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Adjuvant chemotherapy may improve lung cancer outcomes in older patients

February 25, 2015

Adjuvant chemotherapy may improve survival for older patients with stage I non–small cell lung cancer, according to an analysis of the SEER–Medicare database.

However, the regimen also is associated with serious adverse events, according to an analysis of the SEER-Medicare database.

Justin E. Bekelman, MD In the Journals

Radiation plus hormone therapy benefited older men with prostate cancer

January 21, 2015
The addition of radiation therapy to androgen deprivation therapy improved survival among elderly men with locally advanced prostate cancer, according to an…
In the Journals

Laparoscopic radical cystectomy conferred favorable long-term survival outcomes

December 29, 2014
Patients with muscle-invasive or high-risk bladder cancer experienced favorable RFS, OS and cancer-specific survival outcomes after undergoing laparoscopic radical…
Anja Mehnert, PhD In the Journals

One-third of cancer patients experienced anxiety, mental health disorders

October 6, 2014
About one in three patients with cancer experienced some level of clinically relevant mental health challenge, such as anxiety, depressive disorders or adjustment…
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New Advances, New Options: Evaluating the Changing Landscape of Hemophilia to Optimize Patient Outcomes

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The bleeding abnormalities associated with hemophilia can have devastating consequences for patients. Recent advances…
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Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy in the Management of Metastatic Melanoma: 2014 Updates - Monograph

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In the Journals

Adjuvant chemotherapy may improve lung cancer outcomes in older patients

February 25, 2015
Adjuvant chemotherapy may improve survival for older patients with stage I non–small cell lung cancer, according to an analysis of the…
Justin E. Bekelman, MD In the Journals

Radiation plus hormone therapy benefited older men with prostate cancer

January 21, 2015
The addition of radiation therapy to androgen deprivation therapy improved survival among elderly men with locally advanced prostate cancer…
In the Journals

Laparoscopic radical cystectomy conferred favorable long-term survival outcomes

December 29, 2014
Patients with muscle-invasive or high-risk bladder cancer experienced favorable RFS, OS and cancer-specific survival outcomes after undergoing…
Anja Mehnert, PhD In the Journals

One-third of cancer patients experienced anxiety, mental health disorders

October 6, 2014
About one in three patients with cancer experienced some level of clinically relevant mental health challenge, such as anxiety, depressive disorders…
In the Journals

S-1 noninferior to UFT/LV for stage III colon cancer

August 29, 2014
Adjuvant chemotherapy with the oral fluoropyrimidine derivative S-1 conferred similar DFS rates as tegafur-uracil plus leucovorin among patients with…
In the Journals

Long-term central venous catheter use increased infection risk in older patients with cancer

August 12, 2014
Older adult patients with cancer who experienced long-term exposure to central venous catheters demonstrated an increased risk for infection…
In the Journals

Herpes zoster vaccine continued to protect after chemotherapy

August 8, 2014
The herpes zoster vaccine remained effective among recipients who later underwent chemotherapy, according to data published in Clinical Infectious

Top 8 lessons learned at ASCO 2014

June 25, 2014
The theme of this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting, “Science and Society,” emphasized patient-centered focus — looking at the full…
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Obesity linked to mortality in premenopausal, ER-positive early breast cancer

May 15, 2014
Obesity was an independent risk factor for breast cancer mortality among premenopausal women with ER-positive disease, according to results of a…
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Study: Routine biopsy during vertebroplasty helps reveal cancer in older patients with VCF

April 9, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients not suspected of having cancer in the spine or thought to be in remission were readily identified through routine…
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