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.

News

Dim Light at Night Could Up Doxorubicin Resistance

Dim Light at Night Could Up Doxorubicin Resistance

A study hints that exposure to dim light at night may make human breast cancer tumors resistant to doxorubicin.

Low Professional Liability for No Esophageal Cancer Screening

Low Professional Liability for No Esophageal Cancer Screening

The risk of medical professional liability claims alleging failure to screen for esophageal cancer is not a reason to screen for esophageal cancer, according to a newly published research letter.

Is Herceptin Best for HER2 Breast Cancer Patients?

Is Herceptin Best for HER2+ Breast Cancer Patients?

Trastuzumab (Herceptin) is the best drug treatment for human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive breast cancer and should remain the standard of care for that type of tumor, according to new research.

Amino Acids May Be Early Marker of Pancreatic Cancer

An increase in certain amino acids may be an early sign of pancreatic cancer, occurring before the disease is diagnosed and symptoms appear, reports a new study.

Adcetris Extends Survival in Post-Transplant Hodgkin Lymphoma Study

Seattle Genetics and Takeda announced results from the Phase 3 AETHERA trial with Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) in patients with post-transplant Hodgkin lymphoma.

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