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.

Biking, Prostate Cancer Risk Investigated

Cyclists who bike more may face a higher risk of prostate cancer, but not a greater chance of infertility or erectile dysfunction.

Could Statins Cut Breast Cancer Risk?

Women with hyperlipidemia have an increased risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study.

Vaccine-Chemo for Pancreatic Cancer

The results of a new trial are extremely promising for the efficacy of a vaccine-chemotherapy combination for pancreatic cancer.

Novel Gene Mutations and Lung Cancer

Researchers have identified genetic mutations in the cell signaling pathway RTK/RAS/RAF that can lead to lung adenocarcinoma.

Corticosteroids for Cancer Pain?

Even with limited evidence as to their efficacy, corticosteroids are often included in cancer pain management therapy.

No Fertility Drug-Cancer Link

Use of fertility drugs doesn't appear to increase a woman's long-term risk of breast, ovarian, and uterine cancers, new research indicates.

Prostate Cancer Treatments

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

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FDA Accepts sBLA, Grants Priority Review for Avastin in Ovarian Cancer

The FDA grants Genentech's sBLA for Avastin (bevacizumab) plus chemotherapy Priority Review for the treatment of women with recurrent platinum-resistant ovarian cancer.

Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?

Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?

A new study fuels the ongoing debate over the health risks of bicycle riding for men: Researchers found that cyclists who bike more may face a higher risk of prostate cancer, but not a greater chance of infertility or erectile dysfunction.

Transdermal 4-Hydroxytamoxifen Gel Beneficial in DCIS

Transdermal 4-Hydroxytamoxifen Gel Beneficial in DCIS

For women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), 4-hydroxytamoxifen (4-OHT) gel applied to breast skin has a similar antiproliferative effect as oral tamoxifen.

Lanreotide Improves Survival With Enteropancreatic Tumors

Lanreotide Improves Survival With Enteropancreatic Tumors

Lanreotide significantly improves survival among patients with metastatic enteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (grade 1 or 2).

In Advanced Pediatric Cancer, Poor Parent-Provider Agreement

In Advanced Pediatric Cancer, Poor Parent-Provider Agreement

For pediatric patients with advanced cancer, parent-provider concordance is poor regarding prognosis and goals of care.

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