Cryotherapy May Help Prevent Neuropathy in Cancer Patients (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Less CIPN in patients wearing ice-cold gloves and socks after taxane therapy
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IJERPH, Vol. 17, Pages 2464: Oncological-Therapy Related Oral Mucositis as an Interdisciplinary Problem—Literature Review International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health doi: 10.3390/ijerph17072464 Authors: Kusiak AlicjaJereczek-Fossa Cichońska Alterio Oral mucositis is a toxic side effect of non-surgical cancer treatments: chemotherapy and radiotherapy, which strongly impair quality of life and can not only cause strong pain, but also lead to problems with basic physiological needs as eating and swallowing. Development of oral mucositis is associated with type, dosage, and schedu...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
ABSTRACT OBJECTIVES To determine the efficacy and safety of the use of cryotherapy, cold knife or thermocoagulation compared to Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) for the treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. METHODS Systematic review with meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials in women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia undergoing treatment with cryotherapy, cold knife, or thermo-coagulation compared with LEEP, to estimate its efficacy and safety. The search was conducted on MEDLINE/PUBMED, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) and Scopus, until September 2018. RESULTS...
Source: Revista de Saude Publica - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Reggie Dye went 15 years without seeing a physician, in part because he had always been incredibly healthy. He regularly does high-intensity worksouts, enjoys hiking, golf, and can't remember the last time he even had a cold. But a preventative health evaluation incentive program his company offered in 2016 taught him that even the healthiest individuals are not immune to prostate cancer. After two prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening tests, followed by additional testing, Dye was diagnosed with localized prostate cancer. At first, he was given the choice of active surveillance, als...
Source: MDDI - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news
Conclusion: Topical combination therapy with imiquimod, 5-FU, and tretinoin with intermittent, brief cryotherapy effectively treated a small, invasive SCC in this select patient who deferred surgery. Prospective randomized-controlled clinical trials to assess the role of combination topical treatment for invasive SCCs are warranted. J Drugs Dermatol. 2020;19(2)202-204. doi:10.36849/JDD.2020.2228 PMID: 32155018 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Drugs in Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Drugs Dermatol Source Type: research
Conclusion: ECMO can meet the oxygenation needs during bronchoscopy-guided intervention therapy. For patients with severe central airway obstruction due to malignant tumors, ECMO should be considered if conventional respiratory support cannot guarantee the safety of surgery.
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
Authors: Shabataev V, Saadat SH, Elterman DS Abstract The two major long-term concerns associated with different options for the management of prostate cancer, (including surgery, radiotherapy, brachytherapy, cryotherapy, HIFU, etc.) include difficulties with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and/or erectile dysfunction. LUTS can be in the form of stress urinary incontinence (SUI), urge urinary incontinence (UUI), frequency/urgency, and/or voiding difficulties. While surgery is mostly associated with SUI and radiation mostly results in UUI, there can be an overlap. Incontinence rates after cryotherapy and high in...
Source: Canadian Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Can J Urol Source Type: research
ConclusionsRisk and outcome of severe oral mucositis could be ameliorated by oral cryotherapy during the administration of cytotoxic agents for allogeneic HSCT patients receiving non-radiation myeloablative conditioning regimen, and a half-course schedule could acquire a comparable efficacy compared with the whole-course schedule.
Source: Supportive Care in Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases, Published online: 19 February 2020; doi:10.1038/s41391-020-0216-4Cytoreductive cryotherapy for newly diagnosed oligometastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer
Source: Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: There are many options for the treatment of AK and cSCC that must be considered in the interdisciplinary care of these entities. PMID: 32048593 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Deutsches Arzteblatt International - Category: General Medicine Tags: Dtsch Arztebl Int Source Type: research
Conditions:   Breast Cancer;   Peripheral Neuropathy;   Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy Intervention:   Device: Elasto Gel® Therapy Mittens and Foot Wraps Sponsor:   Mayo Clinic Recruiting
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