Oncology and Hematology News and Journal Articles
New data indicates that the order in which people acquired certain somatic mutations influenced several clinical features of myeloproliferative neoplasms.
A single-institution study found that patients with melanomas of 4 mm thickness who had a negative sentinel lymph node biopsy had significantly prolonged survival.
Metastatic renal cell carcinoma patients with an elevated neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio at baseline had inferior outcomes compared those with a low ratio.
Patients with bladder cancer derived an overall survival benefit from the use of adjuvant chemotherapy compared with observation.
Two clinical factors may predict PSA response to cabazitaxel in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
The 4Kscore blood test has been shown to accurately detect the presence of high-grade prostate cancer, according to a study presented at ASCO GU.
Bevacizumab as first-line therapy for metastatic CRC equated to an incremental cost-effectiveness ratio of more than half a million dollars per QALY.
A physician’s age may have an effect on his or her opinions about the effectiveness of breast cancer screening methods, including self-exam and mammography.
In this video from MBCC we discuss a poster presentation on genomic and protein alterations in 126 triple-negative metaplastic breast cancers.
In this video from the 2014 ASH Meeting, Dr. Grupp discusses data from a trial using CAR T-cell therapy in children and young adults with relapsed, treatment-resistant ALL.
In this video from the 2014 ASH Annual Meeting, Dr. Röllig discusses the results of the SORAML trial that tested sorafenib in patients with acute myeloid leukemia.
In this interview we discuss a bovine infectious agent, which may interact with carcinogens that arise during cooking or curing, and play a causative role in certain cancer.
This slide show includes some of the top highlights from the 2015 ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, including a study that examined the risk of aggressive prostate cancer in testicular cancer survivors and more.
This slide show highlights recent studies that examined coffee consumption as it relates to cancer risk, including melanoma, breast and liver cancers, and more.
This series of cartoons features 10 tips to improve the chance of having successful doctor-patient relationships and avoid hating each other.
This slide show features pathology slides of various aids-related tumors, including Kaposi sarcoma involving a number sites, as well as lymphoma and squamous cell carcinoma.