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.
Using updated FISH guidelines yields more women with breast cancer who may be eligible for HER2-directed therapy.
The deferral of postoperative radiotherapy is increasing among children with medulloblastoma, and this deferral of treatment was associated with worse survival.
A new study has found that negative expectations increase both the severity and number of side effects experienced by breast cancer patients undergoing hormone therapy.
A gene expression microarray-based assay was able to successfully identify patients with stage II colon cancer who are at high risk for recurrence.
A new study found that 86% of NCCN guideline authors had at least one reported financial conflict of interest.
The incidence of early-stage prostate cancer in men 50 years and older continued a decline reported earlier, with lower rates in 2013 compared to 2012. This is a likely result of the October 2011 recommendation from the USPSTF against routine PSA testing in all men.
Using a 70-gene signature test could identify many women with early-stage breast cancer considered to be at high clinical risk who do not actually need chemotherapy.
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.
In this Medical News Minute, developed exclusively for Cancer Network, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses a study that looked at the link between air pollution and the risk of various cancers.
In this video we discuss the use of concurrent immunotherapy and stereotactic radiosurgery for treatment of melanoma brain metastases.
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.