Stem Cell Transplant Reviewed for Peripheral T - Cell Lymphoma
Three - and five - year overall survival similar with allogeneic or autologous HSCT, but transplant - related mortality higher with allogeneic HSCT (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 10, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Healthy Levels of Vitamin D May Boost Breast Cancer Outcomes
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 10, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Research, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Risk Up With Inflammatory Potential of Diet
Women in highest quintile of inflammatory score of the diet had significantly increased risk, especially premenopausal women (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 9, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Second - Opinion Strategy Analyzed for Cutaneous Melanocytic Lesions
Decision - analytic model shows selective second - opinion strategy could increase diagnostic accuracy, decrease population - level costs (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 9, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Pathology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Prevalence of E - Cigarette Use High Among U.S. Students
Among current users, flavored e - cigarette use reported by 84.7 and 73.9 percent of high school and middle school students (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 8, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Low - Dose CT Screening for Lung Cancer Can Also ID Aortic Stenosis
Any degree of aortic valve calcification was identified in 13.1 percent of participants; 0.5 percent had at least moderate AS (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 8, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

ASCO: Bladder Sparing Studied in Muscle - Invasive Bladder Cancer
Transurethral resection then gemcitabine, cisplatin, plus nivolumab with intact bladder in selected patients studied in phase 2 trial (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Urology, Conference News, Source Type: news

ASCO: Targeted RT Treats Certain Advanced Prostate Cancers
Outcomes improved for metastatic castration - resistant prostate cancer that is positive for prostate - specific membrane antigen (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Urology, Conference News, Source Type: news

SARS - CoV - 2 Mortality Up for Patients With Active Cancer
No link found for cancer - directed medical therapy with death; highest mortality rate seen for patients with hematologic malignancy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Oncology, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news

Knowledge of Palliative Care Low in U.S. Population
Odds of having palliative care knowledge increased for those with frequent health care utilization, regular source of care (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Nursing, Oncology, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news

Can You Keep Your Bladder After Bladder Cancer Strikes?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Surgery, News, Source Type: news

Study Pinpoints Cancer Patients at Highest Risk From COVID
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Newly Approved Drug Fights Lung Cancer Tied to Certain Genes
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Research, News, Source Type: news

ASCO: Adding Olaparib Slows High - Risk Early Breast Cancer
Higher rates of invasive disease - free survival seen in adjuvant setting for HER2 - negative early - stage disease with germline BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Conference News, Source Type: news

ASCO: Pembrolizumab Ups DFS in High - Risk Resected Clear - Cell RCC
Estimated DFS rate 77.3 and 68.1 percent at 24 months with pembrolizumab versus placebo; benefit consistent across subgroups (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Nephrology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Conference News, Source Type: news

Breast Cancer ’ s Spread Is More Likely in Black Women, Study Finds
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Research, News, Source Type: news

Earlier Screening Urged for Relatives of Prostate Cancer Patients
Men with family history of prostate cancer reach the screening risk threshold up to 12 years earlier than men in the general population (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Targeted Radiotherapy Might Help Men Battling Advanced Prostate Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Drug Lynparza Could Help Fight Some Early - Stage Breast Cancers
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Research, News, Source Type: news

Mastocytosis and Hymenoptera Venom Allergy Profiled in the U.S.
Mastocytosis occurs more often among U.S. patients with hymenoptera venom anaphylaxis versus general population (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 3, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Most Severe Effects of PIMS - TS Resolved at Six Months
Findings generally favorable for patients with pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with SARS - CoV - 2 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Infections, Nephrology, Oncology, ENT, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

ASCO: COVID - 19 Infections, Deaths Not Up With   Breast Cancer Chemo
Risk for death following SARS - CoV - 2 infection increased with advanced - stage disease, higher comorbidity, but not receipt of chemotherapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Infections, Oncology, Pharmacy, Conference News, Source Type: news

FDA Approves Tracer That Improves Detection of Advanced Prostate Cancer
Tracer is injected into the bloodstream and lights up metastatic prostate cancer cells during PET scan (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 29, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Radiology, Urology, FDA Approvals, Source Type: news

