New Lesions ID'd on Breast MRI During Treatment Likely Benign
TUESDAY, May 7, 2019 -- For patients undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy for locally advanced breast cancer, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations with new suspicious findings are unlikely to represent a new site of malignancy, according to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Link between hormone therapy and dementia risk proposed
Men undergoing hormone therapy to treat prostate cancer may be at a higher risk of developing dementia, according to research due to be presented at the American Urological Association annual meeting.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 7, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Sudbury woman discovers cancer diagnosis was wrong
For more than two years, Shelly Boileau lived with a cancer diagnosis that completely changed her life — only to discover that she didn't have cancer at all. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Sudbury Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks
Specialists warn that many people undergoing cancer treatment receive neither appropriate information about heart risks nor sufficient monitoring for them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Google caught promoting adverts for 'extremely dangerous' fake cancer cure black salve
Black salve is a remedy claimed to cure warts, boils and skin cancers, but actually destroys flesh, experts warn, and leaves people disfigured (pictured, Kelly from US TV show Botched). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman, 25, diagnosed with breast cancer after doctors told her 'no one gets the disease at her age'
British law student Charlotte, now 27, told how she had no symptoms other than a 'dull ache' in her arm. She's preparing for a second mastectomy and appears on BBC3's Work It. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Radiotherapy helped interior designer Emily, 33, beat cancer but she wouldn't get it under new rules
Emily Locking, of Buckinghamshire, was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2015. After having selective internal radiation therapy, Emily was able to have surgery to help remove the cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One in five men has a gene that makes prostate cancer more deadly
Up to one in five men with prostate cancer may have a genetic quirk which worsens their chances of survival and makes them more likely to relapse. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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How Do You Check for Bladder Cancer? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 7, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

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What Is the First Sign of Bladder Cancer? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 7, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

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Is Bladder Cancer Fatal? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 7, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Quitting Smoking Helps Shield Women From Bladder Cancer: Study
Title: Quitting Smoking Helps Shield Women From Bladder Cancer: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/7/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Use of Meds for Enlarged Prostate Might Delay a Cancer Diagnosis
Title: Use of Meds for Enlarged Prostate Might Delay a Cancer DiagnosisCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/7/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Kenya: Cancer Drug Linked to Baby's Death at Shalom Hospital
[Nation] Morphine, a drug usually administered to cancer patients to relieve pain is suspected to have killed a seven-month-old baby at Shalom Community Hospital on Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Incidence of Adverse Events for PD-1/PD-L1 Inhibitors Underscores Toxicity Risk
A review and meta-analysis in JAMA Oncology evaluated the incidence of treatment-related adverse events in patients receiving PD-1 or PD-L1 therapy. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Christina Bennett, MS Source Type: news

Frequency and outcomes of new suspicious lesions on breast MRI in neoadjuvant therapy
(American Roentgen Ray Society) During neoadjuvant chemotherapy, new suspicious findings detected on breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during neoadjuvant therapy are most likely benign, according to a study to be presented at the ARRS 2019 Annual Meeting, set for May 5-10 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Utilization and cancer yield of BI-RADS 3 lesions detected on high risk screening breast MRI
(American Roentgen Ray Society) When appropriate, short-interval follow-up magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be used to identify early stage breast cancer and avoid unnecessary biopsies, according to a study to be presented at the ARRS 2019 Annual Meeting, set for May 5-10 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Novel artificial intelligence method predicts future risk of breast cancer
(Radiological Society of North America) Researchers from two major institutions have developed a new tool with advanced artificial intelligence (AI) methods to predict a woman's future risk of breast cancer, according to a new study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Aspirin before at-home colorectal cancer screening test didn't significantly improve ability to detect cancer precursors
(JAMA Network) Some observational studies have suggested that taking aspirin before undergoing colorectal cancer screening with a fecal immunochemical test for blood in stool might improve the ability of the test to detect cancer precursors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Scientists pinpoint potential new target for regulating inflammation
(Trinity College Dublin) The scientists discovered that an ancient protein (SARM) is a key regulator of inflammasomes -- tiny molecular machines that initiate the inflammatory response. If they can successfully target SARM, they may be able to better control the inflammation that is a factor in a host of diseases including diabetes, cancer, and Alzheimer's. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

The clinical and biological significance of HER2 over-expression in breast ductal carcinoma in situ: A large study from a single institution
(Cancer Research UK) Upcoming publication from the British Journal of Cancer, investigating HER2 expression as a predictor of recurrence and development in patients with DCIS. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Cancer risk tools underused in general practice, research shows
(University of Exeter) Potentially life-saving cancer risk assessment tools are being widely underused by general practices across the UK, according to new research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Colorado nail salon workers face chronic air pollution, elevated cancer risk
(University of Colorado at Boulder) Colorado nail salon employees face increased health risks due to high levels of indoor airborne pollutants such as formaldehyde and benzene, new University of Colorado Boulder research finds, concluding that working in a salon is akin to working at an oil refinery or an auto garage. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Technology better than tape measure for identifying lymphedema risk
(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) Bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) is better than a tape measure for assessing a woman's risk for developing lymphedema, painful swelling in the arm after breast cancer surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Percentage of Patients to Benefit From Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors Still Limited
The percentage of patients with cancer eligible to receive immune checkpoint inhibitors has increased in recent years, but how many patients are actually responding? (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Source Type: news

Pembrolizumab Provides Hope for PD-L1 –Positive Cervical Cancer Patients
The phase II KEYNOTE-158 basket trial evaluated single-agent pembrolizumab in patients  with previously treated advanced cervical cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Christina Bennett, MS Source Type: news

Final LATITUDE Results Confirm Previous Findings for High-Risk Prostate Cancer
Final results of LATITUDE confirm the beneft of abiraterone acetate plus prednisone along with ADT in high-risk metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Source Type: news

