Dr. Anders Nyberg
VIENNA– In addition to dramatically increasing the risk of liver cancer more than 68-fold, chronic hepatitis C virus... More
Exercise pumps up chemotherapy completion rates for breast cancer patients
Compared with usual care, a moderate- to high-intensity exercise intervention had beneficial effects on chemotherapy... More
VIDEO: NAFLD increasingly causing U.S. hepatocellular carcinomas
VIENNA – Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) now stands as the second most common cause of U.S. cases of... More
More physicians support Democratic candidates
Most U.S. physicians who made political contributions during the 2013-2014 congressional election cycle donated to... More
Gardasil vaccination reduces cervical dysplasia in teen years
Vaccination with Gardasil, the quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, can reduce cervical dysplasia and... More
Ramucirumab approval expanded to include metastatic colorectal cancer indication
The Food and Drug Administration has expanded approval of the antiangiogenic agent ramucirumab for use in combination... More
Sen. Ron Johnson
WASHINGTON – As the Supreme Court prepares to rule this summer on King v. Burwell, Republican Senators are offering... More
Dr. Krishnansu S. Tewari
CHICAGO – Circulating tumor cells are a prognostic biomarker for overall survival in women with advanced cervical... More
Dr. Martin Reck
GENEVA – The tests widely available today that use a cancer patient’s tumor DNA that circulates in the blood to detect... More
Dr. Edward Garon
Results from KEYNOTE-001 show that not only is the anti-PD-L1 antibody pembrolizumab clinically active in advanced... More
Dr. Ane Gerda Zahl Eriksson
CHICAGO – Sentinel lymph node mapping is a safe, less extensive alternative to lymph node dissection in women with... More

Reviews

Ruben Guzman-Marin et al
Sleep disturbances are common among patients with cancer for many reasons. Sleep problems can be present at any stage during treatment for cancer and in some patients, sleep disturbance may be the presenting symptoms that lead to the diagnosis of som... More »
 

Reviews

Fayez Estephan et al
Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are a heterogeneous group of hematologic neoplasms with an annual incidence of 4.1 cases per 100,000 Americans. Patients with MDS suffer from chronic cytopenias that may lead to recurrent transfusions, infections, and ... More »
 
Suzanne C Danhauer et al
Background Treatment-related symptoms and decreased health-related quality of life (HRQoL) frequently occur during chemotherapy for breast cancer. Although research findings suggest that yoga can reduce symptoms and improve HRQoL after treatment, pot... More »
 
Kim A Margolin et al
Background Ipilimumab was approved in 2011 by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2011 for the treatment of unresectable or metastatic (advanced) melanoma, although pivotal data using the approved 3 mg/kg monotherapy q3w × 4 were available only f... More »
 

Features

Jane de Lartigue
Improvements in our understanding of the molecular mechanisms of cancer combined with advances in genome sequencing have provided revolutionary new therapeutic options for several hard-to-treat tumors in recent decades. For other challenging tumor ty... More »
 

Features

Bernard A Mason, MD
Genetic testing in women with ovarian cancer1Recent study findings have indicated that women with ovarian cancer may have BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations despite a negative family history, and current NCCN (National Comprehensive Cancer Network) guidelines ... More »
 

From the Editor

Debra Patt, MD, MPH, MBA
As I write this, the permanent fix to the sustainable growth rate (SGR) has been passed overwhelmingly in the US House of Representatives. The Senate has adjourned for spring break so has yet to vote on the fix, but there is optimism that it will pas... More »
 

From the Editor

David H Henry, MD, FACP
President Obama’s State of the Union address in January included an interesting announcement of relevance to all practicing oncologists, their patients, and cancer researchers: the establishment of the Precision Medicine Initiative, which has been ... More »