Experts call for 'iron ring' to be put around cancer patients to stop staff redeployment
CANCER specialists and charities have called for a "ring of iron" to be put around patients after reports that staff are being redeployed to look after Covid sufferers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Bloody stools - are they caused by haemorrhoids or the disease?
BOWEL cancer commonly affects people over the age of 60. One of the main symptoms of the deadly disease is blood in the stools, however this could also happen if you have haemorrhoids, so how can you tell the difference between the two conditions? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Breakthrough' drug that halts ovarian cancer gives a supermarket worker, 56, new life
Val Simcock, 56, ran out of options in 2017 when a second bout of chemotherapy failed to halt the growth of her tumour. But the daily pill quickly stopped the cancer in its tracks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: Why do I get breast pain after a scan gave me the all-clear?
DR ELLIE CANNON: While it's not a typical symptom of breast cancer or other harmful lumps, on some occasions it can be - which is why an examination is so important. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate cancer symptoms: How often do you experience ‘terminal dribbling’? Warning sign
PROSTATE cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK, with over 40000 new cases diagnosed every year. One telltale sign you have prostate cancer is terminal dribbling. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

L.A. Affairs: What the guy at the deli counter taught me about love
I was still recovering from breast cancer. And my heart was shattered. I vowed I wouldn't get back out in the dating world until I had worked through my fears and would take as much time as I needed to heal before attempting a new relationship. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Holly Sidell Source Type: news

How to live longer: Turmeric lattes reduce liver damage, treat cancers & boost longevity
HOW TO live longer can be as simple as sipping on a delicious warm beverage. In fact, a turmeric chai latte could help reduce liver damage, improve cardiovascular health and boost your longevity. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate cancer warning: Bisphenol A found on receipts could be increasing your risk
PROSTATE cancer warning: More and more cases of men being diagnosed with the deadly disease are taking place in the UK. Could a chemical in receipts be the cause of the sudden surge in recent years? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dustin Diamond's 'Saved by the Bell' co-stars send well-wishes after cancer diagnosis
"Saved by the Bell" star Dustin Diamond received well wishes from Mario Lopez and Tiffani Thiessen after being diagnosed with cancer. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dustin Diamond, 'Saved by the Bell' star, hospitalized with cancer
Dustin Diamond, who played the role of Screech on the popular 1990s high school comedy "Saved by the Bell," is hospitalized with cancer,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can MRI-guided breast biopsy evaluate chemo response?
MRI-guided breast biopsy looks like a promising method to evaluate complete...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Breast MRI shows promise for surgical planning Multiple DWI-MRI metrics can cut breast biopsy rate 3 topics shaping the future of women's imaging MRI-guided biopsy improves prostate cancer assessment MRI-guided prostate biopsies improve cancer detection (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 16, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Enhertu Approved in the U.S. for the Treatment of Patients With Previously Treated HER2 Positive Advanced Gastric Cancer
TOKYO& MUNICH& BASKING RIDGE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE) January 15, 2021 -- Daiichi Sankyo Company, Ltd.  (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) and AstraZeneca’s Enhertu (fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki) has been approved in the U.S. for the... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - January 15, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Breast, Cervical, CRC Screening Below Healthy People 2020 Targets
FRIDAY, Jan. 15, 2021 -- Receipt of screening tests for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers was below national Heathy People 2020 targets in 2018, according to research published in the Jan. 14 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Regular aspirin use can lower risk for death in bladder, breast cancers, study finds
People who take aspirin at least three times per week are more likely to survive bladder cancer, according to an analysis published Friday by JAMA Network Open. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dolly Parton health: Country star’s suspected cancer in the stomach – symptoms to spot
DOLLY PARTON health: Dolly is no stranger to rumours and allegations with many related to her health. The star allegedly suffered from stomach cancer a few years back. What are the symptoms of the deadly disease? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby Gets Cancer From Mother During Birth: First Report Baby Gets Cancer From Mother During Birth: First Report
For the first time, transmission of cancer via the birth canal has been documented: the mothers had cervical cancer, the infants later developed lung cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Celebrity Deaths: Stars and Famous People We've Lost in 2021
Master illusionist Fischbacher has died of pancreatic cancer, about eight months after his partner, Roy Horn, passed away from COVID-19 complications. ... When Siegfried and Roy did a magic show on... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - January 15, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Saved by the Bell ’s Dustin Diamond Has Stage 4 Cancer
His co-stars, Mario Lopez and Tiffani Thiessen, are publicly supporting him. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamins and Supplements to Take After Breast Cancer Treatment
Should I take a vitamin or supplement after breast cancer treatment? Which ones are best? Are they safe? Are there any to avoid? Can they prevent breast cancer from coming back? Learn about supplements after breast cancer treatment. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Radiomics, AI can guide NSCLC treatment decisions
Radiomics and artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to guide treatment of...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Falling lung cancer rates drive cancer decline in U.S. Radiomics can aid management of lung cancer patients PET shows promise for detecting NSCLC recurrence New treatments lead to drop in lung cancer deaths Radiomics can predict treatment outcome for NSCLC (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Program Helps Low-Income Women Get Needed Mammograms
FRIDAY, Jan. 15, 2021 -- Giving low-income women mammograms when they're hospitalized can boost their breast cancer screening rates, according to a new study. Getting cancer screening tests can be challenging for low-income women due to factors... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 15, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

