New CAR-T Therapy Elicits Strong Response in Multiple Myeloma New CAR-T Therapy Elicits Strong Response in Multiple Myeloma
In a small study, one infusion of the investigational CAR T-cell therapy led to a complete response in most patients with no CAR-T-related neurotoxicity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 16, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New Treatment Reduces Risk of Anal Cancer in People With HIV New Treatment Reduces Risk of Anal Cancer in People With HIV
Abnormal cells that are sometimes associated with HIV/AIDS were treated in this study, and the treatment reduced the risk for cancer by more than half.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 16, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Louisiana Declines Fertility Preservation in Patients With Cancer Louisiana Declines Fertility Preservation in Patients With Cancer
The Louisiana Senate Finance Committee said House Bill 537, which would have mandated insurers to cover fertility preservation for patients with cancer, was too expensive.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 16, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Obesity and Lung Disease: Much More Than BMI Obesity and Lung Disease: Much More Than BMI
The diverse effects of obesity on lung disease are increasingly being teased apart, with researchers honing in on the impact of metabolic dysfunction, circulating inflammatory factors, and other factors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 15, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Venetoclax Combos Improve Progression-Free Survival in CLL Venetoclax Combos Improve Progression-Free Survival in CLL
Venetoclax/obinutuzumab as well as a triple combo with ibrutinib demonstrated better PFS in fit patients with CLL vs chemo, but higher rates of serious adverse events with ibrutinib remain a concern.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 15, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Deaths Take a Big Dip Because of New Medicines Breast Cancer Deaths Take a Big Dip Because of New Medicines
New drugs for breast cancer launched over the past two decades have reduced expected mortality from both early-stage and metastatic disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 15, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Momelotinib Hits the Mark for Deadly Bone Marrow Cancer Momelotinib Hits the Mark for Deadly Bone Marrow Cancer
The investigational drug has shown benefits in myelofibrosis in a new phase 3 trial with a new sponsor, which plans to apply for FDA approval.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 15, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Vutrisiran for hATTR Amyloidosis With Polyneuropathy FDA OKs Vutrisiran for hATTR Amyloidosis With Polyneuropathy
Vutrisiran, an RNAi therapeutic given by subcutaneous injection once every 3 months, significantly improved signs and symptoms of hATTR polyneuropathy in a phase 3 study.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 14, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

Prior Authorization Is'Significant Barrier' in Cancer Care Prior Authorization Is'Significant Barrier' in Cancer Care
A majority of oncologist report that prior authorization delays treatment and that these delays negatively affect their patients ' clinical outcomes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 14, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

For Cancer Prevention, Not All Plant-Based Diets Are Equal For Cancer Prevention, Not All Plant-Based Diets Are Equal
A study with more than 65,000 women found that some plant-based diets offer more protection against breast cancer than others.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 14, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Beta Blockers May Avert Cancer-Drug Cardiotoxicity Beta Blockers May Avert Cancer-Drug Cardiotoxicity
Treatment with some beta blockers may protect cardiac contractile function during anthracycline or trastuzumab therapy, suggests a meta-analysis that also confirmed such protection by dexrazoxane.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 14, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Can Too Much Sleep Raise the Risk of Cancer? Can Too Much Sleep Raise the Risk of Cancer?
Getting 10 or more hours of shut-eye may increase the risk of developing cancer in women and dying from cancer in women and men, a new analysis suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 14, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Bacterial Decolonization Prevents Acute Radiation Dermatitis Bacterial Decolonization Prevents Acute Radiation Dermatitis
Investigators suggest adding decolonization to radiation dermatitis prophylaxis regimens.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 14, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Clinical Trials Stuck in the'80s:'We Need to Embrace the Now'Clinical Trials Stuck in the'80s:'We Need to Embrace the Now '
Clinical trial enrollment in oncology is very low. Neal Meropol, MD, argues that better use of technology can ramp up recruitment, make participation easier, and cut expenses for sponsors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 14, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

A Fish Tale? More on That Seafood, Melanoma Study A Fish Tale? More on That Seafood, Melanoma Study
Experts advised not making a whale out of recent findings linking fish intake to deadly skin cancers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 14, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news