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

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 »
 
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 »
 

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

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 »
 

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 »