Oncology and Hematology News and Journal Articles
Immune checkpoint inhibitors have changed the treatment paradigm for patients with lung cancer, bringing about the most promising outcomes we have seen in a long time.
In children with primary brain tumors who were treated with cranial radiation, cerebral volume and radiation dose may affect the rate of vocabulary development.
September 27, 2016
More than 80% of patients referred for consideration in a phase I clinical trial were still willing to participate after a consultation where they learned more about trial participation.
Dual inhibition of PI3K signaling and histone deacetylase 2 (HDAC2) enzymes with CUDC-907 slowed thyroid tumor cell proliferation, tumor progression and metastasis, according to a preclinical study.
The risk of immunotherapy-related destructive thyroiditis requires close patient monitoring and can cause permanent hypothyroidism.
Mitochondrial glycerophosphate dehydrogenase (mGPDH) is overexpressed in differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) tissue, and metformin, which downregulates mGPDH, is associated with slowed growth in metastatic DTC tumors in mice.
Five years after treatment, low-dose postsurgical radioiodine (I-131) ablation for low-risk thyroid cancer offers outcomes equivalent to those seen following higher-dose ablation, according to a long-term follow-up analysis by French researchers.
A MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry (MassARRAY) mutation-detection panel shows promise for improving the presurgical diagnosis of thyroid cancers with fine needle aspirations, according to a pilot study.
In this Medical News Minute, developed exclusively for Cancer Network, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses a recent study that found that surveillance with CA-125 in ovarian cancer patients led to more use of chemotherapy, decreased quality of life, and no improvement in survival.
A recent study found that use of telephone-based genetic counseling for women at risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancers was noninferior to in-person counseling, with no significant adverse effects on long-term outcomes.
In this Medical News Minute, developed exclusively for Cancer Network, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses a recent study that compared EndoPredict and Oncotype DX, which both predict the likelihood of a breast cancer recurrence.
In this Medical News Minute, developed exclusively for Cancer Network, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses the recent priority review of nivolumab for use in metastatic head and neck cancer.
The journal ONCOLOGY includes a cartoon at the end of each issue. Here are the collected cartoons to date.
We present a summer reading list of 15 must-reads that cover the history of genes and cancer, the link between so-called junk DNA and disease, uncertainty in medicine, and more.