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Patients' Defensive Thinking May Hinder Colorectal Cancer Screening

Patients' Defensive Thinking May Hinder Colorectal Cancer Screening

1 hour ago   |   MedPageToday

Patients may use specific defensive thinking strategies to avoid colorectal cancer screening, new research suggested. Surveying more than 2,200 patients who had been invited to...
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FDA news: Breast cancer, melanoma agents win fast track, orphan drug status

FDA news: Breast cancer, melanoma agents win fast track, orphan drug status

2 hours ago   |   Healio

The FDA announced several regulatory actions the past few weeks. Here is an overview of decisions that may be relevant to your practice. 1. The agency granted fast track...
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Circulating tumor HPV DNA testing has limitations for diagnosis of oropharynx cancers

Circulating tumor HPV DNA testing has limitations for diagnosis of oropharynx cancers

2 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Circulating tumor tissue-modified viral HPV DNA detected through a new assay appeared associated with nodal disease burden among patients with HPV-positive oropharyngeal...
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Asian, Black patients with lung cancer face longer wait times to radiation treatment

Asian, Black patients with lung cancer face longer wait times to radiation treatment

2 hours ago   |   Healio

Asian and Black patients with lung cancer experienced longer delays to radiation treatment than their white counterparts, according to study results published in Health...
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VIDEO: Botensilimab, balstilimab combination ‘huge innovation' in colorectal cancer subset

VIDEO: Botensilimab, balstilimab combination ‘huge innovation' in colorectal cancer subset

2 hours ago   |   Healio

In a video interview with Healio, Benjamin Schlechter, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, spoke about “the first combination to show efficacy in colorectal cancer in a...
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VIDEO: T-cell-directed therapy targeting HER2 under investigation for solid tumors

VIDEO: T-cell-directed therapy targeting HER2 under investigation for solid tumors

2 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Benjamin Schlechter, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discussed a trial-in-progress investigating autologous T-cell antigen coupler T cells targeting HER2 in relapsed or...
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Omit Digital Rectal Exam in Prostate Cancer Surveillance?

2 hours ago   |   Medscape

The routine use of MRI during active surveillance for prostate cancer obviates the need for another exam that some patients find uncomfortable, an expert panel agreed. Medscape...
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New Trials in Urologic Cancers: Could Your Patient Benefit?

3 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Perhaps one of your patients could benefit from clinical trials that are currently recruiting patients with urologic cancers, including prostate cancer. Medscape Medical News
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Analysis of one- versus two-staged reconstruction in head and neck cancer patients: What are the benefits?

3 hours ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery   |   2 articles

In head and neck oncology, surgical treatment frequently results in microvascular reconstruction. Oncologic resection followed by immediate reconstruction is often accompanied...
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Race and Geography Tied to Breast Cancer Care Delays

3 hours ago   |   Medscape

A recent study suggests the need to target high-risk geographic regions and patient groups to ensure timely breast cancer care. Medscape Medical News
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