Big Jump in PFS With Combo for Indolent NHL
(MedPage Today) -- Lenalidomide-rituximab more than doubles PFS in relapsed/refractory disease (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 26, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Little Benefit in Adding Ultrasound to Screening Mammography
(MedPage Today) -- Challenges widespread use of ultrasound for dense breasts (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 22, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Morning Break:'Snapchat Dysmorphia'; Snoring Life Away; A Fertility First
(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 - March 22, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Neuroticism a Drag on Prostate Ca Outcomes
(MedPage Today) -- Selected presentations from the European Association of Urology congress (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 22, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Is Alex Trebek's Life in Jeopardy?
(MedPage Today) -- What a stage 4 diagnosis means for the game show host (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 21, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Tumor Radiomic Features Can Predict NSCLC Chemo Response
(MedPage Today) -- Peritumoral texture features on baseline CT may reflect tumor microenvironment (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 20, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Potential Game Changer for Endometrial Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- A 30% response rate in recurrent/advanced disease, 49% in MSI-H tumors (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 20, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Carbon-Ion RT May Cut Risk for Subsequent Tumors in Prostate Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Hypothesis-generating study needs more validation (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 20, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

No Elevated Cancer Risk for RA Patients With Tocilizumab (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Combined risk for new cancers except non-melanoma skin cancer with IL-6r inhibitor not significantly different than with TNF inhibitors (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 20, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Modest Effects of Intense Therapy for Prostate Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Studies of chemotherapy, ADT add data to discussions about high-risk disease (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 20, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Cancer Vaccine Misses Mark in Prostate Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Phase III randomized trial fails to confirm survival benefit seen earlier (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 19, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Early Data Send Strong Signal in Advanced Gyn Cancers
(MedPage Today) -- Clinical benefit rate tops 90% in pair of single-center studies (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 19, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

' End of the Road' for Trabectedin in Ovarian Cancer?
(MedPage Today) -- Trial stopped for futility, but 13-month OS improvement seen in patients with BRCA mutations (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 19, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

When PARP Inhibitors Fail in Ovarian Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Study identifies subgroup for whom another go could be worthwhile (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 18, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Avelumab Combo Falls Short in Advanced Ovarian Ca
(MedPage Today) -- But showed promise in PD-L1-positive group (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 18, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Slow Medicine: Vaping a Smokescreen?
(MedPage Today) -- A take on e-cigarettes for smoking cessation (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 18, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

PARP Inhibitor Benefit Gets a TWiST in Recurrent Ovarian Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Analysis attempts to quantify patients'quality of survival (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 17, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Standard Brachytherapy Underused in Cervical Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Black race, higher-stage disease tied to lower likelihood of receiving boost (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 17, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Test Predicts Resistance to Hormonal Therapy in Prostate Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Validation study confirms assist in decision-making (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 16, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Ibrutinib Ups PFS in CLL: Clin Onc News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, ASCO calls for tighter regulations on hazardous drug monitoring (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 14, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

AI Goes Head-to-Head With Radiologists in Mammography (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study shows artificial intelligence system to be non-inferior, but many questions remain, more research needed (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 12, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Why Don't Some Patients Get Timely Breast Cancer Tx?
(MedPage Today) -- All too often, it comes down to patients'affluence and lack thereof (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 10, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Minimal Benefit of Aspirin Use Post-Prostate Cancer Dx (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But some reduction in disease mortality risk is seen in low-grade cancer, and more when used longer than 5 years (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 9, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Should Medicare Part B Drugs Get Budget Cap?
(MedPage Today) -- MedPAC commissioners discuss ways to lower prices in the program (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 8, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Immunotherapy Wins First FDA Approval in Breast Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Atezolizumab OK'd for PD-L1-positive triple-negative disease (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 8, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Do Women Under 50 Need DBT and Mammograms? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Screening using DBT detected smaller, node-negative invasive cancers compared with digital mammography (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 8, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Vaccine Prolongs Remission in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Effect in hard-to-treat subgroup " clinically meaningful " (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 8, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Data Bolster High-Dose Opdivo in Advanced NSCLC
(MedPage Today) -- CheckMate-384 provides " descriptive " evidence for monthly option (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 7, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Pancreas Ca for Jeopardy! Host; Mind and Mortality; Q6W Keytruda Dosing
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 7, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Monkees' Peter Tork Dies of Rare Salivary Gland Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- But what is adenoid cystic carcinoma? (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 7, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Cabozantinib Active Across Non-Clear Cell Kidney Cancers
(MedPage Today) -- Retrospective study provides " credible " information to guide treatment (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 7, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Fewer Complications With Robotic Surgery in Early Endometrial Cancer (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Introduction in Denmark correlated with more minimally invasive surgeries and fewer serious complications in early-stage disease (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 5, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

AI Goes Head-to-Head With Radiologists for Mammography
(MedPage Today) -- Automation found non-inferior, but many questions remain (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 5, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Post-Dx Aspirin in Prostate Ca Appears of Little Benefit
(MedPage Today) -- Suggestion of reduced disease mortality in low-risk disease and with longer-term use (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 4, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Lymphadenectomy Often Useless in Ovarian Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- No survival benefit with normal nodes after complete macroscopic resection (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 1, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Morning Break: Time's Up Targets Healthcare; Butt Implants and Cancer; Kids' Tough Questions
(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 - March 1, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

FDA: Robotic Surgery Unapproved for Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Agency warns that safety, effectiveness haven't been proven for mastectomy or other oncologic uses (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 28, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Black History Month: Talking With Jennifer Webb, MD
(MedPage Today) -- How mentorship helped her overcome barriers (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 28, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

3D Mammo Better for Breast Ca Screening in Younger Women?
(MedPage Today) -- Better detection, lower recall, particularly among controversial age group (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 28, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Liquid Biopsy Matches Tissue for NSCLC Guidance
(MedPage Today) -- Increased mutation detection rate, faster turnaround time (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 28, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Zytiga May Up Mortality Risk in Prostate Cancer Patients With CVD
(MedPage Today) -- Increased hospitalizations seen among all abiraterone-treated patients (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 27, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Fewer Complications With Robotic Surgery in Endometrial Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Improved outcomes and greater uptake of minimally invasive surgery in those patients, Danish study shows (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 27, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

When Living With Prostate Cancer Is the Goal
(MedPage Today) -- Men like me aren't dealing with effects of treatment -- we need our own support groups (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 27, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Morning Break: World's Tiniest Baby; Questions About CBD; Roundup on Trial
(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 27, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Lung Cancer Data Link TMB to Immunotherapy Response
(MedPage Today) -- Mutation burden predictive irrespective of PD-L1 status (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 27, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Pelzman ’s Picks: Facebook and Suicide Prevention
(MedPage Today) -- Also, the continuing problem of racial bias in minority healthcare (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 26, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Greater Financial Burden Seen for Head and Neck Ca Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Poor and publicly insured patients hit with highest out-of-pocket costs (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 21, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

SBRT Nearly Doubles Survival for Early, Inoperable Lung Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Establishes evidence for peripherally located stage I NSCLC (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 19, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Umbilical Cord Blood Expanded Ex Vivo Shortens Neutrophil Recovery Time (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- NiCord grafts allowed transplantation without co-infusion of second, unmanipulated umbilical cord blood unit (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 19, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

New Option in Advanced Non-Clear Cell Kidney Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Study of single-agent PD-1 inhibitor sets " new bar, says expert (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 19, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news