Number of Smokers Continuing to Rise Worldwide
And, most smokers start smoking before age 25 years, with 82.6 percent initiating between ages 14 and 25 years (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 28, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Several Nongenetic Factors Tied to Early - Onset Colorectal Cancer
Greater red meat intake, lower educational attainment, and heavier alcohol use up risk for early - onset colorectal cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 28, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

ASCO: Nivolumab, Relatlimab Combo Slows Advanced Melanoma
Median progression - free survival of 10.1 versus 4.6 months seen among those receiving combo versus nivolumab alone, respectively (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 28, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Conference News, Source Type: news

Don ’ t Delay Lung Cancer Surgery, Study Suggests
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 28, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Surgery, News, Source Type: news

Out - of - Pocket Costs Delay Cancer Follow - Up Care, Even for the Insured
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 28, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Research, News, Source Type: news

Black Patients More Likely to Die From Triple - Negative Breast Cancer
Higher mortality risk partially explained by disparities in Black patients'receipt of surgery and chemotherapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 27, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Insurance Coverage Disruptions Have Adverse Consequences for Care
Disruptions linked to lower receipt of preventive services, forgoing needed care, medication nonadherence (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 27, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Radiology, Rheumatology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Moderate Use of Hair Relaxers Won ’ t Raise Black Women ’ s Cancer Risk: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 26, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, Research, Cosmetic Surgery, News, Source Type: news

Epigenetic Age Acceleration Up in Head and Neck Cancer
Correlation found for increased EAA with elevated fatigue, which was mediated by inflammatory markers CRP, IL - 6 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 24, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, ENT, Pathology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Screening Does Not Reduce Ovarian, Tubal Cancer Deaths
Increase in stage I disease, decrease in stage IV disease incidence seen with multimodal screening versus no screening (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Colonoscopy After 75: A Potential Lifesaver for Most
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Geriatrics, News, Source Type: news

Faulty Gene Could Raise Vulnerability to Asbestos - Linked Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Research, News, Source Type: news

Presentation of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Varies in Adults
60 percent of patients with MIS - A had acute COVID - 19 symptoms, 20 percent were admitted for COVID - 19 before being admitted for MIS - A (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Infections, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

HR Status, Age Impact Risk for Subsequent Cancers in Breast Cancer Survivors
Those surviving breast cancer for more than one year have higher risk for subsequent primary cancers (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

MS Linked to Lower Survival After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Risk for all - cause mortality increased, but no association seen between multiple sclerosis and cancer - specific survival (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Neurology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Key Factors That Raise Your Odds for Early - Onset Colon Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Nutrition, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Immunotherapy Drug Can Beat Back Early - Stage Lung Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, News, Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Treatments Don ’ t Raise COVID Risks
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, News, Source Type: news

As Medicaid Access Expands, So Does Cancer Survival
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

HPV Vaccination Is Lowering U.S. Cervical Cancer Rates
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

CRC Risk Up in First - Degree Relatives of Patients With Polyps
Link between family history of polyps and CRC risk strengthened with increasing number of relatives and lower age at polyp diagnosis (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 19, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Venous Thromboembolic Event Rates Up With ChAdOx1 - S Vaccine
However, absolute risks are small, with 11 excess venous thromboembolic events per 100,000 vaccinations (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 19, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

USPSTF Urges CRC Screening for Adults Aged 50 to 75, 45 to 49
USPSTF concludes with moderate certainty that CRC screening has moderate net benefit for those aged 45 to 49 years (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Safety of Tranexamic Acid Studied for Orthopedic Surgery in High - Risk Patients
Risk for complications not increased in patients with preexisting comorbidities undergoing hip or knee arthroplasty (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Orthopedics, Pharmacy, Surgery, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

CDC Deputy Director Schuchat to Retire
Schuchat joined the CDC in 1988 and had key roles in many health crises (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Risk Factors for Drug - Induced Liver Injury ID ’ d in Hospitalized Patients
Risk for DILI up for patients with hyperlipidemia, cardiovascular disease, preexisting liver disease, surgical history (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 12, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

U.S. Seniors Are Getting Fewer Abdominal Surgeries
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 12, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Surgery, Geriatrics, News, Source Type: news