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

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 greatest misapprehensions and oversight failures within the scientific research community,” according to authors of a study review published in American Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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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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Benefit of increased resection extent varies by molecular subgroup in medulloblastoma

May 27, 2016
The degree to which extent of resection served as a prognostic marker for patients with medulloblastoma may heavily depend on molecular subgroup affiliation, according…
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Male cancer survivors less likely to have children

May 25, 2016
Male survivors of childhood cancer diagnosed before age 25 years appeared less likely to have children and more likely to require assisted reproduction than men who did…
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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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VIDEO: Liquid biopsy technology a ‘major advance’ but still requires validation

May 5, 2016
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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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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

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 the Journals

Benefit of increased resection extent varies by molecular subgroup in medulloblastoma

May 27, 2016
The degree to which extent of resection served as a prognostic marker for patients with medulloblastoma may heavily depend on molecular subgroup…

In the Journals

Male cancer survivors less likely to have children

May 25, 2016
Male survivors of childhood cancer diagnosed before age 25 years appeared less likely to have children and more likely to require assisted…

‘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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Precision medicine approach improves outcomes in phase 1 trials

May 19, 2016
Patients treated in phase 1 trials designed with a biomarker-based approach for treatment selection demonstrated higher response rates and longer…

Congressional subcommittee debates Medicare Part B demonstration project

May 17, 2016
The U.S. House Energy Subcommittee on Health today held a hearing to offer doctor and patient perspectives on planned changes to the Medicare Part B…

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First-line chemotherapy prolongs survival in adults with medulloblastoma

May 16, 2016
First-line chemotherapy treatment appeared to significantly improve long-term survival among adults with medulloblastoma, according to a…

FDA News

FDA grants breakthrough status to polio virus for glioblastoma

May 16, 2016
The FDA granted breakthrough status to an experimental treatment that uses the poliovirus to treat glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain…

Light therapy may alleviate depressive symptoms among cancer survivors

May 16, 2016
Preliminary data from a small randomized study showed light therapy decreased depressive symptoms and normalized circadian rhythms among cancer…

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