Oncology and Hematology News and Journal Articles
Immune checkpoint inhibitors have changed the treatment paradigm for patients with lung cancer, bringing about the most promising outcomes we have seen in a long time.
Phase II data provide further evidence that patients with relapsed/refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia with 17p deletion have a new treatment option with ibrutinib.
Colonoscopy screening is modestly effective for preventing colorectal cancer in patients aged 70 to 74, but the benefits may begin to diminish after that.
In this interview we discuss which distant metastases in thyroid cancer are appropriate targets for I-131 treatment, appropriate dosing, and more.
The FDA announced a modification to the recommended dosage regimen for nivolumab (Opdivo) for renal cell carcinoma (RCC), metastatic melanoma, and non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
In children with primary brain tumors who were treated with cranial radiation, cerebral volume and radiation dose may affect the rate of vocabulary development.
September 27, 2016
More than 80% of patients referred for consideration in a phase I clinical trial were still willing to participate after a consultation where they learned more about trial participation.
A recent study found that use of telephone-based genetic counseling for women at risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancers was noninferior to in-person counseling, with no significant adverse effects on long-term outcomes.
In this Medical News Minute, developed exclusively for Cancer Network, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses a recent study that compared EndoPredict and Oncotype DX, which both predict the likelihood of a breast cancer recurrence.
In this Medical News Minute, developed exclusively for Cancer Network, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses a study that looked at the link between air pollution and the risk of various cancers.
In this video we discuss the use of concurrent immunotherapy and stereotactic radiosurgery for treatment of melanoma brain metastases.
The journal ONCOLOGY includes a cartoon at the end of each issue. Here are the collected cartoons to date.
We present a summer reading list of 15 must-reads that cover the history of genes and cancer, the link between so-called junk DNA and disease, uncertainty in medicine, and more.