ED Drugs and Melanoma Risk

Patients taking medications for erectile dysfunction (ED) may have an increased risk of melanoma but these drugs are not a cause of melanoma.

Chili Pepper Toxin, Gallbladder Cancer Risk

Gallbladder cancer seems to be associated with aflatoxin, according to a new study.

No Link Between PTSD, Cancer

While the potential relationship between stress and cancer has been a topic of discussion and research for over 70 years, no association between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and cancer was found in the largest study to date.

Cyramza Gains Colon Cancer Indication

The FDA has expanded the indication of Cyramza (ramucirumab; Eli Lilly) for use in combination with irinotecan, folinic acid, and 5-fluorouracil (FOLFIRI) for the treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) whose disease has progressed on a first line bevacizumab-, oxaliplatin- and fluoropyrimidine-containing regimen.

Fish Oil May Hinder Chemotherapy Effectiveness

Fish oil supplements, and even certain fish, may hinder the effectiveness of chemotherapy.

Stroke Risk Up After Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer increases the risk of stroke independently of other stroke risk factors, such as hypertension and diabetes.

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Performance Indicators for Mammography Correlate Well With Clinical Audit

Performance Indicators for Mammography Correlate Well With Clinical Audit

Some performance indicators for mammography test sets are associated with aspects of clinical audit parameters.

Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors Appear Safe in CML With CKD

Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors Appear Safe in CML With CKD

Tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) appear to be safe in patients with chronic-phase (CP) chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) and chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Accuracy, Timing of Pre-Op Lung CA Evaluation Can Be Improved

Accuracy, Timing of Pre-Op Lung CA Evaluation Can Be Improved

For suspected lung cancer patients, the thoroughness, accuracy, and timeliness of preoperative evaluation could be improved, according to research published in the Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

EDO-S101 NDA Accepted for Relapsed or Refractory Malignancies

The New Drug Application (NDA) for EDO-S101 (Mundipharma) has been accepted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of relapsed or refractory hematologic malignancies and solid tumors.

HPV16 DNA Commonly Seen in Oral Rinses at Oropharyngeal Cancer Diagnosis

HPV16 DNA Commonly Seen in Oral Rinses at Oropharyngeal Cancer Diagnosis

Human papillomavirus (HPV) type 16 DNA in oral rinses is common at diagnosis of HPV-related oropharyngeal carcinoma (HPV-OPC).

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