MRI Predicts Response to VEGF Inhibitor in Recurrent Glioblastoma MRI Predicts Response to VEGF Inhibitor in Recurrent Glioblastoma
Predicting the response to therapy comes down to contrast enhancing patterns on the pretreatment MRI, a new study suggests. The study was published as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 22, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Access to vital health services fell during COVID, particularly for poorer Americans
Americans ’ use of common outpatient health services dipped sharply at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, then rebounded to near-normal levels by the end of 2020, only to decline again during the second surge in January–February 2021, according to a new UCLA-led study.But the 2020 recovery in care wasn ’t equal for all, researchers found. Some of the most socioeconomically disadvantaged patients — those with Medicaid or Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility insurance — were far less likely than those with other insurance plans to return to using outpatient services at rates approaching normal, ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 22, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Gilead withdraws drug used to fight 2 blood cancers, citing challenges in studies and competing drugs
Gilead never completed studies to confirm the drug's safety and efficacy, saying competition against another Bay Area-developed drug and others made doing so difficult. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Eight years and $800M after accelerated approval, Gilead withdraws drug in 2 blood cancers
Gilead never completed studies to confirm the drug's safety and efficacy, saying competition against another Bay Area-developed drug and others made doing so difficult. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Gics 2022 gics 2022
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from GICS 2022Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: None Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Cancer signs: Changes in your speech - see a GP 'particularly if you drink or smoke'
MOUTH cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the world, and can have a number of signs. There are certain changes in your speech which you should contact your doctor regarding. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tennessee Family Fighting Pediatric Cancer Shares the Impacts of a Low Blood Supply
Originally published on the American Red Cross Tennessee Region’s Blog. Right now, the Red Cross is experiencing a historic blood donation crisis. Blood donations are at their lowest in over... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood american red cross Blood crisis blood donation pediatric cancer Source Type: news

Find Individuals That Inspire You Find Individuals That Inspire You
Eric Jonasch, MD, reflects on the impact that his mentor had on his philosophy and approach to the treatment of patients with renal cell carcinoma.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology MDAngle Source Type: news

Rituximab and COVID Shots: Studies Begin to Answer Key Questions Rituximab and COVID Shots: Studies Begin to Answer Key Questions
This article aims to summarize the latest research on how rituximab affects humoral and cell-mediated response after a COVID-19 vaccine primary series, and whether a booster changes patient response.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Pembro+Chemo as First-Line Standard of Care for Esophageal Cancer Pembro+Chemo as First-Line Standard of Care for Esophageal Cancer
An additional 12 months of follow-up confirmed the benefits of the combination therapy as a first-line treatment for advanced or metastatic esophageal cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: ‘My digestion started to get a bit funny’ - Adele Roberts on first symptoms
BBC Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts has opened up about her bowel cancer diagnosis. Giving an update on her prognosis, the star also shared her initial symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Louie Anderson, comic and 'Baskets' star, dead at 68
Louie Anderson, an Emmy winner whose career spanned from stand-up and game show host to starring roles in TV and film, died Friday in Las Vegas from complications related to cancer, his publicist... #glennschwartz #louieanderson #gameshowhost #lasvegas (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer: One trigger can make skin melanoma more aggressive and deadly
MELANOMAS are the most common type of skin cancer, occurring in the cells that produce tan. Scientists have discovered a property of them that highlights the importance of catching them early. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Q & A with Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center's Dr. Stephen Nimer
Dr. Nimer shares news about the latest treatments and research at one of the state's largest cancer centers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Eileen Cukier Source Type: news

Q & A with Miami Cancer Institute CEO Dr. Michael Zinner
Dr. Zinner shares news about the latest treatments and research at one of the state's largest cancer centers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Eileen Cukier Source Type: news

From the Editor: How businesses can help battle cancer
Nearly a third of cancers are linked to lifestyle factors such as sedentary behavior, tobacco use and poor diets. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Mel Mel éndez Source Type: news

How employers can mitigate cancer risk in the workplace
Here are ways that companies can reduce the risk of cancer for their employees. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

Florida Cancer Centers
Information was obtained from the cancer centers' representatives and annual reports, and The Association of Community Cancer Centers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

NSAID use and unnatural deaths after cancer diagnosis: a nationwide cohort study in Sweden - Shen Q, Sj ölander A, Sloan EK, Walker AK, Fall K, Valdimarsdóttir U, Sparén P, Smedby KE, Fang F.
BACKGROUND: Cancer patients experience increased risk of death from accident and suicide. Cognitive impairment induced by cancer-related inflammation and stress-related psychiatric symptoms may be underlying mechanisms. We therefore studied the association... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

