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SABCS: Breast Cancer Outcomes Worse for Blacks Despite Similar Gene RS

December 06, 2018. 7:00 PM CST. Black race was associated with worse clinical outcomes among entire population Read article

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SABCS: T-DM1 Cuts Recurrent Invasive HER2+ Breast CA Risk

December 05, 2018 Risk reduced with trastuzumab emtansine in those with residual invasive dz at sx after neoadjuvant chemo

ASH: Ibrutinib Tops Bendamustine + Rituximab for CLL

December 03, 2018 Improved progression-free survival with ibrutinib for older adults with untreated CLL

ASH: High Response to Tx After Checkpoint Blockade in NHL, HL

December 03, 2018 Immunotherapy boosts later therapy for relapsed, refractory non-Hodgkin, Hodgkin lymphoma

RSNA: Mammography May Benefit 30-Year-Olds With Risk Factors

November 28, 2018 Early screening may benefit those with dense breasts, personal/family history of breast cancer

RSNA: Mammography Has Value in Women Age 75 or Older

November 21, 2018 Cancer detection rate is 8.4/1,000 exams in older women; 98 percent of cancers surgically excised

AI-Based Smartphone App Can Help Cut Cancer Pain Severity

November 21, 2018 App can cut both severity of advanced cancer patients' reported pain and hospital admissions

Immunotherapy Side Effects May Be More Common Than Thought

November 20, 2018 Higher rates of adverse events observed for immune checkpoint inhibitors in real-world settings

Burden of Liver Cancer Rising in Medicare Patients

November 16, 2018 Coexistence of other liver conditions tied to even higher risk for death, health care costs

AHA: Limited Benefit for n-3 Fatty Acids in CVD, Cancer Prevention

November 13, 2018 Second study shows no significant results for vitamin D supplementation versus placebo

Low-Dose Radiation Safe for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer

November 06, 2018 No increased risk for recurrence with 1.1 GBq versus 3.7 GBq RAI at 3-, 5-, 7-year follow-up

Fluorescence Can ID High-Grade Glioma During Sx for Brain Tumor

November 06, 2018 Visible fluorescence shows presence of high-grade glioma cells within tumor mass during surgery

Poll: Patients, Caregivers Worry About Cost of Cancer Care

November 05, 2018 Survey also shows that Americans misinformed about alternative treatments for cancer

Cancer Mortality Up for 2nd-, 3rd-Generation Latino Immigrants

November 05, 2018 Latino generation linked to cancer mortality risk after adjustment for education, lifestyle factors, illness

ASTRO: Long-Term Benefit for Stereotactic Radn in Prostate CA

October 26, 2018 Trials show high survival rates, freedom from recurrence for low-, intermediate-risk prostate cancer

ASTRO: Oropharynx CA Survival Rates Worse With RT/Cetuximab

October 26, 2018 Inferior overall and progression-free survival for radiation/cetuximab versus radiation/cisplatin