Two years of maintenance chemotherapy with rituximab resulted in improved progression-free survival among elderly patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Adjuvant everolimus did not improve disease-free survival in patients with DLBCL and confirmed complete response after 1 year of rituximab treatment.
After undergoing treatment, women with young-onset breast cancer and BRCA mutations had similar survival rates as those women who were not mutation carriers, according to the results of a prospective study.