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Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Esophageal Cancer in the US Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Esophageal Cancer in the US
This study analyzed racial and ethnic disparities in the incidence of esophageal cancer, according to histological type, over a 20-year period.American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Update on Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma Update on Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma
Review molecular features and treatment options for large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung.Translational Lung Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Novel CTC Assay Detects Early-Stage Colorectal Cancer Novel CTC Assay Detects Early-Stage Colorectal Cancer
A novel assay for circulating tumor cells (CTCs) was able to detect colorectal cancer at an early stage as well as precancerous lesions with high accuracy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

E-Cigs: Uncertainy on Risks, Benefits to Public Health
(MedPage Today) -- But NAS report does highlight evidence that vaping could be harmful for teens (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - January 23, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Severe Gum Disease Increases Both Cancer Risk and Mortality Severe Gum Disease Increases Both Cancer Risk and Mortality
The largest study to date shows that severe periodontitis increases the risk for cancer, while a Finnish study suggests it may also increase cancer mortality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Low PSA on ADT: Still Prognostic in New Treatment Era Low PSA on ADT: Still Prognostic in New Treatment Era
In metastatic prostate cancer, a study from 2006 established that a low PSA at 7 months after start of androgen deprivation therapy was associated with significantly longer survival. But times and treatments change.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Proinflammatory Diet Contributes to CRC Risk in Both Sexes Proinflammatory Diet Contributes to CRC Risk in Both Sexes
A proinflammatory diet increases the risk for colorectal cancer (CRC) in men and women, especially among overweight and obese men and, paradoxically, also among lean women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Call for'Swift Action' on Blood Cancer Care in UK Call for'Swift Action' on Blood Cancer Care in UK
The earlier diagnosis of blood cancer requires greater awareness of the disease and the use of simple blood tests, say UK legislators, who call for greater integrated care and better patient support.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

After Lymphoma, Risk for Breast Cancer Differs by Subtype After Lymphoma, Risk for Breast Cancer Differs by Subtype
The risk of developing estrogen-receptor-negative breast cancer following Hodgkin's lymphoma is increased regardless of prior radiotherapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

In-Hospital IBD Patients Face High Anemia Burden (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Early diagnosis, management of iron deficiency anemia key (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - January 23, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Estrogen Axis Regulation of ER-Positive Breast Cancer Cells Estrogen Axis Regulation of ER-Positive Breast Cancer Cells
Strategies to minimize endocrine resistance may involve estrogen signaling networks within the bone microenvironment.Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Rational Combination of Immunotherapy for TNBC Treatment Rational Combination of Immunotherapy for TNBC Treatment
Chemotherapeutic and targeted agents may enhance anti-tumor immunity against TNBC by reducing PD-L1 expression.Chinese Clinical Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Experimental Treatments for Leptomeningeal Metastases Experimental Treatments for Leptomeningeal Metastases
Novel agents that penetrate the blood-brain barrier offer new hope for effective management of leptomeningeal metastases.Cancer Control: Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Incidence of Lung Adenocarcinoma in Never Smokers Incidence of Lung Adenocarcinoma in Never Smokers
Despite a decrease in exposure to secondhand smoke, never smokers continue to be at risk for lung cancer.Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Risks of Lung Screening Seen Outweighing Benefits in Many with Smoking History (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Very high false-positive screening rate seen in VA study (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - January 22, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

US Smoking Rates Down, but'Long Way to Go' for Quit Help US Smoking Rates Down, but'Long Way to Go' for Quit Help
Fewer adults in the United States are now smoking, but financial barriers to treatment that can help with quitting remain -- and only 5% of clinicians delivering standard ofMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Sorafenib Plus TACE Improves Outcomes in HCC Sorafenib Plus TACE Improves Outcomes in HCC
Adding sorafenib to transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) for patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) significantly improved several outcomes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

