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July 23, 2021

The Robot Comes to Mastectomy, But Cancer Outcomes Data Not Attached The Robot Comes to Mastectomy, But Cancer Outcomes Data Not Attached

Clinical trials underway across the US are exploring the use of robotic surgical devices for nipple-sparing mastectomy, but are either not collecting cancer outcomes or not […]
July 23, 2021

Combination Therapy Shows Promise in Prostate Cancer Combination Therapy Shows Promise in Prostate Cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The combination of high-dose salvage pelvic radiotherapy and six months of androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) shows promise for oligorecurrent pelvic nodal relapse […]
July 23, 2021

Remote Monitoring of Chemotherapy Patients May Help Optimize Care at Home Remote Monitoring of Chemotherapy Patients May Help Optimize Care at Home

(Reuters Health) – Chemotherapy patients who receive remote 24-hour monitoring may have better quality of life and better control of symptoms compared to those who receive […]
July 22, 2021

Sharp Decrease in Opioid Access for Dying US Cancer Patients Sharp Decrease in Opioid Access for Dying US Cancer Patients

Terminally ill patients with advanced cancer may not be receiving adequate pain management, according to new findings. There has been a sharp decrease in access to […]
July 22, 2021

FDA Fully Approves Combination for Advanced Endometrial Cancer FDA Fully Approves Combination for Advanced Endometrial Cancer

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has fully approved the combination of the immunotherapy pembrolizumab (Keytruda) plus the multiple receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor lenvatinib (Lenvima) for […]
July 21, 2021

Lack of After Care Leaves Cancer Patients in ‘Survivorship Abyss’ Lack of After Care Leaves Cancer Patients in ‘Survivorship Abyss’

Although prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide, it is not a lethal cancer: improvements in early detection and treatment have boosted […]
July 20, 2021

Sharp Turn in Career Path: Leaving Academic Medicine Behind Sharp Turn in Career Path: Leaving Academic Medicine Behind

Some career paths are straightaways, cleared and paved. Others are rocky and winding or take sharp, unexpected turns. For David Schenkein, MD, it was a bit […]
July 20, 2021

Florida Oncologist Fired by Health System, Files Lawsuit Florida Oncologist Fired by Health System, Files Lawsuit

A Florida oncologist who says that he was unfairly terminated from his job has filed a lawsuit against his former employer, Health First Medical Group, based […]
July 19, 2021

Recent Cyberattack Disrupted Cancer Care Throughout US Recent Cyberattack Disrupted Cancer Care Throughout US

Cyberhacking of healthcare organizations are on the increase, and a recent cyberattack affected oncology care across the United States when hackers disrupted the software for machines […]
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