Advances in cancer care have led to improved survival, which coupled with demographic trends have contributed to rapid growth in the number of patients needing cancer care services. However, with increasing caseload, care...Read More
Oncology / Hematology
Transcriptomic signatures related to the obesity paradox in patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma: a cohort study.
Obesity is associated with an increased risk of developing clear cell renal cell carcinoma (RCC) but, paradoxically, obesity is also associated with improved oncological outcomes in this cancer. Because the biological mechanisms...Read More
Oral Oncology Parity Laws, Medication Use, and Out-of-Pocket Spending for Patients with Blood Cancers.
In this study we sought to estimate the association between oral oncology parity law adoption and anticancer medication use for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) or multiple myeloma.This was an observational study of...Read More
Characterisation and classification of oligometastatic disease: a European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology and European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer consensus recommendation.
Oligometastatic disease has been proposed as an intermediate state between localised and systemically metastasised disease. In the absence of randomised phase 3 trials, early clinical studies show improved survival when radical...Read More
Reimbursement is a key factor in defining which resources are made available to ensure quality, efficiency, availability, and access to specific health-care interventions. This Policy Review assesses publicly funded radiotherapy...Read More
Posted by Reuters | Jan 14, 2020
By Lisa Rapaport People who smoke or have recently quit have higher odds of being severely impaired after a stroke than their counterparts who never smoked, a new study suggests. Smoking has long been linked to an increased risk...Read More
Posted by Reuters | Jan 9, 2020
By Vishwadha Chander and Saumya Joseph (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration...Read More
Posted by Physicians Weekly | Jan 7, 2020
Agency says it is still too early to know how severe this year’s flu season will be. MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Flu continues to spread throughout the United States and has reached elevated levels in...Read More
Posted by Physicians Weekly | Dec 28, 2019
Infection with HPV 6, 11, 16, 18 less prevalent among women receiving one, two, three doses of HPV vaccine. FRIDAY, Dec. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — U.S. women who have received one dose of human papillomavirus (HPV)...Read More