Noticias del Cáncer


Genomic Sequencing Benefits Some Childhood Cancer Patients

Sep 2, 2015

Benefits seen for some children and young adults with relapsed or refractory cancer


CDC: Smoking Rate Falls to 15.2 Percent in the United States

Sep 2, 2015

Higher tobacco taxes, tough messages contributing to decline


August 2015 Briefing - Hematology & Oncology

Sep 2, 2015


Endoscopic Evaluation Advised in Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Sep 1, 2015

Report of elderly man with mantle cell lymphoma in addition to diffuse large B-cell lymphoma


Ultrasound, MRI Comparable for Cervical Cancer Staging

Sep 2, 2015

Transvaginal sonography, a feasible and economic imaging modality


Continuous Therapy Improves Survival in Multiple Myeloma

Aug 31, 2015

Benefit seen in progression-free, overall survival compared with fixed duration of therapy


Physicians' Peers Influence Use of New Cancer Tx Modalities

Aug 31, 2015

Exposure to peers who were early adopters of brachytherapy associated with increased use


Many Elderly Oncology Patients Taking Alternative Medicines

Aug 30, 2015

Associated with polypharmacy, vision impairment, and urologic comorbidities


Higher Frequency of BRCA Mutations Seen in Black Women

Aug 30, 2015

In study of those under 50 with invasive form of disease, 12 percent had BRCA1, BRCA2 mutations


Foot Site Independent Risk Factor for Melanoma Outcome

Aug 30, 2015

Negative independent prognostic factor for disease-specific survival and disease-free interval


Longer Colonoscopy Withdrawal Time May Cut Cancer Risk

Sep 2, 2015

Viewing time of less than six minutes linked to higher cancer rates


Daratumumab Monotherapy Promising for Multiple Myeloma

Aug 27, 2015

Findings in a phase 1-2 study of patients with relapsed myeloma or relapsed/refractory myeloma


Blood Test Predicts Relapse in Early-Stage Breast Cancer

Aug 27, 2015

Circulating tumor DNA analysis spots stray cells months before scans detect recurrence


ERCC1 SNP Can Identify Good Prognosis in Nasopharyngeal CA

Aug 27, 2015

ERCC1 C118T genotype may identify good prognosis in subgroup of pEBV-negative patients


Most Women Feel Distress With False-Positive Mammogram

Sep 2, 2015

Majority had issues such as anxiety, sleeplessness, often persisting long after being declared cancer-free


Genomic Approach Could Aid Risk Stratification in Adults With AML

Aug 26, 2015

Persistent leukemia-linked mutations in remission samples tied to increased relapse, worse survival


Acupuncture Beats Pills for Hot Flashes in Breast CA Survivors

Sep 2, 2015

Even 'sham' acupuncture beat one frequently used medication


Low-Dose Aspirin, Other NSAIDs May Lower Colorectal Cancer Risk

Aug 25, 2015

Findings for consistent use over 5 or more years


Music Reduces Anxiety Score in Breast Cancer Surgery Patients

Aug 25, 2015

Reduction in anxiety scores preoperatively with live or recorded music versus usual care


Circulating Tumor Cell Assays May Play Role in Managing Bladder CA

Aug 25, 2015

IsoFlux test showed 10 or more circulating tumor cells in four of nine samples, versus 0 with CellSearch


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