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.

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.

Do E-Cigarettes Help Cancer Patients Quit?

Smokers with cancer who used e-cigarettes along with traditional cigarettes were more dependent on nicotine than those who didn't use the devices, and were just as likely - or less likely - to have quit smoking than patients who didn't use e-cigarettes.

Prostate Cancer Treatments

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News

Opdivo Granted Accelerated FDA Approval for Melanoma

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval for Opdivo (nivolumab; Bristol-Myers Squibb) for the treatment of patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma who are unresponsive to other drugs.

Bisphosphonates Tied to Lower Endometrial Cancer Risk

Bisphosphonates Tied to Lower Endometrial Cancer Risk

Bisphosphonates may lower the risk of endometrial cancer, new research suggests.

Melanoma, Spitz Nevi May Be Dermoscopically Indistinguishable

Melanoma, Spitz Nevi May Be Dermoscopically Indistinguishable

Melanoma may be dermoscopically indistinguishable from Spitz nevi, according to a new study.

Erwinaze Gains IV Administration Approval

Erwinaze Gains IV Administration Approval

Jazz announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved the intravenous (IV) administration of Erwinaze (asparaginase Erwinia chrysantheum).

'Financial Toxicity' Impacting Some Cancer Patients

'Financial Toxicity' Impacting Some Cancer Patients

The cost of cancer treatment can cause financial stress that threatens patients' well-being, according to a new study.

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