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.

Prostate Cancer Treatments

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Experimental Vaccine May Help Slow Ovarian Cancer

Experimental Vaccine May Help Slow Ovarian Cancer

An experimental vaccine and a drug already on the market each may help slow down advanced ovarian cancer, two new studies suggest.

Multiple, Inappropriate Meds Often Taken by Older Cancer Patients

Multiple, Inappropriate Meds Often Taken by Older Cancer Patients

A pharmacist-led comprehensive medication assessment shows that a high number of older oncology patients use multiple and/or inappropriate medications.

Studies Report Positive Impact of Walnuts in Multiple Health Conditions

Studies Report Positive Impact of Walnuts in Multiple Health Conditions

Multiple studies have shown that walnuts may have a positive impact on important health conditions such as colon cancer, cognitive aging, and gut and vascular health.

FDA to Review Kyprolis for Relapsed Multiple Myeloma

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for priority review the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) of Kyprolis (carfilzomib; Amgen) for Injection for the treatment of patients with relapsed multiple myeloma who have received at least one prior therapy.

Zytiga Label to Include Overall Survival Data

Zytiga Label to Include Overall Survival Data

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a label update for Zytiga (abiraterone acetate; Janssen Biotech) to include statistically significant results in combination with prednisone for the treatment of chemotherapy-naive men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

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