This Children’s Oncology Group report recommends new guidance on administering radiotherapy among children with cancer. Questions are answered around imaging protocols, dose reduction, setup correction, and adaptive therapy.
The incredible story of how a young mother of two children survived and ultimately overcame colon cancer that had spread throughout her body. Despite suffering severe anemia, diarrhea and emesis, and losing 25 pounds, this determined woman beat the odds.
A once-hopeful antibody-drug conjugate for small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) failed to demonstrate a survival benefit in two large, randomized studies, and was found to be mostly toxic. The negative trial results have led to the end of a drug that was considered a promising potential antidote to deadly SCLC.
A good primer for the oncologist on several cancer screening tests that can be administered at home and help detect cancer in its earliest, most treatable stages — often before people experience symptoms. Some tests, such as a screening colonoscopy, can even treat cancer by removing abnormal cells before they become problematic.
Nut consumption appeared associated with higher survival rates among long-term breast cancer survivors and should be emphasized as a lifestyle factor in survivor guidelines, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Cancer.