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MRI-Targeted Biopsy Noninferior for Prostate Cancer Detection

March 19, 2018. 12:00 PM CDT. Clinically significant cancer detected in more men in MRI-targeted biopsy versus standard-biopsy group Read article


Follow-Up Lacking for Teen, Young Adult Cancer Survivors

February 16, 2018 Many young adult cancer survivors do not follow up properly, independent of disease type or insurance

Atezolizumab + Bevacizumab Shows Benefit in Met Renal CA

February 09, 2018 Progression-free survival benefit for patients with untreated metastatic renal cell carcinoma

Prognostic Model Developed for Immunotx of Urothelial Cancer

February 09, 2018 Model, based on six factors, predicts overall survival for patients treated with atezolizumab

Apalutamide Active in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

February 08, 2018 Apalutamide prolongs metastasis-free survival in non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

Decreased Survival When Surgery Refused for Esophageal Cancer

January 30, 2018 Worse median survival when refusing recommended surgery versus choosing surgery, neoadjuvant tx

Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome Ups Risk of Recurrent Prostate Cancer

January 26, 2018 Following radical prostatectomy, higher BMI increases risk of recurrence for prostate cancer

Body Fat Linked to Breast Cancer Risk in Normal-BMI Women

January 26, 2018 High whole-body, trunk fat mass tied to higher risk of ER-positive breast cancer in postmenopausal women

Sleep Duration, Cycle Linked to Childhood Body Weight

January 26, 2018 Shorter sleep duration, more fragmented circadian rhythms, increased intradaily variability tied to BMI

ASCO: Liquid Biopsy Accurate for Detecting Colorectal Cancer

January 17, 2018 Novel assay to detect circulating tumor cells has high sensitivity, specificity for precancerous lesions

ASH: Oral Edoxaban Noninferior to Dalteparin for CA-Linked VTE

December 12, 2017 Oral edoxaban found noninferior for recurrent venous thromboembolism or major bleeding

ASH: Anti-CD19 CAR T-Cell Tx Beneficial in B-Cell Lymphomas

December 11, 2017 Second study shows benefit in relapsed or refractory B-cell lymphoma, follicular lymphoma

ASH: A+AVD Beats ABVD for Advanced Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

December 11, 2017 Lower combined risk of progression, death, or noncomplete response with A+AVD

ASH: High-Dose Gene Transfer Beneficial in Severe Hemophilia A

December 11, 2017 Factor VIII gene transfer tied to sustained normalization of factor VIII activity levels

ASH: New Approach to Gene Tx Restores Immune Cells in X-SCID

December 11, 2017 Efficient vector marking in bone marrow CD34+ cells, myeloid cells, B cells in newly diagnosed SCID

SABCS: Modest Weight Loss Cuts Breast CA Risk Post Menopause

December 08, 2017 Postmenopausal women with weight gain had increased risk of triple-negative breast cancer