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Stress and cancer: Mindfulness is pivotal component to improve outcomes

August 24, 2015

Stress hormones are released when the body responds to physical, mental or emotional pressures.

These stress hormones — such as epinephrine and norepinephrine — increase blood pressure, heart rate and blood glucose levels.

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Hormonal drugs for prostate cancer increase risk, incidence of cardiovascular events

August 19, 2015
Patients who received hormonal regimens for the treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer experienced a significant increase in incidence of and relative risk…
Anusha Kalbasi, MD In the Journals

Dose-escalated radiation improves survival in intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer

August 11, 2015
Dose-escalated external-beam radiation therapy improved OS in men with intermediate- or high-risk prostate cancer, according to results of a retrospective, nonrandomized…
In the Journals

Weight cycling does not increase cancer risk

August 10, 2015
Weight cycling does not appear associated with elevated cancer risk, according to an analysis of data from a large prospective cohort.Nearly half of all U.S. adults have…
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Immunotherapy Updates 2015: FOCUS on NSCLC

Immunotherapy Updates 2015: FOCUS on NSCLC

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

Globally, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounts for…
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VIDEO: Updates in prostate cancer treatment options

VIDEO: Updates in prostate cancer treatment options

May 5, 2015
Robert S. DiPaola, MD, director of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, discusses various forms of prostate cancer…
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Hematology Oncology Case Consults

The Patient with Pancreatic Cancer

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Pancreatic cancer only accounts for 3% of cancer cases, but it is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death…
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Lorenzo Cohen, PhD

Stress and cancer: Mindfulness is pivotal component to improve outcomes

August 24, 2015
Stress hormones are released when the body responds to physical, mental or emotional pressures.These stress hormones — such as epinephrine and…
In the Journals

Hormonal drugs for prostate cancer increase risk, incidence of cardiovascular events

August 19, 2015
Patients who received hormonal regimens for the treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer experienced a significant increase in incidence of…
Anusha Kalbasi, MD In the Journals

Dose-escalated radiation improves survival in intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer

August 11, 2015
Dose-escalated external-beam radiation therapy improved OS in men with intermediate- or high-risk prostate cancer, according to results of a…
In the Journals

Weight cycling does not increase cancer risk

August 10, 2015
Weight cycling does not appear associated with elevated cancer risk, according to an analysis of data from a large prospective cohort.Nearly half of…
Preet Paul Singh, MBBS Cover StoryPerspectivePublication Exclusive

Clinical trials, ‘a lot more study’ needed to confirm statins’ effects on cancer outcomes

HemOnc Today, August 10, 2015
For millions of Americans, taking a statin represents an integral part of everyday life.Twenty-six percent of Americans regularly use a…
Derek Raghavan, MD, PhD, FACP, FRACP, FASCO EditorialPublication Exclusive

Statins may be more than a smoking gun, but level one data still lacking

HemOnc Today, August 10, 2015
Derek Raghavan, MD, PhD
In this edition of HemOnc Today, there is a detailed discussion about the cancer therapy effects of statins, a series of cholesterol lowering agents…
In the Journals

Black men in the UK twice as likely to receive prostate cancer diagnosis

August 7, 2015
Black men in the U.K. faced twice the risk for being diagnosed with and dying from prostate cancer compared with white men, according to study…
In the Journals

Interaction between prostate cancer, comorbidities increases VTE risk

August 4, 2015
High levels of comorbidities considerably increased venous thromboembolism risk among patients with prostate cancer, according to results of a…
Meeting News Coverage

Change in radiation dose distribution may reduce late rectal bleeding

July 30, 2015
Men with shorter rectums who receive intermediate to high doses of radiation are more likely to experience rectal bleeding following radiation…

How does diabetes influence cancer risk?

July 27, 2015
Diabetes is known to increase the risk for various types of cancer.The association is particularly evident among individuals with type 2 diabetes.
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