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Cancer patients who received hospice care during the last year of life had fewer hospitalizations and lower overall costs than patients outside of hospice.

ASCO is calling for major reforms to the Medicaid system in order to close gaps in cancer coverage and improve quality of care for low-income Americans.

Data from a large study found that about 25% of women who underwent breast conservation surgery for stage 0-II breast cancer had a repeat surgical intervention.

The use of a prostate cancer antigen 3 urine test could help men avoid undergoing unnecessary repeat biopsies, and predict which will be positive for cancer.

Depressive symptoms and impaired executive functioning, both common in patients with glioblastoma, are independently associated with shorter overall survival.

A core set of symptoms are common across brain tumor patients and underscore the complexity of brain tumors and their management.

New research suggests that characterizing low-grade gliomas according to molecular markers may be a more useful approach in order to guide treatment decisions.

The addition of sargramostim to the anti-CTLA-4 ipilimumab resulted in a significant improvement in overall survival in patients with metastatic melanoma.

Adding the HDAC inhibitor valproic acid to decitabine did not improve outcomes in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes or acute myeloid leukemia.

The immunotherapeutic rindopepimut with bevacizumab yielded a significant survival improvement in relapsed glioblastoma patients with a EGFRvIII mutation.

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