ED Drugs and Melanoma Risk

Patients taking medications for erectile dysfunction (ED) may have an increased risk of melanoma but these drugs are not a cause of melanoma.

Chili Pepper Toxin, Gallbladder Cancer Risk

Gallbladder cancer seems to be associated with aflatoxin, according to a new study.

No Link Between PTSD, Cancer

While the potential relationship between stress and cancer has been a topic of discussion and research for over 70 years, no association between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and cancer was found in the largest study to date.

Cyramza Gains Colon Cancer Indication

The 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.

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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Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Active Surveillance

Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Active Surveillance

Researchers find 12 percent or fewer U.S. men with low-risk prostate cancer getting active surveillance

Why Citrus Consumption May Up Melanoma Risk

Why Citrus Consumption May Up Melanoma Risk

Individuals who regularly consume orange juice or grapefruit may have a higher risk of developing melanoma.

Robotic Sx Viable for Morbidly Obese With Endometrial Cancer

Robotic Sx Viable for Morbidly Obese With Endometrial Cancer

Robotic surgery is safe and feasible for the surgical management of morbidly obese patients with endometrial cancer.

FDA: Antiemetic Shortage Announced

FDA: Antiemetic Shortage Announced

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Emend (aprepitant; Merck) is currently in shortage.

Blood, Saliva Tests May Help ID Head and Neck Cancers Early

Blood, Saliva Tests May Help ID Head and Neck Cancers Early

Scientists report they've detected DNA from head and neck cancer tumors in patients' blood and saliva samples, a development that potentially could lead to early diagnosis of these malignancies.

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