New Drug Product: Imbruvica

Treatment of patients with mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) or chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who have received at least one prior therapy.

Depression in Cancer Patients

Patients with cancer and depression frequently do not receive effective treatment.

Diabetes Risk for Lymphoma Survivors

Para-aortic radiation correlates with increased diabetes mellitus risk for Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors.

Colonic Diverticular Disease, Cancer

Colonic diverticular disease does not appear to be linked to an increased risk of subsequent colorectal cancer.

Botulinum Toxin as Cancer Treatment?

The therapeutic effects of systemic chemotherapy were enhanced by vagotomy or botulinum toxin type A treatment in a study.

Active Surveillance for Testicular Cancer

Active surveillance for clinical stage I (CSI) testis cancer leads to excellent outcomes.

NSAIDs, Breast Cancer Recurrence

Daily use of NSAIDs may reduce the recurrence rate of hormone-responsive breast cancer in overweight or obese women.

Prostate Cancer Treatments

Review this new chart on FDA-approved prostate cancer treatments for quick information when you need it.

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PET-CT Prognostic After Induction Tx in Follicular Lymphoma

PET-CT Prognostic After Induction Tx in Follicular Lymphoma

The five-point Deauville scale (5PS), used to score 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) uptake on FDG positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) scans, has prognostic value in follicular lymphoma.

ASTRO Issues Second List of Choosing Wisely Guidelines

ASTRO Issues Second List of Choosing Wisely Guidelines

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has released a second list of five radiation oncology-specific treatments that should be discussed before being prescribed.

Wild Berry May Boost Chemo Effect for Pancreatic Cancer

Wild Berry May Boost Chemo Effect for Pancreatic Cancer

The use of micronutrients may augment the cytotoxic effects of chemotherapy drugs on cancer cells.

Cyramza + Paclitaxel Demonstrates Efficacy in Cancer Trial

Eli Lilly and Company announced results from a global Phase 3 study with Cyramza (ramucirumab) in combination with paclitaxel for patients with advanced gastric cancer or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma.

With Prostate CA Combo Tx, Sexual Function Largely Retained

With Prostate CA Combo Tx, Sexual Function Largely Retained

For patients with prostate cancer, combination beam plus brachytherapy does not compromise long-term sexual function compared with external beam radiotherapy (EBRT).

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