Cancer and COVID: What Can Increase Risk of Dying? Cancer and COVID: What Can Increase Risk of Dying?
A large meta-analysis suggests that younger age and lung and blood cancers, as well as treatment with chemotherapy, raise the risk for death from COVID-19.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 13, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Patient Attitudes Toward AI in Healthcare: It Depends Patient Attitudes Toward AI in Healthcare: It Depends
A new survey looks at what patients think about AI playing a role in their healthcare diagnosis and management.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 13, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Risk of Dying From New Cancer Higher in Young Cancer Survivors Risk of Dying From New Cancer Higher in Young Cancer Survivors
Adolescent and young adult cancer survivors are at an increased risk of developing and dying from a second primary cancer, highlighting the critical role of surveillance and survivorship care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 12, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Attending ASCO in Person This Year? Remember These 14 Tips Attending ASCO in Person This Year? Remember These 14 Tips
Bishal Gyawali, MD, PhD, provides guidance on how to get the most out of the upcoming ASCO meeting.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 12, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Quitting Smoking Even After Lung Cancer Diagnosis Worth Doing Quitting Smoking Even After Lung Cancer Diagnosis Worth Doing
Accumulating data show that patients who quit smoking at or around the time they are diagnosed with lung cancer live longer than those who continue to smoke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 12, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Early-Onset Colon Cancer Projected to Double by 2030 Early-Onset Colon Cancer Projected to Double by 2030
“We’re seeing a lot of younger people with this disease. It’s rather alarming,” says the author of a review that predicts further increases.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 12, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Head and Neck Cancer Patients Call for Improvements in Care Head and Neck Cancer Patients Call for Improvements in Care
Patients with head and neck cancer have the highest rates of emergency department use and hospitalization during treatment, and also the highest rates of psychological distress.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 12, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Study Hints at a Mechanism Behind Aggressive Melanoma Study Hints at a Mechanism Behind Aggressive Melanoma
A mutation in a gene involved in chromatin remodeling is associated with aggressive melanoma, suggest new data from preclinical research.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 11, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

ED Visits, Readmissions Common After CAR T Therapy ED Visits, Readmissions Common After CAR T Therapy
Toxicities associated with CAR T-cell therapy typically emerge in the first month after treatment, a new analysis suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 11, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Uninformed Breast Cancer Patients Are Making Treatment Decisions Uninformed Breast Cancer Patients Are Making Treatment Decisions
Women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) are generally uninformed about their diagnosis and are making uninformed treatment decisions, concludes a Dutch study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 11, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Women With Lung Cancer Live Longer Than Men Women With Lung Cancer Live Longer Than Men
The survival advantage for women with lung cancer over that of men is largely accounted for by known prognostic factors, Australian researchers report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 11, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

' Bane of My Existence:' The Burden of Medicare Advantage Denials'Bane of My Existence:' The Burden of Medicare Advantage Denials
Medicare Advantage plans may deny prior authorization and payment requests for medically necessary care that meet Medicare coverage rules, a new report reveals.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 10, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Dodging Potholes From Cancer Care to Hospice Transitions Dodging Potholes From Cancer Care to Hospice Transitions
Switching gears from an all-out pursuit of active therapy to focusing on cancer symptoms in a palliative setting is often a scary transition for patients and their families.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 10, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Finding Your Wolfpack in Academic Medicine Finding Your Wolfpack in Academic Medicine
How I learned to surround myself with like-minded people in academic medicine to no longer feel"out of place."Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 10, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Blog Source Type: news

Young Adult Obesity Has Quintupled. Will'Cancer Wave' Follow? Young Adult Obesity Has Quintupled. Will'Cancer Wave' Follow?
Maurie Markman discusses a recent article highlighting obesity prevalence among young adults with an eye toward the implications for cancer incidence in the United States.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 9, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news