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Oncology and Hematology News and Journal Articles

2015 European Cancer Congress

Cancer Network presents exclusive coverage from the 2015 European Cancer Congress (ECC), held September 25–29 in Vienna.


Recent Content

A simple one-question tool may help oncologists more accurately predict cancer patients’ prognoses and know when to initiate end-of-life discussions.

A novel program combining radiation oncology with palliative care in patients with painful bone metastases increased the use of proven treatments while maintaining pain management, decreased palliative radiation use, and decreased hospital length of stay.

Patients who are in complete remission from diffuse large B-cell lymphoma may not need to undergo routine imaging follow-up, a new study showed.

Papillary thyroid cancer patients at intermediate risk according to guidelines can be reclassified as low risk when postoperative stimulated thyroglobulin is low.

Almost 40% of patients undergoing palliative radiotherapy to treat symptomatic bone metastases experienced pain flare, according to an observational study.

A new risk assessment score more accurately reflects the probability of dying from chronic myeloid leukemia than do existing scoring systems.

A new genetic analysis found five new genetic variants that raise the risk for gliomas. One of the five was associated with a sharply increased risk for glioblastoma.

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