PARP Inhibitor Active in SCLC Subgroup
(MedPage Today) -- Better OS seen among those expressing marker of DNA damage (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 23, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Is Drug Vial Optimization in Peril? Pharmacy Practice News
(MedPage Today) -- Also, how to advance your leadership skills (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 20, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Antioxidant Cuts Hearing Loss in Cisplatin-Treated Kids
(MedPage Today) -- 50% reduction with no loss of anticancer efficacy (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 20, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Flap vs Implant for Breast Reconstruction: How to Choose
(MedPage Today) -- Experts say decision should be personalized (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 20, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

FLT3-ITD Inhibitor Improves Survival in Relapsed AML
(MedPage Today) -- More quizartinib-treated patients went on to stem cell transplant (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 20, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer Subtype that Responds to Immunotherapy Identified
(MedPage Today) -- CDK12 variants make tumors vulnerable to immune checkpoint inhibitors (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 19, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Lymphoma Risk with JAK Inhibitors for MPNs
(MedPage Today) -- Preexisting aberrant B-cell clone implicated (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 19, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Exercise Rx Boosts Marker of Heart Health in Cancer Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Intervention doubled peak oxygen consumption (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 17, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Endoscopic Surveillance Detects Early Gastric Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- But low yield shows need for better tests to identify patients at risk of progression (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 16, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

DNA Analysis in Early Breast Ca Reveals Markers of Recurrence
(MedPage Today) -- And PIK3CA mutations tied to letrozole benefit over tamoxifen (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 15, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Targeted Tx Yields'Striking' Response Rate in Follicular Lymphoma
(MedPage Today) -- Responses durable even in fourth-line setting (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 15, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Targeted Tx Yields'Striking' Response Rate in Follicular Lymphoma
(MedPage Today) -- Responses durable even in fourth-line setting (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 15, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Talking to Cancer Patients About Genetic Testing
(MedPage Today) -- Managing expectations, next steps when the results come back (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 13, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Tips on Advising, Treating Cancer Patients After Genetic Testing
(MedPage Today) -- Managing expectations, next steps when the results come back (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 13, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

A Better Regimen for Head and Neck Cancer?
(MedPage Today) -- Study backs combo of chemotherapy, cetuximab, and radiotherapy (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 13, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

NSCLC: Nivolumab Extends 5-Year Survival in Heavily Pretreated Patients
(MedPage Today) -- In phase I study, no evidence of progression or need for subsequent therapy in 12 of 16 patients (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 13, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Morning Break: Keytruda for Cervical Ca; Head Transplant'Imminent'; LSD Depression Fix
(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 - June 13, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

HIV Suppression Seems to Cut Cancer Risk in Veterans' Study (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Greatest risk reduction among AIDS-defining cancers (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 12, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

10 Questions to Challenge Your Medical News Savvy
(MedPage Today) -- Weekly Quiz: June 1-6 (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 9, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

EGFR Inhibitor Shows Signal in Triple-Negative Inflammatory Breast Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Small single-arm study reports high pCR rate, finds potential markers of response (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 8, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Upfront MRI Could Rule Out Prostate Ca in Most, Reduce Biopsy Need
(MedPage Today) -- Less-costly biparametric MRI can spare men from TRUS biopsy (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 8, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

FDA OKs Mircera for CKD-Related Anemia in Kids
(MedPage Today) -- Agent dropped mean Hb concentration levels (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 8, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Patients on Opioids May Fail to Properly Prep for Colonoscopy
(MedPage Today) -- Study finds users also more likely to suffer complications (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 7, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Cancer Diagnosis Linked to Elevated Risk for Diabetes
(MedPage Today) -- Highest risk for pancreatic cancer (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 7, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Ditching Chemo Appears Viable in Frontline Follicular Lymphoma
(MedPage Today) -- PFS'nearly Identical'at 3 years with novel immunomodulatory combination (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 6, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Liver Cancer Screening in At-Risk Patients Underused (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Cirrhosis patients, others not getting tested, study finds (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 6, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

PFS Rises in Ovarian Ca with Repeat Bevacizumab
(MedPage Today) -- Magnitude of benefit similar to first-line therapy (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 6, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

VIDEO: Quick Intervention Improves Care in Geriatric Cancer Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Randomized trial improved oncologist-patient communication (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 6, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Less Morbidity, Lower Costs Tied to MIS in Cervical Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- But minimally invasive surgery also linked to decreased survival (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 5, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Pelzman's Picks: The Mental Health-Life Expectancy Gap
(MedPage Today) -- Also, a physician shares his own cancer experience (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 5, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

PFS in mCRPC Improved with PARP Inhibitor
(MedPage Today) -- But more toxicity and no clear boost to overall survival in phase II trial (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 5, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

IMPACT Trial: Support for Targeted Cancer Tx Approaches
(MedPage Today) -- Survival doubled with therapy matched to tumor genetics (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 5, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Non-Chemo Combo Active in Ovarian Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- 25% objective response among patients with refractory disease (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 4, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Many with Metastatic Kidney Cancer Can Skip Surgery
(MedPage Today) -- Overall survival with single-agent sunitinib better than with resection (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 4, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Exercise Cuts Late Mortality for Kids Who Beat Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Regular vigorous exercise also helps reduce psychological burden (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 4, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Rare Childhood Cancer Gets First Tx Advance in 30 Years
(MedPage Today) -- But impact unclear for U.S. rhabdomyosarcoma patients (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 4, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Keytruda Alone Bests Chemo in Advanced NSCLC
(MedPage Today) -- Monotherapy boosts survival in patients with low PD-L1, no EGFR or ALK alterations (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 4, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Genetic Test Can Rule Out Chemo Use in Early Breast Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Most women can get endocrine therapy alone based on Oncotype Dx results (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 3, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Ivosidenib Induces Deep Remissions in IDH1-Mutant AML
(MedPage Today) -- On strength of phase I data, drug appears headed for FDA approval (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 3, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

PI3K Inhibitor Has Mixed Results in Advanced Breast Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Modest progression benefit, but substantial side effects, with taselisib (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 3, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Checkpoint Blocker Plus Chemo Slows NSCLC Progress
(MedPage Today) -- No significant OS improvement in interim analysis of IMpower131 trial (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 2, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Women Get Less Aggressive Tx for Head and Neck Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Registry data find that women are less likely to receive chemotherapy or radiation than men (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 2, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

ASCO 2018: Extending the Reach of Precision Medicine
(MedPage Today) -- More than 32,000 attendees, almost 6,000 research abstracts (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 1, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Bots on Dots: Machines Screen for Melanoma
(MedPage Today) -- And the algorithms may just out-diagnose trained dermatologists (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - May 29, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Refusing Lung Cancer Treatment: Class Trumps Race
(MedPage Today) -- Wide variation in groups at highest risk of turning down treatment (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - May 25, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Phototherapy Delays Radical Prostate Cancer Tx
(MedPage Today) -- Half as many conversions from surveillance at 4 years (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - May 24, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Chemo Switch May Benefit PDAC: Clin Onc News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, is it time to consider oncoplastic surgery for breast cancer? (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - May 24, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Cancer Deaths Rates Drop Overall, but Not All Types
(MedPage Today) -- Annual report also finds increase in distant-stage prostate cancer (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - May 23, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Oral, Gastric Bugs May Help Pinpoint Stomach Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Negative changes in microbe composition, interaction tied to gastric carcinogenesis stages (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - May 23, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news