Cancer in Science and News

You may read in this news feed of “cures for cancer” and “cancer prevention.” While there are some true cancer cures, it is usually more accurate to speak of reducing the risk of recurrence or reducing cancer risk. We use risk reduction language wherever possible.

April 21, 2021 — Surge in advanced cancers follows COVID-19 Into 2021 (MedPage Today)

April 21, 2021 — Recent studies explore efficacy of COVID-19 vaccination in patients with leukemia and myeloma (ASCO Post)

April 21, 2021 — Adult survivors of AYA cancers may be more likely to experience medical financial hardship (ASCO Post)

April 21, 2021 — Short-term safety of the [Pfizer] COVID vaccine in patients receiving immunotherapy (ASCO Post)

April 21, 2021 — Image-guided percutaneous thermal ablation for advanced gynecologic cancers (ASCO Post)

April 21, 2021 — Screening and education in melanoma-prone families may improve early detection of disease (ASCO Post)

April 16, 2021 — Early findings show new drug could be ‘gamechanging’ for brain cancer treatment (The Guardian)

April 5, 2021 — Another weapon against metastatic colon cancer? (MedPage Today)

April 1, 2021 — Anesthesiologists' experience key in complex GI cancer surgery?

April 1, 2021 — Hormonal IUD shows promise in early endometrial cancer

March 31, 2021 — Model: Give COVID-19 vaccine to all patients before surgery (MedPage Today)

March 31, 2021 — Stay-at-home orders linked to weight gain (MedPage Today)

March 29, 2021 — Cancer patients respond poorly to first COVID mRNA vax dose (MedPage Today)

March 25, 2021 — The lung microbiome may affect lung cancer pathogenesis and prognosis (ASCO Post)

March 25, 2021 — Fan therapy may relieve breathlessness associated with advanced cancers (ASCO Post)

March 25, 2021 — Study finds more than half of cancer survivors have underlying medical conditions associated with developing severe COVID-19 (ASCO Post)

March 25, 2021 — Female breast cancer surpasses lung cancer as the most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide (ASCO Post)

March 25, 2021 — FDA approves TheraSphere Y-90 Glass Microspheres for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (ASCO Post)

March 19, 2021 — Cardiovascular risk factors are associated with future cancer (JACC)

March 19, 2021 — Advanced cancers are emerging, doctors warn, citing pandemic drop in screenings (New York Times)

March 19, 2021 — Ablative radiation improves outcomes in inoperable pancreatic cancer (MedPage Today)

March 19, 2021 — COVID treatment: what's in, what's out (Medpage Today)

March 19, 2021 — Acupuncture tops usual care for pain in cancer survivors (MedPage Today)

March 16, 2021 — Psychedelic therapy could 'reset' depressed brain (BBC News)

March 12, 2021 — New guideline lowers age to begin colorectal cancer screening (MedPage Today)

March 12, 2021 — Not so sweet: UB study finds increased risk of death among breast cancer patients who drink sugar-sweetened soda (University of Buffalo News Center)

March 12, 2021 — NCCN provides new COVID-19 treatment advice; updates vaccine guidance for cancer patients (NCCN)

March 12, 2021 — Delaying second vaccine dose leaves cancer patients vulnerable to virus (Kings College of London News Centre)

March 12, 2021 — Wait at least this long after COVID for surgery (MedPage Today)

March 12, 2021 — Antibody cocktail seems to prevent family spread of disease in COVID-19 (MedPage Today)

March 12, 2021 — Five-day course of oral antiviral appears to stop SARS-CoV-2 in its tracks (MedPage Today)

March 5, 2021 — 'Obesity paradox' in kidney cancer continues in checkpoint inhibitor era (MedPage Today)

March 5, 2021 — Finasteride use and risk of bladder cancer in a multiethnic population (Journal of Urology)

March 5, 2021 — Ambulatory function and mortality among cancer survivors in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study (AACR)

March 5, 2021 — And the magic number for daily fruit, vegetable intake is... (MedPage Today)

March 5, 2021 — Early effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination with [Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 and Pfizer/BioNTech] vaccines on symptomatic disease, hospitalisations and mortality in older adults in England (MedRxiv)

March 5, 2021 — US health agency will invest $1 billion to investigate ‘long COVID’ (Nature)

March 5, 2021 — Ivermectin disappoints in mild COVID-19 (MedPage Today)

February 27, 2021 — TP53 modifier impresses in early MDS/AML study (MedPage Today)

February 27, 2021 — Gastroesophageal reflux disease: A risk factor for laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (Cancer)

February 27, 2021 — Your road to [COVID] recovery (National Health Service)

February 27, 2021 — Covid-19 vaccine scams grow, leveraging confusion about how to get the shot (Wall Street Journal)

February 26, 2021 — The COVID-19 treatment guidelines panel’s statement on the emergency use authorization of the Bamlanivimab plus Etesevimab combination for the treatment of COVID-19 (NIH)

February 25, 2021 — Telephone-supported depression self-care intervention for cancer survivors (ASCO Post)

February 25, 2021 — Familiarity with complementary and integrative therapies among patients with cancer and caregivers (ASCO Post)

February 24, 2021 — Study puts numbers to 'long COVID' duration, prevalence (MedPage Today)

February 24, 2021 — Fauci unmoved by one-dose COVID vax studies (MedPage Today)

February 20, 2021 — One-third of COVID survivors may have PTSD (MedPage Today)

February 20, 2021 — Vitamin D flops in moderate to severe COVID (MedPage Today)

February 20, 2021 — COVID-19 Update: USDA, FDA underscore current epidemiologic and scientific information indicating no transmission of COVID-19 through food or food packaging (US Food and Drug Administration)

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