How Many Trials Does It Take to Make You Do the Right Thing? How Many Trials Does It Take to Make You Do the Right Thing?
Are the radiation oncologists who are slow to adopt short-course RT for rectal cancer being prudently cautious or attentive to their own bottom line?Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 29, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Blog Source Type: news

Pre-Op Program Improves CRC Surgery Fitness in Elderly Pre-Op Program Improves CRC Surgery Fitness in Elderly
The investigators call for implementation of prehabilitation programs for elderly patients facing colorectal cancer surgery. The study was published as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)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 28, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Appeals Against Medical Insurance Denials Underused, Says Lawyer Appeals Against Medical Insurance Denials Underused, Says Lawyer
One of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act is a simplified appeals process for those denied insurance coverage. About 50% of such appeals are successful.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 28, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Rise in Oral Cancers in Young Nonsmokers Tied to Immunodeficiency Rise in Oral Cancers in Young Nonsmokers Tied to Immunodeficiency
Younger, nonsmoking oral cancer patients have a higher risk of death than do young smokers, and the outcomes may be related to immune deficiencies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 28, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Two Rounds of FIT vs Single Colonoscopy as a One-time CRC Screen Two Rounds of FIT vs Single Colonoscopy as a One-time CRC Screen
Two FITs spaced 2 years apart could change the approach to colorectal cancer screening if it shows a mortality benefit, according to a preliminary report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 25, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news