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Novel Biomarker Boosts Diagnostic Accuracy of Nasopharyngeal Cancer Screening

PPV increased to as much as 44.6% with combined-biomarker screening of high-risk patients

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Cancer Therapy's Lower-Limb Blood Clots Better Treated With Long Anticoagulation

A year of DOAC therapy did not result in significantly more bleeds in ONCO DVT trial

Aug 29, 2023
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Does Cancer Screening Actually Extend Lives?

A series of articles look at whether the benefits for the few warrant the harms for the many

Aug 28, 2023
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CMS Blinks in 'Flap' Flap; Biomarker Testing; 'What If' Moment in Cancer Screening

News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues

Aug 25, 2023
Onco Break over a computer rendering of a cancer cell.
Antibiotic Prescribing May Delay Diagnosis of Head and Neck Cancer

Time between symptom onset and diagnosis was 21% longer, study shows

Aug 24, 2023
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Chatbots Not Always Reliable for Cancer Treatment Advice

Studies show their potential, but reveal clear issues with treatment information reliability

Aug 24, 2023
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Introducing the National Comprehensive Cancer Network's New CEO

Crystal Denlinger, MD, succeeds Robert Carlson, MD, as CEO of the NCCN

Aug 23, 2023
Stroke Patient Transfer Time; Death Rate After COVID

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Aug 19, 2023
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Chemo Shortage Fuels Price Gouging; MDS Misdiagnoses; Risky Accelerated Approvals?

News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues

Aug 18, 2023
Onco Break over a computer rendering of a cancer cell.
Clot Risk Factors Emerge for Cancer Patients With COVID-19

Immunotherapy in particular linked with 45% higher risk of VTE in hospitalized patients

Aug 17, 2023
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IG Live August 21: When There's No 'Next Round' of Chemo Available

Experts will discuss the chemotherapy drug shortages and the impact on patients

Aug 17, 2023
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Make the Diagnosis: It’s a Painless Pink Nodule. How Bad Could It Be?

A 49-year-old woman visited her doctor concerned about a lesion that developed over her right toe within the last 4 weeks. Can you diagnose the patient?

Aug 16, 2023
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Study Links 'Forever Chemicals' to Testicular Cancer in Military Personnel

Government response is "completely unacceptable," says co-chair of congressional PFAS Task Force

Aug 13, 2023
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Risky Drinking Behavior Common Among Cancer Survivors, Even During Treatment

High prevalence of exceeding moderate drinking, binge drinking, hazardous drinking behavior

Aug 10, 2023
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