Oncology and Hematology News and Journal Articles
The completion of a short web-based course improved the ability of primary care physicians to diagnose and manage benign and malignant skin cancer, according to the results of a new study.
The use of nurse navigators to assist patients with cancer resulted in improvements in patient experience and a reduction of problems with care, according to the results of a recently published study.
High-risk HPVs may be present more frequently than previously estimated in a variety of head and neck cancers, supporting the use of a combination of methods to detect high-risk strains.
This colon cancer slide show features pathology images of colonic adenocarcinomas, colonic lymphoma, neuroendocrine carcinoma, and more.
Patients able to achieve stringent complete response after undergoing autologous stem-cell transplantation for multiple myeloma achieved improved long-term outcomes, including overall survival and time to progression, compared with patients who achieved lesser levels of response.
The results of a recently published study on the psychological impact of prostate cancer biopsies show that men who have post-biopsy symptoms have increased anxiety, even if they received a negative diagnosis.
At ONS Congress 2013, Peggy Scott explains how chemotherapy education classes at The Emily Couric Cancer Center, now in place for 2 years, have put patients at the center of their care and prepared them to start treatment (abstract 129532).
More than 90% of women about to undergo a mammography were unable to accurately quantify their risk for breast cancer, either over- or underestimating their risk, according to the results of a large-scale survey presented at the ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium 2013.
Expert radiologists were able to screen magnetic resonance images and rule out breast cancer diagnosis with a negative predictive value of about 99% using an abridged breast MRI protocol in a single-center study presented Saturday at the ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium 2013.
At ONS Congress 2013, Rebekah Clark discusses a standardized fertility-preservation education program that boosted nurse-patient discussion of fertility options from 0 to 71% and referrals for interested patients from 17% to 80% (abstract 95960).
In this podcast, we discuss whether all male colorectal cancer patients over the age of 60 should be screened for prostate cancer.
At the 10th International Congress of the Society for Melanoma Research (SMR), we spoke with Dr. Georgina Long about current targeted approaches for the treatment of advanced-stage melanoma.
A recent prospective trial showed sentinel lymph node surgery has a clinically significant high false negative rate in breast cancer patients with node-positive disease receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy. In this interview we discuss surgical techniques that detect breast cancer in lymph nodes.
We discuss colorectal cancer screening with two gastroenterologists, including results from two recently published studies showing long-term effects of screening.