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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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The topic of obesity and its effect on cancer risk and subsequent treatment was discussed in detail at this year's Oncology Nursing Society annual meeting in Orlando, Florida.

T cells that express a HER2-specific chimeric antigen receptor showed promise as a treatment for HER-2 positive sarcoma in a small phase I/II trial.

A new population-based study has found that patients with thyroid cancer who are treated with radioactive iodine therapy are at increased risk for developing salivary cancer as a second malignancy.

Patients with lung cancer are increasingly receiving targeted therapies that induce complete disease remissions, but they can also develop resistance to these drugs. New efforts are now underway to discover and develop new options for patients experiencing drug resistance.

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.

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