Gynecologic Cancer Studies: What to Look for at ASCO 2022 Gynecologic Cancer Studies: What to Look for at ASCO 2022
It ' s not just about ovarian cancer anymore -- presentations at ASCO 2022 illustrate the major advances that have been made in gynecologic cancer treatments.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer Survival: Enzalutamide Edges Out Abiraterone Prostate Cancer Survival: Enzalutamide Edges Out Abiraterone
Men with metastatic disease who received enzalutamide demonstrated a small but significant survival benefit. The study was published as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

AYA Leukemia Survivors:'Cure Is Not Enough'AYA Leukemia Survivors:'Cure Is Not Enough '
Adolescent and young adult (AYA) survivors of leukemia have a life span that is about 10% lower than that of their peers in the general population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Some Smokers Don't Get Lung Cancer; Genetics Might Explain It Some Smokers Don't Get Lung Cancer; Genetics Might Explain It
Smoking can cause cell mutations that lead to lung cancer; however, some people may have a genetic defense against it.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

AUA 2022: A Report From the Trenches AUA 2022: A Report From the Trenches
Colorado urologist Henry M. Rosevear, MD, offers his take on the scientific highlights of this year ' s annual meeting of the American Urological Association.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Experts Urge Stopping Melanoma Trial Because of Failure and Harm Experts Urge Stopping Melanoma Trial Because of Failure and Harm
New results from a phase 3 trial may shut the door on the addition of PD –1 or PD–ligand 1 inhibitors to the combination of BRAF and MEK inhibitors for the treatment of BRAF V600–mutated melanoma.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

NeoChemo Preserves Rectum in Half of Patients With Rectal Cancer NeoChemo Preserves Rectum in Half of Patients With Rectal Cancer
Among patients with stage II or stage III rectal adenocarcinoma, organ preservation is achievable in up to half of patients who undergo total neoadjuvant chemotherapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Improved Cancer Survival in States with ACA Medicaid Expansion Improved Cancer Survival in States with ACA Medicaid Expansion
An increase in cancer survival rates has been seen in states that implemented Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Mastectomy May Not Be Necessary for Young Breast Cancer Patients Mastectomy May Not Be Necessary for Young Breast Cancer Patients
Mastectomies among younger women with nonmetastatic invasive breast cancer may not always be necessary, suggests a study that shows survival outcomes are similar after a lumpectomy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 17, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Sarcopenia Nearly Doubles Risk Women Will Quit Endocrine Therapy Sarcopenia Nearly Doubles Risk Women Will Quit Endocrine Therapy
But the good news is oncologists can address the condition before starting therapy. 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 - May 17, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Imiquimod Cream Offers Alternative to Surgery for Vulvar Lesions Imiquimod Cream Offers Alternative to Surgery for Vulvar Lesions
Topical imiquimod offers an alternative to surgery for women with HPV-related precancerous lesions, concludes the first head-to-head randomized trial of the two approaches.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 17, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Which CRC Regimens Are More Likely to Harm Kidneys? Which CRC Regimens Are More Likely to Harm Kidneys?
After analyzing various treatments for metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC), researchers zeroed in on FOLFIRI  + bevacizumab. 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 - May 17, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Most Men With Low-Risk Prostate Tumors Now Forgoing Treatment Most Men With Low-Risk Prostate Tumors Now Forgoing Treatment
Acceptance of active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer hit a record high in 2021, although the US still lags internationally, new figures showed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 15, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Stroke in the Young: Cancer in Disguise? Stroke in the Young: Cancer in Disguise?
Young stroke patients have an increased risk of being diagnosed with a new cancer in the years following their stroke, a new study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 13, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Myositis Guidelines Aim to Standardize Adult and Pediatric Care Myositis Guidelines Aim to Standardize Adult and Pediatric Care
These are the first guidelines on how to manage adult and pediatric patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 13, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news