ED Drugs and Melanoma Risk

Patients taking medications for erectile dysfunction (ED) may have an increased risk of melanoma but these drugs are not a cause of melanoma.

Chili Pepper Toxin, Gallbladder Cancer Risk

Gallbladder cancer seems to be associated with aflatoxin, according to a new study.

No Link Between PTSD, Cancer

While the potential relationship between stress and cancer has been a topic of discussion and research for over 70 years, no association between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and cancer was found in the largest study to date.

Cyramza Gains Colon Cancer Indication

The FDA has expanded the indication of Cyramza (ramucirumab; Eli Lilly) for use in combination with irinotecan, folinic acid, and 5-fluorouracil (FOLFIRI) for the treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) whose disease has progressed on a first line bevacizumab-, oxaliplatin- and fluoropyrimidine-containing regimen.

Fish Oil May Hinder Chemotherapy Effectiveness

Fish oil supplements, and even certain fish, may hinder the effectiveness of chemotherapy.

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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Regular Mammograms Not Linked to Reduced Breast CA Mortality

Regular Mammograms Not Linked to Reduced Breast CA Mortality

Increased numbers of small cancers and precancerous lesions are found in geographical areas where more mammograms take place; however, the higher screening rates are not associated with reduced breast cancer mortality.

Mortality Rates Declining for Many Cancers

Mortality Rates Declining for Many Cancers

For many cancers, mortality rates are declining and are expected to meet Healthy People 2020 (HP2020) targets.

Worse Survival Seen With Chemo Dose Reduction in Ovarian Cancer

Worse Survival Seen With Chemo Dose Reduction in Ovarian Cancer

Chemotherapy dose reduction is associated with worse survival in ovarian cancer, according to a study published in JAMA Oncology.

Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Active Surveillance

Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Active Surveillance

Researchers find 12 percent or fewer U.S. men with low-risk prostate cancer getting active surveillance

Why Citrus Consumption May Up Melanoma Risk

Why Citrus Consumption May Up Melanoma Risk

Individuals who regularly consume orange juice or grapefruit may have a higher risk of developing melanoma.

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