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Too Old for Cancer Screening
(MedPage Today) -- Peter Ubel, MD, explains how to let older patients know tests won't help (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 20, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

LEDs and Breast Cancer: That's Improbable!
(MedPage Today) -- Also, flammable hand rubs (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 18, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Morning Break: Sketchy Coverage Denials; Presidential Valentine; UV Lamps for Flu
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 12, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Combo Therapy Highly Active in Untreated RCC
(MedPage Today) -- Objective responses with anti-VEGF/Anti-PD-1 pairing in three-fourths of patients (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 12, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Duloxetine Cuts Joint Pain From Preventive Breast Cancer Tx (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Joint pain presents significant barrier to aromatase inhibitor adherence (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 11, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Survival Bump in Bladder Cancer with Keytruda
(MedPage Today) -- But no outcome advantage for Tecentriq in metastatic urothelial cancer (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 11, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Xtandi Shows Potency in Advanced AR-Positive TNBC Breast Cancer (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Growing evidence suggests that enzalutamide may meet an unmet need in this patient population. (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 9, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Longer Endocrine Tx Better in Prostate Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- No survival advantage adding bisphosphonate in final RADAR results (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 9, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Gene Assay Informs Chemo Decision in Breast Cancer (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- 10-year recurrence risk of 3.5% in low-risk, node-positive disease (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 8, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Trastuzumab Biosimilar Equivalent in Early HER2+ Breast CA Tx (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Ratio of breast pathologic complete response rate 10% higher with SB3 (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 7, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Combo Bests Targeted Agent in mRCC
(MedPage Today) -- Improved PFS with first-line atezolizumab and bevacizumab pairing (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 7, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Apalutamide Slows Metastasis in Prostate Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Two-year delay in metastatic progression with apalutamide (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 6, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

No Reduced Toxicity for Proton Tx vs IMRT in NSCLC (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study challenges assumptions about supposed superiority of proton therapy (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 4, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Active Surveillance OK For Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Select patients with low risk of progression can avoid repeat surgeries (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 3, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Tranexamic Acid Immediately After Vaginal Delivery Cuts Risk of PPH
(MedPage Today) -- Higher rates of nausea/vomiting, but not severe adverse events (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 2, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

CAR T-Cell Therapy Ups Survival in Adults with Relapsed B-ALL (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- In phase I data, median PFS 13 months; 20 months with low disease burden (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 2, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

CAR T-Cell Therapy Tops ASCO's Cancer Advances
(MedPage Today) -- Others highlighted in'Clinical Cancer Advances'(Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - January 30, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

ASCO Releases First Mesothelioma Guideline
(MedPage Today) -- All aspects of clinical management addressed (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - January 27, 2018 Category: Hematology 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

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

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

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

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

Oral Microbiome Tied to H & N Cancer Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Lower incidence when Corynebacterium, Kingella spp. are abundant (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - January 15, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Cabozantinib Bests Everolimus in RCC with Bone Metastases (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Subgroup analysis of METEOR trial showed improved survival (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - January 15, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

FDA Panel: Self-Collection Pap Tests Must Meet Current Standards
(MedPage Today) -- Benefits should be weighed against risks of less accurate test (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - January 11, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Cell-Free DNA May Help Pinpoint Breast Ca Survival (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Noninvasive blood test used in metastatic triple-negative disease (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - January 11, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Tumor Cell Test Tops PSA for Survival in mCRPC (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Possible early marker for long-term survival (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - January 10, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Studies Question Current Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Analyses suggest bigger return from screening with different criteria ... though at a cost (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - January 2, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

A Patient's Journey: And Now, a Word from a Pathologist
(MedPage Today) -- Howard Wolinsky goes one-on-one with pathologist and blogger Lester Raff, MD, (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - January 2, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

' Doctors Are Human, Too': What We Heard This Week
(MedPage Today) -- Quotable quotes from MedPage Today's sources (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 29, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Friday Feedback: Do Docs Know Best for PSA Screening?
(MedPage Today) -- USPSTF recommends individualized prostate cancer screening for men ages 55 to 69 (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 29, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Anti-T-Cell Globulins Flop in Unrelated Stem Cell Transplants (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- GVHD reduced, but so was survival (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 29, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Triple Therapy Improves PFS in Certain Breast Ca Patients (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Dual HER2 blockade combined with aromatase inhibitor shows benefit (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 28, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Trunk Imaging Tied to Higher Nephrectomy Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- More kidney removal in places with high abdominal/chest CT rates (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 28, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

A Patient's Journey: Are Two Chronic Diseases Better Than One?
(MedPage Today) -- Howard Wolinsky sees the bright side of co-morbidities (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 26, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

ACOG Backs'Cascade Testing' for Cancer-Related Mutations
(MedPage Today) -- Genetic testing of relatives may save or improve quality of life in whole families (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 22, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Gladiator Blood and Liquid Gold: Good for What Ails You?
(MedPage Today) -- A new book by Lydia Kang, MD, reviews the most dubious cures in history (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 19, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Targeted Drug Beats Chemo in CLL Combo Therapy (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Venetoclax plus rituximab boosts survival over chemo combo (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 12, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Arthritis Drug Seen Lowering GvHD Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) --'Amazing'results in high-risk patients (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 12, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Pathologists Face Their'Deep Blue' Moment
(MedPage Today) -- Computer beats human experts in detecting metastatic cancer (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 12, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

ASH: CAR T-Cell Tx Offers Durable Response in Pre-Treated MM (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- May be a new treatment paradigm in relapsed-refractory disease, researchers say (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 11, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Enzalutamide Safe In Seizure-Prone Prostate CA Patients (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study suggests seizure incidence similar with or without the drug (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 11, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

CAR T-Cell Therapy Scores Again in DLBCL (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Durable responses in international trial (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 11, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Combo Treatment Offers New Hope in Tough-to-Treat CLL (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- " A potent synergy " between two agents in relapsed/refractory disease (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 10, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Prophylactic Tx Stems Bleeds in Hemophilia A with Inhibitors (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- HAVEN 2 trial results in pediatric patients called " outstanding and unusual " (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 10, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Antibody-Drug Conjugate Ups PFS in Untreated Hodgkin's (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Two-year progression-free survival came in at 82.1% (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 10, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Young Breast Ca Survivors Report High Rate of Arm Morbidity (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Swelling, decreased motion common despite fewer axillary dissections (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 9, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

From Small Bag of T-Cells to Army of Cancer Killers
(MedPage Today) -- One patient's CAR-T therapy journey (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - October 28, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Study: Don't Delay Platinum Re-Challenge in Ovarian Cancer (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Survival outcomes worse with median 7.8-month wait (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - October 12, 2017 Category: Hematology Source Type: news