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Maternal birthplace may affect offspring cancer risk

April 29, 2016

The children of Hispanic mothers born outside the United States appeared to have reduced risk for several cancers, including glioma, astrocytoma, neuroblastoma and Wilms’ tumor, according to results of a population-based case–control study.

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Monthly cost of oral cancer drugs rises steadily over time

April 28, 2016
The cost of oral cancer drugs in their first year on the market has increased significantly since the year 2000, according to a research letter published in JAMA
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Cancer diagnosis increases risk for mental disorders, psychiatric medication use

April 28, 2016
Patients diagnosed with cancer faced an increased risk for common mental disorders — such as depression, anxiety and stress reaction/adjustment disorder —…
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Racial, socioeconomic factors associated with pediatric nasopharyngeal cancer diagnosis

April 27, 2016
Factors such as lower socioeconomic status, black race and rural residence appeared associated with an increased risk for a pediatric diagnosis of nasopharyngeal cancer…
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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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Phase 1 inhibitors demonstrate promise for treatment of pediatric AML

December 8, 2013
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At Issue: Multiple Myeloma Resource Center

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Optimizing the Use of Targeted Therapy in Advanced Melanoma: Where We Are and Where We Are Going

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. Historically, treatment options have been limited for patients with…
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In the Journals

Maternal birthplace may affect offspring cancer risk

April 29, 2016
The children of Hispanic mothers born outside the United States appeared to have reduced risk for several cancers, including glioma, astrocytoma…
In the Journals

Monthly cost of oral cancer drugs rises steadily over time

April 28, 2016
The cost of oral cancer drugs in their first year on the market has increased significantly since the year 2000, according to a research letter…
In the Journals

Cancer diagnosis increases risk for mental disorders, psychiatric medication use

April 28, 2016
Patients diagnosed with cancer faced an increased risk for common mental disorders — such as depression, anxiety and stress reaction/adjustment…
In the Journals

Racial, socioeconomic factors associated with pediatric nasopharyngeal cancer diagnosis

April 27, 2016
Factors such as lower socioeconomic status, black race and rural residence appeared associated with an increased risk for a pediatric diagnosis of…
In the Journals

Childhood cancer survivors report feeling older than actual age

April 25, 2016
The overall health-related quality of life of young adult survivors of childhood cancer resembled that of middle-aged adults, according to a brief…

Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association elects new president

April 22, 2016
The Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association elected Sarah Scarpace, PharmD, MPH, BCOP, to serve as president for the 2016-2017 term.Scarpace is…
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Biden: Realignment of research incentives key to cancer moonshot initiative

April 20, 2016
A redesign of the cancer research enterprise is necessary to accelerate advances and achieve 10 years’ worth of progress in 5 years, Vice…
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VIDEO: Liquid biopsies valuable but will not eliminate need to assess tumor tissue

April 17, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Filip Janku, MD, PhD, medical oncologist at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, spoke to HemOnc Today about the…
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AACR presents several scientific awards

April 17, 2016
NEW ORLEANS The American Association for Cancer Research will recognize several clinicians and researchers during its annual meeting. Sir
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AACR Annual Meeting begins this weekend

April 14, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — The HemOnc Today and Healio.com/HemOnc team will present comprehensive live coverage from the American Association for Cancer…
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