Surgeons saw advantages in robotic, over laparoscopic, ultrasound probes during robotic partial nephrectomy, and similar perioperative outcomes and margin rates.
Dr. Bruce Roth discusses the large Danish study reported at ASCO (abstract 4502) that showed surveillance alone is sufficient after orchiectomy for stage I seminoma, focusing on its impact on post-surgery radiation therapy in this setting.
A new endoscopy technology called photometric stereo endoscopy, which captures the topography of the colon surface to create a 3D image, could be a more robust way to screen for precancerous lesions of the colon.
Based largely on evidence from the NLST, the USPSTF recently issued a draft recommendation for annual lung cancer screening using low-dose CT in high-risk individuals.
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.
The multikinase angiogenesis inhibitor pazopanib was well tolerated and exhibited some responses in pediatric patients with soft-tissue sarcomas and other refractory solid tumors in a phase I trial.
Both Internet and print-based decision aids equally helped men make important decisions related to prostate cancer screening, but did not affect actual screening rates.
Almost half of the resections performed for deep and malignant extremity soft-tissue sarcomas are done by non-oncology surgeons including orthopedic surgeons and general surgeons, according to a new study.
Results from the National Lung Screening Trial showed that screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography yielded the most benefit among individuals who were at highest risk for cancer and less benefit in lower risk people.
A meta-analysis by researchers in Australia shows that those infected with the human papillomavirus have a threefold higher risk of developing esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.