STUDY: Long term mask use breeds microbes that infiltrate the lungs and contribute to advanced stage lung cancer
(Natural News) A new study finds that cultivation and enrichment of microbes on the face can infiltrate the lungs through unconscious aspirations and cause inflammatory responses and advanced stage lung cancer. The nose and the mouth were designed to take in oxygen without strain, uninhibited. The oxygen travels down the trachea and splits off into... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mapped: A&E, cancer and RTT waiting time
Interactive maps of local NHS waits around England in last two months of 2020, showing the pressures, with links to all the details by organisation and specialty. RTT and cancer data is for November and A&E data is for December. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 15, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Quadruple-Negative Breast Cancer: Novel Implications Quadruple-Negative Breast Cancer: Novel Implications
Recent developments in our understanding of quadruple-negative breast cancer could have important implications for therapy development and future research.Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Program Helps Low-Income Women Get Needed Mammograms
Title: Program Helps Low-Income Women Get Needed MammogramsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Cancer Screening Fell Sharply Early in Pandemic, But Has Rebounded
Title: Cancer Screening Fell Sharply Early in Pandemic, But Has ReboundedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

CT radiomics classifies small nodules found in CT lung screening
A machine-learning algorithm can be highly accurate for classifying very small...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Falling lung cancer rates drive cancer decline in U.S. AI helps predict lung cancer screening eligibility CT lung screening rates plunge during COVID-19 pandemic AI body analysis finds lung cancer survival risk factors Can AI software drive CT lung screening rates higher? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mammograms for inpatients could boost screening rates
Offering mammograms to low-income patients during an inpatient hospital stay...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How many cancers were missed during the COVID-19 pandemic? Asians, Hispanics miss out on imaging during pandemic Patients in Canada missing recommended cancer screenings Family breast cancer history tied to mammo usage Cancer delays: Counting COVID-19's hidden costs (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Blue Earth eyes new uses for fluciclovine F-18
Bracco molecular imaging subsidiary Blue Earth Diagnostics announced that the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Blue Earth buys therapeutic rights to rhPSMA technology Blue Earth highlights talks at ASTRO 2020 Blue Earth starts second phase III trial for PET agent Blue Earth, PETNet ink new supply deal Imaging agent for breast cancer PET gets FDA nod (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ç ukurova University (TDRAC) joins Bentham Science as institutional member
(Bentham Science Publishers) Bentham Science is pleased to announce an Institutional Member partnership with the Turkish university, Ç ukurova University Tropical Diseases Research and Application Center (TDRAC). (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

CHOP researchers Find NTRK fusions more common than expected in pediatric tumors
(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) Researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have found that NTRK fusions are more common in pediatric tumors and also involve a wider range of tumors than adult cancers, information that could help prioritize screening for NTRK fusions in pediatric cancer patients who might benefit from treatment with TRK inhibitors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

