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.

News

Diabetes Risk Increased for Hodgkin's Lymphoma Survivors

Diabetes Risk Increased for Hodgkin's Lymphoma Survivors

Para-aortic radiation correlates with increased diabetes mellitus (DM) risk for Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) survivors.

Cancer Screening Rates Linked to Medicaid Reimbursement for Office Visits

Cancer Screening Rates Linked to Medicaid Reimbursement for Office Visits

Increased Medicaid reimbursement for physician office visits is associated with a greater likelihood of Medicaid beneficiaries receiving common cancer screening tests.

Vitamin D May Enhance Rituximab Efficacy in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Vitamin D May Enhance Rituximab Efficacy in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Vitamin D deficiency (VDD) contributes to worse outcomes in elderly patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) treated with rituximab.

First 3D-Printed Vertebra Successfully Implanted

First 3D-Printed Vertebra Successfully Implanted

A 12-year-old boy with a spinal injury stemming from bone cancer has received the first 3-D printed vertebra over a five-hour operation.

Colonic Diverticular Disease, Cancer: No Link in New Study

Colonic Diverticular Disease, Cancer: No Link in New Study

Colonic diverticular disease does not appear to be linked to an increased risk of subsequent colorectal cancer (CRC).

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