A 47-year-old woman develops a nodule in her right breast, and a biopsy is performed. What is your diagnosis?
Undergoing cytoreductive surgery plus hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) resulted in improved overall survival compared with resection alone for patients with gastric cancer with peritoneal carcinomatosis, according to data presented at the 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium.
A 38-year-old woman presents with abdominal pain, and a biopsy is performed. What is your diagnosis?
Patients assigned to robot-assisted minimally invasive thoraco-laparoscopic esophagectomy had fewer overall, surgery-related, and cardiopulmonary complications compared with open transthoracic esophagectomy, according to the results of the ROBOT trial.
First-line ramucirumab in combination with chemotherapy significantly improved progression-free survival in patients with metastatic gastric or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma, according to results of the RAINFALL trial.
Presence of germline TP53 variants predisposed children to acute lymphoblastic leukemia and was associated with adverse outcomes compared with children who did not have these variants, according to the results of a new study.
Use of oral contraceptives may be beneficial for chemoprevention for a range of women with different baseline cancer risks, according to the results of a new study.
The novel agent prexasertib showed promising activity and was reasonably well tolerated in a phase II study of high-grade, heavily pretreated, BRCA wild-type serous ovarian carcinoma.
A diet rich in foods known to cause inflammation may increase the risk for colorectal cancer by about one-third, according to the results of a newly published study.
Treatment with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy along with cytoreductive surgery resulted in better survival outcomes than surgery alone in patients with stage III epithelial ovarian cancer, according to a new study.
The FDA has expanded the approval of afatinib (Gilotrif) to include the first-line treatment of metastatic non–small-cell lung cancer patients whose tumors have non-resistant EGFR mutations, including three newly identified substitution mutations.
A 27-year-old immigrant from Africa presents with a hypopigmented arm lesion, and a biopsy is obtained. What is your diagnosis?
A 52-year-old woman develops a mass in her left breast, and a biopsy is performed. What is your diagnosis?
A test measuring circulating tumor cells in the bloodstream was able to accurately detect early-stage colorectal cancers, according to the results of a new study.
Adding abiraterone plus prednisone to ADT improves patient-reported outcomes and quality of life in patients with metastatic castration-naive prostate cancer.