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FDA issues warnings about fraudulent cancer treatments

April 25, 2017

The FDA issued warning letters to 14 U.S. companies that the agency contends are selling products fraudulently claimed to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure cancer.

The products — typically marketed and sold on websites or social media platforms — have not received FDA approval.

Patient education pivotal when recommending palliative care

April 12, 2017
Patients with cancer who are educated about the benefits of palliative care are more likely to consider incorporating it into their treatment, according to results of a…
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Physician-aided deaths continue to rise in Oregon

April 6, 2017
The number of prescriptions written for physician-aided deaths in Oregon has increased annually since it became the first state to enact the Death with Dignity Act in…
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ASCO: Coordinated effort needed to provide high-quality care to sexual and gender minorities

April 5, 2017
Sexual and gender minorities diagnosed with cancer may encounter specific challenges, including discrimination and greater risks for anxiety and depression, according to…
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Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors for Advanced Bladder Cancer: Applying Clinical Advances and Elucidating Best Practices

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co, Inc.

Advances in immunology and the advent of immune checkpoint blockade inhibition for advanced bladder cancer are poised…
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VIDEO: Liquid biopsies valuable but will not eliminate need to assess tumor tissue

April 17, 2016
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Management of Multiple Myeloma: Using Emerging Therapies with ASCT

This activity is supported by educational grants from Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC; Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and Takeda Oncology.

Multiple myeloma management has undergone profound changes in the past few decades, this is largely due to advances in…
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FDA issues warnings about fraudulent cancer treatments

April 25, 2017
The FDA issued warning letters to 14 U.S. companies that the agency contends are selling products fraudulently claimed to prevent, diagnose, treat or…

Patient education pivotal when recommending palliative care

April 12, 2017
Patients with cancer who are educated about the benefits of palliative care are more likely to consider incorporating it into their treatment…

In the Journals Plus

Physician-aided deaths continue to rise in Oregon

April 6, 2017
The number of prescriptions written for physician-aided deaths in Oregon has increased annually since it became the first state to enact the Death…

In the Journals Plus

ASCO: Coordinated effort needed to provide high-quality care to sexual and gender minorities

April 5, 2017
Sexual and gender minorities diagnosed with cancer may encounter specific challenges, including discrimination and greater risks for anxiety and…

Meeting News

Biden: Cancer moonshot has ‘evolved from program to movement’

April 3, 2017
International and private sector collaboration, as well as the $1.8 billion in federal funding directed toward the NIH as part of the 21st Century…

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Annual report: Overall cancer death rates continue to decline, but problem areas persist

March 31, 2017
Overall cancer death rates continued to decrease in men, women and children among all racial and ethnic groups, according to the Annual Report to the…

‘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…

City of Hope names provost for clinical faculty

March 18, 2017
Arti Hurria , MD, has been named provost for clinical faculty at City of Hope. Hurria, a HemOnc Today Editorial Board member, will…

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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