Monday, December 11, 2017
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recently published a special article in the Journal of Clinical Oncology that idicated that even one alcoholic drink per day can increase cancer risk.
Monday, December 04, 2017
The researchers found that job lock was more common among survivors reporting previous health insurance denial and difficulties paying medical bills. Job lock was also more frequent among women and in survivors who had a severe, disabling, or life-threatening health condition.
Monday, November 27, 2017
The American Society of Clinical Oncology, Friends of Cancer Research, and the Food and Drug Administration published clinical trial eligibility recommendations in a special issue
of the Journal of Clinical Oncology
that aim to broaden who can be accepted into clinical trials.
Monday, November 20, 2017
Advanced practice nurses, such as nurse practitioners (NPs), are increasingly specializing in their areas of practice. In response, specialty nursing organizations have delineated the scope and standards of advanced practice in these specialty areas.
Monday, November 13, 2017
Breast cancer, the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States, is the second leading cause of cancer death among women after lung cancer.
To track trends in disease incidence, mortality, and survival the American Cancer Society (ACS) analyzes data every 2 years.
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
A recent study examined the incidence of liver cancer in many countries around the world and found that although it is among the leading causes of cancer deaths, in most cases, it can be prevented.
Monday, October 30, 2017
CIPN can be long-lasting and debilitating for a patient and, therefore, disrupt quality of life. It can also potentially lead to dose reduction and, in some cases, discontinuation of the agent causing the CIPN.
Monday, October 23, 2017
On October 10, 2017, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) posted a draft recommendation statement on education about skin cancer prevention.
Monday, October 16, 2017
Nearly a month after Hurricane Maria left a path of destruction in Puerto Rico, the island is still trying to pick of the pieces.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Radical prostatectomy was not associated with significantly lower all-cause or prostate-cancer mortality than observation.
Monday, October 09, 2017
Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Cancer Institute assessed cancer incidence rates from 2005 to 2014 to identify trends for cancers associated with being overweight or obese.
Thursday, October 05, 2017
In April 2017, the American Society of Clinical Oncology released a position statement, Strategies for Reducing Cancer Health Disparities Among Sexual and Gender Minority Populations, with the goal of educating healthcare providers about challenges faced by LGBTI individuals with cancer.
Monday, October 02, 2017
Survivors of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) are at a greater risk of heart failure than the general population, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Monday, September 18, 2017
Improved healthcare communication can often lead to better health outcomes for patients.
Monday, September 11, 2017
People being treated for cancer often experience “sticker shock” when they learn what charges they will be responsible for paying and/or when they receive billing invoices.