare Advantage Step-Therapy Policy

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More than 90 medical societies have called on the US government to reverse a policy allowing step therapy under Medicare Advantage.

Cancer-Related Fatigue May Predict Reduced Survival in Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma

Cancer-Related Fatigue May Predict Reduced Survival in Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma

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Researchers investigated cancer-related fatigue in 16 patients with multiple myeloma who were treated with bortezomib, lenalidomide, or thalidomide.

Bacterial Conjunctivitis Drug Treatments

Bacterial conjunctivitis treatment chart for topical medications.

Depression as a Side Effect: Exploring a Link Between Certain Cancer Treatments and Mental Health

Depression as a Side Effect: Exploring a Link Between Certain Cancer Treatments and Mental Health

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Researchers are promoting physician and patient awareness about the potential tie between depression and certain therapies.

Is Paraneoplastic Granuloma Annulare Linked to Solid Organ Malignancies?

Is Paraneoplastic Granuloma Annulare Linked to Solid Organ Malignancies?

Recurrence of GA following cancer treatment should signal the possibility of cancer recurrence.

TNFi Not Linked to Increased Risk for Cancer Recurrence in Rheumatoid Arthritis

TNFi Not Linked to Increased Risk for Cancer Recurrence in Rheumatoid Arthritis

TNFi treatment is not associated with increased risk for cancer recurrence in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

High-Risk Breast Cancer Patients May Not Be Adherent to Heart Failure Monitoring

High-Risk Breast Cancer Patients May Not Be Adherent to Heart Failure Monitoring

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There is a paucity of data regarding the cardiotoxicity and the monitoring adherence habits of patients undergoing treatment with trastuzumab or anthracyclines, commonly used therapies among patients with HER2-positive breast cancer.

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE) Medications Chart

List of medications indicated for the prophylaxis and/or treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) / pulmonary embolism (PE) with usual adult dosage.

Otic Preparation Medications

Otic drug preparations treatment chart for infections, pain, or wax build-up in the ear.

Therapy for Thromboembolic Disorder Chart

Anticoagulant, antiplatelet, and thrombolytic drug indications and adult dosing chart.

Exercise Therapy May Improve Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Adult-Onset Cancer

Exercise Therapy May Improve Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Adult-Onset Cancer

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Exercise therapy may improve peak oxygen consumption and improve clinical outcomes, but findings from previous studies have been inconclusive.

Allergic Conjunctivitis Drug Treatments

Allergic conjunctivitis chart of prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs.

Efficacy and Hyperemesis Syndrome Associated With Cannabinoid Use in Cancers ― In the Clinic

Efficacy and Hyperemesis Syndrome Associated With Cannabinoid Use in Cancers ― In the Clinic

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Many clinical trials and systematic reviews note that the use of cannabinoids also comes with adverse events, including a clinical entity that has been gaining evidence in the literature over the last decade called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome.

Acupuncture and Cancer

Acupuncture and Cancer

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Though the mechanisms of action of acupuncture are not well-understood and continue to be an area of research, hypotheses include changes in neurohormones and immunomodulation through cytokines.

Managing Chemotherapy- and Radiation Therapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Managing Chemotherapy- and Radiation Therapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

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CINV and RINV are a frequent source of misery and distress for patients and ineffective emesis control has well-documented impacts on health-related quality of life.

Oral Mucositis: Chemotherapy-Associated Toxicity

Oral Mucositis: Chemotherapy-Associated Toxicity

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Patients who receive chemotherapy or radiation therapy are at risk for developing oral mucositis, which causes inflammatory and/or ulcerative lesions of the oral mucosa

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Compared With Acupuncture for Insomnia in Cancer Survivors

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Compared With Acupuncture for Insomnia in Cancer Survivors

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Investigators sought to determine whether cognitive behavioral therapy or acupuncture was more effective in addressing insomnia in this population.

Diabetes Ups Kidney Cancer Risk in Women

Diabetes Ups Kidney Cancer Risk in Women

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Women with type 2 diabetes have a 1.5-fold higher risk of renal cell carcinoma compared with non-diabetic women.

Clonally Transmissible Cancers in Nature

Clonally Transmissible Cancers in Nature

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While a recent discovery of a series of communicable cancers has raised concerns, there has been no sign of readily transmittable cancer in people that could spread through a population the way the ones found in other species do.

Mentally, Physically Demanding Jobs May Predict Unemployment After Breast Cancer Surgery

Mentally, Physically Demanding Jobs May Predict Unemployment After Breast Cancer Surgery

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Understanding various factors associated with unemployment may help to guide breast cancer management to increase the rate of returning to work.

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