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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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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Current Smoking Reduces Survival in Prostate Cancer

Current Smoking Reduces Survival in Prostate Cancer

Current smoking reduces odds of survival in prostate cancer, according to a new study.

Core Needle Biopsy Helpful With Cervical Lymphadenopathy

Core Needle Biopsy Helpful With Cervical Lymphadenopathy

Research is reporting that core needle biopsy (CNB) is a more sensitive tool than fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) for cervical lymphadenopathy evaluation.

Increase in Biopsies With DCIS, Invasive CA After Mammogram

Increase in Biopsies With DCIS, Invasive CA After Mammogram

For women undergoing screening mammography, there has been an increase in the percentage of biopsies with diagnoses of invasive carcinoma and ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).

Kyprolis sNDA Submitted for Relapsed Multiple Myeloma

Amgen announced that it has submitted a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Kyprolis (carfilzomib) for Injection for the treatment of patients with relapsed multiple myeloma who have received at least one prior therapy.

MRI-Targeted Prostate Biopsy May Yield Better Results

MRI-Targeted Prostate Biopsy May Yield Better Results

Prostate biopsies that combine magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology with ultrasound appear to give men better information regarding the seriousness of their cancer.

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