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.

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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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.

Research Measures Perceptions of Physician Compassion

Research Measures Perceptions of Physician Compassion

Patients perceive higher level of compassion among physicians who provide a more optimistic message

Melanoma Treatment Under Review for Preventing, Delaying Recurrence

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing and review the supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for Yervoy (ipilimumab; Bristol-Myers Squibb) for the adjuvant treatment of patients with stage 3 melanoma who are at high risk of recurrence following complete surgical resection.

L858R Mutation in Circulating Free DNA Is Prognostic in NSCLC

L858R Mutation in Circulating Free DNA Is Prognostic in NSCLC

L858R mutation in tumor tissue or cfDNA is marker of shorter overall, progression-free survival

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