New study explores risks associated with opioid use among patients with cancer.
Articles tagged with "cancer"
Targeted therapy shows promise in clinical trials for both pediatric and adult patients
In addition to the known sex-specific cancer types, such as ovarian and prostate cancers, there are significant gender disparities in non-sex-specific cancers, such as rate of incidence and susceptibility, tumor aggressiveness, prognosis, and treatment response. A recent study published in Cancer Cell explored the molecular basis for these differences (Cancer Cell. 2016;29:711-722). Although the medical […]
The American Cancer Society (ACS) has issued a new guideline that addresses the long-term needs of survivors of head and neck cancer.
Researchers propose a new staging system for human papillomavirus-related oropharyngeal cancers based on findings from the International Collaboration on Oropharyngeal cancer Network for Staging (ICON-S) study.
Individual frozen section reads are highly accurate, but negative intraoperative margins do not guarantee margin-negative resection
Oncologists are tethered to the insatiable emotional demands of a needy patient population
When researchers used a patient navigation model in which all patients met with a nurse who coordinated their care, patients with head and neck cancer received definitive treatment recommendations within two weeks of presentation
A seismic shift is occurring in how physicians calculate the value of cancer care
Higher quality larynx cancer care associated with reduced incidence of late airway and swallowing impairment, improved outcomes, lower costs