The Oncology Shortage Is Here. Rural Areas Face an Uphill Battle. The Oncology Shortage Is Here. Rural Areas Face an Uphill Battle.
Rural practices have been hit particularly hard by a dwindling oncology workforce, fueled in large part by the pandemic, mounting recruitment challenges, and an aging population of clinicians.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 8, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Anticipation Key to Tackling Perioperative Anemia Anticipation Key to Tackling Perioperative Anemia
Healthcare staff need to work together for the early identification and management of perioperative anemia to anticipate problems and ensure optimal outcomes, say new UK guidelines.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 7, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Cancer Researcher Faked Data in Work Funded by Nine NIH Grants Cancer Researcher Faked Data in Work Funded by Nine NIH Grants
Brand, who"neither admits nor denies ORI ' s findings of research misconduct," agreed to have any research of hers funded by the Public Health Service supervised for 4 years.Retraction Watch (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 6, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Live Donor Liver Transplants for Patients With CRC Liver Mets Live Donor Liver Transplants for Patients With CRC Liver Mets
The results on overall survival with living-donor liver transplantation are encouraging; some urge caution and a"one step at a time" approach.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 6, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Ensuring That Cancer Patients Are Not Lost During War in Ukraine Ensuring That Cancer Patients Are Not Lost During War in Ukraine
Efforts to ensure that cancer patients are not lost in this crisis include evacuations of some patients to hospitals in the United States and Canada, as well as Europe.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 6, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Rapper Educates on the Hidden Pain of Sickle Cell Disease Rapper Educates on the Hidden Pain of Sickle Cell Disease
A London-based rapper hopes his video will help to educate healthcare professionals and inform fellow patients about life with sickle cell disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 6, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Global Melanoma Incidence High and on the Rise Global Melanoma Incidence High and on the Rise
If present trends continue, the incidence of new cases is predicted to increase by about 50% in 2040, according to the study ' s authors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 6, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Low Use of Bone Scans/Drugs for Men on ADT for Prostate Cancer Low Use of Bone Scans/Drugs for Men on ADT for Prostate Cancer
Rates of guideline-recommended bone scans were low, and rates of use of bone drugs even lower, among older men on androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 5, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Match Interviews Should Stay Virtual to Be More Equitable Match Interviews Should Stay Virtual to Be More Equitable
The medical Match has always been rigged in favor of the affluent. Online interviews helped, and we should keep them.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 5, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Blog Source Type: news

Norman Sharpless, MD, to Step Down as NCI Director Norman Sharpless, MD, to Step Down as NCI Director
After 5 years of heading the National Cancer Institute, which he described as the ' highlight of my career, ' oncologist Ned Sharpless is stepping down from the role.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 5, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Acute Kidney Injury in 25% of Patients on Immunotherapy: Study Acute Kidney Injury in 25% of Patients on Immunotherapy: Study
Although acute kidney injury is a known complication, in clinical trials it was reported only in 2%-3% of patients; a new study finds it in 25% of patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 1, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Patients With Pancreatic Cancer Don't Regret Surgery, Study Finds Patients With Pancreatic Cancer Don't Regret Surgery, Study Finds
The new findings may provide some reassurance to oncologists about patients ' preference for 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 - April 1, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Will Serrated Polyp Detection Rates Be the Next CRC Metric? Will Serrated Polyp Detection Rates Be the Next CRC Metric?
Higher detection rates were associated with a significantly decreased risk for postcolonoscopy colorectal cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 31, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Bridging Oceans, Docs Rally to Save a Ukrainian Cancer Patient Bridging Oceans, Docs Rally to Save a Ukrainian Cancer Patient
For the cancer patients among the 4 million refugees who have now left war-torn Ukraine, continuing care can be fraught with logistics problems, including problems with language.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 31, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Therapy Toxicities: Education and Communication Breast Cancer Therapy Toxicities: Education and Communication
Drs Hope Rugo and Fatima Cardoso discuss treatment toxicities and patient communication with Julia Mau ├ęs and Sheila Pettiford, who are both living with metastatic breast cancer.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 31, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news