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Use of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) was equally effective as transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) as a method of bridge to transplant among patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.

A study has shown a link between metabolic toxicities and the efficacy of mTOR inhibitors for the treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

A multicenter study showed that an occurrence of posttransplant skin cancer was common among a group of organ transplant recipients.

The majority of hematologist-oncologists who use the social media platform Twitter had some financial conflict of interest, according to new data.

Using a watch-and-wait strategy among a group of highly selected patients with rectal cancer who have undergone neoadjuvant chemoradiation did not appear to compromise outcomes.

Patients with metastatic colorectal cancer who engaged in more hours of physical activity at the time of their diagnosis had improvements in both progression-free and overall survival compared with patients who had less physical activity.

Using PET scans during induction chemotherapy for esophageal cancer, researchers were able to assess patient response to treatment and adjust their therapy, leading to an improved rate of pathologic complete response prior to surgery.

The combination of bortezomib and dexamethasone with 160 mg daily ricolinostat, a selective histone deacetylase 6 inhibitor, was well tolerated and active in patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma.

Participation in a training program increased levels of self-confidence for both patients and their partners in performing skin self-examinations to detect melanoma.

The addition of clofarabine to standard induction therapy for newly diagnosed acute myeloblastic leukemia reduced the probably of relapse but increased toxicity and had no effect on survival.

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