MRI Predicts Response to VEGF Inhibitor in Recurrent Glioblastoma MRI Predicts Response to VEGF Inhibitor in Recurrent Glioblastoma
Predicting the response to therapy comes down to contrast enhancing patterns on the pretreatment MRI, a new study suggests. The study was published as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 22, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Rituximab and COVID Shots: Studies Begin to Answer Key Questions Rituximab and COVID Shots: Studies Begin to Answer Key Questions
This article aims to summarize the latest research on how rituximab affects humoral and cell-mediated response after a COVID-19 vaccine primary series, and whether a booster changes patient response.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Pembro+Chemo as First-Line Standard of Care for Esophageal Cancer Pembro+Chemo as First-Line Standard of Care for Esophageal Cancer
An additional 12 months of follow-up confirmed the benefits of the combination therapy as a first-line treatment for advanced or metastatic esophageal cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

DOACs Should Be Standard of Care in Cancer-Associated Thrombosis DOACs Should Be Standard of Care in Cancer-Associated Thrombosis
Direct oral anticoagulants are more effective than dalteparin in reducing the risk of thrombosis recurrence without significantly increasing the risk of major bleeding.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Some Young Cancer Survivors Still Paying Hefty Costs 20 Later Some Young Cancer Survivors Still Paying Hefty Costs 20 Later
Increased out-of-pocket medical expenses among young cancer survivors with persistent psychological distress highlight the need for better interventions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Some Young Cancer Survivors Paying Hefty Costs 20 Years Later Some Young Cancer Survivors Paying Hefty Costs 20 Years Later
Increased out-of-pocket medical expenses among young cancer survivors with persistent psychological distress highlight the need for better interventions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Adjuvant Chemo Should Be Used in Gynecologic Carcinosarcoma Adjuvant Chemo Should Be Used in Gynecologic Carcinosarcoma
Patients with gynecologic carcinosarcoma benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy following surgery, even if they have early-stage disease, indicates a"very important '" analysis of registry data.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Swinging for the Fences: Curing NSCLC Swinging for the Fences: Curing NSCLC
Oncologist Jack West explores the major advances we've made in treating NSCLC and makes predictions for what's to come in the curative setting.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Clinical Features and Prognostic Factors of Combined SCLC Clinical Features and Prognostic Factors of Combined SCLC
What could this newly developed nomogram tell us about the prognosis of combined small-cell lung cancer patients?Translational Lung Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

' New Standard of Care' for HER2-Mutant NSCLC?'New Standard of Care' for HER2-Mutant NSCLC?
Patients with non –small cell lung cancer harboring HER2 mutations experienced durable activity and promising survival outcomes with trastuzumab deruxtecan, a new study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Siblings of People With Bipolar Disorder Have Higher Cancer Risk Siblings of People With Bipolar Disorder Have Higher Cancer Risk
Findings from Taiwan suggest an increased cancer risk not only for people with bipolar disorder but for their unaffected siblings too.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Overdiagnosis, Misleading 5-Year Lung Cancer Survival in Taiwan Overdiagnosis, Misleading 5-Year Lung Cancer Survival in Taiwan
A push to increase lung cancer screening among a largely nonsmoking Asian female population led to significant overdiagnosis and dubiously high 5-year survival rates, researchers in Taiwan report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Home Oncology Care Is Safe, Gets High Marks From Patients Home Oncology Care Is Safe, Gets High Marks From Patients
Researchers in Belgium reported that shifting some oncology care into the home provides a high-quality alternative to outpatient care, and many patients say they prefer it.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Could Probiotics Reduce'Chemo Brain' in Breast Cancer Patients? Could Probiotics Reduce'Chemo Brain' in Breast Cancer Patients?
Patients with breast cancer reported fewer symptoms of cognitive impairment associated with chemotherapy when they took a probiotics supplements, reports the first study of its kind.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Incidental Glioblastoma Tied to Better Outcomes Incidental Glioblastoma Tied to Better Outcomes
Glioblastomas can be identified as a result of an incidental MRI finding. A study of 234 patients found four tumors. The study was published as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed.First Look (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New Combo Therapy for Breast Implant –Associated Lymphoma New Combo Therapy for Breast Implant –Associated Lymphoma
Women who develop breast implant –associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma can achieve good outcomes with chemotherapy plus brentuximab vedotin.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Unnecessary Use of Radiotherapy Persists in End-of-life Patients Unnecessary Use of Radiotherapy Persists in End-of-life Patients
The use of unnecessary radiotherapy in metastatic cancer patients near the end of life is still higher than guidelines recommend, suggesting the need for better adherence to the guidelines.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Anemia in Astronauts Could Be a Challenge for Space Missions Anemia in Astronauts Could Be a Challenge for Space Missions
The next'giant leap'for humans may be a trip to Mars, but having enough oxygen-carrying red blood cells for the journey might present a challenge, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

