Noticias del Cáncer


New Rx for Myeloid Malignancies Moves to Phase II Clinical Trials

Jul 31, 2015

Phase I trial involving 47 patients identified maximum tolerated dose of 400 mg once daily


Novel Microendoscope Ups Accuracy of Esophageal Screening

Jul 29, 2015

Low-cost HRME ups accuracy of Lugol's chromoendoscopy for esophageal cancer


ASCO Calls for Cancer Trials to Include More Seniors

Jul 31, 2015

Older adults react differently to treatment, oncology group notes


35% of Colorectal Cancers in Patients Age ≤35 Are Genetic

Jul 28, 2015

Study authors recommend that people diagnosed before age 35 get tested


Cancer Patients Lack Awareness of Fertility Preservation Options

Jul 28, 2015

Almost one in three not told cancer treatment might affect future fertility


FDA Approves Odomzo for Recurring Basal Cell Carcinoma

Jul 27, 2015

Medication is designed to inhibit the Hedgehog pathway


Generic Meds Boost Survival in Some Early Breast Cancers

Jul 27, 2015

Researchers found benefit from aromatase inhibitors and bisphosphonates


Oncologists Offer Strategies for Reducing Cost of Cancer Drugs

Jul 27, 2015

Suggest letting Medicare negotiate prices; back grassroots movement calling for change


Chemotherapy Use Doesn't Improve QOL Near Death

Jul 27, 2015

No improvement in quality of life, even for patients with good baseline performance status


Nodal Radiation Doesn't Impact Early Breast Cancer Survival

Jul 24, 2015

Researchers find it lowers chances of recurrence, but does not boost overall survival


Pioglitazone Not Significantly Associated With Bladder Cancer

Jul 23, 2015

But research reveals association with pancreatic, prostate cancer


Targeted Prophylaxis Effective in Post-Prostate Biopsy Sepsis

Jul 23, 2015

Targeted prophylaxis similarly effective to empirical prophylaxis after transrectal prostate biopsy


ASCO Guidelines: Biomarker Use in Metastatic Breast CA Treatment

Jul 23, 2015

Hormone receptor status of metastases should be used to guide tx if supported by clinical scenario


Article Answers Reader Questions About Coding

Jul 21, 2015

Two questions relate to new evaluation/management with modifier 25 and 3D mammography


Prostate Cancer Interacts With Comorbidity to Increase VTE Rate

Jul 21, 2015

Increased VTE risk among older patients, those with metastases, those who underwent surgery


More Radiation Doesn't Up Survival in Low-Risk Prostate CA

Jul 20, 2015

But higher doses may improve survival in men with intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancers


Increasing Aerobic Exercise Rx Benefits Older Women

Jul 20, 2015

300 versus 150 minutes of moderate-vigorous workouts each week paid off after a year


Many Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Cases Upgraded at Prostatectomy

Jul 20, 2015

Upgrading, up staging linked to age >60, PSA >5.0 ng/ml, and >25 percent positive cores


Trend Alert: Sunburn 'Art' Growing Presence on Social Media

Jul 17, 2015

Experts warn against the dangers of the increasingly popular practice


Mammography Radiation Exposure May Be Overestimated

Jul 16, 2015

Radiation dose from screening mammogram found to be up to 35 percent lower than previously believed