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.

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With Prostate CA Combo Tx, Sexual Function Largely Retained

With Prostate CA Combo Tx, Sexual Function Largely Retained

For patients with prostate cancer, combination beam plus brachytherapy does not compromise long-term sexual function compared with external beam radiotherapy (EBRT).

Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned

Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned

Including women >70 years of age in national breast cancer screening programs won't lead to a sharp reduction in advanced forms of the disease.

Targeted Cancer Drugs Among Successes, Says AACR

Targeted Cancer Drugs Among Successes, Says AACR

About 14.5 million U.S. cancer survivors are alive today, compared to just three million in 1971, with prevention and targeted therapies helping to reduce mortality.

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.

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