A high rate of cancer patients reported using legalized cannabis, according to the results of a survey conducted at an NCI-designated cancer center in Washington State, which has legalized the medicinal and recreational use of cannabis.
FDG-PET/CT surveillance using a standardized reporting criteria 12 weeks after concurrent chemoradiotherapy was reliable in patients with locoregionally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, except in patients with late manifesting residual disease, according to the results of the ECLYPS study.
Maintenance therapy with rituximab following autologous stem cell transplantation prolonged progression-free, event-free, and overall survival compared with observation in patients with mantle cell lymphoma, according to a new study.
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients who have preexisting cardiovascular risk factors are at an increased risk of heart failure and are often prescribed anthracyclines less frequently, according to a large population-based study.
Patients who reported severe distress were more likely to miss radiation therapy appointments and be hospitalized during the course of their therapy compared with patients with lower distress scores, according to the results of a study presented at the ASTRO Annual Meeting in San Diego.