Stroke Risk Up After Cancer Diagnosis

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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.

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.

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GnRH Agonist Shows Protection Against Early Menopause in Breast Cancer

GnRH Agonist Shows Protection Against Early Menopause in Breast Cancer

For patients with breast cancer, use of the gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist, goserelin, protects against ovarian failure, according to a new study.

Correlated Spectroscopy Could ID Changes in BRCA1/2 Carriers

Correlated Spectroscopy Could ID Changes in BRCA1/2 Carriers

Use of localized correlated spectroscopy (COSY) shows significant changes in women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations, according to a new study.

FDA Approves New Indication for Opdivo

FDA Approves New Indication for Opdivo

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication of Opdivo (nivolumab; Bristol-Myers Squibb) to include patients with metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with progression on or after platinum-based chemotherapy.

HPV-16 Tied to Improved Survival in Advanced Esophageal Cancer

HPV-16 Tied to Improved Survival in Advanced Esophageal Cancer

For patients with advanced-stage esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC), human papillomavirus (HPV)-16 infection is associated with improved survival and treatment response.

Nanodevice With Dual Therapy May Help Fight Cancer Drug Resistance

Nanodevice With Dual Therapy May Help Fight Cancer Drug Resistance

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new nanodevice to block the gene that confers drug resistance and deliver a sustained release of drugs.

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