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Second malignancies, death common among cancer survivors

Second malignancies, death common among cancer survivors
July 25, 2016

Approximately one in 12 patients with a common primary tumor were diagnosed with a second primary malignancy between 1992 and 2008, according to results of a SEER analysis.

Further, more than one-half of these patients died of their second malignancy. Lung cancer was the most common second primary malignancy.

Delirium frequently underdiagnosed in patients with advanced cancers

July 25, 2016
Delirium occurs frequently but appears underdiagnosed in patients with advanced cancer who presented in the ED, according to the results of a randomized observational…
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Adjunctive systemic therapy: A reasonable option for patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer

HemOnc Today, July 25, 2016
Donald L. Trump, MD, FACP
It is with considerable trepidation that I undertake the assignment to comment on — nay, adjudicate — the “point” and “counter”…
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Immunotherapy, tumor profiling fill ‘gigantic knowledge gap’ in bladder cancer

HemOnc Today, July 25, 2016
The standard of care for patients with bladder cancer has remained largely unchanged for nearly 3 decades. The NCI estimates that 76,960 Americans will be diagnosed with…
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The Patient with Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

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Castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) is a heterogeneous condition that encompasses a continuum of disease…
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VIDEO: Evidence emerging for both immune, targeted strategies to treat kidney, bladders cancers

February 18, 2016
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The Patient with Myelofibrosis

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Myelofibrosis is caused by abnormal stem cells in the bone marrow that cause the uncontrolled production of mature…
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Second malignancies, death common among cancer survivors

July 25, 2016
Approximately one in 12 patients with a common primary tumor were diagnosed with a second primary malignancy between 1992 and 2008, according to…

Delirium frequently underdiagnosed in patients with advanced cancers

July 25, 2016
Delirium occurs frequently but appears underdiagnosed in patients with advanced cancer who presented in the ED, according to the results of a…

Commentary

Adjunctive systemic therapy: A reasonable option for patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer

HemOnc Today, July 25, 2016
Donald L. Trump, MD, FACP
It is with considerable trepidation that I undertake the assignment to comment on — nay, adjudicate — the “point” and…

Cover Story

Immunotherapy, tumor profiling fill ‘gigantic knowledge gap’ in bladder cancer

HemOnc Today, July 25, 2016
The standard of care for patients with bladder cancer has remained largely unchanged for nearly 3 decades. The NCI estimates that 76,960 Americans…

ASTRO names three gold medal recipients

July 21, 2016
The American Society for Radiation Oncology announced the recipients of the society’s gold medal, the highest honor bestowed upon society…

What cancer screenings are recommended for men?

July 21, 2016
Men have a 42% chance of developing invasive cancer during their lifetime, and a nearly 23% chance of dying of cancer, according to American Cancer…

In the Journals

Hispanic, younger children underrepresented in pediatric oncology trials

July 18, 2016
Underrepresentation of Hispanic patients and children aged 0 to 4 years occurred frequently in phase 1 trials, according to a meta-analysis of trials…

In the Journals

Chromosome 1q gain linked to shorter survival in favorable-histology Wilms' tumor

July 14, 2016
Children with favorable-histology Wilms’ tumor who harbored chromosome 1q gain appeared less likely to achieve 8-year EFS, according to…

Memorial Sloan Kettering program designed to meet needs of teens, young adults with cancer

July 13, 2016
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center launched a new initiative designed to help teens and young adults with cancer. The program offers services to…

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Childhood cancer survivors at risk for endocrine disorders

July 12, 2016
The risk for endocrinopathies increased substantially over time among childhood cancer survivors, especially among those who received high-risk…

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