FDA Requests Market Withdrawal of Belviq Due to Cancer Risk
However, agency is not recommending special screening for patients who have taken the weight - loss drug (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 15, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Institutional, Source Type: news

Thoracic Radiation May Increase Fatigue, Dyspnea in Short Term
In patients with lung cancer or lymphoma, increase in heart dose tied to decrease in physical activity (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 14, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Gynecology, Oncology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Massachusetts Health Reform Tied to Decrease in Advanced Cancer
Findings seen for colorectal cancer, but no similar findings found for advanced breast cancer diagnoses (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 14, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery May Cut Risk for Colorectal Cancer in Obese Patients
Relative risk for developing colorectal cancer reduced by about 35 percent with bariatric surgery for obesity (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 13, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

More Lung Cancer Patients Presenting With Cough, Dyspnea
Findings based on analysis of index symptoms of U.K. patients from 2000 to 2017 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 13, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

2011 to 2018 Saw Decline in Problems Paying Medical Bills
Percent of persons in families with problems paying bills higher for women, children, non - Hispanic blacks (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 13, 2020 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

Young Cancer Survivors at Higher Risk for Hospitalization
Risks most elevated for survivors of leukemia, CNS tumors, CRC, non - Hodgkin lymphoma, breast cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 12, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

High BMI May Cut Overall Survival in HER2 + Metastatic Breast Cancer
BMI had no impact on progression - free survival to first - line chemotherapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 12, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

High Testosterone Levels Exact Different Health Tolls in Men and Women
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 10, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Diabetes, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Single Dose of HPV Vaccine May Cut Preinvasive Cervical Disease
Risk for preinvasive cervical disease decreased with one, two, three vaccine doses at age 15 to 19 years (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 10, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

One Dose of HPV Vaccine May Protect Against Cervical Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 10, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Oncology, Pediatrics, Reproductive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Circulating Tumor Cells Predict Relapse in Stage III Melanoma
One or more CTCs independently linked to melanoma relapse at six and 54 months (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 8, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

More Aggressive Surgery Can Extend Survival From Brain Cancer: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 7, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Surgery, News, Source Type: news

For Patients on Blood Thinners, GI Bleeding May Signal Colon Cancer: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 7, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Overweight and Obesity May Up Risk for Several Common Cancers
Among overweight, obese patients, cancer risk 12 percent greater compared with general population (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 6, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

New Gene Study Unravels Cancer ’ s Secrets
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 5, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Research, News, Source Type: news

H. pylori Eradication Cuts Gastric Cancer Risk in Those With Family History
Gastric cancer risk reduced among those with H. pylori infection plus first - degree relatives with gastric cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 5, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Lung Cancer Incidence Rates Up for Young Women Versus Men
Significant increases seen in female - to - male incidence rate ratios in six countries (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 5, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Blood Mercury Levels Linked to Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
Increased blood total mercury levels, methylmercury levels linked to increased odds of NMSC (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 5, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Strong Support Network Is Key to Women ’ s Cancer Recovery: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 3, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Whether HPV Vaccination Will Prevent Cervical Cancer Unclear
Review highlights limitations of trial design; additional research needed to address uncertainties (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 3, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Steep Increase Seen in Incidence of CRC From Age 49 to 50 Years
Increases seen across the U.S., in men and women, in whites and blacks, for colon and rectal cancers (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 3, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Cigarette Use Down, E - Cigarette Use Up Among Teens
Current youth cigarette users smoked fewer days and fewer cigarettes per day in 2011 to 2018 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 3, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Meat Still Isn ’ t Healthy, Study Confirms
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 3, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Neurology, Oncology, Diabetes, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Cervical Cancer Could All But Disappear in North America by 2040
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 3, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Oncology, Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

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

New Study Supports Lowering Age of First Colonoscopy
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 31, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Life Expectancy in U.S. Increases for First Time in 4 Years
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 30, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Oncology, Pharmacy, Dependence, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Bone Marrow Transplants Less Risky Now
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 29, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Organ Transplants, News, Source Type: news

QoL Extended With Atezolizumab + Bevacizumab in Liver Cancer
And, triplet and doublet drug regimens delay decline in quality of life in BRAF V600E metastatic CRC (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 29, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Conference News, Source Type: news

Too Few Patients Enrolling in Cancer Trials
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 28, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Research, News, Source Type: news

Disparities Seen in Outcomes for Young Adults With CRC
Risk for death higher for those from lowest versus highest income and education areas (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 28, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Imaging Technique Tracks Down Stray Lung Cancer Cells for Surgeons
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 28, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Radiology, Surgery, News, Source Type: news

Colon Cancer Hits Poor, City Dwellers Hardest: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 27, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Updated Guidelines Issued for ER, PgR Testing in Breast Cancer
Clinicians should be prepared to discuss limited data for benefit of endocrine tx in ER - low positive cases (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 27, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Outcomes No Worse for Black Veterans With Prostate Cancer
For men in VA health system, blacks do not present with more advanced disease or have higher mortality (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 27, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Internal Medicine, Oncology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Tazverik Approved to Treat Metastatic, Locally Advanced Epithelioid Sarcoma
Approval marks the first for a drug to treat this rare soft tissue sarcoma (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 25, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, FDA Approvals, Source Type: news

Sunscreen Chemicals Absorbed Into Body, Study Finds
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 21, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Further Improvements in Survival Seen After Allogeneic Transplant
2003 to 2017 saw reduction in nonrelapse mortality, relapse of cancer, relapse - related and overall mortality (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 21, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Dasatinib Tops Imatinib for Ph + Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Four - year cumulative risk of any relapse lower for dasatinib in the context of intensive chemotherapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 21, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Medical Cannabis May Initially Aid Sleep in Chronic Pain Patients
Compared with placebo, cannabinoids show no improvement in pain scores in adult cancer patients (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 21, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Colorectal Cancer Risk Still Up in Patients With Ulcerative Colitis
Even after adjustment for tumor stage, patients with ulcerative colitis have higher risk for CRC mortality (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 17, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Lack of Self - Exams Hampers Early Melanoma Identification
Of those surveyed in rural communities, 43 percent intended to perform self - exam but did not follow through (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 17, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Decline in Mortality Seen in Diabetes Patients in Hong Kong
Decline in all - cause mortality from 2001 to 2016 not statistically significant for those aged 20 to 44 years (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 17, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Fewer Childhood Cancer Survivors Getting Hit by Heart Troubles
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 17, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Oncology, Pediatrics, News, Source Type: news

ACA Tied to Narrowing of Disparities in Access to Care
Nationwide improvements in insurance coverage and access to care seen, even in nonexpansion states (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 16, 2020 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

Lack of Insurance Tied to Later Stage of Breast Cancer at Diagnosis
Almost half of higher stage of disease at diagnosis in racial/ethnic minorities explained by insurance status (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 16, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Coronary Artery Disease Risk Down in Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Risk for coronary artery disease significantly decreased for survivors with diagnosis in 80s, 90s versus 70s (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 16, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Satisfaction High With Mohs Surgery for Melanoma In Situ
Short - term, long - term patient satisfaction high with Mohs micrographic surgery for melanoma in situ (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 16, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Increasing Vegetable Intake Does Not Slow Prostate Cancer
Behavioral intervention had no impact on time to progression among men with early - stage disease (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 16, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news