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.
Adding the CD38-targeting monoclonal antibody daratumumab to bortezomib and dexamethasone resulted in significantly improved progression-free survival in patients with heavily pretreated multiple myeloma.
Although the overall incidence of programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) inhibitor-related pneumonitis is rare, the serious adverse event may occur more commonly in certain solid tumor types like non–small-cell lung cancer and renal cell carcinoma.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer Working Group recently released an updated evaluation of evidence connecting body fatness and cancer.
HIV infection significantly decreases survival among women with invasive cervical cancer, according to a study conducted in Botswana. This was the case even though most women with HIV received antiretroviral therapy.
Data from the large, population-based EUTOS registry showed strong survival outcomes in patients with CML, and validated risk scores as prognostic of outcome.
Functional imaging using FDG-positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) was able to predict response to treatment in Ewing sarcoma patients, and was superior to other anatomic imaging criteria.
The use of electric power morcellation for hysterectomy has declined since the FDA warned that the procedure, which fragments the uterus into smaller pieces, may result in the spread of undetected malignancies.
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 the recent priority review of nivolumab for use in metastatic head and neck cancer.
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.