Widespread routine genomic testing is feasible in patients with advanced cancer, though there may be a clinical benefit to only a subset of patients.
Larotrectinib may provide consistent and durable antitumor activity in TRK fusion cancers, across a wide range of ages and tumor types.
A new study is suggesting that a high percentage of testicular cancer survivors may suffer from hypogonadism.
Significant improvements in treatment protocols have reduced the incidence of serious chronic late health effects in survivors of childhood cancer treatment.
Single radiation treatment may be as effective as a full week of radiation in patients with metastatic spinal canal compression.
A Web-based program is now providing new opportunities for alleviating stress and improving quality of life in cancer patients.
Researchers at Seattle Children's Research Institute announced the first-in-human clinical trial aimed to extend remission for children and young adults with leukemia treated with CAR T-cell immunotherapy.
Selected rectal cancer patients who undergo optimal surgery with TME can still benefit from short-term preoperative radiation therapy.
Computerized registry could
be easily adopted in the U.S.,
according to Italian developers. Developing a web-based registry among
community oncologists may be useful
for collecting significant information
about febrile events in patients with
In a data analysis involving more than 10,000 breast cancer patients, adding radiation therapy to breast-conserving surgery reduced the risk of breast cancer recurrence within 10 years by nearly 15% and reduced the overall chance of dying from the disease by nearly 4% (from 25.4% to 21.7%). These findings provide oncologists with specific numbers they can give their patients when discussing the use of post-lumpectomy radiation therapy and the risk of recurrence, according to the study authors.