CARsgen Appoints Richard John Daly as the President of CARsgen Therapeutics Corporation
SHANGHAI and DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 17, 2022 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- CARsgen Therapeutics Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 2171.HK), a company mainly focused on innovative CAR T-cell therapies for the treatment of hematologic malignancies an... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel CARsgen Therapeutics (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 17, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Extensive Informed Consent May Not Improve Patients' Understanding of Their Cancer Care Extensive Informed Consent May Not Improve Patients' Understanding of Their Cancer Care
Providing detailed informed consent does not appear to improve patients'comprehension, according to a study published on researchsquare.com as a preprint.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

MRI Could Replace CT for Detecting Metastatic Testicular Cancer MRI Could Replace CT for Detecting Metastatic Testicular Cancer
This study, published on researchsquare.com as a preprint and not yet peer reviewed, found no meaningful loss of sensitivity with MRI compared with CT, and eliminates radiation exposure.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New Data Support Lowering Screening Age to 45 for Colorectal Cancer New Data Support Lowering Screening Age to 45 for Colorectal Cancer
A new study confirms an increasing incidence of young-onset precancerous colorectal neoplasia among adults younger than age 50 and supports updated recommendations to start screening at age 45 for all average-risk individuals, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Radiation Oncology: More Women Now, but Numbers Still Low Radiation Oncology: More Women Now, but Numbers Still Low
Although recent years have seen more women, minorities remain particularly underrepresented in senior faculty positions in radiation oncology.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

BRCA Testing Underused in Women With Ovarian Cancer BRCA Testing Underused in Women With Ovarian Cancer
More than a decade after calls for universal screening for germline BRCA mutations in women with ovarian cancer, it remains underused.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Radiotherapy Intensification for Glioblastoma Radiotherapy Intensification for Glioblastoma
Does the intensification of radiotherapy lead to improved outcomes in glioblastoma?Chinese Clinical Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Pancreatic Cancer Test Validated for Newly Diagnosed Diabetes Pancreatic Cancer Test Validated for Newly Diagnosed Diabetes
Researchers derived and validated a proprietary screening test to detect pancreatic cancer in people with new-onset diabetes. The test uses an epigenetic analysis of a 20 mL blood specimen.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

HPV Vaccines Could Shift Rates of Many Cancers, Not Only Cervical HPV Vaccines Could Shift Rates of Many Cancers, Not Only Cervical
The impressive data on how HPV vaccination has cut cervical cancer rates tells only part of the story of how many other lives could be transformed.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Uterine Cancer Patients Are Step Closer to 9/11 Benefits Uterine Cancer Patients Are Step Closer to 9/11 Benefits
The World Trade Center Health Program is considering covering the most common form of uterine cancer, in what patient advocates say is a key acknowledgment of the women affected by the 9/11 fallout.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Improved Survival in ALL Patients Who Relapse After Transplant Improved Survival in ALL Patients Who Relapse After Transplant
Survival has steadily improved over the past 20 years for adult patients with Ph+ acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who relapse after a transplant.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Overweight, Obesity in Early Adulthood Tied to Higher Risk of Early Onset Colorectal Cancer Overweight, Obesity in Early Adulthood Tied to Higher Risk of Early Onset Colorectal Cancer
People who are overweight or obese in their 20s are at increased risk of developing early onset colorectal cancer, researchers in Germany report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - January 12, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

US Cancer Deaths Continue to Fall, Especially Lung Cancer US Cancer Deaths Continue to Fall, Especially Lung Cancer
Latest statistics show that the risk of death from cancer continues to decline from levels seen in the 1990s, leading to millions of cancer deaths having been averted.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Much Lower Risk of False Positive Breast Screen in Norway vs US Much Lower Risk of False Positive Breast Screen in Norway vs US
New data from Norway show that close to 1 in 5 women will experience a false positive result on screening mammography if they attend 10 biennial screening rounds — a lower risk than reported in the US.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 11, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

It's Never Too Late to Quit Smoking, Even After Lung Cancer Diagnosis It's Never Too Late to Quit Smoking, Even After Lung Cancer Diagnosis
Quitting smoking after a lung-cancer diagnosis confers a significant survival benefit, according to results of a meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Under the Surface, a Reflection on the Movie'Encanto'Under the Surface, a Reflection on the Movie'Encanto '
Going to the movies with my son reminded me of the value of art and entertainment in our lives, and that it's okay to take a break from our burdens--something that's been missing during this pandemic.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 11, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Blog Source Type: news

