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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.

In the Journals

Economic crisis, unemployment rates drive excess cancer deaths

May 27, 2016
The 2008 to 2010 global economic crisis appeared associated with 260,000 excess cancer deaths in member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and…
FDA News

FDA approves Axumin to detect recurrent prostate cancer

May 27, 2016
The FDA today approved Axumin, an injectable radioactive diagnostic agent used to detect recurrent prostate cancer.The agent is indicated for PET imaging in men who have…
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 a majority of…
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Optimizing the Management of Metastatic Melanoma: Clinical Insights for Selecting First-line Therapy

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

The incidence of melanoma is continuing to increase worldwide. In recent years, the treatment landscape for this…
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VIDEO: Effort to systematize approach to medicine has ‘taken on a life of its own’

January 20, 2016
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NSCLC Treatment on Target: Examining New Evidence and Advances

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. Eighty-five percent of lung cancers are non-small…
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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

Economic crisis, unemployment rates drive excess cancer deaths

May 27, 2016
The 2008 to 2010 global economic crisis appeared associated with 260,000 excess cancer deaths in member states of the Organization for Economic…

FDA News

FDA approves Axumin to detect recurrent prostate cancer

May 27, 2016
The FDA today approved Axumin, an injectable radioactive diagnostic agent used to detect recurrent prostate cancer.The agent is indicated for PET…

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 JournalsPerspective

Androgen suppression benefits men with rising PSA after prostatectomy

May 26, 2016
The addition of short-term androgen suppression to salvage radiotherapy significantly extended PFS among men with rising PSA concentrations after…

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Value in cancer care must ‘start with patients, not dollars’

HemOnc Today, May 25, 2016
The skyrocketing cost of cancer care has come under intense criticism from patients and health care providers.Several promising treatments —…

Drug Pipeline

Prostate Cancer Drugs in the Pipeline

HemOnc Today, May 25, 2016
HemOnc Today presents this guide to drugs in phase 2 or phase 3 development for prostate cancer. Clinicians can use this chart as a quick reference…

In the Journals

Older cancer survivors more likely to experience depression, difficulty with daily activities

May 23, 2016
Older cancer survivors experienced greater declines in physical functioning and an increased risk for depression than age-matched healthy adults…

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…

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