Overall Cancer Incidence, Mortality Lower for U.S. Hispanics
But rates higher for infection - related cancers, such as liver and stomach cancers, and cervical cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 24, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, ENT, Pulmonology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Trastuzumab Deruxtecan Slows Metastatic Breast Cancer
Progression - free survival longer with T - DXd versus T - DM1 for HER2+ metastatic breast cancer previously treated with trastuzumab and taxane (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 24, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Conference News, Source Type: news

Artificial Intelligence Better Than Risk Factors for Predicting Cancer Risk
Findings seen for screening - detected breast cancer, but not interval cancer risk (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 24, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Trials Show COVID Vaccines Well Worth It for Cancer Patients
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 24, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Oncology, Pharmacy, Research, News, Source Type: news

Can a Computer Program Help Docs Spot Breast Cancer?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 24, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Research, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Could a Japanese Plant Turn Cold Cuts Into Healthy Fare?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 24, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Research, Nutrition, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Survival Up With Tebentafusp in Metastatic Uveal Melanoma
Overall survival longer with tebentafusp for HLA*02:01 - positive patients with previously untreated metastatic uveal melanoma (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Ophthalmology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

RAI Therapy for Hyperthyroidism Not Tied to Overall Cancer Risk
However, linear radiation dose - response association between radioactive iodine and solid cancer mortality seen in two studies (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, ENT, Pharmacy, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Urban - Rural Disparity Seen in New Liver Cancer Cases
Incidence of liver cancer rising at an annual rate of 5.7 percent in rural areas (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

HPV Vaccine Will Have Modest Impact on Oropharynx Cancer Incidence by 2045
However, reductions in oropharynx cancer incidence should be seen among young and middle - aged adults (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, ENT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Many Pregnancies Affected by Iron Deficiency
Yet, less than half of individuals have their ferritin levels checked during pregnancy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Cancer in Hispanics: Good News and Bad
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Oncology, Research, Hepatology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

State Insurance Legislation May Improve Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Legislation mandating insurance coverage for breast cancer screening more impactful than breast density notification (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer May Have Long - Term Risk for the Heart
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Gynecology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

CAD Risk Up With Radiation Treatment for Left - Sided Breast Cancer
Risk for coronary artery disease increased for young women receiving radiation for left - versus right - sided breast cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Individual Risk Assessment Ups Mammography in Women at High Risk
Use of mammography increased among women in racial - and ethnic - minority groups who were at high risk (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Robotic Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer Does Not Cut Postop Infections
But overall incidence of postoperative complications significantly lower with robotic versus laparoscopic gastrectomy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Infections, Oncology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Common Form of Liver Cancer on the Rise in Rural America
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Research, Hepatology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Adjuvant Pembrolizumab Cuts Recurrence in Stage II Melanoma
Compared with placebo, pembrolizumab prolonged regression - free survival in resected high - risk stage IIB and IIC melanoma (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Conference News, Source Type: news

Cancer Linked to Shortened Life Span for Solid Organ Recipients
Overall, cancer responsible for loss of 1.9 percent of total life years expected in the absence of cancer in transplant recipients (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Oncology, Pulmonology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Artificial Intelligence Not Yet Ready for Clinical Breast Cancer Screening
All AI systems evaluated were less accurate than the consensus of two or more radiologists (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 17, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

COVID - 19 Vaccines Prevent Hospitalizations in High - Risk Populations
Estimates of vaccine effectiveness high for adults aged 85 years and older, those with chronic medical conditions, and for Hispanic, Black adults (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 16, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

People With MS Have Worse Survival If Colon Cancer Strikes
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 16, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

2007 to 2021 Saw Dermatologic Procedure Reimbursement Down
Reimbursement varied by procedure types, with increases for skin biopsy and shave removal, decreases for Mohs micrographic surgery (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Blood Cancer Patients Could Benefit From COVID Booster Shot: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Having Even a Cousin or Grandparent With Colon Cancer Raises Your Risk: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Women With Sepsis During Pregnancy Have Higher Odds of Perinatal Complications
Women hospitalized for sepsis but discharged during pregnancy have higher odds for complications associated with placental dysfunction (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Oncology, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Noncompliance to Apixaban for A - Fib Due to Many Factors
Improved communication with patients about cost, bleeding, and monitoring may increase compliance (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Risk Factors ID ’ d for Severe COVID - 19 in Children With Cancer
More than half of children and adolescents receiving active oncologic treatment had modifications to cancer - directed therapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Oncology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

9/11 First Responders Face Higher Cancer Risk 20 Years Later
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 13, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Emergency Medicine, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer Risk Up for World Trade Center Rescue Workers
Risk most elevated for those to arrive earliest at the site, with a shorter latency period than the general population (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 13, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Some Cancer Drugs Without Proven Benefit Still Recommended
Six of 18 indications remain on label for cancer drugs that failed to improve primary end point in trials after receiving accelerated approval (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 13, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Your State ’ s Laws Might Save Your Life If Breast Cancer Strikes
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 13, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Medical Students, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Tailored Text Messages May Help Cut Hookah Smoking
Outcomes show higher cessation and lower smoking frequency among those not quitting (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 11, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

FDA Bans Sale of Nearly a Million E - Cigarettes
However, Juul products will remain on the market for now (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 10, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Earlier Elimination of Cervical Cancer Projected in Low - Poverty U.S. Counties
Increasing HPV vaccine coverage would reduce excess cancer cases, but it would not affect the time required to reach near - elimination (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 10, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Infections, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Only One in Five Older, Sick Adults Have a DNR Order at Admission
Authors say advance care planning discussions with clinicians are needed earlier (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 10, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Pulmonology, Geriatrics, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Cancer Diagnoses Down During the Pandemic
Findings for diagnosis of eight common cancers during spring 2020 and winter 2020 to 2021 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 10, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Very High Antibiotic Use May Up Risk for Proximal Colon Cancer
Inverse association seen for antibiotic use and rectal cancer, which seems to be driven by women (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 9, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

A Number of Men May Stop Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer
Transition to definitive treatment more likely for patients with additional accompanying medical conditions (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 8, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Internal Medicine, Oncology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Exercise Habit Prior to Breast Cancer Chemo May Aid Cognition
Adherence to physical activity guidelines throughout chemotherapy was associated with better self - reported cognition (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 8, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Neurology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

In Cancer Patients, COVID Vaccine Immunity at 6 Months Is Similar to General Population
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 8, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Oncology, Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Cisplatin - Induced Hearing Loss Up for Young Children With Cancer
Cumulative incidence highest in patients aged 5 years and younger; factors that influence development include cumulative dose of cisplatin (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, ENT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Which Cancer Patients Need a COVID Booster Shot Most?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Immunology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Mycophenolate Mofetil Treats Immune Thrombocytopenia
Fewer treatment failures and greater response, but poorer quality of life seen when added to a glucocorticoid for first - line treatment (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Too Many Antibiotics Might Raise Colon Cancer Risk
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Antihypertensives Linked to Reduced Mortality in Colorectal Cancer
Reductions in mortality seen in association with ACE inhibitors, beta - blockers, thiazide diuretics (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 1, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Removing Race Term From CKD - EPI Could Worsen Cancer Care for Blacks
Removing race from CKD - EPI will calculate lower eGFR for Black patients and exclude more from receiving chemo (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 1, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Nephrology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Pandemic Brought Big Drop in Breast Cancer Screening in Older, Low - Income Women
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 31, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Obesity Ups Medical Spending for Long - Term Cancer Survivors
Survivors with obesity have additional $3,216 in medical spending per person per year, translating to $19.7 billion in 2016 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 30, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news