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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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.

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Early Benefits for Quadrivalent HPV Vaccine in Teen Girls

Early Benefits for Quadrivalent HPV Vaccine in Teen Girls

Reduced incidence of dysplasia and anogenital warts among girls vaccinated in grades 8 to 9

Multiphoton Microscopy Reveals Features of Basal Cell Carcinoma

Multiphoton Microscopy Reveals Features of Basal Cell Carcinoma

Noninvasive MPM imaging can reveal characteristic features of basal cell carcinoma in skin

Cyramza Gains Colon Cancer Indication

Cyramza Gains Colon Cancer Indication

The Food and Drug Administration (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.

Numerous Injectable Products Recalled Due to Foreign Matter

Numerous Injectable Products Recalled Due to Foreign Matter

Mylan announced a voluntary recall of multiple injectable products due to the potential presence of visible foreign particulate matter.

Many Women Eligible for Lumpectomy Still Choosing Mastectomy

Many Women Eligible for Lumpectomy Still Choosing Mastectomy

Many breast cancer patients who are eligible for breast-conserving surgery still choose to have the entire breast removed.

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