American Society of Clinical Oncology 2010 | Conference Coverage

The American Society of Clinical Oncology, or ASCO, held its 2010 annual meeting from June 4 to 8 in Chicago. The features below highlight some of the

Catching the Warning Signs of DVT | Conference Coverage

In the United States, more people die each year from pulmonary embolism (PE) than motor vehicle accidents, breast cancer, or AIDS. Most PEs are complications of deep

Redefining Screening Guidelines for Certain Cancers | Feature

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has released comprehensive, risk-based screening guidelines for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer, highlighting important new evidence to guide practices.

Cryosurgery for Localized Prostate Cancer | Feature

An American Urological Association best practices statement provides evidence supporting the use of cryosurgery for the treatment of localized prostate cancer.

Important Concepts in Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma | Opinion Article

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a heterogeneous group of diseases that together accounts for 66,000 new cases each year in the United States, making it the fifth most

Assessing Follow-Up Screenings in Childhood Cancer Survivors | Feature

Research has shown that women who are treated with chest radiation for a pediatric malignancy have a significantly increased risk of developing breast cancer at a young

Laparoscopic Gastrectomy for Stomach Cancer | Opinion Article

Approximately 22,000 people are diagnosed with gastric adenocarcinoma each year in the United States. Currently, surgical resection is the only potentially curative treatment for this patient group.

Psychological Intervention Improves Breast Cancer Survival | Opinion Article

Recent research has demonstrated that stress-related psychosocial factors may be associated with the risk of recurrence and death in patients with breast cancer. Evidence has supported the

American Society of Clinical Oncology GI Symposium | Conference Coverage

New research presented at the Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers Symposium from the American Society of Clinical Oncology, or ASCO, from January 22-24, 2010 in Orlando addressed key issues

Improving Survival in Kidney Cancer | Opinion Article

When managing kidney cancer, clinicians have traditionally used a one-size-fits-all approach. However, emerging evidence is demonstrating that all kidney cancer patients are not the same. Likewise, not

Cancer in the Future: Looking Into the Crystal Ball | Feature

New data predict that there will be a significant increase in the number of cancers diagnosed over the next 20 years. What changes should be made to address the growing cancer-care burden?

Applications of Ultrasound in Breast Cancer | Opinion Article

For decades, whole breast radiation therapy has been standard treatment for breast cancer patients following lumpectomy. The goal of radiation treatment is to kill any remaining cancerous

CRC & Follow-Up Screening | Opinion Article

Patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) who undergo potentially curative surgery have been shown to have an increased risk of disease recurrence. To reduce this risk, several professional

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