Smoking Worsens Prognosis for Patients With CML
Smoking is linked to mortality and to disease progression among patients with chronic myeloid leukemia.
New Options for Treating AL Amyloidosis
New treatment options are now available for light-chain amyloidosis, with additional ones on the way, according to a presentation at the 21st Annual International Congress on Hematologic Malignancies.
Feasible for Patients to Self-Report Adverse Events in Clinical Trials
Patients participating in cancer clinical trials were willing and able to report symptomatic adverse events and reported more events than investigators did.
Right Upper Quadrant Pain in Abdomen of 60-Year-Old Patient
A 60-year-old woman presents with vague abdominal pain in the right upper quadrant. An ultrasound reveals a gallbladder abnormality. Based on the images from the abdomen MRI, what is the diagnosis?
Pineal Mass Discovered in 2-Year-Old Child
A 2-year-old child is found to have a pineal mass, and a biopsy is performed. What is your diagnosis?
Does Active Surveillance Benefit Patients With Metastatic RCC?
Active surveillance prior to initiating targeted therapy might benefit patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma, since it delays therapy and toxicities.
Younger Cancer Survivors Reduced Prescription Drug Use for Financial Reasons
Many non-elderly cancer survivors may change their use of prescription drugs, such as skipping doses or requesting cheaper medications, for financial reasons.
Computer-Aided Evaluation of Tumor Response Could Benefit RCC Patients
Computer-assisted tumor objective response evaluations for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma can save time and reduce errors.
Dacomitinib Shows Some Early Promise in Advanced Penile Cancers
Dacomitinib induction therapy has shown activity in HPV-negative, locally advanced or metastatic penile squamous cell carcinoma.
Optimizing Outcomes for Patients With Curable Bladder Cancer
This video highlights emerging data on genomic markers of response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy for patients with bladder cancer.
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