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Anna Azvolinsky

Anna Azvolinsky

Freelance science writer and frequent Cancer Network and OncoTherapy Network contributor.

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Head and neck cancer patients who have a human papillomavirus (HPV) infection detectable with a blood-based biomarker have a better prognosis compared with HPV-negative patients.

An individual’s clinical risk factors could help guide skin cancer screening and identify those at high risk for melanoma who could benefit from increased surveillance.

Stratifying breast cancer patients by chemotherapy and genetic susceptibility, researchers were able to identify patients at high risk of venous thromboembolism.

The occurrence of colon cancer on the right vs left side of the colon is a prognostic factor for all stages of the disease.

Use of tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitors therapy during and after breast cancer treatment were found to reduce the risk of contralateral breast cancer in a community healthcare setting.

Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), a mainstay of treatment for men with prostate cancer, may raise the risk of dementia, according to a new study.

Patients diagnosed with early-stage lung cancer who are also diagnosed with depression have an increased risk of mortality, according to a prospective, observational study.

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine reduces the incidence of pre-cancerous cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN), according to a population-based study in New Mexico.

Colonoscopy screening is modestly effective for preventing colorectal cancer in patients aged 70 to 74, but the benefits may begin to diminish after that.

Men who have vasectomies do not have a higher risk of prostate cancer and are not more likely to die from the disease, according to a large, prospective study.

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