Hematology & Oncology News

Nine States Now Have an Obesity Rate Above 35 Percent
Intrauterine Device Use May Reduce Incidence of Ovarian Cancer
Cancer Survival Increasing in High-Income Countries
H. Pylori Treatment May Reduce Gastric Cancer Incidence, Death
EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals
Full Chemo Doses May Improve Survival in Breast Cancer
Spending Up With Treatment in Hospital-Owned Practices
Guideline Updated for Screening, Surveillance of Barrett Esophagus
Herd Protection Against Oral HPV Infections Seen Among Men
Poverty Rate Drops, but Fewer Americans Have Health Insurance
1,125,000 Men/Boys Expected to Have Hemophilia Worldwide
Malnutrition Common in Older Brazilians Hospitalized for Cancer
FDA Warns Juul About Illegal Marketing Claims, Pitch to Youth
T2DM Risk Reduced by 75 Percent With Healthiest Lifestyle
Mammos May Not Benefit Elderly Women With Chronic Illness
Racial, Ethnic Underrepresentation Found in Med School Matriculants
Incidence of Colorectal Cancer Up in Younger Adults Worldwide
Majority of U.S. Doctors Believe ACA Has Improved Access to Care
Algorithm Based on Response, Biology Guides Neuroblastoma Tx
Decline in Heart Failure Mortality Rates Offset by Comorbidities
ESC Guidelines Updated for Diagnosis, Treatment of PE
Drinking Soft Drinks Tied to Higher Risk for Early Death
Low-Fat Dietary Pattern Offers Long-Term Health Benefits
USPSTF Advises Meds to Reduce Risk for Primary Breast Cancer
Costs of Reusable Colonoscopes Vary Based on Center Volume
Type and Timing of Menopausal HRT Affect Risk for Breast Cancer
FDA: Risk From Tainted Blood Pressure Drugs Very Low
Cancer Survivors Face Long-Term Cardiovascular Risk
1984 to 2016 Saw Increase in Age of Death for HIV-Infected
2001 to 2016 Saw Large Increase in Mohs Surgery for Melanoma
Salvage Therapy Does Not Up Survival for Progressive Myeloma
Physical Activity, Overall Survival Not Linked in Metastatic CRC
Low Nurse and Support Staffing Tied to Higher Inpatient Mortality
Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitors May Up Pancreatic Disease Risk
DEA to Approve Dozens More Growers for Marijuana Research
CT Scan Screen for Lung Cancer Can ID Smoking-Related Diseases
Psoriasis Independently Linked to Increased Mortality Risk
Few Oncologists Suggest Health Promotion to Cancer Survivors
FDA: Men Should Be Included in Breast Cancer Clinical Trials
Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Greater for Childhood Cancer Survivors
Novel Therapy Treats Triple-Class Refractory Multiple Myeloma
Prurigo Nodularis Associated With Mental Health Disorders
Most HPV-Linked Cancers Due to Types Targeted by 9vHPV Vaccine
Coverage With HPV Vaccine Continuing to Increase in Boys
Many Providers Fail to Discuss Sun-Safe Behaviors With Patients
More Physical Activity at Any Intensity May Reduce Mortality
Oral Antibiotic Use Linked to Risk for Colorectal Cancer
Odds of Developing C. Diff Increased in Older Cancer Patients
DAAs Cut Deaths in Those Treated for HCV-Related Liver Cancer
USPSTF Recommends Genetic Counseling for High BRCA Risk
Rozlytrek Approved to Treat Tumors With NTRK Gene Fusion
Patient Preferences Explored in Multiple Myeloma Treatment
Lipophilic Statins May Cut Liver Cancer in Chronic Viral Hepatitis
Minority, Low-Income Individuals Less Likely to Receive Oral Cancer Screening
FDA Approves Inrebic Capsules for Myelofibrosis
SAVED Score Can Predict Risk for VTE in Multiple Myeloma
AI Program May Aid in Pathologic Evaluation of Breast Biopsies
Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research
ACIP Recommends Catch-Up HPV Vaccines Through Age 26
Vaping Industry Group Sues to Delay FDA Review of E-Cigarettes
FDA Proposes Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarettes
Half of Physician Directors of NCI Cancer Centers Receive Industry Payments
Cost Burden of Disease Progression High in Multiple Myeloma
Burden of Obesity-Associated Cancers Shifted to Younger Age Groups
AI Assists in Reading of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Images
Non-Hospital-Based Provider-to-Patient Telehealth Use Growing
Coffee May Speed Up Recovery of Function After Bowel Surgery
Comorbid CVD May Up Mortality With ADT for Prostate Cancer
One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt
