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Aspirin May Lower Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

A new study provides evidence that a daily aspirin may reduce the risk of developing pancreatic cancer.

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End-of-life care is challenging for even the most seasoned oncologist. Here are five suggestions that can help you better navigate this difficult but critical part of your work.

A 43-year-old black man presents with chest pain and dyspnea. Diagnostic imaging reveals the presence of an anterior mediastinal tumor. Surgical resection of the mass is performed.

A 58-year-old man presents with swelling of the right elbow. Biopsy of the soft tissue is obtained.

How low-risk prostate cancer is managed depends more on the diagnosing physician than the patient’s disease state. Men who were diagnosed by a urologist were more likely to receive a treatment performed by the urologist and more likely to receive a therapy rather than monitoring.

The FDA approved idelalisib (Zydelig) yesterday for the treatment of relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (FL), and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL).

An annual screening for breast cancer using a combination of MRI and mammography could be an effective program for high-risk women, particularly those who are known BRCA mutation carriers.

Combined treatment of BRAFV600-mutated melanoma with the MEK inhibitor cobimetinib and the BRAF inhibitor vemurafenib was safe and tolerable, according to the results of a phase Ib study.

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