In Esophageal Cancer, Lung Radiation Dose Affects Survival In Esophageal Cancer, Lung Radiation Dose Affects Survival
Is decreased survival from radiation therapy to adjacent lung tissue caused by toxicity, or is it due to'unintended consequences'?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Swallowable Balloon Device Detects Barrett's Esophagus Swallowable Balloon Device Detects Barrett's Esophagus
A pill-sized device, which can be swallowed without sedation, picks up DNA samples for analysis to detect Barrett's esophagus, a prescursor to cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Blood transfusions: Is there a limit?
When do you need a blood transfusion? Is there a maximum number of blood transfusions a person can have? Find out in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Survival After Breast Cancer'Unaffected by BRCA Status'Survival After Breast Cancer'Unaffected by BRCA Status '
The likelihood that young women survive primary breast cancer is unaffected by whether or not they carry mutations in the BRCA gene, say UK researchers in a 10-year follow-up study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Question Over Ramucirumab in First-Line Gastric Cancer Question Over Ramucirumab in First-Line Gastric Cancer
In combination with chemotherapy, ramucirumab improved progression-free survival but not overall survival or response rate in advanced gastric or gastroesophageal junction cancers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Brave toddler meets 24 strangers who saved her life
It took a team of UCLA medical professionals and the generosity of 71 strangers to save 2-year-old Skye Savren-McCormick ’s life.The toddler from Ventura, California, required frequent blood and platelet transfusions, often on a daily basis, while undergoing  three grueling bone-marrow transplants, surgery to remove her swollen spleen and seven rounds of chemotherapy for leukemia and lymphoma. She received 77 units of blood and platelets during a 10-month stay at UCLA Mattel Children ’s Hospital.  Recently Skye ’s family got to meet and thank two dozen of the 71 strangers whose blood a...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Surgery to remove blood clot saves London ’s kidneys
Todd and Lindsey Taylor had barely settled in at home in Syracuse, New York with their new baby, London, when their world turned upside down. London, who had seemed perfectly healthy at birth, woke up nine days later vomiting and struggling to breathe. They rushed her to their local children’s hospital. “The doctors did an ultrasound and found a large blood clot in her aorta that was blocking the flow of blood to her kidneys,” says Todd. “They said she was in near fatal condition when we arrived, but they put her on dialysis and were able to stabilize her.” Desperate for options The doctors in...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - January 19, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ellen Greenlaw Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories blood clot Dr. Anne Hansen Dr. Heung-Bae Kim Midaortic Syndrome and Renovascular Hypertension (MAS/RVH) Program neonatal intensive care unit Source Type: news

MGUS in 3% of Population: What to Do? MGUS in 3% of Population: What to Do?
Evidence for clinical practice and follow-up is limited, and experts offer suggestions based on the literature and their own practice at the Mayo Clinic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Experts Welcome Adjuvant Nivolumab for Melanoma Experts Welcome Adjuvant Nivolumab for Melanoma
The PD-1 inhibitor nivolumab was recently approved by the FDA for adjuvant use in completely resected stage III or IV melanoma, a move welcomed by experts in the field.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Immune-Related Adverse Events of Checkpoint Inhibitors Immune-Related Adverse Events of Checkpoint Inhibitors
Monoclonal antibodies targeting CTLA-4 and PD-1 have immune-related adverse events that are quite different with regards to drug class and tumor type.Annals of Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

CancerSEEK: Blood Test That Detects Eight Common Cancers CancerSEEK: Blood Test That Detects Eight Common Cancers
This blood test combines an analysis of DNA and levels of cancer protein biomarkers and can detect eight different cancers. But it is not ready yet for clinical use.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Racing to Deliver a Radioactive Isotope Used to Detect Cancer Racing to Deliver a Radioactive Isotope Used to Detect Cancer
Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Proton Therapy Not Better Than IMRT in Lung Cancer Proton Therapy Not Better Than IMRT in Lung Cancer
In a randomized trial comparing the two modalities, proton therapy was not superior in reducing the rate of serious lung toxicityMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

With So Many Options, Best CLL Treatment May Be a Clinical Trial With So Many Options, Best CLL Treatment May Be a Clinical Trial
Combination regimens in CLL are already impressive, but new combinations currently being evaluated have strong potential to be even better.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Article Source Type: news

