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Cancer Network presents exclusive coverage of the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. Check out some of our topic specific ASCO coverage:
Breast Cancer Survivors Can Safely Become Pregnant
Breast cancer survivors, including those with estrogen receptor–positive tumors, can safely become pregnant, according to a new study.
Psychological Intervention Reduced Fear of Cancer Recurrence
Use of a psychological intervention—Conquer Fear—significantly reduced fear of cancer recurrence in cancer survivors in the first 6 months after treatment.
Brief Psych Intervention Reduced Distress Related to Advanced Cancer
A brief psychological intervention—Managing Cancer and Living Meaningfully (CALM)—significantly reduced distress in patients with advanced cancer.
Many Testicular Cancer Survivors May Have Undiagnosed Hypogonadism
A new study is suggesting that a high percentage of testicular cancer survivors may suffer from hypogonadism.
A Single RT Treatment May Help Relieve Spinal Canal Compression Symptoms
Single radiation treatment may be as effective as a full week of radiation in patients with metastatic spinal canal compression.
Online Stress Management May Benefit Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patients
A Web-based program is now providing new opportunities for alleviating stress and improving quality of life in cancer patients.
Improving Cancer Clinical Trial Participation and Eligibility Criteria
Ahead of the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting, we discuss eligibility criteria and participation in cancer clinical trials.
Healthy Lifestyle Extended Survival After Colon Cancer Diagnosis
Patients with stage III colon cancer who maintained a healthy lifestyle had a reduced risk for death and a trend for a lower chance of recurrence.
Adjuvant Oral Chemo in Biliary Tract Cancer Extended Survival
The addition of adjuvant oral chemotherapy with capecitabine extended the overall survival of patients with biliary cancers by a median of 15 months, according to the results of the BILCAP study.
HPV Vaccination Reduced Oral HPV Infections
Prophylactic HPV vaccination significantly reduced vaccine-type oral HPV infections among young adults, according to the results of a cross-sectional study.