Apalutamide in prostate cancer: indication of considerable added benefit
(Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care) Symptomatic progression is significantly retarded by this drug. This advantage clearly outweighs the disadvantages presented by some side effects. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Is AI a New Weapon in Breast Cancer Detection?
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Is AI a New Weapon in Breast Cancer Detection?
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Sunscreen Chemicals Enter Bloodstream at Potentially Unsafe Levels: Study
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Quitting Smoking Helps Shield Women From Bladder Cancer: Study
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Use of Meds for Enlarged Prostate Might Delay a Cancer Diagnosis
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - May 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Rates of Lung Cancer Screening Discussions Are Low, and Falling Further Rates of Lung Cancer Screening Discussions Are Low, and Falling Further
Too few physician-patient discussions are taking place to address lung cancer screening and smoking cessation for at-risk individuals, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 7, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Testicular cancer symptoms: Three signs of the life-threatening condition you need to know
TESTICULAR CANCER is one of the less common cancers, but like all cancers there is currently no cure, so recognising symptoms as early as possible is very important. Here are the three main signs you need to know. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teaching by Touch
The devices and tools used by medical professionals today certainly appear a lot different than from just a short time ago. In general, medical professionals—and their patients—have become much more accepting of smart, data-driven medical technologies that streamline and improve the accuracy of a treatment process. Wearable therapeutic and drug-delivery devices, robotic surgical systems, and telehealth monitoring devices represent some of the many recent advancements that have changed the medical device industry for the better. However, even with the introduction ofÂ&nb...
Source: MDDI - May 6, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Rob Podoloff and  Andy Dambeck Tags: Design Source Type: news

Detroit Medical Orchestra performance features Dr. Michael Cher playing rare clarinet in Mozart concerto
(Source: Karmanos Cancer Institute)
Source: Karmanos Cancer Institute - May 6, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Fitter People Have Greatly Reduced Chance Of Developing Lung And Colorectal Cancers, Says New Study
A new study has found that fit people have a dramatically reduced risk of developing lung and colorectal cancer. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Source Type: news

Emory plans $475M cancer tower at Emory University Hospital Midtown
The tower will consist of approximately 455,000 square feet of new construction. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 6, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: David Allison Source Type: news

Emory plans $475M cancer tower at Emory University Hospital Midtown
The tower will consist of approximately 455,000 square feet of new construction. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Allison Source Type: news

Halozyme Names Dr. Alison A. Armour As Senior Vice President of Research and Development
SAN DIEGO, May 6, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO), a biotechnology company developing novel oncology and drug-delivery therapies, today announced the appointment of biotechnology and pharmaceuti... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology, Personnel Halozyme Therapeutics, pegvorhyaluronidase (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ARRS: Radiologists foresee bright future for 3D printing
HONOLULU - What are the predominant applications of 3D printing in healthcare,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AR, 3D printing aid presurgical planning for kidney cancer 3D-printed craniofacial models support family consults 3D printing gives pediatric heart surgery a boost 3D-printed lungs improve patient understanding of surgery 3D head models reduce workload for brain radiotherapy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 6, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

More Losartan Joins Recall List, Heritage Pharma Distributors More Losartan Joins Recall List, Heritage Pharma Distributors
Manufacturer Vivimed has recalled 19 lots of its losartan potassium found with the same potential carcinogen that has led to recalls of both losartan and valsartan from various companies.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

ACR to bring agenda to Capitol Hill Advocacy Day May 22
More than 400 members of the American College of Radiology (ACR) will visit...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR, SBI rebuff new breast cancer screening guidelines SNMMI, ACR create clinical data registry Nvidia, ACR collaborate on AI for radiology ACR releases AI-LAB platform for AI development ACR, other groups lobby for CTC screening bill (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 6, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Sunscreen Ingredients Are Absorbed Into Your Blood. Here ’s What That Could Mean
Doctors and public health officials have long recommended that people use sunscreen to protect against the sun’s ultraviolet rays. But how safe are the sunscreens that so many people now use regularly? For many years, the Food and Drug Administration has been investigating the safety of over-the-counter sunscreen products, since people are applying them more frequently, and sunscreen makers are increasingly using stronger ingredients to ensure maximal protection from the sun. “When sunscreens were first evaluated by the FDA back in the ’70s, we all thought the ingredients sat on the surface of the skin an...
Source: TIME: Health - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Drugs Source Type: news

CARTI Opens Breast Center in Little Rock
Cancer-treatment provider CARTI says it will open "The Breast Center at CARTI" inside its main Little Rock facility in June. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - May 6, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Sunscreen Enters Bloodstream After Just One Day Of Use, Study Says
This study is the FDA’s way of showing sunscreen manufacturers they need to do the studies to see if chemical absorption poses health risks.” The need to screen According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, more Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer each year than all other cancers combined. Around the world, melanoma ranks as the 19th most common cancer in both men and women, says the World Cancer Research Fund. In the United States, sunscreens were originally approved as an over-the-counter solution to sunburn. They came in two types: one using chemical combos to filter the sun, the other using minerals to bloc...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Sunscreen Source Type: news

In NYC Subway, CyberKnife Prostate Cancer Ads Mislead In NYC Subway, CyberKnife Prostate Cancer Ads Mislead
Direct-to-consumer ads about the radiotherapy create'inaccurate impressions,'according to the results of a consumer survey.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 6, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Sunscreen Chemicals Enter Bloodstream at Potentially Unsafe Levels: & nbsp; Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 6, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Clinicians Believe Link Between Breast Pain, Cancer Is Weak
But many order imaging to exclude malignancy or for reassurance only (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 6, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Radiology, Conference News, Source Type: news