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Diabetics at Increased Risk of Advanced Breast Cancer

Women with diabetes are at a greater risk of being diagnosed with advanced-stage breast cancer, according to a retrospective study. Image © 0833379753 / Shutterstock.com

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For patients with advanced follicular lymphoma, a treatment strategy of rituximab induction was the most cost-effective approach compared with watch and wait.

A recent study found that women diagnosed with breast cancer are at increased risk for developing thyroid cancer, prompting the authors to encourage regular screening for the disease in breast cancer survivors.

As part of our coverage of the ONS Annual Congress, we discuss some of the unique psychosocial challenges faced by young adults with cancer.

Pfizer announced that the phase III trial of palbociclib was stopped early after meeting its primary endpoint of improved progression-free survival in women with HR–positive, HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer.

As part of our coverage of the ONS Annual Congress, we are discussing the oncology nurse's role in distress screening in cancer patients.

Patients with early-stage Hodgkin lymphoma who have a negative PET finding after 3 cycles of chemotherapy have a good prognosis without undergoing radiotherapy.

In this interview with ONCOLOGY Editor-in-Chief Nancy Davidson, MD, we dive into the “gray area” of breast biopsies and how the oncology community can meet this challenge. Dr. Davidson, AACR’s president-elect, also discusses the changes she has seen during her career with regard to how cancer patients are treated and looks forward during this optimistic time in treatment and research.

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