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Cancer survivors more likely to have preterm birth, cesarean delivery

Cancer survivors more likely to have preterm birth, cesarean delivery
March 23, 2017

Adult survivors of adolescent and young adult cancers were more likely to experience preterm birth, low birth weight and cesarean delivery compared with births by women never diagnosed with cancer, according to study results.

“Our research suggests that women treated with chemotherapy may continue to have an increased risk for preterm birth in the future,” Hazel B. Nichols, PhD, assistant professor in the department of epidemiology at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, told HemOnc Today.

‘We can do better’: ASCO report outlines persistent health care disparities, need for funding

March 22, 2017
Over the next 10 years, the number of cancer survivors in the United States is expected to grow from 15.5 million to 20.3 million, according to ASCO’s State of
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Alvimopan may shorten hospital stays after surgery for testicular cancer

March 22, 2017
Alvimopan facilitated gastrointestinal recovery and shortened hospital stays among a small group of men with testicular cancer who underwent retroperitoneal lymph node…
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Nivolumab safe, beneficial for urothelial carcinoma

March 21, 2017
Nivolumab demonstrated clinical benefit and an acceptable safety profile in patients with metastatic or surgically urothelial carcinoma who were previously treated
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Cancer survivors more likely to have preterm birth, cesarean delivery

March 23, 2017
Adult survivors of adolescent and young adult cancers were more likely to experience preterm birth, low birth weight and cesarean delivery compared…

‘We can do better’: ASCO report outlines persistent health care disparities, need for funding

March 22, 2017
Over the next 10 years, the number of cancer survivors in the United States is expected to grow from 15.5 million to 20.3 million, according to…

Meeting News

Alvimopan may shorten hospital stays after surgery for testicular cancer

March 22, 2017
Alvimopan facilitated gastrointestinal recovery and shortened hospital stays among a small group of men with testicular cancer who underwent…

In the Journals Plus

Nivolumab safe, beneficial for urothelial carcinoma

March 21, 2017
Nivolumab demonstrated clinical benefit and an acceptable safety profile in patients with metastatic or surgically urothelial carcinoma who were

Leading cancer organizations: Trump’s proposed NIH budget cuts will threaten research, patient care

March 17, 2017
Many of the nation’s leading research organizations and cancer centers have voiced their opposition to President Donald J. Trump’s…

Open-access ‘knowledgebase’ focuses on clinical relevance of cancer gene mutations

March 16, 2017
Cancer researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed an online cancer database designed to streamline the…

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White paper outlines progress, challenges of immunotherapy in community setting

March 15, 2017
The Association of Community Cancer Centers’ Institute for Clinical Immuno-Oncology issued a white paper titled “Immuno-Oncology…

Learn Immuno-Oncology New York scheduled for March 23

March 15, 2017
Learn Immuno-Oncology New York, an interactive educational event focused on the rapidly evolving future of cancer treatment, will be held March 23 at…

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Cancer prevalence higher among individuals who have been incarcerated

March 14, 2017
Incidence and mortality of certain cancers was significantly greater in people who spent time in prisons than in the general population, according to…

Study reveals ‘greatly concerning’ lack of financial disclosures among oncologists on Twitter

March 14, 2017
The majority of U.S. hematologists–oncologists who use Twitter reported at least one financial conflict of interest made public through the…

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