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Less sleep, frequent snoring shorten breast cancer survival

Less sleep, frequent snoring shorten breast cancer survival
July 1, 2016

Short sleep duration and frequent snoring prior to cancer diagnosis may shorten OS among postmenopausal women with breast cancer.

Amanda I. Phipps , MPH, PhD, assistant professor of epidemiology at University of Washington, and colleagues assessed the association between sleep characteristics prior to cancer diagnosis and subsequent cancer survival among postmenopausal women who participated in the Women’s Health Initiative.

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Hyperthyroidism linked to lower recurrent VTE risk among elderly patients

June 29, 2016
Older patients with subclinical hyperthyroidism appeared at lower risk for recurrent venous thromboembolism, according to the results of a prospective cohort study…
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Biden: A decade’s worth of cancer research possible in half the time

June 29, 2016
PHILADELPHIA — Fox Chase Cancer Center today hosted a Regional Cancer Moonshot Summit in conjunction with the National Cancer Moonshot Summit held in Washington…

AACR president: ‘Full spectrum’ of cancer research must remain priority

June 29, 2016
Nancy E. Davidson, MD, director of University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, took over as president of the American Association for Cancer Research this spring…
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The Patient with Lymphadenopathy

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Castleman’s disease is a rare lymphoproliferative disorder that is characterized by enlargement of 1 (unicentric) or…
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VIDEO: Toxicities related to immune therapies ‘unpredictable’ but ‘manageable’

June 23, 2016
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2016 ASCO Annual Meeting

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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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Less sleep, frequent snoring shorten breast cancer survival

July 1, 2016
Short sleep duration and frequent snoring prior to cancer diagnosis may shorten OS among postmenopausal women with breast cancer. Amanda I

In the Journals

Hyperthyroidism linked to lower recurrent VTE risk among elderly patients

June 29, 2016
Older patients with subclinical hyperthyroidism appeared at lower risk for recurrent venous thromboembolism, according to the results of a…

Meeting News Coverage

Biden: A decade’s worth of cancer research possible in half the time

June 29, 2016
PHILADELPHIA — Fox Chase Cancer Center today hosted a Regional Cancer Moonshot Summit in conjunction with the National Cancer Moonshot Summit…

AACR president: ‘Full spectrum’ of cancer research must remain priority

June 29, 2016
Nancy E. Davidson, MD, director of University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, took over as president of the American Association for Cancer Research…

FDA’s cancer drug director to lead Oncology Center of Excellence

June 29, 2016
Richard Pazdur, MD, director of the Office of Hematology and Oncology Products in the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation, has been named acting…

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Functional decline, death common in older women within year of starting breast cancer treatment

June 28, 2016
One in five older women with newly diagnosed nonmetastatic breast cancer died or experienced functional decline within 12 months of treatment…

Eight updates about how lifestyle affects cancer risk, outcomes

June 27, 2016
Lifestyle choices can contribute considerably to a person’s cancer risk, as well the outcomes they achieve after they are diagnosed with a…

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VIDEO: Toxicities related to immune therapies ‘unpredictable’ but ‘manageable’

June 23, 2016
James P. Allison, PhD, chair of the department of immunology and executive director of the immunotherapy platform at MD Anderson Cancer Center in…

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VIDEO: Merge of immunotherapy, genomics lead to personalized treatment

June 23, 2016
CHICAGO — Candace Johnson, PhD, president and CEO of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, discusses how research in immunotherapy and genomics can…

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VIDEO: Diabetes, obesity associated with chemotherapy-induced neuropathy

June 22, 2016
CHICAGO — Dawn L. Hershman, MD, MS, associate professor of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center, reviews study results that…

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