In this article, we review the characteristics of the BRAF mutation and the evolving strategies for managing BRAF-mutant metastatic colorectal cancer.
Dr. von Mehren discusses current considerations and challenges in the management of patients with soft tissue sarcoma, as well as recent clinical trial data.
Progressive Red-to-Violaceous Papules and Plaques on the Neck and Abdominal Skin of a 70-Year-Old Woman
A 70-year-old woman developed red-to-violaceous papules, plaques, and nodule- like skin lesions several months prior to her presentation. The skin lesions mostly involved her lower neck and abdominal area. What is the most likely diagnosis?
This article reviews the prevalence of suicide in patients with cancer, risk factors, related conditions, and interventions to identify and treat suicidal patients.
Dr. Wilson discusses a chemopreventive drug that may help prevent gastric cancer by acting directly on H. pylori.
An oncology pharmacist discusses how to prevent and treat diarrhea in patients taking neratinib for breast cancer.
In this Point/Counterpoint, Drs. Bhat and Punnen argue that active surveillance can be beneficial for patients with intermediate-risk prostate cancer.
In this Point/Counterpoint, Drs. Madueke and Abern argue that active surveillance should not currently be considered for patients with intermediate-risk prostate cancer.
Dr. Makker summarizes the standard of care for the treatment of advanced endometrial cancer, with a look forward to the multitude of clinical trials evaluating novel therapy combinations that are currently enrolling patients or underway.
In this article, we provide a case-based expert opinion on the duration of extended adjuvant endocrine therapy, use of biomarkers in guiding this decision, and toxicities to be considered when recommending this treatment.