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Atezolizumab Consolidation Impresses in High-Risk DLBCL

β€” Will 2-year DFS of 88%, OS of 96% renew interest in checkpoint inhibitor consolidation?

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Kate Middleton Gives Cancer Update

Princess of Wales says she's making "good progress" in treatment

Jun 14, 2024
Adding Isatuximab to Standard Backbone Prolongs PFS in Myeloma

Joseph Mikhael, MD, leads a roundtable discussion on two positive phase III trials from ASCO

Jun 14, 2024
Early Menopause Tied to Higher Risk of Respiratory Mortality

Greatest risk observed for women with bilateral oophorectomy

Jun 13, 2024
Upping Immunotherapy Activity; A Win for Lung Screening; Looming Drug Price Break?

News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues

Jun 13, 2024
Early Menopause Tied to Higher Risk of Respiratory Mortality

Greatest risk observed for women with bilateral oophorectomy

Upping Immunotherapy Activity; A Win for Lung Screening; Looming Drug Price Break?

News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues

Oncology/Hematology Case Studies

Middle-Age Man Presents With Necrotizing Mass on Nose

Rare condition can be deadly without early diagnosis and treatment

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Significant Left Nasal Obstruction Finally Diagnosed After 2 Years

Nonspecific presentation impedes early diagnosis of rare indolent tumor in older man

A female ear, nose, and throat doctor wearing a headlamp examines her senior male patient.
After Chemo, Breast Cancer Patient Develops Two Malignant Neoplasms

Be aware of the potential for secondary malignancy in relation to LCH diagnosis, researchers urge

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AI System Beats Radiologists in Detecting Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer

AI detected 6.8% more clinically significant cancers, 20% fewer indolent cancers

Jun 13, 2024
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Opinion
Tanning Salons Are Overdue for a Regulatory Burn

In the meantime, don't forget to educate patients on the risks

Jun 13, 2024
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New Clues to Origin of T-Cell Lymphoma After CAR-T Therapy

Co-mutations, viral link, potential common susceptibility emerge from two studies

Jun 12, 2024
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Brigatinib Makes Its Case for ALK-Positive ALCL in Small Study

Second-gen ALK inhibitor induces high response rate, associated with impressive survival

Jun 12, 2024
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Nanoliposomal Irinotecan Fails to Boost Survival in Treated Advanced Biliary Cancer

No difference in PFS, median OS favored control group

Jun 12, 2024
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Another KRAS Inhibitor Scores an Early Win in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Half of patients responded, but editorialists call for new directions in therapy development

Jun 11, 2024
A computer rendering of a lung tumor.
Middle-Age Man Presents With Necrotizing Mass on Nose

Rare condition can be deadly without early diagnosis and treatment

Jun 10, 2024
 A photo through the doorway of the CT scanning room.
Dendritic Cell Therapy Offers No Survival Advantage in Pleural Mesothelioma

Immunotherapy may have been given too late, researchers suggested

Jun 10, 2024
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Lung Cancer Screening Rates Remain Low in the U.S., Especially in the South

But one study showed that patient navigation added to usual care may increase uptake

Jun 10, 2024
 An advertisement for lung cancer screening on the back of a kiosk in New York City.
Artery Inflammation and CV Events; Stepped Palliative Care for Lung Cancer Patients

Also in TTHealthWatch: diets and medicine in IBS and active surveillance in prostate cancer

Jun 08, 2024
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Telomerase Inhibitor Approved for MDS-Related Anemia

Imetelstat indicated for lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes with transfusion-dependent anemia

Jun 07, 2024
FDA APPROVED imetelstat (Rytelo) over a photo of a bag of blood in blue rubber gloved hands.
Search for Missing Doctor; Energy Drinks and Sudden Death; Unusual Pandemic Cancers

Health news and commentary gathered by ΔΎΉΟΦ±²₯ staff

Jun 07, 2024
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Near-Perfect Control of Slow-Growing Lymphoma With Low-Dose Radiotherapy

All but four of 24 patients had complete responses to 4 Gy, local control rate of 96% at 3 years

Jun 06, 2024
A photo of a female radiologist readying her male patient for radiotherapy.
Increased Heart Risks With Newer Prostate Cancer Drugs, Meta-Analysis Shows

Adding ARSIs to ADT for advanced disease doubled the risk of high-grade CV events, death

Jun 06, 2024
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