Three and 6 months after undergoing the psychotherapeutic intervention Managing Cancer and Living Meaningfully (CALM), participants reported less-severe depressive symptoms.
Quit rates reported by a smoking-cessation program at Duke Cancer Center increased from 17% to 34% in the 2 years since it was implemented.
A small study has found that men with cancer were less likely than women to prefer palliative care if informed that continued treatment would not be helpful.
While over half of survivors had heard of metabolic syndrome, in one-third with the condition, fewer than 10% had been diagnosed; educational strategies may be of benefit.
The OS benefit associated with standard treatment diminished in patients older than 80 with high comorbidity scores, but other age groups fared better.
The gardening intervention led to improvements in physical activity measures and other health outcomes in breast cancer survivors.
An update to guidelines from ASCO on the optimal management of patients with HER2+ breast cancer offers recommendations on timing and sequence of therapies.
Immune checkpoint inhibitors initiated soon before or after radiosurgery offer excellent outcomes in patients with brain metastases originating from melanoma.
When MUC4/X-overexpressing pancreatic cancer cells were transplanted into mice, tumors grew aggressively, with significant metastasis to liver and peritoneum.
Findings from the MCC-Spain study suggest that in some cases, CLL could be prevented by modifying dietary habits.