False Positive Breast Cancer Screening Likely Over 10-Year Period False Positive Breast Cancer Screening Likely Over 10-Year Period
About half of women receive at least one false-positive result over a 10-year period of annual screening, but the rate drops substantially with biennial screening.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 30, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

No Link Between Cell Phones and Brain Tumors in Large UK Study No Link Between Cell Phones and Brain Tumors in Large UK Study
A large UK study has found no link between brain tumors and cell phone use, even among individuals who used them daily and for more than 10 years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 30, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Drugs Used for Nausea/Vomiting Linked to Stroke Risk Drugs Used for Nausea/Vomiting Linked to Stroke Risk
Antidopaminergic antiemetics (ADAs) used to relieve nausea and vomiting, including that induced by chemotherapy or radiotherapy, have been associated with an increased risk of ischemic stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 29, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

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 The study was published as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)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

Immunotherapy Treatment Shows Promise for Resectable Liver Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment Shows Promise for Resectable Liver Cancer
Perioperative immunotherapy appears to be safe in the setting of resectable hepatocellular carcinoma, according to findings from an open-label phase 2 clinical trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 25, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Breast Density Linked to Familial Breast Cancer Risk Breast Density Linked to Familial Breast Cancer Risk
Premenopausal women with a family history of breast cancer have a greater volume of breast density observed during mammography, suggesting that the breast density may have a genetic component.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 25, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

' Most Controversial Issue' in Early Breast Cancer Treatment'Most Controversial Issue' in Early Breast Cancer Treatment
In an online poll over use of chemotherapy for premenopausal patients with early breast cancer, votes were split without consensus; debate on this issue continues.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 25, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Team Identifies Top Constipation Risk Factors in GI Cancer Team Identifies Top Constipation Risk Factors in GI Cancer
This 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 24, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Cancer Survivors: Move More, Sit Less for a Longer Life, Study Says Cancer Survivors: Move More, Sit Less for a Longer Life, Study Says
Cancer survivors who spend more than 8 hours of the day sitting are 5 times more likely to die over the ensuing years than their peers who spend less time sitting.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 24, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Artificial Sweeteners: A Modifiable Cancer Risk? Artificial Sweeteners: A Modifiable Cancer Risk?
' Our findings do not support the use of artificial sweeteners as safe alternatives for sugar in foods or beverages, ' say the researchers. An outside expert is not so sure.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 24, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Complex Surgery 10 Times More Likely With Some Ovarian Tumors Complex Surgery 10 Times More Likely With Some Ovarian Tumors
Complex surgery is much more likely for advanced ovarian cancer in women with mesenchymal tumors and complex preoperative CT findings.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 24, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news