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Order of Gene Mutations May Affect Cancer Outcomes

New data indicates that the order in which people acquired certain somatic mutations influenced several clinical features of myeloproliferative neoplasms.

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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.

Women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer may be more scared, anxious, or concerned about treatment-related adverse events and cancer symptoms.

At MBCC, one presenter made the argument for screening mammography for all women starting at the age of 40, despite the controversy surrounding the topic.

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.

According to a presentation at MBCC, modern breast cancer staging systems should include grade, estrogen receptor status, and possibly other biologic markers.

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