Breast Cancer Treatment Comes Later, Lasts Longer for Black Women
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 25, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Research, News, Source Type: news

Smoking Reduces Survival Odds After Bladder Cancer Surgery
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 23, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Surgery, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Study Examines Effect of Cancer Treatment on COVID - 19 Mortality
Highest 30 - day mortality seen with cancer treatment one to three months before COVID - 19 diagnosis (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 22, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Conference News, Source Type: news

Is an Early Form of Breast Cancer More Dangerous Than Thought?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 22, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Immunotherapy Drug Boosts Survival With Bladder Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 21, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Research, News, Source Type: news

Avelumab Prolongs Survival in Advanced Urothelial Cancer
Findings seen in patients with advanced, metastatic disease that did not progress with first - line chemo (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 21, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Urology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Lung Cancer Treatment Plans Changed Due to Pandemic
57 percent of patients receiving active treatment had at least one change in treatment plans (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 18, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Oncology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Almost 90,000 Young American Adults Will Get Cancer This Year: Report
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 18, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Cancer Incidence Up for Adolescents and Young Adults
2007 to 2016 saw increase in overall cancer incidence in all age groups, mainly driven by thyroid cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 17, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Coffee May Slow Spread of Colon Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 17, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Spironolactone Not Tied to Breast Cancer Recurrence
Drug can be used for alopecia treatment in breast cancer survivors (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 16, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Many Doctors Misinformed About Nicotine ’ s Risks
Less than one - third of doctors correctly agree that nicotine directly contributed to birth defects (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 16, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Darolutamide Boosts Survival in Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer
Risk for death significantly lower versus placebo in nonmetastatic, castration - resistant prostate cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 15, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Why Do Black Men Still Fare Worse With Prostate Cancer?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 8, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Research, News, Source Type: news

Medical Marijuana Tied to Fewer Admissions in Sickle Cell Disease
But no change in opioid use observed for those receiving medical marijuana certification (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 8, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Child Cancer Survivors ’ Hearing Loss Linked to Cognitive Deficits
Findings seen in survivors of childhood cancer independent of the neurotoxic treatment received (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 4, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, ENT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Even ‘ Social Smokers ’ Up Their Odds of Death From Lung Disease
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 4, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Long - Term Outcomes Stable After Breast Reconstruction
Stability seen in both long - term surgeon - and patient - reported outcomes data (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 3, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Rare Tumor Slows, But Won ’ t Stop Young Drama Teacher
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 2, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

‘ Spare Tire ’ Might Up a Man ’ s Prostate Cancer Risk
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 2, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

August 2020 Briefing - Hematology & amp; Oncology
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 1, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Monthly Briefing, Source Type: news

Losing Weight Before Midlife Cuts Mortality Risk
Risk lower for those who dropped from obese to overweight versus those who remained obese (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 28, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Risk for Cancer Reduced for Patients With Multiple Sclerosis
Pooled prevalence rates of breast cancer, digestive cancer, skin cancer were 2, 2, and 1 percent, respectively (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 28, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Cancer Radiation Can Safely Proceed During COVID - 19 Pandemic: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 27, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Nursing, Oncology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Preterm Delivery Ups Risk for Premature Mortality in Mothers
Risk for all - cause mortality up in 10 years after delivery and still elevated at 10 to 19, 20 to 44 years (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 26, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Weight Loss May Lower Obesity - Related Cancer Risk in T2DM
Statistically nonsignificant reduction in incidence rate of obesity - related cancers seen in Look AHEAD trial (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 26, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Care Delayed for Many U.S. Breast Cancer Patients Early in Pandemic
Younger patients experienced more delays; otherwise, no differences seen by race, insurance type (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 25, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Black - White Disparity in Lung Cancer Incidence Eliminated
Historical trend of increased incidence in Blacks versus Whites disappeared in men, reversed in women (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 24, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Transoral Robotic Surgery Ups Survival in Oropharyngeal Cancer
Outcomes and survival improved for early - stage oropharyngeal cancer, but not other cancers (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 24, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, ENT, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Late Morbidity, Mortality Down for Survivors of Childhood ALL
Compared with 1970s, rate of subsequent malignant neoplasms lower with standard - risk 1990s - like therapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 21, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Can Women With Early Breast Cancer Skip Post - Op Radiation?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 20, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Surgery, News, Source Type: news

Recent Diabetes + Weight Loss Tied to Pancreatic Cancer Risk
Risk higher for those with recent - onset T2DM and weight loss of 1 to 8 pounds, more than 8 pounds (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 18, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Higher BPA Exposure Linked to Increased Risk for All - Cause Mortality
Nonstatistically significantly increased risk for cardiovascular disease mortality also observed (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 18, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Guidance Issued for Genetic Testing in Prostate Cancer
Germline testing advised for metastatic disease, family history suggestive of hereditary disease (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 17, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Mortality Decreased With Mammography From Age 40
Breast cancer mortality significantly dropped at 10 years of follow - up, attenuated after 10 years (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 17, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Smokers Less Likely to Receive Breast, Cervical, CRC Screening
Former smokers were more likely to receive regular screening services than never smokers (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 17, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Delayed Surgery for Early Breast Cancer Won ’ t Harm Survival: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 17, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Oncology, Surgery, News, Source Type: news

Lean Mass Lower in Survivors of Pediatric Abdominal, Pelvic Tumors
Survivors also have increased prevalence of insulin resistance, low HDL, and high triglycerides (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 14, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Drug Combo Prolongs Survival in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Findings seen for azacitidine + venetoclax in older patients ineligible for intensive chemotherapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 13, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Conference News, Source Type: news

Mammograms in 40s Can Save Women ’ s Lives, Study Finds
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 13, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Surgical Delays Not Life - Threatening in Early Breast Cancer
Increased time to surgery linked to elevated odds of pathological upstaging in DCIS, not in invasive cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 12, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

ASH Issues Guidelines on Newly Diagnosed AML in Older Adults
Antileukemic therapy recommended over supportive care for patients who are candidates for such therapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 12, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Could Daily Low - Dose Aspirin Hasten Cancer in Seniors?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 12, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Standardized Treatment Improves Outcomes in Germ Cell Tumors
Outcomes similar for patients treated at public safety net hospital, academic tertiary care center (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 10, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Trouble With Daily Activities Tied to Worse Cancer Outcomes
Authors call for routine assessment of functional status on hospital admission (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 8, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Overscreening for Cancer Common Among Older Adults
Findings seen across cancer types, particularly for women living in U.S. metropolitan areas (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 7, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Nursing, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Many Older Americans Getting Cancer Screens They Don ’ t Need: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 6, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Geriatrics, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Remote Weight - Loss Program Optimized to Cut Costs, Maximize Results
New method yielded best results, lower costs for overweight adults assigned to weight - loss programs (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 4, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Aggressive Cancer Diagnosed for First Time in a Dinosaur
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 4, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, News, Source Type: news

July 2020 Briefing - Hematology & amp; Oncology
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 3, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Monthly Briefing, Source Type: news