The developments in the world of oncology keep evolving round the clock. We try our best to put together these advances for a quick overview. These updates cover wide range of topics and pack in most recent publications in the domain.
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A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study
It is the cancer burden overtime at the global and national levels, measured in the incidence
Association of Breast Cancer Irradiation With Cardiac Toxic Effects
To promptly recognize and manage cardiovascular (CV) risk factors before, during, and after cancer treatment,
Results From the PROSINT Phase 2 Randomized Clinical Trial
Safety and Efficacy of Virtual Prostatectomy With Single-Dose Radiotherapy in Patients With Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer
Nonadherence and discontinuation of adjuvant endocrine therapy among young women
Premature discontinuation of hormonal treatment was found to be associated with increased recurrence
Effect of COVID -19 pandemic on surgical care of breast cancer in Kerala
A single-centre retrospective study was conducted to evaluate the effect of Covid19 on surgical care for patients with breast cancer
Surveillance Mammography for Older Patients
develop consensus guidelines facilitating tailored decision-making for routine surveillance mammography
The Importance of Patient-Reported Outcomes
As cancer care professionals, we care deeply about our patients’ symptoms. Indeed, symptom management is a cornerstone of oncology practice
Primary Palliative Care Education in Specialty Oncology Training
he value of speciality palliative care, with the layers of support it provides for patients and families
Natural Language Processing to Assess Functional Status of Patients With Colorectal Cancer
Assessing a patient’s functional status is critical for determining cancer prognosis, treatment, and clinical trial eligibility
Prevalence of Surface Contamination With SARS-CoV-2 in a Radiation Oncology Clinic
The outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection has resulted in a global pandemic
FDA Approves First Liquid Biopsy Next-Generation Sequencing Companion Diagnostic Test
The U.S. FDA approved the first liquid biopsy companion diagnostic that also uses next-generation sequencing
Presence of ctDNA and CTCs After Chemotherapy and Recurrence of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Association of Circulating Tumor DNA and Circulating Tumor Cells After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy with….
Evaluation of First-line Radiosurgery vs Whole-Brain Radiotherapy for Small Cell Lung Cancer Brain Metastases
What outcomes are associated with stereotactic radiosurgery alone for ….
Nivolumab vs Bevacizumab in Patients With Recurrent Glioblastoma
Does programmed cell death 1 immune checkpoint inhibition with nivolumab improve overall survival compared with bevacizumab treatment for patients with recurrent glioblastoma?
Anti–PD-1 and Toxic Effects From Immune-Related Adverse Events of Ipilimumab for Metastatic Melanoma
Is anti–programmed cell death 1 antibody (PD-1) therapy associated with …
Association of Sedentary Behavior With Cancer Mortality in Middle-aged /Older US Adults
Accelerometry associated with future risk of cancer mortality in middle-aged …
Cancer Spectrum in Men With Germline BRCA1 and BRCA2 Pathogenic Variants
Results From the Consortium of Investigators of Modifiers of BRCA1/2 (CIMBA)
Leveraging Social Determinants of Health to Improve Cancer Screening
The costs of interventions leveraging social determinants of health to improve breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer
Targeted Oncogene Therapy Before Surgery in Pediatric Patients With Advanced Invasive Thyroid Cancer
Is It Time for a Paradigm Shift?
AI Makes Inroads Into Oncology Practice
Oncology practices large and small are starting to tap into the power of data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) to help identify patients at risk of relapse or adverse effects (AEs) and to assist in making clinical decisions on care.