HER2-positive breast cancer: What is it?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - April 9, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are YOU unknowingly eating 'forever chemicals'? Shock study reveals up to 95% of fruit and vegetables sold in the UK contains toxic substances thought to cause cancer and damage the heart
A government testing programme checked fresh produce on sale in the UK, some of which had been imported from overseas. It found 95 per cent of strawberries contained PFAS. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 8, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AACR: Exosome-Based miRNA Assay Can Detect Pancreatic Cancer
MONDAY, April 8, 2024 -- An exosome-based liquid biopsy assay can distinguish patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) from healthy donors (HDs), according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 8, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roswell Park Research Debunks Perceived Benefits of Overweight/Obesity in Lung Cancer Patients
Obesity is associated with a higher risk of developing at least 13 types of cancer — and worse outcomes after diagnosis. But lung cancer seems to be an exception: Studies have shown that patients with a high body mass index (BMI) experience a lower risk of disease recurrence and longer... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 8, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: TRI Source Type: news

Less Than 50% of Accelerated Approvals Show Clinical Benefit Less Than 50% of Accelerated Approvals Show Clinical Benefit
A new study looks at 5-year outcomes of cancer drugs that were given accelerated approvals.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 8, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Source Type: news

Have scientists cracked cancer mystery in young people? Experts think they've pinpointed bodily changes that are driving skyrocketing cancer rates in under 50s
Researchers from Washington University in St Louis found that people born after 1965 were more likely to have a biological age greater than their chronological age. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 8, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Late-Stage Cancer Incidence Serve as an Endpoint for Screening Trials?
(MedPage Today) -- SAN DIEGO -- While using an endpoint of late-stage cancer incidence may be a suitable alternative to cancer-specific mortality for some cancers in screening trials, it doesn't work for others, researchers said here. A systematic... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - April 8, 2024 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

I put my night sweats down to early menopause - it was actually late stage blood cancer
Susete Isabel, 40, of Toronto, Canada, was diagnosed with stage four follicular lymphoma after mistaking her symptoms for early menopause, drinking, and working too much. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 8, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most Cancer Drugs Granted Accelerated Approval Fail Confirmatory Trials
(MedPage Today) -- SAN DIEGO -- Most cancer drugs granted accelerated approval by the FDA have not demonstrated a benefit in overall survival (OS) or quality of life within 5 years, according to a cohort study presented here. Of 46 cancer drug... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - April 8, 2024 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Woman, 24, dies of cancer just months after complaining of a sore on her tongue
Her heartbroken parents are now campaigning for assisted dying to spare the suffering of others (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 8, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AACR: Little Benefit Seen for Cancer Drugs Given Accelerated Approval
MONDAY, April 8, 2024 -- Most cancer drugs granted accelerated approval do not demonstrate clinical benefit, according to a study published online April 7 in the Journal of the American Medical Association to coincide with the annual meeting of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 8, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Blood Test Spots Early Pancreatic Cancers With 97% Accuracy
MONDAY, April 8, 2024 -- A blood test appears capable of detecting early-stage pancreatic cancers with up to 97% accuracy, a new study reports.The test looks for eight small RNA particles and eight larger DNA markers shed by pancreatic cancers,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 8, 2024 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Single Invitation for PSA Screening Cuts Prostate Cancer Deaths
MONDAY, April 8, 2024 -- A single invitation for prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening is associated with reduced prostate cancer deaths, although the absolute reduction is small, according to a study published online April 6 in the Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 8, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Immersive Virtual Reality Beneficial for Pain Relief in Cancer
MONDAY, April 8, 2024 -- For hospitalized patients with cancer, immersive virtual reality (VR) distraction therapy is associated with a greater reduction in pain compared with an active control, according to a study published online April 8 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 8, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Breakthrough in fight against world's deadliest cancer - new drug shrunk up to 70% of pancreatic tumors in lab study
An experimental drug for aggressive, deadly pancreatic cancer effectively shrunk nearly all tumors tested, a new lab study found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 8, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news