Hematology & Oncology News

Topical Immunotx for Actinic Keratosis May Prevent Cancer
Brachytherapy Boost Ups Survival in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
FDA: Higher Risk for Death Found With Venclexta in Multiple Myeloma
Younger Age at Menopause Tied to Higher Risk for Bladder Cancer
State Breast Density Notification Laws May Up Ultrasound Use
Low, High Levels of Physical Activity Tied to Reduced Mortality
Niraparib Extends Time Without Symptoms in Ovarian Cancer
Younger Female Blood Donors Vulnerable to Iron Deficiency
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Can Reduce Benign Biopsy Rate
Trastuzumab Tied to Higher Long-Term Risk for Heart Failure
Pregnancy-Adapted Algorithm Avoids Diagnostic Imaging for PE
FDA Takes New Look at Breast Implant Safety
Jury Finds Roundup a Major Contributor to Man's Cancer
Breast Density Categorization Varies With Screening Modality
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Sugary Drinks Tied to Cardiovascular Disease Mortality
Recommendations Issued for HSCT in Multiple Myeloma
Model Predicts Survival in Transplant-Ineligible Myeloma Patients
FDA OKs Tecentriq for Extensive-Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer
Favorable Outcomes Seen in Long Term for ALLR3 Trial
Testosterone Replacement Slows Prostate Cancer Recurrence
Adenocarcinoma, High-Grade Dysplasia Up With Barrett Esophagus
Fewer Complications After MIRS Introduced for Endometrial Cancer
Cancer Risk Modestly Elevated With Chronic Kidney Disease
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Extra Weight in Adolescence Tied to Later Risk for Renal Cancer
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
ASCO: Guidelines Released for Early Detection, Treatment of CRC
Infertility in Women Linked to Modestly Elevated Cancer Risk
Intervention Promotes Better Conversations With Cancer Patients
E-Cigarettes May Threaten Goal of Achieving Tobacco Endgame
New AI Model May Predict Cancerous Lung Nodules
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
Prediagnosis Psychiatric Care Linked to Worse Cancer Mortality
Parity, Risk for Breast Cancer Studied for BRCA1/2 Carriers
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Model Can Predict Survival in Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer
Acupressure Reduces Lasting Symptoms in Breast Cancer Survivors
Parent Perception of E-Cig Safety Varies With Smoking Habits
FDA Approves First Immunotherapy Drug for Breast Cancer
Chest CT May Be Better Than PET/CT for HNSCC Distant Metastasis Evaluation
Distinct Etiology Found for Colorectal Cancer With Early Onset
Genetic Testing Recommended for All Patients With Breast Cancer
Becoming Active in Middle Age Still Offers Health Benefits
Only About Half of Elderly Newly Diagnosed With ALL Receive Tx
Recall Down, Cancer Detection Up With Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Preoperative Frailty Linked to Surgical Outcomes, Costs
Electronic Order Set May Reduce Inappropriate ECG Monitoring
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Stereotactic Body RT Promising for Low-, Intermediate-Risk PCa
Childhood Cancer Considerably Underdiagnosed Worldwide
Low-Dose Aspirin Does Not Cut Death From Prostate Cancer
Breast Cancer Diagnosis Delays Seen With High-Deductible Health Plans
Higher Intake of Whole Grains May Lower Risk for Liver Cancer
Multidimensional Approach Cuts Unneeded Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts
Readmission for Patients With Sepsis Common and Costly
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Long-Term Cardiomyopathy Risk Varies by Chemo Agent
HPV Infection Unlikely to Spread From Hand Contact
Liquid Biopsy-Based Test IDs Biomarkers in Metastatic NSCLC
Mental Health Disorders Up After Head & Neck Cancer Diagnosis
Robotically Assisted Devices Not Approved for Cancer Surgery
Intervention Can Reduce Racial Differences in Lung Cancer Care
Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer May Often Be Misdiagnosed
Performance Improvement Sustained After DBT Adoption
Lymphadenectomy Does Not Up Survival in Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Tumor Control Durable With Pembrolizumab in Merkel Cell Cancer
Adjuvant Tx for Early Testicular Cancer Does Not Harm Sperm
Decline Observed in HPV Type 16/18 Cervical Precancers in U.S.
Poor Food Intake Common in Hospitalized Patients
Stereotactic Radiation Feasible for Oligometastatic Cancer
Single-Application FIT Moderately Sensitive, Specific for CRC
FDA: Thermography No Substitute for Mammograms
Genetic Variant Tied to Leukemia Risk in Hispanic Children
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March 1 2019 - March 5 2019American Academy of Dermatology, March 1-5
December 4 2018 - December 8 2018CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, Dec. 4-8
December 1 2018 - December 4 2018American Society of Hematology, Dec. 1-4
November 25 2018 - November 30 2018Radiological Society of North America, Nov. 25-30
October 23 2018 - October 28 2018American Society of Nephrology, Oct. 23-28
October 22 2018 - October 26 2018American College of Surgeons, Oct. 22-26
October 21 2018 - October 24 2018American Society for Radiation Oncology, Oct. 21-24
October 13 2018 - October 17 2018American Society of Anesthesiologists, Oct. 13-17
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