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.

Biking, Prostate Cancer Risk Investigated

Cyclists who bike more may face a higher risk of prostate cancer, but not a greater chance of infertility or erectile dysfunction.

Could Statins Cut Breast Cancer Risk?

Women with hyperlipidemia have an increased risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study.

Vaccine-Chemo for Pancreatic Cancer

The results of a new trial are extremely promising for the efficacy of a vaccine-chemotherapy combination for pancreatic cancer.

Novel Gene Mutations and Lung Cancer

Researchers have identified genetic mutations in the cell signaling pathway RTK/RAS/RAF that can lead to lung adenocarcinoma.

Corticosteroids for Cancer Pain?

Even with limited evidence as to their efficacy, corticosteroids are often included in cancer pain management therapy.

No Fertility Drug-Cancer Link

Use of fertility drugs doesn't appear to increase a woman's long-term risk of breast, ovarian, and uterine cancers, new research indicates.

Prostate Cancer Treatments

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

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Active Surveillance Works Well for Stage I Testicular Cancer

Active Surveillance Works Well for Stage I Testicular Cancer

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

Fluid Restrictions May Cut Post-Op Complications in Pancreaticoduodenectomy

Fluid Restrictions May Cut Post-Op Complications in Pancreaticoduodenectomy

For patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD), fluid restrictions with 3% hypertonic saline can significantly cut complication rates.

Cancer Screening Common in Low Life Expectancy Patients

Cancer Screening Common in Low Life Expectancy Patients

Cancer screening is common among those with limited life expectancy, and more frequent colorectal cancer screening than recommended does not provide benefit.

Cancer Drug as Alopecia Areata Treatment Shows Promise

Cancer Drug as Alopecia Areata Treatment Shows Promise

A drug used to treat a rare type of bone marrow cancer restores hair in patients with alopecia areata, reports a new study.

Brisk Walking Could Cut Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women

Brisk Walking Could Cut Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women

Exercise may be a potentially modifiable risk factor for breast cancer in African-American women, according to a new study.

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