Noticias del Cáncer

Worse Survival With Chemo Dose Reduction in Ovarian Cancer

Jul 4, 2015

Lower average relative dose intensity linked to worse overall and ovarian cancer-specific survival

Weight Loss + Vitamin D3 Cuts IL-6 in Postmenopausal Women

Jul 4, 2015

Reduction in inflammatory biomarkers among women with BMI >25 kg/m², low serum 25(OH)D

June 2015 Briefing - Hematology & Oncology

Jul 2, 2015

Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Active Surveillance

Jul 1, 2015

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

Citrus Consumption Linked to Increased Risk of Melanoma

Jul 1, 2015

Researchers suspect compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed

Robotic Sx Viable for Morbidly Obese With Endometrial Cancer

Jul 1, 2015

No differences in blood loss, complication rates, survival for morbidly obese, lower-weight patients

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

Jun 30, 2015

Study shows potential for noninvasive tumor detection

Glypican-1 Protein May Help Identify Pancreatic Cancer Early

Jun 26, 2015

But more research is needed before test is used for monitoring or screening, researchers say

Viagra, Other ED Meds Don't Raise Melanoma Risk

Jun 25, 2015

Slightly higher odds for men on ED drugs, but lifestyles are probable culprit

Age-Adjusted Comorbidity Score Stratifies Mortality in Prostate CA

Jun 25, 2015

Age-adjusted prostate cancer-specific comorbidity index strongly predictive of other-cause mortality

Yearly CT May Adequately Monitor Non-Solid Lung Nodules

Jun 25, 2015

Surgery found 100 percent curative, regardless of the time to treatment

Review: Colposcopy Linked to Adverse Psychological Outcomes

Jun 25, 2015

Adverse outcomes include anxiety; management type and treatment don't impact outcomes

Lung Disease Under Radar for Many Long-Term Smokers

Jun 24, 2015

Many considered disease-free based on their spirometry results

Embryo Cryopreservation Feasible for Women With Breast Cancer

Jun 24, 2015

Overall live birth rate per embryo transfer similar for infertile women undergoing IVF, cancer patients

Glucocorticoids, 3-Ketosteroids Adversely Affect Breast Cancer

Jun 23, 2015

Adverse effects for patients with mixed ERα+/cytokeratin-5 breast cancer

No Clinical Benefit Found for Occult Cancer CT Screening in VTE

Jun 23, 2015

Prevalence of occult cancer low among patients with first unprovoked venous thromboembolism

Yoga, Meditation Aid Menopausal Symptoms After Breast Cancer

Jun 23, 2015

Randomized trial shows beneficial effect for yoga combined with meditation in breast cancer survivors

One-Day Workshop Ups Stress Recovery for Cancer Care Workers

Jun 22, 2015

Findings show beneficial effects for radiation therapists and oncology nurses

Breast-Conserving Therapy Rates on the Rise

Jun 19, 2015

But many with early-stage disease still choose mastectomy

Net Savings for Higher-Quality Colonoscopy

Jun 19, 2015

Those with higher polyp detection rates prevent more cancers, save more lives


Today I'm thankful for...Health Insurance
by Christina Bach, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C
November 25, 2014

Breaking news: Supreme Court votes to uphold Affordable Care Act Subsidies
by Christina Bach, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C
June 26, 2015