Oncology and Hematology News and Journal Articles
This review describes the anatomy of the blood-brain barrier and currently available methods to quantify the entry of therapeutic compounds into the brain. It also summarizes data from a variety of approaches designed to improve drug delivery to the central nervous system.
With the help of a scalp-cooling device, 50% of women with breast cancer undergoing neoadjuvant or adjuvant chemotherapy were able to prevent hair loss, according to the results of the SCALP trial.
Postmenopausal women with breast cancer who took aromatase inhibitors (AI) had endothelial dysfunction, according to the results of a study.
In a potential step toward precision endocrine therapy, a new study found that certain single nucleotide polymorphisms within CSMD1 are associated with changes in estrogen levels in postmenopausal breast cancer patients.
Circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) measured by liquid biopsy was able to identify actionable mutations and provide a real-time molecular assessment of metastatic breast cancer, according to a new study.
This interview examines a study that looked at the health-related quality of life of multiple myeloma patients in a real-world setting who underwent maintenance therapy after autologous stem cell transplant.
This interview examines treatment-related cardiotoxicity and the risk of second malignancy in patients with Hodgkin lymphoma.