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.

Depression in Cancer Patients

Patients with cancer and depression frequently do not receive effective treatment.

Diabetes Risk for Lymphoma Survivors

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

Colonic Diverticular Disease, Cancer

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

Botulinum Toxin as Cancer Treatment?

The therapeutic effects of systemic chemotherapy were enhanced by vagotomy or botulinum toxin type A treatment in a study.

Active Surveillance for Testicular Cancer

Active surveillance for clinical stage I (CSI) testis cancer leads to excellent outcomes.

NSAIDs, Breast Cancer Recurrence

Daily use of NSAIDs may reduce the recurrence rate of hormone-responsive breast cancer in overweight or obese women.

Prostate Cancer Treatments

Review this new chart on FDA-approved prostate cancer treatments for quick information when you need it.

News

Radiotherapy Improves Dysphagia in Esophageal Cancer

Radiotherapy Improves Dysphagia in Esophageal Cancer

For patients with advanced esophageal cancer, dysphagia is improved with radiotherapy alone.

QoL Up with Testosterone Recovery in Prostate Cancer

QoL Up with Testosterone Recovery in Prostate Cancer

For patients with high-risk prostate cancer, testosterone recovery is shorter for patients receiving 18 months vs. 36 months of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), and is associated with improved quality of life.

Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer

Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer

Men with male pattern baldness may face a higher risk of developing an aggressive type of prostate cancer than men with no balding.

Chest Radiation Plus Chemo Cuts Recurrence in Advanced Lung Cancers

Chest Radiation Plus Chemo Cuts Recurrence in Advanced Lung Cancers

Adding chest radiation to chemotherapy allows some people with small-cell lung cancer to live longer and cuts recurrence rates by nearly 50%.

Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for All Men With Prostate Cancer

Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for All Men With Prostate Cancer

Watchful waiting may not be suitable for all men with early-stage prostate cancer, especially black patients, according to new research.

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