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More Genetic Tests May Benefit Ashkenazi Jewish Cancer Patients
 

(HealthDay News) For Ashkenazi Jewish patients with breast cancer, comprehensive sequencing identifies pathogenic mutations in genes other than BRCA1 and BRCA2 founder alleles, according to a study publ...
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Vascular Targeted Photodynamic Tx Aids Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
 

(HealthDay News) For men with low-risk prostate cancer, vascular targeted photodynamic therapy achieves an 82% rate of absent clinically significant cancer in treated lobes, according to research in The...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Complications Up With Immediate Reconstruction After Mastectomy
 

(HealthDay News) For women undergoing mastectomy, the incidence of surgical site infection (SSI) and noninfectious wound complications (NIWCs) is increased for those with immediate implant reconstructio...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Single-Dose PCV13 Immunogenic, Safe in Pediatric Oncology
 

(HealthDay News) For pediatric and adolescent oncology patients, a single-dose 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) is safe and immunogenic, according to a study published in Cancer. “...
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Post UV Exposure, Tumor Number Down With Tomato Consumption
 

(HealthDay News) Male mice consuming a red tomato diet have significantly lower tumor number after exposure to ultraviolet-B (UV-B) light, according to a study published in Scientific Reports. “Th...
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Empowerment Linked to HRQoL in Teen, Young Adult CA Survivors
 

(HealthDay News) For adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors, empowerment is independently associated with health-related quality of life (HRQoL), research in Cancer finds. “Low levels o...
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Study Supports Observation Only for Most Low-Risk Prostate CA
 

(HealthDay News) Men with early-stage prostate cancer who have surgery to remove their tumor don't live longer than those who receive no treatment, research in the New England Journal of Medicine finds....
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Higher Nodal Yield Tied to Lower Mortality in Oral Cavity Cancer
 

(HealthDay News) For clinically node-negative (cNO) patients with oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma (OCSCC), higher nodal yield (above 24 nodes) is associated with lower mortality, according to a rese...
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY