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Proinflammatory Diet Linked to Increased Colorectal Cancer Risk
 

(HealthDay News) Researchers examined correlations between an empirical dietary inflammatory pattern (EDIP) score and colorectal cancer risk in a cohort study of 46,804 men and 74,246 women followed for...
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Mediterranean Diet May Lower Risk of Aggressive Prostate CA
 

(HealthDay News) High adherence to the Mediterranean diet is associated with a lower risk of aggressive prostate cancer, research in The Journal of Urology finds. High adherence to a Mediterranean dieta...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

High Response of Desmoplastic Melanomas to PD-1 Blockade
 

(HealthDay News) Patients with desmoplastic melanoma have a high level of objective tumor response to treatment with antibodies to block programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) or PD-1 ligand (PD-L1), research i...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Increased Risk of Thrombosis in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
 

(HealthDay News) Patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) have increased risk of arterial thrombosis and venous thrombosis, research in the Annals of Internal Medicine finds. Compared with cont...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Race, Education Level Predict CRT in Very Elderly With NSCLC
 

(HealthDay News) In patients aged 80 and older with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), overall survival is improved with concurrent chemoradiation therapy (CRT), but black race and lower-educa...
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Barriers to Initial Chemo, Radiation for Small-Cell Lung CA
 

(HealthDay News) A considerable proportion of patients with small-cell lung cancer don't receive chemotherapy or radiation therapy, research in JAMA Oncology finds. On multivariable analysis, being unin...
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

TP53 Variants Linked to Childhood ALL, Poor Outcomes
 

(HealthDay News) TP53 pathogenic variants are overrepresented in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and are associated with worse outcomes, according to a study published in the Journal of...
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Fluorouracil Tied to Reduced Surgery for Squamous Cell CA
 

(HealthDay News) Fluorouracil application can reduce the risk of surgery for squamous cell carcinoma for one year among patients with a history of keratinocyte carcinomas, according to a study published...
Fri, 05 Jan 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY