Wake Forest Cancer Centre Director Fired, Advisory Board Resigns Wake Forest Cancer Centre Director Fired, Advisory Board Resigns
The director, Boris Pasche, MD, was fired one day after the National Cancer Institute renewed its funding for the center; the entire external advisory board has resigned.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 8, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Can Green Tea Extract Protect Against Colorectal Adenomas? Can Green Tea Extract Protect Against Colorectal Adenomas?
Green tea extract taken over 3 years was well tolerated but had no significant effects, according to the results of a large randomized controlled trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 8, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Surgery Tops Surveillance for Small Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Surgery Tops Surveillance for Small Differentiated Thyroid Cancer
Data from nearly 100,000 US patients with small, differentiated thyroid cancers showed surgery produced significantly better overall survival compared with surveillance without immediate surgery.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 8, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

The Pandemic Continues to Disrupt Cancer Screenings, Routine Care The Pandemic Continues to Disrupt Cancer Screenings, Routine Care
A survey from the Cancer Prevention Foundation found that Americans continue to miss cancer screenings and regular medical appointments.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 7, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Physical Activity Reduces Cognitive Decline in Breast Cancer Physical Activity Reduces Cognitive Decline in Breast Cancer
Dr Maurie Markman discusses a recent paper on the use of physical activity to decrease cognitive decline in patients with breast cancer.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 7, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Blood Pressure Meds May Prolong Life in Pancreatic Cancer Blood Pressure Meds May Prolong Life in Pancreatic Cancer
Studies in animals have shown that these medications might slow the growth of pancreatic cancer.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 7, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Gut Microbiome and Immunotherapy Response in Advanced Melanoma? Gut Microbiome and Immunotherapy Response in Advanced Melanoma?
A large meta-analysis reported an association between our gut microbiome and response to immune checkpoint inhibitors in advanced melanoma but found no species to be a ' fully consistent biomarker. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 7, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Drug Combo Ups Ulcer Risk After Cryoablation in Patients With HCC Drug Combo Ups Ulcer Risk After Cryoablation in Patients With HCC
Patients with hepatocellular carcinoma should be switched from a PD-1, TKI combination to monotherapy after cryoablation. 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 - March 7, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Should Physicians Run Health Departments? Should Physicians Run Health Departments?
Physicians are on the front lines of delivering healthcare, but does that make them effective leaders in determining health policy?Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 4, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

The Impact of HPV Vaccination on Cervical Cancer The Impact of HPV Vaccination on Cervical Cancer
Dr Maurie Markman discusses recent data on HPV vaccination and trends in cervical cancer incidence and mortality.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 4, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Bladder Cancer Need Not Always Require Radical Cystectomy Bladder Cancer Need Not Always Require Radical Cystectomy
Researchers involved in a large cohort study from three major institutions are calling for broader use of trimodal therapy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 4, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Etoposide Plus Trastuzumab Shows Benefit in Metastatic BCa Etoposide Plus Trastuzumab Shows Benefit in Metastatic BCa
The median overall survival was 11.3 months in heavily pretreated women with metastatic disease. 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 - March 3, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Should All Women Be Routinely Screened for Lung Cancer? Should All Women Be Routinely Screened for Lung Cancer?
A new study makes the case that USPSTF criteria for lung cancer screening should be expanded to include more women, especially those with a history of breast cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 3, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Lawsuit: 18-Inch Sponge Left in Stomach For 5 Years Lawsuit: 18-Inch Sponge Left in Stomach For 5 Years
An appeals court upholds a $9.5 million jury award after a surgeon leaves a"towel-sized" sponge inside a patient ' s abdomen.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 3, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Pediatric IBD Increases Cancer Risk Later in Life Pediatric IBD Increases Cancer Risk Later in Life
Children with inflammatory bowel disease are at greater risk for gastrointestinal cancers in particular, a new study finds.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 2, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news