POCUS on par with x-ray for COVID-19 diagnosis, management
Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) for lung imaging is noninferior to chest x-ra...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Use of ultrasound contrast lags, despite its clear benefits Ultrasound fetal monitoring takes time for maternity nurses Ultrasound has tradeoffs for detecting skin cancer metastases Ultrasound best in margin assessment for breast surgery Should breast ultrasound scans after COVID vaccines be postponed? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CT radiomics, machine learning predict melanoma survival
The combination of CT radiomics and machine learning can predict survival o...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiomics model distinguishes vertebral compression fractures CT radiomics helps to predict pancreatic cancer metastases PET/CT predicts survival outcomes in immunotherapy patients PET tracer proves effective for assessing immunotherapy CT radiomics helps predict spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

DOACs Should Be Standard of Care in Cancer-Associated Thrombosis DOACs Should Be Standard of Care in Cancer-Associated Thrombosis
Direct oral anticoagulants are more effective than dalteparin in reducing the risk of thrombosis recurrence without significantly increasing the risk of major bleeding.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

NHS England admits it will miss cancer backlog target
The NHS will miss its target for clearing the backlog of long waiters for cancer, NHS England’s national director has conceded. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 21, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Niger State Govt Begins Cervical Cancer Services in Line With WHO's Recommendation
[WHO-AFRO] In line with the World Health Organization's (WHO) recommendation for screening and treatment to prevent cervical cancer, the Niger State Government has begun screening women for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and cancer prevention services in nine Local Government Areas (LGA). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 21, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Survivors Face Higher Risk for Hypertension, Diabetes
Risk for hypertension even higher for those receiving left - sided radiation therapy, endocrine therapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Long - Term Outcomes Described for Survivors of Childhood ALL
Life challenges more negatively impacted in younger, female, relapsed patients; socializing more positively impacted in older patients (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 20, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

How to live longer: The drink to stave off ‘various’ cancers and extend your lifespan
AGEING science has made significant gains to help increase life expectancy, but the focus is now shifting towards preserving good health into old age. The key is staying healthy, both mentally and physically. One body of research implies that adding a drink to your diet may boost your odds of longevity, by staving off disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nomogram May Help Predict Survival in Primary Intestinal NHL
Prediction accuracy of the nomogram higher than that of Ann Arbor Stage for primary intestinal non - Hodgkin lymphoma patients (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

ScreenPoint plans major expansion
ScreenPoint Medical plans a major expansion in the sales and research effort...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Aidoc partners with ScreenPoint Medical ScreenPoint adds Brem to board AI finds cancer on mammography but falls short of double reading Fujifilm, ScreenPoint partner on AI for breast cancer detection ScreenPoint reaches Transpara milestone (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Some Young Cancer Survivors Still Paying Hefty Costs 20 Later Some Young Cancer Survivors Still Paying Hefty Costs 20 Later
Increased out-of-pocket medical expenses among young cancer survivors with persistent psychological distress highlight the need for better interventions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Minister defends Government cancer record despite treatment delays and spiralling diagnostic waits
The Government has defended its handling of cancer care during the Covid pandemic despite worsening waiting times for patients to be diagnosed and treated for the disease in England. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Some Young Cancer Survivors Paying Hefty Costs 20 Years Later Some Young Cancer Survivors Paying Hefty Costs 20 Years Later
Increased out-of-pocket medical expenses among young cancer survivors with persistent psychological distress highlight the need for better interventions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New data show continued decline in death rates for cancer patients related to treatment advances
According to a new report from American Cancer Society (ACS), death rates for cancer patients in the United States continue to decrease. Each year, ACS details a range of incidence, mortality and survival statistics along with information on risk factors, early detection and treatment for cancer patients. Over the past 30 years we ’ve seen significant progress with fewer and fewer deaths due to cancer year after year. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Research and Development Cancer Source Type: news