Adherence to Surgical Guidelines Low for Salpingo-Oophorectomy
EPA Will Not Approve Warning Labels for Glyphosate
AI Tool Discerns Lung Cancer Outcomes From Imaging Reports
Aspirin May Improve Liver Function After Embolization of HCC
Adjuvant RT May Cut Recurrence in Some With Prostate Cancer
Worse Cancer Outcomes for Elderly HIV-Infected Patients
Red Meat Consumption May Up Risk of Invasive Breast Cancer
Delayed/Foregone Care More Likely for Cancer Survivors With HDHPs
Breast Cancer Surgery + Another Procedure Ups Complications
Medicare to Cover CAR-T Therapy for Leukemia, Lymphoma
Persistent Inflammation After Sepsis Linked to Higher Mortality
Younger CRC Patients More Likely to Present With Abdominal Pain
Hematological Malignancy Risk Up for First-Degree Relatives
Medicare Spending on Essential Medicines Up 116 Percent From 2011 to 2015
Some Cancer Trends Differ for Oldest Old in the United States
New Score Predicts Risk for VTE in Those With Multiple Myeloma
USPSTF Reaffirms Recs Against Screening for Pancreatic Cancer
Bone Health Management Key in Childhood Cancer Survivors
DNA Methylation Classifier Predicts Progression in CIN2
Overweight, Obesity May Up Early Mortality Risk in Pediatric ALL
Drug Approved to Treat Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumor
Brand-Brand Competition Has Not Cut Prices in Pharma Market
Psychologic Distress Linked to Cervical Cancer Mortality
Many Hospitals Lack Sufficient Surgery Volumes
Trump Admin Announces Plan to Allow Drug Imports From Canada
Ibrutinib-Rituximab Beats Chemoimmunotherapy for CLL
Transfusion Reactions Up With Postpartum Blood Transfusion
Dietary Vitamin A Intake Tied to Reduced Risk for Squamous Cell Carcinoma
One Dose of HPV Vaccine May Be Sufficient in Certain Situations
U-Shaped Association Found for Hemoglobin Level, Dementia Risk
Trial Tests CRISPR Gene-Editing to Treat Sickle Cell Disease
Burnout Symptoms May Up Racial Bias Among Resident Physicians
$70 Million Settlement Reached in Generic Drug Delay Case
National Norms Developed for Assessing Medical School Empathy
Global Burden of Childhood Cancers Examined
AI Model Can Predict Long-Term Mortality From Chest Radiographs
Delay in Time to Chemo Impacts Survival in Breast Cancer
JUUL E-Cigarettes Never Meant for Teens, Company Cofounder Says
Mortality Up in Women With Central Obesity, Regardless of BMI
Daily E-Cigarette Use May Increase Prolonged Cigarette Abstinence
Roxadustat Noninferior to Epoetin Alfa in Dialysis Patients
Female Oncologists Attend Fewer Conferences Than Men
Targeted Interventions Raise HPV Vaccine Acceptance in Women
ASCT May Offer Alternative for Tx of High-Risk Follicular Lymphoma
Higher Fasting Plasma Glucose May Up Pancreatic Cancer Risk
FDA Warns CBD Product Maker About False Claims
Allergan Recalls Textured Breast Implants Linked to Lymphoma
Cancer Risks Examined in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
CDC: Mortality Rates Continue to Decrease for Hispanic Adults
Senate Bill Would Reduce Drug Costs for Seniors
One in Five Workers Exposed to Secondhand Smoke on the Job
T2DM Increases Gastric Cancer Risk After H. Pylori Eradication
MGUS Can Progress to Multiple Myeloma Within Five Years
Light Therapy May Prevent Oral Mucositis for Some in Cancer Tx
Rates of Anal Cancer Precursors High in Women Living With HIV
Proportion of CRC Diagnoses Increased in Adults Younger Than 50
Factors Associated With Thyroid Cancer Overtreatment Identified
Financial Incentives Help People Stop Smoking
Nonprofit Funding by Cancer Type Not Proportional to Cancer Burden
CDC: Prevalence of Smoking Quit Attempts Unchanged in Most States
Novel Test Accurately Identifies Precancerous Pancreatic Cysts
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
Man's Award in Roundup Cancer Case Slashed by Judge
Continuous Anticoagulants + Cold Snare Polypectomy Noninferior
Prevalence of Malignancy High in Takotsubo Syndrome Patients
Protocolized Sepsis Care Lowers Sepsis Mortality in NY State
Colonoscopy Rates Increased in Those Aged 45 to 54 Years
Depression at Time of Diagnosis May Worsen Survival in Blood Cancers
Racial Disparity Shown in Odds of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Most Adults Favor Cutting Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes
Many Perceive Lack of Choice in Receipt of RAI for Thyroid Cancer
