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May 17, 2022

Mastectomy May Not Be Necessary for Young Breast Cancer Patients Mastectomy May Not Be Necessary for Young Breast Cancer Patients

Mastectomies among younger women with nonmetastatic invasive breast cancer may not always be necessary, according to a new study that shows survival outcomes are similar to […]
May 17, 2022

Which CRC Regimens Are More Likely to Harm Kidneys? Which CRC Regimens Are More Likely to Harm Kidneys?

The study was published on researchsquare.com as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways Among the various chemotherapy options for metastatic colorectal […]
May 16, 2022

Cancer Patients Unaware of Their Increased Thrombosis Risk Cancer Patients Unaware of Their Increased Thrombosis Risk

More than 70% of cancer patients do not know that they are at greater risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) than the general population. It is […]
May 16, 2022

Jury Is In? Survival Benefit With Lap Surgery for Rectal Cancer Jury Is In? Survival Benefit With Lap Surgery for Rectal Cancer

Laparoscopic surgery can improve long-term overall survival (OS) compared with open surgery for patients with rectal cancer, according to findings from a large meta-analysis. The estimated […]
May 16, 2022

Alarming Increase in Esophageal Cancer in Middle-Aged Adults Alarming Increase in Esophageal Cancer in Middle-Aged Adults

An alarming increase in both esophageal cancer (EC) and the primary precursor lesion for esophageal adenocarcinoma known as Barrett’s esophagus (BE) has been observed among middle-aged […]
May 16, 2022

How to Weed Out False Positives on Breast MRIs How to Weed Out False Positives on Breast MRIs

The study was published on researchsquare.com as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaway On breast MRIs, oval/round masses, masses with T2 […]
May 13, 2022

Cancer and COVID: What Can Increase Risk of Dying? Cancer and COVID: What Can Increase Risk of Dying?

A comprehensive meta-analysis shows that patients with cancer and COVID-19 have a higher risk of dying from COVID-19 than their cancer-free peers. And contrary to some […]
May 13, 2022

Radiotherapy for Brain Metastases: ASTRO Updates Guidelines Radiotherapy for Brain Metastases: ASTRO Updates Guidelines

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has issued new guidance on the use of radiation therapy for the treatment of brain metastases, an update on […]
May 12, 2022

Risk of Dying From New Cancer Higher in Young Cancer Survivors Risk of Dying From New Cancer Higher in Young Cancer Survivors

Adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors face nearly a two-fold higher risk of dying from a new primary cancer compared with peers in the general […]
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