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Does chemotherapy cause cancer?

May 31, 2016

Patients with cancer who undergo chemotherapy may be at elevated risk for a new primary cancer several years later.

The most common secondary cancers that occur in chemotherapy-treated patients include myelodysplastic syndrome, acute myelogenous leukemia, acute lymphocytic leukemia and testicular cancer.

Model used to estimate link between radiation, cancer must be re-evaluated

May 29, 2016
Previous investigations conducted by the founders of the linear no-threshold model with respect to genetic effects and carcinogenesis represent “one of the…
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Economic crisis, unemployment rates drive excess cancer deaths

May 27, 2016
The 2008 to 2010 global economic crisis appeared associated with 260,000 excess cancer deaths in member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and…
In the Journals

Assessment tool may identify older patients at risk for chemotherapy toxicity

May 27, 2016
An assessment tool comprised of clinically relevant questions and specific treatment information accurately predicted risk for chemotherapy toxicity in a majority of…
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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: Novel drugs represent 'ground-breaking developments' for EGFR-mutated lung cancer

June 12, 2015
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NSCLC Treatment on Target: Examining New Evidence and Advances

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Globally, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Eighty-five percent of lung cancers are non-small…
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Does chemotherapy cause cancer?

May 31, 2016
Patients with cancer who undergo chemotherapy may be at elevated risk for a new primary cancer several years later.The most common secondary cancers…

Model used to estimate link between radiation, cancer must be re-evaluated

May 29, 2016
Previous investigations conducted by the founders of the linear no-threshold model with respect to genetic effects and carcinogenesis represent…

In the Journals

Economic crisis, unemployment rates drive excess cancer deaths

May 27, 2016
The 2008 to 2010 global economic crisis appeared associated with 260,000 excess cancer deaths in member states of the Organization for Economic…

In the Journals

Assessment tool may identify older patients at risk for chemotherapy toxicity

May 27, 2016
An assessment tool comprised of clinically relevant questions and specific treatment information accurately predicted risk for chemotherapy toxicity…

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Value in cancer care must ‘start with patients, not dollars’

HemOnc Today, May 25, 2016
The skyrocketing cost of cancer care has come under intense criticism from patients and health care providers.Several promising treatments —…

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VIDEO: Smoking cessation more beneficial than lung cancer screening

May 23, 2016
WASHINGTON — David E. Midthun, MD, FACP, professor of medicine and director of the lung cancer screening program at Mayo Clinic, discussed…

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HIV patients less likely to receive treatment for many cancers

May 23, 2016
An analysis of more than 2 million U.S. cancer patients suggested that those with HIV are less likely to receive cancer treatment, regardless of…

‘Surge’ in unnecessary CT scans significantly increases cancer risks

May 23, 2016
A single standard CT scan may increase the risk for fatal cancer in one of every 2,000 patients, according to FDA data.Repeat or excessive exposure…

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Older cancer survivors more likely to experience depression, difficulty with daily activities

May 23, 2016
Older cancer survivors experienced greater declines in physical functioning and an increased risk for depression than age-matched healthy adults…

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Lifestyle changes can reduce cancer incidence, mortality

May 20, 2016
The adoption of healthy lifestyle practices may prevent a large proportion of cancers and reduce cancer mortality in the United States, according to…

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