Oncology

ASCO 2015

New research was presented at ASCO 2015, the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual meeting, from May 29 to June 2 in Chicago. The features below highlight

Defining Rx Opioid Overdose Risk | News Brief

Patients who use multiple pharmacies concurrently and have overlapping opioid prescriptions appear to be at greater risk for opioid overdoses than others, according to a study. Patients

AKH CME: On the Spot Oncology | News Brief

CME Credit: 0.25 hour activities While several aspects of therapy for patients with gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) have remained unchanged for several decades, new therapeutic options have emerged

Medscape’s 2015 Physician Compensation Report | News Brief

Nearly 20,000 physicians across 25 specialties responded to Medscape’s 2015 Compensation Survey. Check out our infographic! The top three earners this year are Orthopedics (421k), Cardiology (376k),

CME: Guidelines for Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer | News Brief

According to current estimates, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among North American men, with more than 33,000 dying from the disease in

Including Emphysema in Lung Cancer Screening | News Brief

Lung cancer screening based solely on the National Lung Screening Trial criteria appears to miss a significant number of lung cancer cases, according to findings of an

CME: Guidelines for Managing Fatigue in Cancer Survivors | News Brief

The American Society of Clinical Oncology has released adapted guidelines on managing fatigue in adult cancer survivors. The guidelines call for regular screening, assessment, education, and appropriate treatment.

Guidelines for Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer | Feature

According to current estimates, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among North American men, with more than 33,000 dying from the disease in

CME – CIPN: A Guide for Prevention & Management | Feature

The American Society of Clinical Oncology has released a guideline for preventing and managing chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) among adult cancer survivors. Although there is no panacea for managing CIPN, it is critical that clinicians address these issues when they emerge.

Surgeons Who Can’t Perform Open Surgery | Medical Blog

"There may be a movement afoot to start a Fundamentals of Open Surgery course. What is going on here? Do we really need to have a separate course to teach residents open surgery? Isn't that what a 'residency' is supposed to do?"

AACR 2015 | Conference Coverage

New research was presented at AACR 2015, the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting, from April 18 to 22 in Philadelphia. The features below highlight some

AATS 2015 | Conference Coverage

New research was presented at AATS 2015, the annual meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, from April 25 to 29 in Seattle. The features below

Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms in Cancer Survivors | Feature

Clinicians can play a vital role in mitigating the negative emotional and behavioral sequelae that come after patients survive cancer. Recognizing and treating anxiety and depressive symptoms effectively may help reduce the burden of cancer.

CME: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Early-Stage Breast Cancer | Feature

Updated recommendations have been issued for the use of sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with early-stage breast cancer. The update will enable some women with early-stage disease to avoid more invasive procedures and their associated higher risk of complications.

Guidelines for Managing Fatigue in Cancer Survivors | Feature

The American Society of Clinical Oncology has released adapted guidelines on managing fatigue in adult cancer survivors. The guidelines call for regular screening, assessment, education, and appropriate treatment.

Previous Respiratory Disease & Lung Cancer | Feature

Studies have suggested a relationship between previous respiratory diseases and a lung cancer diagnosis. Most of this research has been conducted in Asian populations and does not

Hello Darkness My Old Friend | Medical Blog

"Somehow my worth as a person has gotten all mixed up with my worth as a surgeon. There seems no separation or balance anymore."

Keeping Cancer Survivors Healthy | Opinion Article

For more than 15 years, the “Eight Ways to Stay Healthy and Prevent Cancer” message campaign has provided an evidence-based, user-friendly approach to cancer prevention. Graham A.

CIPN: A Guide for Prevention & Management | Feature

The American Society of Clinical Oncology has released a guideline for preventing and managing chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) among adult cancer survivors. Although there is no panacea for managing CIPN, it is critical that clinicians address these issues when they emerge.

A Look at Smoking Among Cancer Survivors | Feature

The 2014 Surgeon General’s Report concluded that smoking by cancer patients and survivors increases overall mortality, cancer- specific mortality, and risk for second primary cancers. Studies have

Page 24 of 38« First...2223242526...Last »