Dr. Hope S. Rugo
Dr. Hope S. Rugo picks the upcoming ASCO presentations she anticipates to be the most interesting in breast cancer... More
Resection margin correlates with survival in CRC liver metastases
SAN DIEGO – Clear resection margins, no matter how narrow, are associated with increased survival when surgeons excise... More
Dr. William Gradishar
Dr. William J. Gradishar picks the upcoming ASCO presentations he anticipates to be the most interesting in breast... More
Dr. Maurie Markman
Dr. Maurie Markman picks the upcoming ASCO presentations he anticipates to be the most interesting in gynecologic... More
Dr. Johanna Bendell
Dr. Johanna Bendell picks the upcoming ASCO presentations she anticipates to be the most interesting in... More
Eight states enact telemedicine law, commission to be created
Minnesota and Alabama have joined six other states in enacting a law that aims to expand the practice of telemedicine... More
Dr. Walter M. Stadler
Dr. Walter M. Stadler picks the upcoming ASCO presentations he anticipates to be the most interesting in genitourinary... More
Dr. James Spicer
GENEVA – Testing for mutations in the epidermal growth factor receptor gene has revolutionized treatment of advanced... More
VIDEO: Level of e-cigarette power contributes to potentially hazardous effects
DENVER – The higher the power of an e-cigarette, the higher the concentrations of potentially hazardous substances the... More
A quarter of women with dense breasts at high interval cancer risk
About a quarter of women with dense breasts are at high risk for interval cancer, so mandating supplemental or... More
Dr. Takaya Shimura
WASHINGTON – A simple urine test could detect gastric cancer even at an early stage, the test’s developers say. The... More
DDW: Scheduled for a colonoscopy? Pass the pretzels!
WASHINGTON – A novel, edible colon preparation could make obsolete the fasting and large volume of salty liquid... More
VIDEO: E-cigarettes lack long-term data for smoking cessation
DENVER – Although electronic cigarettes are widely promoted as a smoking cessation tool, no sound data exist to support... More
UnitedHealth Group agrees to $11.5 million settlement
After nearly 15 years of litigation between UnitedHealth Group Inc. and a group of physicians, the health insurance... More
STAMPEDE: Upfront chemo prolongs life in men with advanced, hormone-naive prostate cancer
Using chemotherapy earlier in the course of advanced prostate cancer improves outcomes, according to first survival... More

News

Dr. Hope S. Rugo picks the upcoming ASCO presentations she anticipates to be the most interesting in breast cancer research. Dr. Hope S. Rugo • 1004 Prediction of pathological complete response (pCR) by Homologous Recombination Deficiency (HRD)... More »
 

News

KARI OAKES
SAN DIEGO – Clear resection margins, no matter how narrow, are associated with increased survival when surgeons excise liver tumors from metastatic colorectal cancer (MCRC). When colorectal cancer metastasizes to the liver, tumor resection can be... More »
 

Practice Management

ALICIA GALLEGOS
Minnesota and Alabama have joined six other states in enacting a law that aims to expand the practice of telemedicine by streamlining physician licensure. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R) and Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) on May 19 each signed into l... More »
 

Policy & Practice Podcast

GREGORY TWACHTMAN
Women’s health issues and the IPAB are front and center on the political agenda lately. In response to complaints from physicians and lawmakers, new guidance from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services clarifies how insurance companies... More »
 
David H Henry, MD, FACP
So, let me ask you a question: How do you stay up-to-date in oncology and hematology? In particular, are you at an academic institution or in community practice? Do you do only oncology, or is your focus oncology and hematology? If you are in an acad... More »
 

Commentaries

S.Y. TAN, M.D., J.D.
Question: Grandma finally checked into a skilled nursing facility (SNF), a member of a national chain of for-profit SNFs, after her progressive dementia prevented her from performing the basic activities of daily living. Unfortunately, the staffing w... More »
 
Molly Andreason et al
Background Women who live in rural and urban settings have different outcomes for breast cancer. A 21-gene assay predicts 10- year distant recurrence risk and potential benefit of chemotherapy for women with hormone receptor-positive (HR+) breast can... More »
 
Mary Lou Siefert et al
Background People with cancer experience symptoms related to the disease and treatments. Symptom distress has a negative impact on quality of life (QoL). Attending to symptoms and side effects of treatment promotes safe and effective delivery of ther... More »