Oncology and Hematology News and Journal Articles
Exhaled breath temperature higher than 34 degrees Celsius (93.2 degrees F) could serve as a cutoff value to help diagnose lung cancer, according to a new study.
A new study found that the androgen receptor splice variant 7 is associated with resistance to two therapies for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Maintenance therapy with the oral agent pazopanib improved progression free survival (PFS) by a median of 5.6 months in patients with advanced ovarian cancer but did not impact overall survival, according to the results of a phase III ran
A large trial found that men with moderate baldness at age 45 had an increased risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer compared with men with no baldness.
September 18, 2014
Oncologists should be experts at farewells. I often write a note of condolence if I have not made personal contact with the patient or family close to the time of death.
In this interview we discuss the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) health information and patient record initiative called CancerLinQ.
Multiple myeloma patients may already suffer from sensory deficits prior to treatment, likely due to disease-related decreases in peripheral innervation density.
HER2-positive breast cancer patients treated with targeted therapy and chemo were less likely to have a pathologic complete response if they had a PIK3CA mutation.
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.
Josh Kremer, MD, vice president of clinical development at Eisai, Inc, discusses results of the phase III SELECT trial, which studied lenvatinib in radioiodine-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer.
In this video, Dr. Sledge discusses what the negative results of the ALTTO trial mean for women with HER2-positive breast cancer.
Dr. Katz describes how he uses social media to learn more about patient perceptions of cancer, how to decide which social media to use, and drawbacks to using social media in a professional capacity.