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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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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

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

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 director of the…
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The Patient with Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

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2016 ASCO Annual Meeting

2016 ASCO Annual Meeting

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Updates in Immunotherapy – Philadelphia 2015

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The promise of immunotherapy in oncology has become a reality with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval…
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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

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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History of radiation exposure in DTC improves overall survival

June 24, 2016
Outcomes in differentiated thyroid cancer, or DTC, do not significantly differ between patients with a history of radiation exposure and those…

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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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VIDEO: Checkpoint inhibitors may enhance the benefits of radiation, surgery in patients with head, neck cancer

June 21, 2016
In this video, Andrew G. Sikora, MD, PhD, of Baylor College of Medicine, discusses how checkpoint inhibitors may unmask immune effects that are…

White Out Cancer Day increases awareness of cancer immunotherapy

June 17, 2016
Employees of SLACK Incorporated — publisher of HemOnc Today — wore white today in support of White Out Cancer Day. The Cancer Research…

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