Exercise, Weight-Lifting Help in Preventing Lymphedema
Two studies presented at SABCS refined knowledge about how to prevent lymphedema in patients with breast cancer.
Sexual Health & Cancer
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) estimates that sexual dysfunction rates among cancer survivors range anywhere between 40% and 100%
The Emperor of All Maladies: Documenting Cancer's Long Reign
The Emperor of All Maladies bills itself as a "biography of cancer," and while author Siddhartha Mukherjee cannot tell us precisely when cancer opened its eyes in this world...
Do Breast Implants Increase Cancer Risk?
The FDA is examining a potential link between breast implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), a rare and aggressive form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
National Patient Safety Goals: 2011 Updates
A look at what's new in the 2011 National Patient Safety Goals
SABCS 2010: Obesity Ups Risk of Recurrence for Some Women With HER2-Negative Breast Cancer
Being obese at the time operable breast cancer is diagnosed is associated with inferior outcomes in women with estrogen receptor (ER) or progesterone receptor (PR)positive, HER2-negative breast cancer.
I'm Too Young for This!
At NCONN 2010, Matthew Zachary, musician, brain cancer survivor, and founder of the I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation (iy) discussed empowering young adults with cancer.
Interview With Siddhartha Mukherjee, Author of The Emperor of All Maladies
Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, discusses his book The Emperor of All Maladies.
Behavioral Therapy Alleviates Prostatectomy-Induced Incontinence
Behavioral therapy reduced episodes of urinary incontinence following radical prostatectomy by 55% in a study of 208 men with incontinence persisting %u22651 year following prostatectomy.
A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials revealed treatment-related fatalities were 1.5 times higher for combination treatment with Avastin (bevacizumab) and chemotherapy versus chemotherapy alone
Low-Dose Aspirin Cuts Cancer Death Rate
A recent study in the journal The Lancet suggests long-term, low-dose aspirin use reduces the risk of cancer-related death.
Cancer Fatality Rates Still Highest for African Americans
For most cancers, African Americans continue to have the highest death rates and shortest survival rates among racial and ethnic populations in the United States.
Canine Cancer Hounds
A black Labrador retriever was able to detect colorectal cancer >90% of the time when sniffing a patient%u2019s breath or stool sample.
Ovarian Cancer Screening Not Very Effective
Screening for ovarian cancer offers limited value, especially when accounting for the disease's biological diversity.
Olanzapine Significantly Reduces CINV in Patients Receiving MEC
Reimagining Frailty Screenings in Head and Neck Cancer
Screening for Pain and Depression is Not Enough in Cancer Care
Niraparib-Based Triplet Therapy Offers OS Advantage in BRCA1/2+ mCRPC
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