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News, opinions and meeting coverage in oncology/hematology.

Charting the Course: From Young Adult Leukemia Patient to Oncologist

β€” My experience shaped how I care for patients today

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Let's Talk Drug Prices; Restoring the Sense of Touch; Learning From Tumors in a Dish

News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues

Dec 01, 2023
Oncolytic Virus Shows High Response Rates in BCG-Unresponsive Bladder Cancer

Results from interim analysis suggest "potential to disrupt the NMIBC treatment landscape"

Dec 01, 2023
Year in Review: Follicular Lymphoma

A promising year for bispecific antibodies

Dec 01, 2023
Breast Cancer Screening Frequency Makes a Big Survival Difference

Keeping those mammogram appointments is life-saving, study finds

Nov 30, 2023
Year in Review: Follicular Lymphoma

A promising year for bispecific antibodies

Breast Cancer Screening Frequency Makes a Big Survival Difference

Keeping those mammogram appointments is life-saving, study finds

Oncology/Hematology Case Studies

Patient's Colonoscopy Refusal Highlights Value of CRC Screening

Man with a first-degree relative with CRC initially only agreed to stool-based testing

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What Caused a Man to Develop Friable Bleeding Nodules on His Arms and Hips?

The cause lies in a lengthy history of cancer treatment, confirmed by histopathology analysis

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Testicular Mass Serendipitously Found 12 Years After Prostate Cancer Dx

Consistently low PSA levels failed to signal metastasis

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Noninvasive Therapy Shows Efficacy in Non-Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer

Investigational intravesical solution led to complete response rate of 79%

Nov 30, 2023
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Combining Immunotherapy and PARP Inhibition in Advanced Uterine Cancer

And our roundtable of experts discuss selinexor for wild-type p53 disease

Nov 30, 2023
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AI Model Can Predict Breast Cancer Risk Regardless of Patient's Race

Algorithm proved accurate where traditional risk models have failed, but needs more testing

Nov 30, 2023
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With an Old X-Ray, AI Can Detect High Risk of Lung Cancer in Never Smokers

Tool could identify nonsmokers most likely to benefit from low-dose CT screening

Nov 29, 2023
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FDA Investigating 'Serious Risk' of Malignancy After CAR-T Therapy

Applies to all approved therapies, but benefits still outweigh risks, agency says

Nov 28, 2023
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Mailing HPV Self-Sampling Kits to Patients Boosted Cervical Cancer Screening

The strategy was effective for patients who were due or overdue for screening

Nov 28, 2023
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FDA Approves First Therapy for Progressive Desmoid Tumors

Nirogacestat reduced the risk of disease progression or death by 71% in randomized trial

Nov 28, 2023
FDA APPROVED nirogacestat (Ogsiveo) over a computer rendering of a connective tissue tumor.
Diagnostic Imaging Not Yet Enough for Biopsy-Free Radical Prostatectomy

Study validates concerns about benign prostatic hyperplasia-related PSMA-PET false positives

Nov 27, 2023
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Chemoimmunotherapy Improves Pathologic Outcomes in Gastroesophageal Carcinoma

Adding atezolizumab to FLOT led to more downstaging, complete regressions versus chemo alone

Nov 24, 2023
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Osimertinib Shows Activity in NSCLC With Uncommon EGFR Mutations

Researchers suggest the drug is a promising option for this rare subgroup

Nov 22, 2023
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Cancer Patient's Final Act: Destroying Medical Debt

Viral campaign will erase some $60 million in medical debt

Nov 22, 2023
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Cancer Drug Recall; Long COVID and Reinfection; WHO Staffer Killed in Gaza

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by ·¬ΗΡΚΣΖ΅ staff

Nov 22, 2023
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HPV Tumor DNA May Offer Early Warning of Cervical Cancer at High Risk of Relapse

Worse PFS associated with circulating tumor DNA detected as early as end of treatment

Nov 21, 2023
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Apixaban Prophylaxis Fails to Reduce Clots in Pediatric ALL

However, it may benefit children at increased risk of thrombosis

Nov 20, 2023
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