Women with ER-positive metastatic breast cancer previously treated with an aromatase inhibitor have worse survival outcomes if their tumor harbors one of two estrogen receptor mutations.
Patients with different molecular subtypes of medulloblastoma, a common type of childhood brain tumor, have varying decline in brain function following radiation therapy for their disease.
Determining the presence of AR-V7 in prostate cancer patients could potentially save the US healthcare system $150 million each year by preventing unnecessary treatment.
Robot-assisted and open radical surgeries for prostate cancer have similar outcomes for patients at 3 months, according to clinical trial results.
A recent study found that radiologists differ in their interpretation of whether a woman has dense breasts based on mammography.
ALK-targeting agents such as crizotinib may work most effectively in lung cancer patients with ALK variant 1.
Acupressure, a technique derived from acupuncture, helped improve sleep and relieved chronic fatigue experienced by women treated for breast cancer.
Adding the antipsychotic drug olanzapine to a standard antiemetic regimen significantly improved prevention of nausea caused by emetogenic chemotherapy.
Researchers have uncovered a potential role of the bacteria found within breast tissue in the prevention and progression of breast cancer.
Higher than average PSA levels in middle age may be predictive of a higher risk of lethal prostate cancer later in life.