Venetoclax for Older Patients With AML?'Remarkable' Response Venetoclax for Older Patients With AML?'Remarkable' Response
Older patients with AML, who are not eligible for intensive induction chemotherapy, can hope that combinations with venetoclax may eventually be viable options.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Consultants in Medical Oncology and Hematology Joins The US Oncology Network, Enhancing Its Ability to Deliver High-Quality Care throughout the Greater Philadelphia Area
Philadelphia, Pa. (January 18, 2018) – Consultants in Medical Oncology and Hematology (CMOH), a premier provider of comprehensive medical oncology services throughout the Philadelphia region for nearly 30 years and a national leader in the development of patient and physician-focused value-based can... (Source: McKesson News)
Source: McKesson News - January 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Should Statins Be Recommended for All Men With PCa? Should Statins Be Recommended for All Men With PCa?
Evidence is mounting that statins may reduce mortality in men with prostate cancer, and some think it's time for a postdiagnosis trial.Journal of Clinical Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Proteomic Profiling of Breast Cancer Metabolism Proteomic Profiling of Breast Cancer Metabolism
What is the relationship between metabolism-associated proteins and survival in patients with breast cancer?Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Heated Intraperitoneal Chemo for Ovarian Cancer Ups Survival Heated Intraperitoneal Chemo for Ovarian Cancer Ups Survival
A single administration of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy at the end of cytoreductive surgery improves overall survival in women with advanced ovarian cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

' Cultural Change' in DCIS'Cultural Change' in DCIS
Some think it's time to change how we talk about DCIS and to consider de-escalation of therapy. Drs Kathy Miller and Shelley Hwang discuss these hot topics and the COMET study at SABCS 2017.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Late Recurrence in ER- Positive Breast Cancer: Banking on Biomarkers Late Recurrence in ER- Positive Breast Cancer: Banking on Biomarkers
Evaluation of biomarkers after 5 years of standard therapy for hormone-positive breast cancer may help determine those at risk for recurrence and those who may need further endocrine therapy.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Clinical Significance of CTC Subpopulations in Lung Cancer Clinical Significance of CTC Subpopulations in Lung Cancer
By identifying protein and genetic markers on CTCs, liquid biopsies may change the landscape of NSCLC management.Translational Lung Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

BRCA1 Methylation Tied to Ovarian Cancer Risk
(MedPage Today) -- DNA repair gene may be nonfunctional despite'normal'test result (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - January 16, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Parenteral Fluids in Cancer Patients at End of Life Parenteral Fluids in Cancer Patients at End of Life
Clinically assisted hydration could modestly extend life in terminally ill cancer patients, providing an extra day of survival, but it needs further study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

FDA Warns on Anaphylaxis With IV Rolapitant for CINV FDA Warns on Anaphylaxis With IV Rolapitant for CINV
The drug is used to prevent and reduce chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) in patients with cancer; anaphylactic reactions have been seen in the postmarketing setting.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Warning on Anaphylaxis With Rolapitant for CINV FDA Warning on Anaphylaxis With Rolapitant for CINV
The drug is used to prevent and reduce chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) in patients with cancer; anaphylactic reactions have been seen in the postmarketing setting.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is hairy cell leukemia and how is it treated?
This article looks at the symptoms, causes, and treatment options for the disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma Source Type: news

Roles of BCCIP Deficiency in Mammary Tumorigenesis Roles of BCCIP Deficiency in Mammary Tumorigenesis
New research helps uncover how BCCIP protein deficiency modulates breast cancer development.Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Glioblastoma in the Elderly: Initial Management Glioblastoma in the Elderly: Initial Management
More elderly patients are being diagnosed with glioblastoma. Are temozolomide and radiotherapy good treatment options for this population?Chinese Clinical Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Road to Meaningful Global Radiotherapy Access The Road to Meaningful Global Radiotherapy Access
About 30 countries in Africa do not have any radiotherapy units. Lack of access to radiation therapy is a sobering reality for patients with cancer in low- and middle-income countries.Journal of Global Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Management of Leukemic and Lymphomatous Meningitis Management of Leukemic and Lymphomatous Meningitis
Early identification and treatment can, in some cases, prevent meningitis associated with hematologic malignancies.Cancer Control: Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Pregnancy Complications in Survivors of Childhood Cancer Pregnancy Complications in Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Women who have survived childhood cancer are at risk for pregnancy complications such as hypertension, anemia, and diabetes mellitus.Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Two Agents Offer Similar pCR Rates in ETNA Breast Cancer Trial (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Tumor subtype most significant factor for response among ERBB/HER2-negative patients (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - January 15, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news