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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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).

Telomere Length May Help Predict Lung Cancer Risk

Telomere Length May Help Predict Lung Cancer Risk

Individuals with long telomeres are at increased risk for lung adenocarcinoma but not other types of cancer, according to a new study.

Dactinomycin Nanoparticle Formulation Receives Orphan Drug Designation

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug designation to dactinomycin nanoparticle formulation (NanoSmart) for the treatment of Ewing's sarcoma.

New Drug for Myeloid Malignancies Moves to Phase II Clinical Trials

New Drug for Myeloid Malignancies Moves to Phase II Clinical Trials

Phase I trial involving 47 patients identified maximum tolerated dose of 400 mg once daily


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