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Cellular Biomedical Tattoo Can ID Hypercalcemia-Linked Cancer
 

(HealthDay News) A cell-based biomedical tattoo can detect hypercalcemia associated with cancer in a murine model, an experimental study in Science Translational Medicine suggests. Researchers designed ...
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Polypharmacy More Likely for Cancer Survivors
 

(HealthDay News) Compared to controls, cancer survivors are more likely (64 versus 51.5%) to be prescribed five or more unique medications, including drugs with abuse potential, a study in Cancer finds....
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

TFs Operate Across Gene Loci Within Disease Phenotypes
 

(HealthDay News) Transcription factors (TFs) seem to operate across gene loci, research in Nature Genetic suggests. Researchers used new computational methods to examine the loci that TFs occupy in indi...
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Adjuvant Pembrolizumab Beneficial in Metastatic NSCLC
 

(HealthDay News) For metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), the addition of pembrolizumab to standard chemotherapy is beneficial; and nivolumab plus ipilimumab is associated with better survival...
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Adjuvant Pembrolizumab Beneficial in Stage III Melanoma
 

(HealthDay News) Pembrolizumab is associated with significantly longer recurrence-free survival than placebo as adjuvant therapy for high-risk stage III melanoma, according to research published in the ...
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Chemo, Immunotherapy Feasible in Metastatic Bladder Cancer
 

(HealthDay News) Gemcitabine and cisplatin (GC) plus ipilimumab is associated with a 69% objective response rate and 61% one-year overall survival for patients with metastatic urothelial cancer, accordi...
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Group Exercise, Nutrition Aids Prostate Cancer Patients on ADT
 

(HealthDay News) Men on androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer may significantly benefit from a group exercise and nutrition program, a study in the Annals of Behavioral Medicine finds. ...
Tue, 10 Apr 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

mRNA Assay Less Sensitive Than DNA Assay for Latent HPV
 

(HealthDay News) HPV mRNA assays are less sensitive than HPV DNA assays for detection of latent HPV infection, according to a recent study. A 69.3% difference was seen in HPV mRNA results compared with ...
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY