Oncology Information Center
Slightly but not significantly increased risks seen in children conceived by ICSI or cryopreservation.
Incidence up for 6 of 12 obesity-related cancers; steeper increase in successively younger generations.
Persistent Hot Flashes, Night Sweats Associated With Increased Risk of Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Women
Postmenopausal women with persistent night sweats and/or hot flashes are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer compared with women without these vasomotor symptoms.
Physical activity was found to be associated with a reduced risk for hepatocellular carcinoma.
Worse survival in states with more physicians; higher death rates in states with lower incidence.
Nonadherence to protocol screenings in a screening trial for multiple cancers may be linked to higher overall mortality, excluding mortality due to cancers studied in the trial.
The USPSTF recommends risk-reducing medications for women at high risk for breast cancer who are at low risk for adverse events, but medications are not recommended for routine use.
Transplanting fecal bacteria from healthy donors might prove to be effective in resolving cancer immunotherapy-triggered colitis, a pair of case reports has suggested.
The European Medicine Agency has reported that there may be an association between long-term lithium use and reports of both renal tumors and thyroid cancer.
A transurethral resection of bladder tumor allows examination and determination of histology, depth of invasion, and involvement beyond the bladder.
Cases of prostate biopsies resulting in the spread of cancerous cells are rare.
NPs and PAs involved with oncology teams should support multimodal prehabilitation for cancer patients to help ease the transition to oncology.
What is the likelihood of HPV-caused cervical cancer recurrence after loop electrosurgical excision procedure?
Has any research been conducted to determine whether the incidence of various types of skin cancer is greater in people who fly for a living compared with the general public?
Are certain oral contraceptive pills better for women with a family history of breast cancer?
How would you proceed with a 64-year-old woman who has complex endometrial hyperplasia and secretory changes?
How do I know which radiologic tests to choose when evaluating abdominal pain?
Should a man with a positive fecal occult blood test and a normal colonscopy without GI symptoms be referred to a gastroenterologist?
When reviewing Pap smear results with absent endocervical cells, what is the recommended next step?
The number of neutrophils and lymphocytes in a blood count can determine if a condition is viral or bacterial.
Even if they are not cost-effective, routine ultrasounds for women with dense breasts are still important.
A simple way to achieve oral cryotherapy to immediately relieve acutely painful symptoms.
Could a patient's anterior thigh pain signify osteosarcoma?