Advanced, metastatic melanoma is an aggressive disease with a poor prognosis; but therapies targeting gene mutations may offer hope to some patients.
Patients with cancer are living longer thanks to new cancer treatments; however, their financial well-being may suffer as a result.
Radiation therapy can cause morbidity in patients with cancer, so trials of radiosensitizing agents that can target tumors and save healthy tissue are in development.
Within 7 years of the World Trade Center attacks, police, firefighters, and others who worked at Ground Zero faced a higher risk of cancer.
Although further safety data is needed, endoscopic ultrasound may prove to be an effective way of administering localized chemotherapy.
This patient, who had an increasing PSA level, was found to have abnormal PCA3 urine test results.
A 65-year-old male patient with a high PSA level and a bone scan showing new lesions requires a recommendation for the next treatment step.
A woman with Stage III breast cancer who is about to undergo adjuvant chemotherapy needs a recommendation to maintain her bone health.
This CME activity from ASCO 2012 reviews the results of the ongoing PACE (Ponatinib Ph+ ALL and CML Evaluation) trial.
This CME activity from ASCO 2012 reviews crizotinib in patients with ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer.
The guidelines include several departures from past recommendations on the diagnosis, workup, and evaluation of microhematuria.
Patients with advanced cancer who viewed a video depicting a patient on a ventilator and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) being performed on a simulated patient were less likely to opt for CPR than those who listened to a verbal narrative, a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology online December 10.
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