Noticias del Cáncer

Sorafenib, Sunitinib May Pose Cardiovascular Risk

Oct 13, 2015

Higher stroke risk found in older kidney cancer patients taking the drugs

Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy May Be Underused

Oct 13, 2015

Racial disparities associated with use of the procedure for uterine, cervical cancers

FDA Approves Expanded Use of Opdivo in Advanced Lung Cancer

Oct 12, 2015

Demonstrates survival benefit in both squamous and non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer

ACS: Resection Can Up Survival in Metastatic Melanoma

Oct 12, 2015

Those with GI tract metastases had the longest median survival of any patients

Occupational Risk of Bladder Cancer on the Rise

Oct 12, 2015

Odds for the disease climbing faster among women than men in the workforce

Young Cancer Survivors May Need Lifelong Screenings

Oct 13, 2015

Patients successfully treated at age 15 to 39 nearly 60 percent more likely to develop another cancer

Safety Concerns Raised for Antioxidant Use in Melanoma

Oct 8, 2015

Mouse study highlights link between N-acetylcysteine and melanoma progression

Early Detection Still Key to Breast Cancer Survival

Oct 8, 2015

Despite advances in treatment, finding smaller tumors linked to better results

Most Cancer Patients Believe Surgery Will Be Curative

Oct 8, 2015

Findings even among patients with stage IV lung, colorectal cancer

Extended RAS Testing Urged Before EGFR MoAB Therapy

Oct 8, 2015

Extended testing recommended for mutations in KRAS, NRAS in patients with metastatic CRC

Ovarian Tissue Transplant Can Up Fertility Post Cancer Tx

Oct 13, 2015

Researchers in Denmark report a success rate of about 30 percent

Prognostic Disclosure Improves Life Expectancy Estimates

Oct 7, 2015

Prognostic disclosure linked to more realistic patient expectations in advanced cancer

CO2 Insufflation Beneficial During Colonoscopy

Oct 7, 2015

Reduced post-colonoscopy abdominal discomfort; more patients pain-, distention-free

Laparoscopic Surgery May Not Be Best Option for Rectal Cancer

Oct 13, 2015

Results from two studies show standard surgery to be slightly more successful

FDA Approves Optune Device for Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma

Oct 7, 2015

Newly sanctioned to treat just-diagnosed patients, in combination with temozolomide

As HIV Patients Live Longer, Certain Cancer Risks Rise

Oct 13, 2015

Anal, colorectal, and liver cancers more common now, researchers find

USPSTF Recommends CRC Screening for 50- to 75-Year-Olds

Oct 6, 2015

Grade A recommendation for 50- to 75-year-olds; individualized decision urged for those age 76 to 85

Significant Disparities in Care for Pediatric Retinoblastoma

Oct 13, 2015

Extraocular disease higher among Hispanic children, counties with low socioeconomic status

High-Dose Hypofractionated RT Palliative in Head, Neck Cancer

Oct 13, 2015

Meaningful palliative effect for 63 percent of patients, lasting for median of 4.6 months

FDA Approves Keytruda for Advanced NSCLC

Oct 5, 2015

Approved for use with PD-L1 IHC 22C3 pharmDx test


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