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19-07-2019 | Oncology | News | Article

NCCN releases guidance for bladder cancer patients

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has issued patient-oriented guidelines to help individuals with bladder cancer better understand and manage their condition.

18-07-2019 | Oncology | News | Article

Genomic markers of brain metastasis risk identified in NSCLC

Researchers have identified key genomic alterations in brain metastases matched to primary non-small-cell lung cancer that could serve as prognostic markers and potential therapeutic targets.

17-07-2019 | Oncology | Highlight | Article

ADT use associated with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia

Older prostate cancer patients who use androgen deprivation therapy may be at increased risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, findings indicate.

16-07-2019 | Oncology | News | Article

Phase I data support dual VEGFR2, PD-1 inhibition

Phase I study data suggest that ramucirumab plus pembrolizumab is a feasible treatment option for patients with previously treated advanced non-small-cell lung cancer, urothelial carcinoma, and gastric or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma.

12-07-2019 | Oncology | News | Article

Low-dose CT provides superior screening for lung cancer death in high-risk smokers

Findings from an extended follow-up of the National Lung Screening Trial maintain that low-dose computed tomography screening significantly reduces risk for lung cancer death versus chest radiography screening among high-risk current and former smokers.

11-07-2019 | Oncology | News | Article

Conservative management increasing in younger prostate cancer patients

Rates of active surveillance or watchful waiting among younger men with low‐risk prostate cancer have quadrupled in recent years but remain below those for older men, despite no apparent increased mortality risk, research shows.

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