Oncology and Hematology News and Journal Articles
The FDA has approved ramucirumab, a human VEGFR2 antagonist in combination with FOLFIRI for second-line treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.
A new study suggests that a family history of breast cancer does not result in a worse prognosis breast cancer prognosis.
The Federal Trade Commission has charged four US cancer charities with fraud, accusing them of diverting more than $187 million in charitable donations.
Patients with acute myeloid leukemia who had a DNMT3A mutation had poorer disease prognosis, according to an analysis of patients aged 60 years or younger.
A prospective study found that a bronchial airway gene-expression classifier improved the diagnostic performance of bronchoscopy for lung cancer detection.
Autologous stem cell transplant led to significantly longer overall survival than non-transplant strategies in a cohort of elderly patients with multiple myeloma.
Women who were treated for Hodgkin lymphoma during childhood and adolescence had similar rates of post-treatment parenthood as that of the general population.
Presentation with a urinary tract infection delayed a bladder cancer diagnosis among a population of Medicare patients, with worse delays experienced by women.
In this video from the 2015 ONS meeting, Dr. Sipples talks about effective management of side effects for patients taking afatinib, an oral, targeted agent for lung cancer.
In this video from the 2015 ONS meeting, Dr. Gwyn talks about nurse practitioners delivering bad news to patients by utilizing the SPIKES protocol.
In this video from the 2015 ONS meeting, Dr. Omran discusses the high-risk of colorectal cancer among the Jordanian population and the need to promote more screening awareness.
In this video we discuss two poster presentations on childhood development and behavior after in utero exposure to chemotherapy for maternal cancer in pregnancy.