HPV Testing Plus Cytology Catches Two Times More Cervical Lesions HPV Testing Plus Cytology Catches Two Times More Cervical Lesions
Despite major loss to follow-up, a Mexican study confirms the importance of HPV testing for early detection of high-grade cervical lesions compared to cytology alone.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines - January 11, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Molecular Alterations and Immune Checkpoint Blockade Molecular Alterations and Immune Checkpoint Blockade
Could certain genomic biomarkers predict response or resistance to immune checkpoint inhibitor treatment?Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Olive Oil Intake Tied to Reduced Mortality Olive Oil Intake Tied to Reduced Mortality
Compared with those who rarely or never consume olive oil, any intake greater than a half tablespoon per day was associated with lower mortality over follow-up in a new analysis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 11, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Highlights in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia From ASH 2021 Highlights in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia From ASH 2021
Highlights in acute lymphoblastic leukemia from ASH 2021 include pediatric regimens for adults, CNS involvement, and a possible transplant-sparing regimen, as reported by Dr Mark Litzow.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology ReCAP Source Type: news

More Vitamin D Not Better for Reducing Cancer or CVD Incidence More Vitamin D Not Better for Reducing Cancer or CVD Incidence
In a population of adults 60 years old and older with largely adequate vitamin D levels, vitamin supplementation failed to reduce the incidence of cancer or cardiovascular disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Blood Test Better Predicts Benefit From Lung Cancer Screening Blood Test Better Predicts Benefit From Lung Cancer Screening
A blood-based biomarker test combined with a lung cancer risk model was better at predicting who could benefit most from lung cancer screening.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Postendoscopy Upper GI Cancers Common, Diagnosis Often Delayed Postendoscopy Upper GI Cancers Common, Diagnosis Often Delayed
Patients who develop upper gastrointestinal cancers within 3 years of esophagogastroduodenoscopy are less likely to present with'alarm'symptoms than patients whose upper GI cancers are detected at endoscopy, according to new research.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Blacks With Head and Neck Cancer Likely Have Worse Outcomes Blacks With Head and Neck Cancer Likely Have Worse Outcomes
In a retrospective study of racial/ethnic minorities with head and neck cancer, Blacks had worse outcomes, and researchers are not sure why.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine Responses Vary Among Hematological Malignancies COVID-19 Vaccine Responses Vary Among Hematological Malignancies
A systematic review and meta-analysis of 44 clinical studies published between January and August 2021, finds an overall reasonable response to COVID-19 vaccinations for patients with underlying hematological malignancies. The authors describe an urgent need for more effective regimens for high-risk patients. The study was made available as a preprint on medRxiv on November 8, 2021, and has not yeFirst Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 9, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Levetiracetam May Improve Survival in Patients With Glioblastoma Levetiracetam May Improve Survival in Patients With Glioblastoma
Adding levetiracetam to standard of care led to better survival overall, but certain patient subgroups may derive a greater benefit, according to a preprint study that has not yet been peer-reviewed.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 7, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Omit Periop Chemo in Mismatch Repair Deficient Gastric Cancer Omit Periop Chemo in Mismatch Repair Deficient Gastric Cancer
Patients with mismatch repair deficient gastric cancer demonstrated better median overall survival when skipping perioperative chemotherapy, according to a preprint study.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 7, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Keep the Face-Eating Monster at Bay Keep the Face-Eating Monster at Bay
People say they want a cure for cancer. Then why won't they use what we give them?Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 7, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Blog Source Type: news

Eltrombopag Augments Immunosuppression in Severe Aplastic Anemia
Improvement seen in the rate, rapidity, strength of hematologic response in previously untreated patients with severe aplastic anemia (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 6, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

The War on Cancer at 50 The War on Cancer at 50
After the National Cancer Act became law 50 years ago, cancer went from shameful taboo to one of the best-funded areas of medicine. Much of the credit for this transformation goes to one woman, Mary Lasker.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Supplements Taken to Prevent Cancer Return, Despite No Evidence Supplements Taken to Prevent Cancer Return, Despite No Evidence
Almost one third of individuals who had cancer reported using dietary supplements in order to reduce the risk of cancer recurrence, despite the fact that there is no evidence to support this belief.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Consensus on Chest Wall Tumor Resection and Reconstruction Consensus on Chest Wall Tumor Resection and Reconstruction
An expert consensus provides recommendations for chest wall tumor resection and reconstruction.Translational Lung Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news