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Eight updates about how lifestyle affects cancer risk, outcomes

June 27, 2016

Lifestyle choices can contribute considerably to a person’s cancer risk, as well the outcomes they achieve after they are diagnosed with a malignancy.

HemOnc Today presents eight updates about the associations between cancer and diet, physical activity and other lifestyle choices.

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PSA levels in midlife predict future prostate cancer mortality

June 24, 2016
Middle-aged men with elevated PSA levels experienced an increased risk for lethal prostate cancer, according to the results of a nested case–control study. …
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VIDEO: Toxicities related to immune therapies ‘unpredictable’ but ‘manageable’

June 23, 2016
James P. Allison, PhD, chair of the department of immunology and executive director of the immunotherapy platform at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, discusses…
In the Journals

Diagnosis of localized prostate cancer declines following task force recommendations

June 23, 2016
The diagnosis of localized prostate cancer diagnosis declined by more than 20% since the release of the 2012 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations against…
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The Patient with Multiple Ecchymoses

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Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia is a rare, inherited bleeding disorder that results from a mutation in αIIbß3, an integrin…
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VIDEO: Liquid biopsies valuable but will not eliminate need to assess tumor tissue

April 17, 2016
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2016 ASCO Annual Meeting

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Optimizing the Management of Metastatic Melanoma: Clinical Insights for Selecting First-line Therapy

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The incidence of melanoma is continuing to increase worldwide. In recent years, the treatment landscape for this…
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Eight updates about how lifestyle affects cancer risk, outcomes

June 27, 2016
Lifestyle choices can contribute considerably to a person’s cancer risk, as well the outcomes they achieve after they are diagnosed with a…

In the Journals

PSA levels in midlife predict future prostate cancer mortality

June 24, 2016
Middle-aged men with elevated PSA levels experienced an increased risk for lethal prostate cancer, according to the results of a nested…

At IssueVideo

VIDEO: Toxicities related to immune therapies ‘unpredictable’ but ‘manageable’

June 23, 2016
James P. Allison, PhD, chair of the department of immunology and executive director of the immunotherapy platform at MD Anderson Cancer Center in…

In the Journals

Diagnosis of localized prostate cancer declines following task force recommendations

June 23, 2016
The diagnosis of localized prostate cancer diagnosis declined by more than 20% since the release of the 2012 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Merge of immunotherapy, genomics lead to personalized treatment

June 23, 2016
CHICAGO — Candace Johnson, PhD, president and CEO of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, discusses how research in immunotherapy and genomics can…

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VIDEO: Diabetes, obesity associated with chemotherapy-induced neuropathy

June 22, 2016
CHICAGO — Dawn L. Hershman, MD, MS, associate professor of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center, reviews study results that…

White Out Cancer Day increases awareness of cancer immunotherapy

June 17, 2016
Employees of SLACK Incorporated — publisher of HemOnc Today — wore white today in support of White Out Cancer Day. The Cancer Research…

Testosterone replacement therapy does not increase risk for aggressive prostate cancer

June 16, 2016
Men prescribed at least 1 year of testosterone replacement therapy demonstrated no additional risk for prostate cancer, according to a study…

In the Journals

Coffee no longer classified as a carcinogen

June 15, 2016
Coffee no longer should be classified as carcinogenic to humans, according to a working group from WHO’s International Agency for Research on…

Seven important updates from the ASCO Annual Meeting

June 10, 2016
This year’s ASCO Annual Meeting featured the theme “Collective wisdom: The future of patient-centered care and research.” HemOnc

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