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Polypharmacy More Likely for Cancer Survivors
More cancer survivors prescribed five or more unique medications, including those with abuse potential (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Males With BRCA Mutations Have Increased Risk of Certain Cancers
Increased incidence of malignant disease, specifically prostate, melanoma, pancreas, breast cancers (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 17, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Pathology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

New Drugs May Be Big Advance in Lung Cancer Care
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 16, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, News, Source Type: news

Love Your Hair Color? You Have Over 100 Genes to Thank.
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 16, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Research, Medical Students, News, Source Type: news

Volumetric Laser Endomicroscopy Helps ID Barrett ’ s Regions
High agreement among reviewers seen in 80 percent of quadrants (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 16, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

TFs Operate Across Gene Loci Within Disease Phenotypes
Epstein - Barr virus EBNA2 protein binds to multiple loci of genome, increasing risk of 7 serious diseases (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 16, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Infections, Neurology, Oncology, Pathology, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

Adherence to ACS Guidelines Linked to Survival in Colon Cancer
Lower risk of death, improved disease - free survival for ACS guideline score of 5 to 6 versus 0 to 1 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Quality of Life Predicts Mortality in Older Breast Cancer Patients
Compared to model with only traditional prognostic variables, one with HRQOL measures performs better (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pathology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Want to Help Beat Colon Cancer? Live Healthy
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Sports Medicine, News, Source Type: news

No Higher Cancer Risk Seen for Heart Failure Patients
After a median 20 years of follow - up, heart failure not associated with cancer incidence (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Endocrine Therapy - Induced Alopecia Seen in Breast Cancer
92 percent had grade 1 severity alopecia with endocrine tx; pattern similar to androgenetic alopecia (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Gynecology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Odds of Prescribing Drugs Up With Doc Receipt of Payments
Doctors who receive general payment for cancer drug more likely to prescribe drug marketed by company (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Human Cancer Meds Might Help Save Tasmanian Devils
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 10, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Research, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Belly Fat Tied to Lower Kidney Cancer Survival Odds in Women
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Health Tip: Help Prevent Colorectal Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, FYI, Source Type: news

Major Project Completes Genetic ‘ Map ’ of 33 Cancers
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Research, News, Source Type: news

Few Indoor Tanners Have Been Screened for Skin Cancer
Correlates of screening include older age, family history of melanoma or skin cancer, high SPF sunscreen use (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Therapy Differ in Women With Implants
Palpable cancers often detected at smaller size in breasts with implants; higher rates of mastectomy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 4, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Metabolic Abnormalities Seen in Testicular Cancer Survivors
HTN, increased LDL and total cholesterol levels; lower rates of decreased HDL levels, abdominal fat (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 4, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Red Meat Tied to Higher Colon Cancer Risk for Women
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 3, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

After Cancer, Accelerated Aging?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 2, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Radiation Oncology Missing in Medical School Education
Survey reveals ideas for more'robust involvement'in undergraduate medical education (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 2, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Thyroidectomy Rates Lower After Guideline Implementation
Up - front total, completion thyroidectomy rates fell after guidelines on thyroid CA surgery implemented (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 2, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, ENT, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

March 2018 Briefing - Hematology & amp; Oncology
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 2, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Monthly Briefing, Source Type: news

More Women Die of Lung Cancer in 2 U.S. ‘ Hot Spots ’
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 30, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

3, 6 Month Adjuvant CAPOX Equally Effective for Colon Cancer
FOLFOX therapy for 6 months had higher disease - free survival rate compared to 3 months of treatment (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 30, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Lag in Progress Against Lung CA Mortality in Midwest, Appalachia
Findings based on rates among women versus steady decline seen nationally (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 30, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Childhood Obesity May Be Driving More Cancers in Young Adults
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 29, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Too Few Baby Boomers Get Hepatitis C Screening
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 29, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Oncology, Hepatology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Molecular Minimal Disease in Remission Predicts AML Relapse
Persistence of non - DTA mutations during remission linked to rates of relapse, survival (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 29, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Low - Dose Abiraterone Acetate Noninferior for Prostate Cancer
Low - dose AA with low - fat breakfast had greater effect on PSA; similar effect to standard dose (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 29, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

A Light Breakfast Might Cut Cost of Pricey Prostate Cancer Drug
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 28, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Reduced Overall Survival for Alcohol - Related Liver Cancer
Alcohol - related HCC more likely to be diffuse, detected in patients with worse liver function (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 28, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Cervical Cancer Frequently Diagnosed After Age 65
Almost 20 percent of cervical cancer cases are diagnosed in women older than 65 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 28, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Scientists Say They Discovered a ‘ New Organ ’ in the Body
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 27, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Medical Students, News, Source Type: news

Complete Genome Sequence Can Be ID ’ d From Amniotic Fluid
Concordance of variant calls between cellular, cell - free DNA, with parental libraries>96 percent (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 27, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Genetic Assay of PAP Tests May Help Dx Endometrial, Ovarian CA
PapSEEK tests for gene mutation, aneuploidy; better detection with Tao brush intrauterine sampling (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 26, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

History of Cancer Tied to Lower Endurance, Higher Fatigability
Fatigability and poor endurance significantly higher in older adults with cancer history (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Nivolumab Plus Ipilimumab Tops Sunitinib for Advanced Renal CA
Overall survival, objective response higher than sunitinib for untreated clear - cell advanced RCC (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Nephrology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

As Mammograms Became Widespread, Breast Tumor Size Shrank
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Breast Symptoms at Mammogram May Raise Future Cancer Risk
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

USPSTF Recommends Skin Cancer Counseling for Fair - Skinned Youth
B recommendation for counseling for those aged 6 months to 24 years to prevent skin cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 21, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Adcetris Approval Expanded to Include Later - Stage Hodgkin Lymphoma
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, FDA Approvals, Source Type: news

Task Force Issues Stronger Skin Cancer Prevention Guidelines
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

ACO Enrollment Ups Appropriateness of CA Screening
Reduction in breast screening, increase in colorectal cancer screening with MSSP ACO enrollment (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Prevalence of Sunburn 34.2 Percent in U.S. in 2015
About half of individuals aged 18 to 29 and those with sun - sensitive skin experienced sunburn (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 15, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Too Few Early Breast CA Patients Given Formal Genetic Counseling
43.5 % of women with early - stage breast cancer with indications for risk evaluation get counseling (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 14, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Digital Intervention Can Increase Colorectal Cancer Screenings
Fifty - three percent of intervention participants used app to self - order a screening test (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 14, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Presidential Panel Says High - Priced Cancer Drugs Harm Patient Care
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, News, Source Type: news

Racial Variation in Median Age of Female Breast Cancer Diagnosis
More black, Hispanic, Asian patients diagnosed at younger than 50 years than white patients (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news