Oncology

Review: Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer

16 Feb, 2019 | 18:18h | UTC

Should we rename low risk cancers? – The BMJ (free)

 

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Study: Suicide Among Cancer Patients

15 Jan, 2019 | 00:13h | UTC

Cancer Statistics, 2019

10 Jan, 2019 | 18:57h | UTC

A systematic review of trial-level meta-analyses measuring the strength of association between surrogate end-points and overall survival in oncology – European Journal of Cancer (free for a limited period)

“we found most surrogates in oncology had low or modest correlation with OS, which suggests that caution should be used when making conclusions based on surrogate markers.”

 


NCCN Guideline: Thyroid Carcinoma

9 Jan, 2019 | 09:56h | UTC

Association Between Reimbursement Incentives and Physician Practice in Oncology: A Systematic Review (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

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Associations Between Breast Cancer Survivorship and Adverse Mental Health Outcomes: A Systematic Review – JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute (free)

Commentary: Adverse Mental Health Outcomes in Breast Cancer Survivors – The ASCO Post (free)

“There is compelling evidence of an increased risk of anxiety, depression and suicide, and neurocognitive and sexual dysfunctions in breast cancer survivors compared with women with no prior cancer.”

 


Review: Silicosis and Lung Cancer

22 Nov, 2018 | 21:34h | UTC

Review: Cancer-Associated Thrombosis

5 Nov, 2018 | 11:51h | UTC

Organic Foods for Cancer Prevention??

26 Oct, 2018 | 02:04h | UTC

Atezolizumab and Nab-Paclitaxel in Advanced Triple-Negative Breast Cancer – New England Journal of Medicine (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: Not So Fast With Immune Therapy For Breast Cancer – Forbes (free) AND Immunotherapy drugs show some promise against breast cancer – STAT (free)

“…the benefit for most women was small, raising questions about whether the treatment is worth its high cost and side effects.” (from STAT)

 


NCCN Guideline: Small Cell Lung Cancer

17 Oct, 2018 | 13:42h | UTC

NCCN Survivorship Care Guideline 2018

17 Oct, 2018 | 13:36h | UTC

Review: Cancer-Associated Thrombosis

16 Oct, 2018 | 21:45h | UTC

Report: Global Cancer Statistics 2018

14 Sep, 2018 | 02:29h | UTC

Are We Being Misled About Precision Medicine? – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

“Doctors and hospitals love to talk about the cancer patients they’ve saved, and reporters love to write about them. But deaths still vastly outnumber the rare successes.”

 


Guideline: Early Palliative Care

2 Sep, 2018 | 02:24h | UTC