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Children conceived through assisted reproductive technology not at increased risk for cancer

March 18, 2019
Children conceived through assisted reproductive technology did not demonstrate greater risk for cancer than children in the general population…
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Patient feedback can help ensure balance between cancer treatment efficacy, tolerability

March 18, 2019
Researchers have launched a research consortium that they hope will identify efficient methods to incorporate patient-reported outcomes into clinical…
In the Journals

Survival rates after HSCT have not improved among infants with malignant diseases

March 18, 2019
Infants with malignant diseases who underwent allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation did not demonstrate improved survival rates over a…
In the JournalsPerspective

Supplemental ultrasonography for breast cancer screening may cause more harm than benefit

March 18, 2019
Performing ultrasonography as an adjunct to screening mammography increased the risk for false-positive biopsies in women at low, intermediate, and…
In the Journals

Daily aspirin may reduce HBV-related hepatocellular carcinoma risk

March 18, 2019
The risk for hepatocellular carcinoma was statistically significantly reduced by 29% in patients with hepatitis B virus who received daily aspirin…
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Reaping the most benefits from food-related studies

March 18, 2019
March may be National Nutrition Month, but the way to obtain a healthy lifestyle through nutrition, or the determinants certain foods and drinks can…
In the Journals

Angiosarcoma observed in 1 in 1,000 patients after radiotherapy for breast cancer

March 18, 2019
About 1 in 1,000 patients with breast cancer who underwent radiotherapy later developed radiotherapy-associated angiosarcoma, a serious complication…

Brachytherapy improves survival in advanced cervical cancer, but racial disparities remain

March 17, 2019
One study presented at Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer demonstrated the survival benefits of…
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Lenalidomide, azacitidine regimen safe, active in relapsed AML after transplant

March 17, 2019
The combination of lenalidomide and azacitidine appeared safe and demonstrated clinical activity in patients with relapsed acute myeloid leukemia or…

Niraparib extends time without symptoms for women with recurrent ovarian cancer

March 16, 2019
Niraparib maintenance therapy prolonged the time without symptoms or toxicity compared with placebo among women with recurrent ovarian cancer…
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Breast cancer screening linked to lower mortality risk, greater therapy benefit

March 16, 2019
Women who underwent routine mammography screening demonstrated a 60% lower risk for dying of breast cancer within a decade of diagnosis than women…
In the Journals Plus

Chemoradiotherapy may confer survival benefit in sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma

March 15, 2019
Patients with sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma who responded well to induction chemotherapy had better survival outcomes with definitive…
In the Journals Plus

Background parenchymal enhancement on MRI predicts risk for invasive breast cancer

March 15, 2019
Background parenchymal enhancement observed on breast MRI appeared to be strongly predictive of risk for breast cancer, regardless of
In the Journals

Number of opioids prescribed falls as long-term prescriptions rise

March 15, 2019
Over a period of 12 years, the number of opioids prescribed per person decreased, whereas the prescribing rate for long-term prescriptions increased…
In the Journals

Physician burnout rate increases, broad-based approaches alleviate causes

March 15, 2019
The rate of physician burnout increased 5% during a 3-year period, according to findings recently published in JAMA Network Open. Researchers also…
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Biomarker may help better predict outcomes in HPV-positive head, neck cancer

March 15, 2019
Researchers have identified a gene panel that could lead to less intensive treatment for certain patients with HPV-positive oropharyngeal squamous…
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USC’s new cancer center director to prioritize precision oncology across cancer continuum

March 15, 2019
Caryn Lerman, PhD, will take over as director of USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center effective March 15. “I’m honored to return to…
Meeting News

Exposure to guidelines for non-small cell lung cancer impacts patient decisions

March 15, 2019
Patients with non-small cell lung cancer exposed to National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines through a web-based tool appeared more likely to…

Venetoclax, obinutuzumab regimen appears safe, effective for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

March 14, 2019
The combination of venetoclax and obinutuzumab conferred high response rates with deep remissions among patients with previously untreated or…
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Persistent sore throat combined with other symptoms may indicate laryngeal cancer

March 14, 2019
Persistent sore throat plus either otalgia, dyspnea or dysphagia was a stronger indicator of laryngeal cancer than hoarseness alone, according to…