State-Level Variation Noted in Economic Burden of Cancer
Erectile Dysfunction Presents Large Global Health Burden
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later
Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
Sugary Beverage Consumption Linked to Increased Cancer Risk
Focus on Ovarian Cancer Surgical Volume May Not Be Best Metric
Two-Dose Course of Vaccine After HSCT Cuts Incidence of Zoster
Risk for Cancer Higher in Those With Congenital Heart Disease
EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout
Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked by Judge
Xpovio With Dexamethasone Approved for Refractory Multiple Myeloma
Increased Cancer Risk Seen in Multiple Sclerosis Patients
Environment May Be Main Factor in Norway's Obesity Epidemic
In-Hospital Maternal Mortality Down in Pregnancies With Lupus
History of Liver Disease Does Not Impact Efficacy of Edoxaban
Androgen Deprivation Therapy May Up Risk of Alzheimer Disease
Extended Follow-Up Supports Low-Dose CT for Lung Cancer Screening
Urine Biomarker Helps Classify Risk Level in Prostate Cancer
Image-Based Model Predicts Radiation Tx Failure in Lung Cancer
Lack of Evidence for Treating Chronic Pain in Children
Vermont Places 92 Percent Tax on E-Cigarettes
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
I-131 Tx for Hyperthyroidism May Up Risk for Solid Cancer Death
Metformin May Cut Mortality Risk in Post-Pancreatitis Diabetes
Calculated Tumor Area Has Prognostic Value for Melanoma
Model Can Predict Lung Cancer in Patient With Visible Nodule on CT
Longevity Benefits for Adults Becoming More Physically Active
Five-Year Survival Less Than 40 Percent in Seniors With DLBCL
Overall Survival Worse With Multiple Primary Melanomas
Use of 3-D Mammography Rapidly Expanded 2015 to 2017
Review: HPV Vaccination Program Has Considerable Impact
Infections Tied to Subsequent Risk for Acute Ischemic Stroke
Morning Preference Has Protective Effect on Breast Cancer Risk
USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Too Conservative for Blacks
Five-Year Overall Survival for Glioblastoma Persistently Low
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Combination Biopsy Strategy May Identify More Prostate Cancers
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
Mortality Not Higher With Transfusions From Female Donors
Voxelotor Improves Hemoglobin Levels in Sickle Cell Disease
Nonchromosomal Birth Defects May Up Childhood Cancer Risk
Cancer Survivors Have High Prevalence of Chronic Pain
Anesthesia Tied to Neurocognitive Impairment in Childhood ALL Survivors
Adrenal Incidentalomas Rarely Grow, Change Hormone Function
Drug Combo Slows Progression in Advanced Breast Cancer
Transfusion Dose Density Affects Myelodysplastic Syndrome Survival
Seniors Who Develop Cancer Have Better Memory, Slower Decline
Poor Oral Health Not Linked to Gastrointestinal Cancer Risk
First States to Expand Medicaid Had Largest Bump in Cancer Screening
No Change Seen in Processed Meat Consumption by U.S. Adults
Study Reveals Lower Predictive Ability for Renal Cancer Models
Restricting Blood Transfusions OK in Cardiac Surgery
Most Women Unaware Alcohol Poses Breast Cancer Risk
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Computer-Assisted Diagnosis Aids Detection of Glioma Growth
High Response Seen for Chemo in Seniors With High-Risk AML
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
Surgeons' Unprofessional Behavior Tied to Higher Complication Risk
San Francisco Considering Banning Sales of E-Cigarettes
Many Surgeons Still Performing Inappropriate Vascular Access Sx
Prophylactic IVC Filters Worsen Outcomes for Bariatric Surgery
Yogurt Consumption Linked to Reduced CRC Adenoma Risk in Men
Statins May Be Beneficial After Radiation to Thorax, Head, Neck
Cardiovascular AEs Common With Carfilzomib in Multiple Myeloma
Recommendations Issued for Imaging Use in Multiple Myeloma
Adding Bevacizumab Improves Overall Survival in NSCLC
Patterns of Inpatient Opioid Use Linked to Long-Term Use
Overall Cancer Survival Rates Up Among Adolescents, Young Adults
Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads
High Soy Intake May Cut Fracture Risk in Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Varies by Birthplace for Black Women
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