Completion of CT lung screening varies between groups in Hawaii
A new study out of Hawaii indicates that participation in CT lung cancer screenin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT lung screening of low-risk women leads to overdiagnosis Dark-field chest x-ray measures up to CT for diagnosing emphysema New USPSTF guidelines reduce CT lung screening disparities Photon-counting CT improves interstitial pneumonia diagnosis AI could speed up CT lung cancer screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Adjuvant Chemo Should Be Used in Gynecologic Carcinosarcoma Adjuvant Chemo Should Be Used in Gynecologic Carcinosarcoma
Patients with gynecologic carcinosarcoma benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy following surgery, even if they have early-stage disease, indicates a"very important '" analysis of registry data.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Swinging for the Fences: Curing NSCLC Swinging for the Fences: Curing NSCLC
Oncologist Jack West explores the major advances we've made in treating NSCLC and makes predictions for what's to come in the curative setting.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Survivors Face Higher Risk for Hypertension, Diabetes
THURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 -- Women with, versus without, a history of breast cancer have a higher incidence of hypertension and diabetes up to 10 years following diagnosis, according to a study published online Jan. 13 in the Journal of Clinical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Long-Term Outcomes Described for Survivors of Childhood ALL
TURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 -- In an article published online Dec. 29 in Cancers, long-term adverse and positive outcomes are described for survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Charlotte Sleurs, Ph.D., from the University Hospital... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nomogram May Help Predict Survival in Primary Intestinal NHL
THURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 -- A nomogram can assist clinicians in predicting cancer-specific survival in patients with primary intestinal non-Hodgkin lymphoma (PINHL), according to a study published online Dec. 20 in Cancer Management and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How to live longer: One of the healthiest nuts shown to reduce cancer and Alzheimer’s risk
LONGEVITY is attainable and it will more often than not come down to foods consumed. Nuts are incredibly healthy however; researchers have found one that comes out on top. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer Researcher Beatrice Mintz Dies at 100
Mintz's experiments over her six-decade career were foundational to cancer and genetics research. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 20, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Alpha Tau Announces New Research Collaboration to Study the Potential of Alpha DaRT to Enhance Immune Stimulation in the Treatment of Breast Cancer
JERUSALEM, Jan. 20, 2022 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Alpha Tau Medical Ltd. ("Alpha Tau"), the developer of the innovative alpha-radiation cancer therapy Alpha DaRT™, announced today that it has signed a sponsored research agree... Devices, Oncology Alpha Tau Medical, Alpha DaRT (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Clinical Features and Prognostic Factors of Combined SCLC Clinical Features and Prognostic Factors of Combined SCLC
What could this newly developed nomogram tell us about the prognosis of combined small-cell lung cancer patients?Translational Lung Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Public told not to delay cancer check-ups
NHS chiefs are worried pressures on the NHS may deter people coming forward with symptoms. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Side Effects From New Cancer Meds Have Silver Lining
THURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 -- Skin side effects caused by cancer drugs called immune checkpoint inhibitors may be a telltale sign that the drugs are working, according to a new study. Immune checkpoint inhibitors, a type of immunotherapy, boost the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 20, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The mineral your immune system needs to fight cancer - deficiency could increase your risk
A DIETARY mineral is involved in allowing immune cells to function. Deficiency increases the risk of multiple diseases. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exscientia and Sanofi establish strategic research collaboration to develop AI-driven pipeline of precision-engineered medicines
Sanofi and Exscientia announced a groundbreaking research collaboration and license agreement to develop up to 15 novel small molecule candidates across oncology and immunology, leveraging Exscientia's end-to-end AI-driven platform utilizing actual patient samples. The companies have been working together since 2016 and in 2019, Sanofi in-licensed Exscientia's novel bispecific small molecule candidate capable of targeting two distinct targets in inflammation and immunology. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Sanofi Business and Industry Source Type: news

AI reconstruction aids lung nodule detection on ultralow-dose CT
A deep learning-based image reconstruction algorithm can enable detection o...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI algorithm enables accelerated, higher-quality spine MRI Deep learning slashes spine MRI exam time by up to 50% AI helps reduce cancer PET imaging time and dose AI-based image reconstruction pays dividends in low-dose chest CT AI-based reconstruction speeds up quantitative volumetric MRI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Prostate MRI predicts urinary continence after surgery
Measurements of the urethra seen on MRI exams prior to surgery may predict urinar...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: When to biopsy: How prostate MRI can transform best practice PET/MRI bests MRI alone for detecting recurrent prostate cancer ASTRO: Is hormone therapy after prostate surgery needed? Guidelines revised for rad therapy after prostatectomy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Side Effects From New Cancer Meds Have Silver Lining
Title: Side Effects From New Cancer Meds Have Silver LiningCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/20/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/20/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news