Obesity is associated with significantly increased risks for incidence of colorectal adenoma and colorectal cancer in middle-aged and older men who are screened with sigmoidoscopy.
Outcomes are similar between men with histologically comparable prostate cancer who undergo watchful waiting versus immediate surgery.
Over the long term, treatment with radiation plus tamoxifen for early-stage breast cancer has a small benefit in locoregional recurrence.
Xgeva (denosumab; Amgen) has been approved for the treatment of unresectable giant cell tumor of the bone (GCTB) in adult and adolescent patients.
Replacement of 10% of carbohydrates with vegetable fat cuts the incidence of lethal prostate cancer and death from the disease.
Minor revisions were made to the 2006 American Society of Clinical Oncology guidelines on fertility preservation for children and adults with cancer.
More than 2,000 women with and without cancer are being recruited for a cancer registry that will help researchers better understand and treat cancers that primarily affect women.
No association has been found between background enhancement on MRIs and breast density.
Maintenance therapy with pazopanib after successful initial chemotherapy for advanced ovarian cancer prolongs time to relapse and PFS compared to placebo, found research presented at ASCO 2013.
Among patients with Barrett's esophagus who die within 10 years of diagnosis, approximately 2% of deaths are caused by esophageal cancer.
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