An unexpected, and novel, target for prostate cancer - our biological clock
(Thomas Jefferson University) Researchers find that CRY-1, a regulator of circadian rhythms, promotes tumor progression by altering DNA repair. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 15, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Two babies 'caught' cancer from their mothers during childbirth
They likely inhaled cervical cancer cells that had mixed with amniotic fluid in their mothers' birth canals, and the cancer took hold in their lungs. Only 20 cases have been reported. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toxoplasma Gondii Infection May Be Tied to Higher Risk of Brain Cancer Toxoplasma Gondii Infection May Be Tied to Higher Risk of Brain Cancer
Data from two prospective studies point to an association between Toxoplasma gondii infection and the risk of glioma in adults, suggesting that reducing exposure could provide an avenue to modify glioma risk, the researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

More Women Opting to 'Go Flat' After Mastectomy
A new study found that a majority of breast cancer patients -- 74% -- who had opted to "go flat" were satisfied with the outcome. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supplements That Are Safe to Take When You Have Lung Cancer
Lung cancer and its treatment can affect your appetite and how your body uses nutrients. Some people take supplements and vitamins to get the nutrients they need. Certain supplements are safe, but always check with your doctor before taking one. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dana-Farber launches $10M venture fund for cancer startups
Luba Greenwood, managing partner of newly-created Binney Street Capital, said that $10 million coming from internal resources at Dana-Farber have been allocated for the fund, which will start making investments "right away." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Lucia Maffei Source Type: news

Researchers explore the potential anti-cancer activity of T33, a newly developed TCM
(Natural News) Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States. Although relative survival rates have improved recently, these estimates don’t take everything into account. According to the American Cancer Society, factors such as age, tumor grade, overall health and how well the cancer responds to treatment can still influence... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NCRP nixes gonadal screening, urges regulatory changes
The National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) on January...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Medical imaging boosts men's testicular cancer risk No shield from x-rays: How science is rethinking lead aprons AAPM answers questions on fetal, gonadal shielding Study: Gonadal shielding cuts radiation dose (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

More Breast Cancer Survivors Opting to ‘ Go Flat ’ After Mastectomy
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 14, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Psychiatry, Surgery, News, Source Type: news

Cancer Screening Test Receipt - United States, 2018
This report describes progress toward national cancer screening targets in 2018. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 14, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Cancer Cancer Screening Cancer Screening Guidelines Colorectal Cancer MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

How many cancers were missed during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Cancer diagnoses declined by double digits at a prominent Boston healthcare...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Patients in Canada missing recommended cancer screenings COVID-19 relief bill delays USPSTF mammo recommendation CT lung screening rates plunge during COVID-19 pandemic CT lung cancer screening compliance rates remain low Cancer delays: Counting COVID-19's hidden costs (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Does Screening for Skin Cancer Result in Melanoma Overdiagnosis? Does Screening for Skin Cancer Result in Melanoma Overdiagnosis?
Screening for skin cancer should stop, as it is contributing to an overdiagnosis of melanoma, say NEJM authors, but the issue is nuanced, retort melanoma experts.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Cancer Screening Fell Sharply Early in Pandemic, But Has Rebounded
THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2021 -- As clinics closed for non-essential care and patients'COVID-19 fears kept them from check-ups, the United States saw a steep drop in cancer screenings and diagnoses during the first peak of the pandemic, a new report... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Siegfried Fischbacher of Siegfried and Roy dead at 81
He was reportedly terminally ill with pancreatic cancer and recently underwent an operation to remove a tumor (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Breast Cancer Survivors Opting to'Go Flat' After Mastectomy
THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2021 -- When journalist Catherine Guthrie learned that she would need to have a mastectomy following a breast cancer diagnosis, she was shocked by what seemed like a cursory explanation from her surgeon about what would happen... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Covid-19: Surge leaves key hospital services 'in crisis'
England's cancer, critical care, A&E and routine treatments all hit as hospitals accommodate virus patients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When the Cancer Doctor Leaves
I knew how difficult it would be to tell my colleagues I was leaving for a new job. I didn ’t anticipate how hard it would be to tell my patients. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mikkael A. Sekeres, M.D. Tags: Leukemia Doctors Cancer Chemotherapy Source Type: news

The Best Lung Cancer Blogs
A lung cancer diagnosis can leave you feeling overwhelmed. But you’re far from alone. Whether you’re looking for inspiration or info on cancer research, there’s a blog you can turn to. Here are some tips on how to find the best one for you. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Is a Supraglottic Laryngectomy?
Title: What Is a Supraglottic Laryngectomy?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news