More Evidence of HPV Link to Cervical Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Positive test IDs high-risk women with normal cervical cytology (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 15, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

OS-Boosting Consolidation Cost-Effective in Stage III NSCLC
(MedPage Today) -- Approach could add up to $768 million in national cancer spending (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 14, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Higher Risk of Shingles Seen in Patients With Certain Cancers
(MedPage Today) -- Vaccine development may help with prevention of herpes zoster in this population (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 14, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Immunotherapy Combo Flops in Metastatic NSCLC
(MedPage Today) -- Durvalumab plus tremelimumab failed to improve survival versus chemotherapy (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 14, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Anti-TIF1-Ab-Positive Dermatomyositis Linked to Higher Cancer Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Testing for anti-transcriptional intermediary factor 1 antibody-positive (anti-TIF1-Ab) in early DM could guide cancer screening. (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 13, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Immediate Surgery No Help in Metastatic RCC
(MedPage Today) -- Limiting nephrectomy to only those who need it may improve survival (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 13, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Prostatectomy Beats Active Surveillance Long Term -- or Does It?
(MedPage Today) -- The 29-year follow-up makes data hard to interpret (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 13, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Risk for Breast Cancer Linked to Pregnancy History (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Large pooled analysis suggests parity may not be protective for women under age 55 (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 12, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Myositis and Cancer: Quantifying the Link
(MedPage Today) -- Risk highest for carriers of anti-TIF1 antibody (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 11, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Lupus Significantly Elevates Risk of 16 Cancer Types (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Overall risks increased for both women and men, in particular in lymphatic and blood cancers, among others. (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 11, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Risk Tied to Pregnancy History
(MedPage Today) -- Pooled analysis suggests parity may not be protective for women under age 55 (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 10, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Patients Say Quality of Life Suffered With Mastectomy for Early Breast Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Breast-conservation options were associated with better sexual, psychosocial outcomes (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 7, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

In Lupus, Risks for Cancers Rise
(MedPage Today) -- Overall risks increased for both women and men (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 7, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

ASH Poster Rounds: Adding BTK Inhibitor Safe in First-Line MCL
(MedPage Today) -- Plus: Lenalidomide upfront in PTCL; skipping RT in primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 7, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

SABCS: Axillary RT as Good as Surgery in Breast Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Radiation non-inferior to surgery after positive sentinel node (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 7, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

With Upfront pCR, Some Patients May Skip Adjuvant Chemo
(MedPage Today) -- Breast cancer study confirms benefits of pathologic complete response (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 6, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Another Rituximab Biosimilar Passes Lymphoma Test
(MedPage Today) -- Noninferior to EU-licensed agent in randomized trial (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 6, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

OncoBreak: More News, Developments From ASH
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 6, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

ASH Poster Rounds: Obesity Impacts CLL Survival in Women
(MedPage Today) -- Plus: New risk model predicts CLL survival; novel BTK inhibitor works after ibrutinib (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 6, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Xeloda Disappoints in Early Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- No improvement after standard chemo, though subset may derive some benefit (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 6, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

T-DM1: A New Adjuvant Standard in High-Risk HER2+ Breast Ca?
(MedPage Today) -- Substantial improvements in survival outcomes in KATHERINE trial (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 5, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Morning Break: Hospitals Sue Medicare; Med Schools Diversify; Insys on Deathbed?
(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 - December 5, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

CAR T-Cell Responses Prove Durable in ALL, DLBCL (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Two study updates demonstrate long-term control in relapsed/refractory disease (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 5, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Combination Regimen Extends PFS in Myeloma
(MedPage Today) -- Large benefit but relevance of comparator questioned (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 4, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Chemo-Free Tx Tops Best Option in Younger CLL Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Improved overall survival and safety with ibrutinib-based therapy (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 4, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

ASH Offers Early Look at Updated SCD Guidelines
(MedPage Today) -- Experts formulated>50 recommendations on sickle cell disease (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 4, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Add-On Drugs Could Boost Efficacy, Tolerability of CAR T-Cell Therapies
(MedPage Today) -- Studies test addition of targeted agents, immunotherapy (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 3, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

CAR T-Cell Responses Prove Durable in ALL, DLBCL
(MedPage Today) -- Two studies demonstrate long-term control in relapsed/refractory disease (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 2, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Cutting Chemo Cycles Feasible in Younger DLBCL Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Patients, ages 18-60, fare well with four cycles of CHOP instead of six (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 1, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Ibrutinib Alone Wins in Older CLL Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Adding rituximab offered no added benefit (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 1, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Sneak Peak at Practice-Changing Research From ASH 2018
(MedPage Today) -- " Big trials, big results, " plus sickle cell disease and CAR T-cell therapies (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 30, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Sneak Peek at Practice-Changing Research From ASH 2018
(MedPage Today) -- " Big trials, big results, " plus sickle cell disease and CAR T-cell therapies (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 30, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Image-Guided Cryoablation: an Option in Early Breast Cancer?
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers tout as potential alternative to lumpectomy in low-risk disease (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 29, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Single-Agent FLT3 Inhibitor Gets FDA Nod for Acute Leukemia
(MedPage Today) -- First monotherapy OK'd for relapsed or refractory patients with FLT3 mutation (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 28, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Digital Mammograms Show Vulnerability to Cyberattacks
(MedPage Today) -- Two out of three radiologists couldn't tell that images were manipulated (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 28, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Chemo-Free Regimen Feasible for Indolent Lymphoma
(MedPage Today) -- No chemo for 10 years for almost 40% with follicular lymphoma (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 26, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Implants May Still Hinder FFDM with Tomosynthesis
(MedPage Today) -- Presence of breast implants tied to decreased recall rates and cancer detection rates (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 26, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Women 75 and Older Benefit from Annual Mammo
(MedPage Today) -- Significant number of invasive cancers found (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 26, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Could Risk-Based Approach Improve Breast Ca Screening?
(MedPage Today) -- Barriers aplenty for incorporating such an idea into practice (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 25, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

No Surgery May Be Feasible in Gleason 9-10 Prostate Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Study finds similar outcomes with two multimodal approaches (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 23, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Survival Similar with Limited vs Whole-Brain RT for Mets
(MedPage Today) -- In contrast to other studies, no difference in effect on cognition (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 21, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Immune Combo Active in Relapsed/Refractory AML
(MedPage Today) -- Response, survival with nivolumab and azacitidine top historical data (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 14, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

App Cuts Cancer Pain; Immune Tx Side Effects; Gaps in Goals of Care
(MedPage Today) -- Highlights from the Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 13, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

AMA Urges Coverage for Added Breast Cancer Screening
(MedPage Today) -- Resolution aimed at women with dense breasts (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 13, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Simple Ovarian Cysts Hold No Cancer Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Malignancy extremely rare, don't need surveillance (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 12, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Age Just a Number for Older, Fit Limited-Stage SCLC Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Standard chemoradiotherapy proved just as effective compared with younger patients (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 9, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

No Cosmetic Difference With Hypofractionated WBI in Breast Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Equivalent to conventionally fractionated approach in early-stage disease (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 9, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

' Single-Visit' Cervical Screening Holds Promise
(MedPage Today) -- Higher sensitivity for modified Pap plus visual inspection (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 6, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Morning Break: Surgery for AFM; Sleep and Breast Cancer; Germany Sours on Glyphosate
(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 - November 6, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

' Shared Decision-Making': Real or Just a Feel-Good Buzzword?
(MedPage Today) -- Patient gets PSA test without his knowledge, then told to report for prostate biopsy (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 4, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news