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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Sunscreen Use Not Popular with Teens

Sunscreen Use Not Popular with Teens

Sunscreen use has decreased among adolescents, and a considerable proportion use indoor tanning devices, according to a newly published Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report.

High-Mitotic Rate Melanoma More Frequently on Head, Neck

High-Mitotic Rate Melanoma More Frequently on Head, Neck

High-mitotic-rate primary cutaneous melanomas more often occur on the head and neck and in men, older patients.

Is Botulinum Toxin the Next Cancer Treatment?

Is Botulinum Toxin the Next Cancer Treatment?

The therapeutic effects of systemic chemotherapy in gastric tumorigenesis were enhanced by vagotomy or botulinum toxin type A treatment, which also prolonged survival.

Post-Mastectomy Reconstruction Rates at 40%

Post-Mastectomy Reconstruction Rates at 40%

More than 40% of women undergo breast reconstruction following mastectomy and most patients are satisfied with the reconstruction decision-making process.

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.

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