Extra Weight in Adolescence Tied to Later Risk for Renal Cancer
Among Swedish men, overweight or obesity during adolescence tied to higher risk for renal cell carcinoma (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 16, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Nephrology, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Infertility in Women Linked to Modestly Elevated Cancer Risk
Overall risk higher for developing cancer; increased risks seen for uterine, ovarian, lung, thyroid cancers (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 15, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Intervention Promotes Better Conversations With Cancer Patients
But communication quality - improvement intervention does not improve patient outcomes (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 15, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Genomics Could Improve Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 14, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Research, News, Source Type: news

New AI Model May Predict Cancerous Lung Nodules
Model relies on CT features, demographics, clinical data, and improves on current methods (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 14, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Parity, Risk for Breast Cancer Studied for BRCA1/2 Carriers
Higher risk seen in uniparous BRCA1 carriers, parous BRCA2 carriers; breastfeeding cuts risk in BRCA1 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 13, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

AI Takes Aim at Lung Cancer Screening
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 13, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Research, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Newborn Heart Problems Surged After Fukushima Nuke Disaster: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 13, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Oncology, Obstetrics, News, Source Type: news

FDA Approves First Immunotherapy Drug for Breast Cancer
Combo of Tecentriq and chemo given accelerated approval for triple - negative breast cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 12, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Institutional, Source Type: news

Chest CT May Be Better Than PET/CT for HNSCC Distant Metastasis Evaluation
Since distant metastasis only seen in 3 percent of head, neck cancers, chest CT more cost - effective (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 11, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, ENT, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Genetic Testing Recommended for All Patients With Breast Cancer
All with personal history of breast cancer should be offered testing; updated testing recommended (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 9, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

American Academy of Dermatology, March 1 - 5
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 9, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Conference, Source Type: news

Did You Wait Until Middle Age to Get Fit? It Could Still Boost Your Life Span
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Neurology, Oncology, Geriatrics, Sports Medicine, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Preoperative Frailty Linked to Surgical Outcomes, Costs
Incidence of major morbidity, readmission, mortality correlated with frailty classification (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, ENT, Surgery, Urology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Stereotactic Body RT Promising for Low - , Intermediate - Risk PCa
Stereotactic body radiotherapy linked to low rates of severe toxic events, high rates of biochemical control (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Radiology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Childhood Cancer Considerably Underdiagnosed Worldwide
Numbers of undiagnosed cases varied from 3 percent in western Europe to 57 percent in western Africa (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Exercise Might Slow Colon Cancer ’ s Advance
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Sports Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Low - Dose Aspirin Does Not Cut Death From Prostate Cancer
But during extended exposure periods of at least five years, low - dose aspirin may cut mortality (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

High Deductibles May Threaten Breast Cancer Patients ’ Survival
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 4, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Higher Intake of Whole Grains May Lower Risk for Liver Cancer
Whole grains and possibly cereal fiber, bran appear linked to lower risk for hepatocellular carcinoma (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 4, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Long - Term Cardiomyopathy Risk Varies by Chemo Agent
Decreased risk seen for daunorubicin versus doxorubicin among survivors of childhood cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 1, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

HPV Infection Unlikely to Spread From Hand Contact
Risk for new infection largely due to partners'genital HPV infection, not virus detectable on hands (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 1, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Liquid Biopsy - Based Test IDs Biomarkers in Metastatic NSCLC
Test led to increase in number of patients with identified G7 biomarker, reduction in turnaround time (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 1, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Lifestyle Changes Can Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 1, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pediatrics, News, Source Type: news

February 2019 Briefing - Hematology & amp; Oncology
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 1, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Monthly Briefing, Source Type: news

Mental Health Disorders Up After Head & amp; Neck Cancer Diagnosis
Women, patients with history of tobacco use, alcohol use have significantly higher odds of MHDs (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 1, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, ENT, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Intervention Can Reduce Racial Differences in Lung Cancer Care
Race - specific data, EHR warnings may decrease racial disparities in care for early - stage lung cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 28, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Young - Onset Colorectal Cancer May Often Be Misdiagnosed
Most patients are diagnosed at advanced stages of disease, report waiting months before seeing doctor (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 28, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Could Invasive Lung Cancer Biopsies Be Replaced by Blood Tests?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 28, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology, Nursing, Oncology, Research, News, Source Type: news

High - Fiber Diet May Help Gut ‘ Microbiome ’ Battle Melanoma
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 28, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Alternative Medicine, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Tumor Control Durable With Pembrolizumab in Merkel Cell Cancer
28 of 50 advanced MCC patients responded; 24 - month overall survival rate was 68.7 percent (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 27, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Adjuvant Tx for Early Testicular Cancer Does Not Harm Sperm
Adjuvant tx has no clinically significant long - term effect on total sperm number, concentration (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 27, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Decline Observed in HPV Type 16/18 Cervical Precancers in U.S.
Greatest declines seen among vaccinated women; decreases also seen in unvaccinated women (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 27, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Infections, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Radioactive Chemo Meds Might Threaten Crematorium Workers: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 26, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Testicular Cancer Treatment Doesn ’ t Always Doom Fertility
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 26, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Reproductive Medicine, Fertility, News, Source Type: news

Stereotactic Radiation Feasible for Oligometastatic Cancer
SABR associated with low toxicity and good survival while maintaining quality of life (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 26, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Radiology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Cervical ‘ Microbiome ’ Could Help Predict Cancer Risk
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 26, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Infections, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Single - Application FIT Moderately Sensitive, Specific for CRC
Performance characteristics vary depending on the threshold for a positive result (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 26, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Smokers May Fare Worse Against the Deadliest Skin Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 26, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Research, Immunology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Don ’ t Be Fooled: Thermography No Substitute for Mammograms, FDA Says
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 25, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Radiology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

AHA News: Cancers of the Heart Are Rare — and Here ’ s Why
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 25, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Poor Food Intake Common in Hospitalized Patients
Risk for malnutrition also tied to higher in - hospital mortality (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 25, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Genetic Variant Tied to Leukemia Risk in Hispanic Children
Novel susceptibility locus identified in the ERG gene for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 25, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

One - Third of PCPs Discuss Breast Cancer Treatments With Patients
However, many report feeling uncomfortable or believing they lack the necessary knowledge (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 22, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

FDA Advances Regulation to Ensure Sunscreen Safety, Efficacy
Proposed rule will help consumers better understand what the sunscreens they are buying can actually do (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 22, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Institutional, Source Type: news

Most Nations May Be Rid of Cervical Cancer By 2100
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 21, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Oncology, Reproductive Medicine, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
Increased hospital market concentration tied to reduced quality in patient satisfaction measures (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 21, 2019 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

Sacituzumab Govitecan Promising in Triple - Negative Breast Cancer
Response rate of 33.3 percent, median response duration of 7.7 months observed in 108 patients (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 21, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

HPV Infections Most Tied to Cancer Are in Decline, and Vaccines May Be Why
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 21, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Infections, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Experimental Test May Quickly Diagnose Sepsis
Microelectrode device analyzes a patient's blood, provides results in as quickly as 2.5 minutes (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 21, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Surgery, Urology, Institutional, Source Type: news