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The addition of pertuzumab to trastuzumab and chemotherapy improved invasive disease–free survival in patients with HER2-positive early breast cancer.

CAR T-cell therapy targeting B-cell maturation protein may be a new effective type of immunotherapy treatment for patients with multiple myeloma.

Dacomitinib delayed progression of EGFR-positive non–small-cell lung cancer, but led to more adverse events compared with gefitinib.

Combined therapy with abiraterone acetate/prednisone plus ADT significantly improved overall survival and radiographic progression-free survival among men with metastatic hormone-naive prostate cancer.

Abiraterone at the start of ADT for men with metastatic prostate cancer significantly improved overall survival and failure-free survival, with manageable toxicity.

Use of a psychological intervention—Conquer Fear—significantly reduced fear of cancer recurrence in cancer survivors in the first 6 months after treatment.

A brief psychological intervention—Managing Cancer and Living Meaningfully (CALM)—significantly reduced distress in patients with advanced cancer.

Patients with stage III colon cancer who maintained a healthy lifestyle had a reduced risk for death and a trend for a lower chance of recurrence.

Evidence suggests that the inclusion of ventilation in cigarette filters has contributed to the increased rate of lung adenocarcinoma among smokers.

Attending at least one surveillance visit with colonoscopy benefited most patients diagnosed with intermediate-risk adenomas, according to the results of a retrospective study.


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