Melanoma can hide in pigmented tattoos, according to a new case report describing a young man with a malignant melanoma that developed within a large tattoo.
Undergoing nephron-sparing surgery for small renal masses substantially reduced the risk of moderate renal dysfunction compared with radical nephrectomy, but not that of kidney failure among patients enrolled in the EORTC 30904 trial.
Early treatment with lenalidomide and dexamethasone in patients with high-risk smoldering myeloma significantly delayed progression to symptomatic disease and prolonged survival with a good safety profile.
Neck dissection may no longer be the only surgical option for pathologic staging of the neck in patients with oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma, according to a new study.
More than one-third of patients with oropharyngeal cancer were seropositive for HPV16 E6 an average of 6 years prior to their cancer diagnosis compared with less than 1% of healthy controls, a new study has found.
Older multiple myeloma patients exposed to novel agents prior to autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation were at increased risk for engraftment syndrome.
The results of two studies indicate that combining antibodies against the programmed death 1 (PD-1) receptor with an antibody against cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated antigen 4 (CTLA-4) improved treatment outcomes for patients with advanced melanoma, without a significant increase in adverse events.
General practitioners took longer to suspect a diagnosis of bladder or renal cancer in women compared with men, according to a recent study.
Patients who received a prescription for a lethal dose of secobarbital as part of a Death with Dignity program qualitatively described being grateful for the prescription, whether or not it was used, according to a recent study.
A high skeletal muscle density has been linked to a twofold prolonged survival in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma compared with patients with low muscle density, according to a new study.