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‘Surge’ in unnecessary CT scans significantly increases cancer risks

‘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 to ionizing radiation only increases cancer risk.

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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 results of a…
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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 PFS, according to…

Six recent studies highlight continued disparities in cancer care

May 18, 2016
Despite significant advances in cancer prevention, screening and treatment, considerable disparities remain.These disparities can be based on several factors, including…
CME Video

NSCLC Treatment on Target: Examining New Evidence and Advances

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

Globally, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Eighty five percent of lung cancers are non-small…
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VIDEO: Liquid biopsies valuable but will not eliminate need to assess tumor tissue

April 17, 2016
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The Patient with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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The management of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has evolved in the past decade, as advances are made in diagnosis…
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‘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…

In the JournalsPerspective

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…

Meeting News CoveragePerspective

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…

Six recent studies highlight continued disparities in cancer care

May 18, 2016
Despite significant advances in cancer prevention, screening and treatment, considerable disparities remain.These disparities can be based on several…

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…

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…

Spirituality linked to better physical, emotional well-being in patients with cancer

May 15, 2016
Heather S.L. Jim, PhD, of the health outcomes and behavior program at Moffitt Cancer Center, and colleagues analyzed data from previously published…

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Increased awareness, new therapies may alleviate ‘pervasive problem’ of CINV

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2016
Nausea and vomiting are two of the most distressing and potentially debilitating effects of cancer treatment.They also are among the most common…

Editorial

Restoring the home-field advantage

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2016
John Sweetenham, MD
In team sports, home-field advantage appears to be a real phenomenon. Although the exact causes are not clear — despite having been extensively…

Eight recent FDA actions that may affect your practice

May 9, 2016
HemOnc Today presents a summary of eight recent FDA decisions or announcements that could affect how you treat your patients.Blinatumomab (Blincyto…

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