Gallbladder cancer rates were found to be low and similar among both patients with and without gallbladder polyps, according to a recent study.
Families of dying adolescents were found to have a poor understanding of their adolescent’s values in terms of their own end-of-life care.
Researchers from a study published in Cancers discovered a new method of detecting endometrial cancer in women via a simple, non-invasive blood test.
The FDA granted fast track designation for CLR 131 in lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma/Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia in patients having received 2 prior treatment regimens or more.
Clinically important increases in melanoma risk in patients treated with biologic therapy for common inflammatory diseases cannot yet be ruled out based on current evidence.
Stephen Schuster, MD, discussed how they are prioritizing patients with more aggressive lymphomas, with emphasis on tumor volume and serum LDH levels during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A recent study found 32 new sites on the human genome where variations in a woman’s DNA could alter her risk level, both increase and decrease, of getting breast cancer.
Researchers found that patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer who had germline or somatic mutations in DNA repair genes had better clinical outcomes after platinum-based chemotherapy.
Patients with pretreated microsatellite instability-high cancers treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors were found to have high activity, independent of tumor type and drug used.
This study suggested that Medicaid expansion could have survival benefits for men with non-small cell lung cancer, however the same association pattern was not observed for women.