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Diet Quality at Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis Linked With Survival
Women with an overall higher quality diet prior to diagnosis with ovarian cancer may have a lower risk of all-cause mortality, according to a new study.
T-Cell Therapy Produces High Remission Rates in ALL
Ninety percent of patients with relapsed/refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia achieved complete remission after a T-cell therapy treatment targeting CD19.
Clinical Trial Participation Low in Lung, Colorectal Cancers
Only 14% of newly diagnosed lung or colorectal cancer patients reported discussing clinical trial participation with their physician, and fewer participated.
RCC Subtypes Vary by Race, Sex
Marked differences in renal cell carcinoma subtype were observed by race and sex in patients who underwent nephrectomy at a large tertiary care academic center.
Radiation Therapy for Childhood Cancer May Up Breast Cancer Risk
Children treated for Wilms tumor, a rare kidney cancer, with chest radiation may be at a higher risk for developing breast cancer in adulthood.
The Soy, Breast Cancer Connection
In this interview we discuss the link between soy consumption and breast cancer, and the impact of soy supplements on gene expression in early-stage disease.
More Focus on H Pylori and Gastric Cancer Needed
In 2008, 770,000 out of 989,000 gastric cancer cases worldwide were attributed to H pylori, suggesting eradication could yield drastic reductions in incidence.
ASCO: Smart Technology Monitoring System Improves Care at End of Life
A phone-based symptom monitoring system using "smart technology" led to improvements in patient quality of life during the final weeks of home hospice care.
Abdominal Pain in Patient With History of Heavy Alcohol Use
A 52-year-old man with a history of heavy alcohol use and chronic abdominal pain presents with the following CT scan. What is your diagnosis?
High Cancer Treatment Costs Force Patients to Compromise on Care
A recent survey found that the financial burden of cancer treatment leads many patients to make potentially harmful medical care and lifestyle tradeoffs.
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