Stroke Risk Up After Cancer Diagnosis

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Proton Pump Inhibitors, Gastric Pre-Cancerous Lesions

It has been suggested that long-term use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may promote the development of pre-cancerous lesions in the stomach and increase the occurrence of stomach cancer.

Vaccine Could Prevent Most Cervical Cancers

A vaccine meant to protect against nine types of human papillomavirus (HPV) could prevent 90% of all cervical cancers.

Obese CRC Patients, Second Cancer Risk

Colorectal cancer (CRC) patients who are overweight or obese when diagnosed appear to face a slightly higher risk for developing a second weight-related cancer.

ASTRO: New 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.

Yogurt Test as Novel Colonoscopy Alternative ...

Synthetic biomarkers combined with yogurt may one day replace or augment colonoscopies and improve early diagnosis of colorectal cancer.

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Location of Colorectal Cancer Factors Into Survival

Location of Colorectal Cancer Factors Into Survival

Patients with metastatic colorectal cancer that started on the left side may be more likely to survive than those whose disease originated on the right side.

High-Risk Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Up Since New PSA Recs

High-Risk Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Up Since New PSA Recs

U.S. recommendations against the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test for prostate cancer might have prompted a small but measurable increase in the number of higher-risk cases diagnosed recently, according to a new study.

In Genitourinary Cancers, Suicide is a Public Health Concern

In Genitourinary Cancers, Suicide is a Public Health Concern

Suicide is a public health concern for patients with genitourinary cancer, especially bladder cancer, according to a new study.

Eribulin vs. Dacarbazine for Soft Tissue Sarcoma: New Data Released

Eribulin vs. Dacarbazine for Soft Tissue Sarcoma: New Data Released

Eisai announced results from a Phase 3 trial investigating the use of eribulin vs. dacarbazine in patients with advanced soft tissue sarcomas.

Gene Variant May Up Peripheral Neuropathy Risk with Chemo Drug

Gene Variant May Up Peripheral Neuropathy Risk with Chemo Drug

The first genetic variation linked to increased risk and severity of peripheral neuropathy following treatment with a common chemotherapy drug has been identified, according to scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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