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.

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.

Amino Acids as Pancreatic Cancer Marker

An increase in certain amino acids may be an early sign of pancreatic cancer, occurring before the disease is diagnosed and symptoms appear, reports a new study.

Prostate Cancer Treatments

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Breast Cancer Tumor Markers Commonly Used for Routine Surveillance

Breast Cancer Tumor Markers Commonly Used for Routine Surveillance

Medical costs nearly 30 percent higher in these women with early-stage disease.

Risk-Adjusted Readmission Rates Similar After Colorectal Surgery

Risk-Adjusted Readmission Rates Similar After Colorectal Surgery

Little variation in hospital readmission rates after adjustment for patient characteristics, comorbidities.

An Aspirin a Day May Cut Mortality in Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer

An Aspirin a Day May Cut Mortality in Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer

Significant association observed for high-risk cancers with no difference according to daily dose.

FOLFOXIRI  Bevacizumab Ups Outcome in Metastatic CRC

FOLFOXIRI + Bevacizumab Ups Outcome in Metastatic CRC

Findings show benefits compared with FOLFIRI for patients with untreated metastatic disease.

In Ovarian Cancer, Hospice Doesn't Offset Intensive End-of-Life Care

In Ovarian Cancer, Hospice Doesn't Offset Intensive End-of-Life Care

Increasing use of hospice in the final days of ovarian cancer does not offset intensive end-of-life care in older women.

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