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Risk of secondary cancers in patients who have been treated for early stage breast cancer

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to examine the risk of developing a secondary cancer after breast conserving therapy for early stage breast cancer patients. This study found that patients who have been treated for early stage breast cancer do not have a significantly higher risk of secondary cancers.  Some background Women with early stage breast...

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Predicting ischemic heart disease and stroke in survivors of childhood cancer

Posted by on Mar 10, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the individual risk of ischemic heart disease and stroke through age 50 in 5-year survivors of childhood cancer. The authors concluded that these conditions can be reasonably predicted using information available after childhood cancer therapy. Some background For the 400,000 childhood cancer survivors in the...

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Predicting ischemic heart disease and stroke in survivors of childhood cancer

Posted by on Mar 10, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the individual risk of ischemic heart disease and stroke through age 50 in 5-year survivors of childhood cancer. The authors concluded that these conditions can be reasonably predicted using information available after childhood cancer therapy. Some background For the 400,000 childhood cancer survivors in the...

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Predicting ischemic heart disease and stroke in survivors of childhood cancer

Posted by on Mar 10, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the individual risk of ischemic heart disease and stroke through age 50 in 5-year survivors of childhood cancer. The authors concluded that these conditions can be reasonably predicted using information available after childhood cancer therapy. Some background For the 400,000 childhood cancer survivors in the...

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Predicting ischemic heart disease and stroke in survivors of childhood cancer

Posted by on Mar 10, 2018 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the individual risk of ischemic heart disease and stroke through age 50 in 5-year survivors of childhood cancer. The authors concluded that these conditions can be reasonably predicted using information available after childhood cancer therapy. Some background For the 400,000 childhood cancer survivors in the...

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Physical activity is associated with better outcomes in colorectal cancer survivors

Posted by on Dec 18, 2017 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the association of different lifestyles with long-term colorectal cancer outcomes. Researchers reported that physical activity was associated with decreased mortality.  Some background It is predicted that by 2035 the number of colorectal cancer cases will increase to 1.36 million for men and 1.08 million...

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Ask the Expert: Any Updates on the Use of the New Immuno-Drugs for Maintenance in Myeloma?

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

Video information: After receiving a successful treatment, it’s recommended that patients turn to maintenance therapy to help safeguard their quality of life and help control the residual myeloma cells from developing. The landscape for maintenance therapy continues to expand as the potential effects of new immuno-drugs emerge. Listen in as...

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Searching for younger breast cancer survivors to test behavioral techniques for improved quality of life

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 3 trial aims to evaluate the effectiveness of mindfulness meditation or survivorship education in improving behavioral symptoms in younger stage 0-III breast cancer survivors. The main outcome to be investigated is the change in depressive symptoms. This trial is taking place in the states of California, Maryland and...

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Searching for patients with HER2 negative breast cancer to test whether aspirin can prevent cancer recurrence

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 3 trial aims to evaluate how well aspirin can work to prevent recurrence of breast cancer.  The main outcome to be investigated is invasive disease free survival. Other outcomes include overall survival (time from treatment until death from any cause) and the incidence of heart disease. This trial is taking place in 985...

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Factors of survival and treatment in mucosal melanoma

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017 in Melanoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined factors associated with treatment and survival in patients with mucosal melanoma (cancer of the moist inner lining surfaces of the body). The study concluded that mucosal melanoma may have a poor prognosis due to late diagnosis. However, certain treatments may improve survival rates. Some background Mucosal...

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