ARBs and Cancer Risk: New Meta-Analysis Raises Questions Again ARBs and Cancer Risk: New Meta-Analysis Raises Questions Again
The trial-level analysis suggests a dose-response relationship between exposure to angiotensin receptor blockers and the risk for cancer, reawakening previous questions on this issue.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 2, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Is a PFS Benefit Alone Really Worth $10,000 a Month? Is a PFS Benefit Alone Really Worth $10,000 a Month?
Oncologist H. Jack West explores whether and when to consider surrogate endpoints to be practice-changing.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 2, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Imaging Identifies Candidates for Oropharynx Cancer De-escalation Imaging Identifies Candidates for Oropharynx Cancer De-escalation
Oropharynx cancer patients able to undergo radiotherapy de-escalation may be identified via serial FDG-PET scans, a new study finds.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 1, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Kids With Cancer in Ukraine Take Shelter, Wait for Evacuation Kids With Cancer in Ukraine Take Shelter, Wait for Evacuation
At Kyiv Regional Oncology Center, some kids ' blood counts grew so low, and supplies became so sparse, that doctors started blood transfusions from parents to their kids.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 1, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Oncology Care Model Reduces Cost of Supportive Care Meds Oncology Care Model Reduces Cost of Supportive Care Meds
The Oncology Care Model led to notable reductions in the use of the pricy monoclonal antibody denosumab, more rapid adoption of the biosimilar filgrastim, and more selective use of costly antiemetics.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 1, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Inspired by Oncologist Dad, Son Forges Own Path in Medicine Inspired by Oncologist Dad, Son Forges Own Path in Medicine
Though separated now by oceans, a son recalls how he was inspired by his oncologist father, and by his compassion for patients, to follow him into medicine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 1, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New CAR T Cell for Multiple Myeloma Approved by FDA New CAR T Cell for Multiple Myeloma Approved by FDA
Ciltacabtagene autoleucel  (cilta-cel) is indicated for patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma who have already had many previous treatments.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 1, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

e-Cigarettes Tied to Lung, Bladder Cancer in Survey Study e-Cigarettes Tied to Lung, Bladder Cancer in Survey Study
This study is one of the first to investigate and report an association. It was published as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - February 28, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Weight-Related GI Cancer Risks Partly Sex-Dependent Weight-Related GI Cancer Risks Partly Sex-Dependent
Obesity was associated with an increased risk of colon cancer in men and women, but this association varied for other gastrointestinal cancers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - February 28, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

EU Thumbs Up for Oral ADT for Prostate Cancer EU Thumbs Up for Oral ADT for Prostate Cancer
Relugolix (Orgovyx) offers an oral formulation of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for use in men with advanced hormone-sensitive prostate cancer.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - February 28, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Testicular Cancer Deaths Rising Among Hispanic Men Testicular Cancer Deaths Rising Among Hispanic Men
Testicular cancer –specific mortality rates in the United States have been increasing, particularly among Hispanic men and in certain geographic locations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - February 28, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

NY Radiation Oncologist Loses License, Poses'Potential Danger'NY Radiation Oncologist Loses License, Poses'Potential Danger '
Radiation oncologist Won Sam Yi, MD, of the now defunct CCS Oncology, has had his medical license revoked, following a lengthy investigation into charges of professional misconduct.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - February 26, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

MRI Far Safer Than CT for Guiding Radiotherapy in Prostate Cancer MRI Far Safer Than CT for Guiding Radiotherapy in Prostate Cancer
A remarkable reduction in bowel and urinary side effects was reported when MRI was used instead of CT to guide stereotactic body radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - February 25, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Variants of Nine Breast Cancer Genes Associated With Severe Disease Variants of Nine Breast Cancer Genes Associated With Severe Disease
Pathogenic variants in susceptibility genes were disproportionately associated with more aggressive breast cancer, particularly among younger women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - February 25, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

More Exercise for People With Hemophilia, Experts Advise More Exercise for People With Hemophilia, Experts Advise
Regular physical activity can increase joint stability and function, reduce the risk of injury, and improve quality of life in people with hemophilia, concludes a consensus group.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - February 25, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news