Potential Overdiagnosis of Basal Cell Carcinoma in Older Patients With Limited ...
More patients are diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma (BCC) in the United States each year than all other cancers combined—more than 2.5 million BCCs compared with 1.7 million other cancers.1- 3 Most of these BCCs occur in people aged 65 years and ...
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association - Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:07

Treatment Considerations in Renal Cell Carcinoma
In renal cell carcinoma (RCC), there are many variables to consider that can impact care, including medication costs, testing frequency, and management of treatment-related side effects. Brian Rini, MD, notes that the medication costs associated with ...
OncLive - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:41

Surgery remains 'gold standard' for basal cell carcinoma
... Ovid MEDLINE, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials and Cochrane Database of Systemic Reviews — to identify randomized controlled trials, systematic reviews or comparative studies that focused on treatment for basal cell carcinoma (BCC).
Healio - Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:23

Everolimus plus exemestane extended PFS in invasive lobular carcinoma
SAN FRANCISCO — The addition of everolimus to exemestane significantly prolonged PFS in a subset of patients with HR-positive, HER-2–negative advanced breast cancer who had invasive lobular carcinoma at baseline, according to a subanalysis of the ...
Healio - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:07

Verrucous Carcinoma
Epidemiology: Verrucous carcinoma is found more often in individuals with a history of smoking, and this type of cancer appears to affect males more often in the age range of 55 or older who have used spit tobacco, pan, bidis, or smoked cigarettes for ...
RDH - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:41

Are you surprised that targeted therapeutics for metastatic renal cell ...
A study published recently in Urologia Internationalis (online ahead of print) found that the advent of targeted therapeutic agents for treating metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC)—which began with the FDA approval of sorafenib in 2005—has not led ...
Renal and Urology News - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:11

Renal Carcinoma Rates Increase Among Children
Researchers noted an increase in thyroid cancer, especially among adolescents and those living in the Northeast, South and West regions of the U.S. Renal carcinomas also increased significantly. The study provides data on previously unreported trends ...
eNews Park Forest - Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:15

Month highlights importance of early detection
Daily Journal Online - Mon, 08 Sep 2014 04:48

Childhood Kidney, Thyroid Cancer Rates Up
WebMD - Mon, 08 Sep 2014 05:56

Renal and Thyroid Cancers on the Rise in US Children
Doctors Lounge - Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:37

Pemetrexed plus cisplatin active in advanced, recurrent cervical carcinoma
Miller and colleagues sought to estimate the antitumor activity of pemetrexed (Alimta, Lilly) in combination with cisplatin in 54 patients (median age, 46 years; 54% white) with advanced, persistent or recurrent carcinoma of the cervix. The majority of ...
Healio - Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:13

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