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Indoor Tanning Linked to Melanoma Diagnosis in Younger Women

Women younger than 40 may be more likely to frequent indoor tanning, and those who do are between two and six times more likely to develop melanoma, according to a new study.

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This slide show includes some of the top highlights from the 2016 ASCO Cancer Survivorship Symposium, including studies on whether lymphoma survivors receive the recommended care, how personalization improved survivorship care plan adherence among breast cancer patients, and more.

Researchers have uncovered the mechanism that causes about one-third of myeloma cases associated with Gaucher disease, showing that myeloma cells target certain lipids that are elevated in the blood of a subset of patients.

Despite similar survival, multiple myeloma patients treated with lenalidomide experienced lower rates of neurologic toxicity than those treated with thalidomide.

A 47-year-old woman presents with a posterior mediastinal mass, and a biopsy is performed. What is your diagnosis?

Young breast cancer patients increasingly undergo genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations. Testing also appears to influence surgical treatment decisions.

High expression levels of EGFR ligands epiregulin and amphiregulin are associated with increased benefit from panitumumab in patients with RAS wildtype advanced colorectal cancer.

A number of clinical and sociodemographic factors, including age and gender, were found to be independently associated with fatigue and depression among cancer patients who were treated with hematopoietic cell transplantation.

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