The Foundation for Women's Cancer Named "Partner-of-Choice" by The Institute for Surgical Excellence Receiving $155,555 to Drive Change in Women's Cancer
The donation was made as a part of the 2024 launch of Move4Her, the FWC's signature fundraising campaign CHICAGO, April 18, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Foundation for Women's Cancer (FWC), the official foundation of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO), launched its signature... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 18, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: DEI PDT LIC NPT WOM Source Type: news

Urine Test Might Spot Head-and-Neck Cancers Early
THURSDAY, April 18, 2024 -- A newly developed at-home urine test could potentially help doctors catch head and neck cancers earlier, a new study suggests.The test looks for tiny DNA fragments sloughed off by tumor cells, which pass from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 18, 2024 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Cancer Stage vs Mortality Endpoints in Screening Trials? Cancer Stage vs Mortality Endpoints in Screening Trials?
In clinical trials of cancer screening, the incidence of late-stage cancer works as well as cancer-specific mortality as an endpoint for some cancers but not others.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 18, 2024 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Clinical Summary Source Type: news

NIH researchers develop AI tool with potential to more precisely match cancer drugs to patients
Proof-of-concept study analyzed a newer technology known as single-cell RNA sequencing. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 18, 2024 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Breast cancer patients ‘left behind’ due to inequalities in care
Many people with breast cancer are not receiving the treatment they should, with inequalities in care leading to many groups being ‘systematically left behind, ignored and forgotten’, according to a new report. This comes despite considerable advances in breast cancer research and treatment over the last three decades, which has led to a more than... Read moreThe post Breast cancer patients ‘left behind’ due to inequalities in care appeared first on Nursing in Practice. (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - April 18, 2024 Category: Nursing Authors: Carolyn Scott Tags: Cancer Women's health Breast cancer Health inequalities Source Type: news

How Medicare Reimbursement Trends May Affect Breast Surgery How Medicare Reimbursement Trends May Affect Breast Surgery
New data showed that Medicare reimbursement for breast cancer surgeries has declined significantly in recent years.MDedge News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 18, 2024 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Adding ACEI to Chemotherapy Does Not Prevent Cardiotoxicity Adding ACEI to Chemotherapy Does Not Prevent Cardiotoxicity
The PROACT trial assessing enalapril in patients with cancer undergoing chemotherapy showed this approach did not affect cardiac function or the rate of cardiac injury.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - April 18, 2024 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

My patients became my 'doctors' when I was diagnosed with cancer
As a family physician, Dr. Nhung N. Tran-Davies had been right next to her patients' tough moments. When she was diagnosed with cancer, her patients surprised her by showing up for her. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 18, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Edmonton Source Type: news

Olivia Munn says she'absolutely broke down' when she saw her body after a double mastectomy
None Olivia Munn, 43, reflects on her emotional experience after undergoing a double mastectomy due to breast cancer. • None "I saw myself for the first time and I was in shock," Munn told People. • None Cases of breast cancer among people under 50 years old are on the rise. Olivia Munn, 43,…#nonecases #oliviamunn #xmen #sharonosbourne #angelinajolie (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 18, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can DNA Tests Promote Colorectal Cancer Screening? Can DNA Tests Promote Colorectal Cancer Screening?
Colorectal cancer screening remains inadequate in France, but DNA tests could enable screening through a simple blood test or stool analysis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 18, 2024 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Radiologist consultation improves patients' LCS attitudes
Consulting with a radiologist boosts patients' attitudes towards lung cancer screening (LCS) and their interest in quitting smoking, researchers have reported. A team led by Alex Thomas, a medical student at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, found that a short consultation between radiologists and patients -- during which the patient's LCS results were reviewed -- not only improved patients' understanding of the screening exam but also motivated them toward smoking cessation. The results were published April 17 in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. "LCS using LDCT is a powerful tool in the fig...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 18, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Kate Madden Yee Tags: CT Chest Radiology Source Type: news

Lumicell's Lumisight, LumiSytem get FDA nods
Lumicell's Lumisight (pegulicianine) optical imaging agent has been approved by a new drug application (NDA) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has also granted premarket approval for the company's LumiSystem, Lumicell's direct visualization system. Both Lumisight and LumiSystem previously received FDA Fast Track and Breakthrough Device designations. LumiSystem allows surgeons to scan the breast cavity post-lumpectomy, in real-time, to detect and resect residual cancer that may have otherwise been missed, potentially sparing some patients from second surgeries. Its combination with Lumisight is indi...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 18, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: AuntMinnie.com staff writers Tags: Industry News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Genentech's Alecensa as First Adjuvant Treatment for People With ALK-Positive Early-Stage Lung Cancer
South San Francisco, CA -- April 18, 2024 -- Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Alecensa® (alectinib) for adjuvant treatment... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - April 18, 2024 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Popular snacks could be banned in certain states over cancer fears
Now this is a cereal killer. Some of Americans’ favorite snacks and classic candies could be banned in several states due to cancer-causing chemicals in their ingredients. These foods include cereals such as Lucky Charms and Froot Loops, candies including Skittles, Nerds, M&M’s and Swedish Fish…#nerds #swedish #hotcheetos #gatorade #skittlesban #brominated #mountaindew #cardano #pennsylvania #red40 (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands of everyday snacks that face being BANNED in multiple states because their ingredients are linked to
Bills advancing in multiple states could see 'thousands' of America's favorite candies, snacks and sodas banned in their current form. Last October California approved a historic 'Skittles ban' that outlawed four food additives linked to cancer and fertility issues. Now, New York, Pennsylvania and…#pennsylvania #illinois #newjersey #missouri #brianronholm #consumerreports #fda #skittlesban #goldenstate #chrisgindlesperger (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news