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Annual Hazard Rates of Recurrence for Breast Cancer September 2017 We used to consider the 5-year mark of relapse-free survival the hallmark of successful anticancer treatment. If it didn't come back by then, the patient was in the clear, right? Unfortunately, the... Read More →
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy September 2017 The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy is among the foremost international journals in antimicrobial research. Our readership includes representatives of academia, industry and health services,... Read More →
Death anxiety interventions in patients with advanced cancer August 2017 Death anxiety is a common issue in adult patients with advanced cancer and can have a large impact on quality of life and end-of-life care. Interventions are available to assist but are scarcely... Read More →
Vasectomy Not Associated With Prostate Cancer July 2017 The authors of this meta-analysis evaluated the association between vasectomy and the risk of prostate cancer in 53 studies including almost 15 million men. There was a weak association found... Read More →
Association Between Patient Age and Lymph Node Positivity in Thin Melanoma July 2017 Study team sought to determine whether there was an association between patient age and lymph node positivity in melanomas that were 0.5-1mm, a group of patients where sentinel lymph node... Read More →
Biologic differences between peripheral and transition zone prostate cancer June 2017 Prostate cancer arises in the transition zone (TZ) in approximately 20–25% of cases. Modern biopsy and surveillance protocols, and advances in prostate cancer imaging, have renewed interest in TZ... Read More →
Predicting Who’s at Risk for Biochemical Relapse in Prostate Cancer June 2017 The development and clinical implementation of prostate cancer biomarkers to guide disease management for men with localized disease remains a challenge, especially in view of the known high rates... Read More →
An Easy Guide to Breast Screening June 2017 A leaflet has been produced by and for women with learning difficulties

An easy guide to breast screening is available to download in PDF format. Read More →
Scientific opinion paper looks at origins of ovarian cancer to help reduce risk of the disease May 2017 National guidelines on removal of the fallopian tubes, at the time of gynaecological or abdominal surgery, for women who have completed their families, should be considered to reduce the incidence... Read More →
New Approach Needed For Bladder Cancer Biomarker May 2017 The clinical problem of bladder cancer is its high recurrence and progression, and that the most sensitive and specific means of monitoring is cystoscopy, which is invasive and has poor patient... Read More →

Resources

Oncology Nurse Advisor January 2018 Oncology Nurse Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers oncology nurses the latest news and trends....
Chemo Calendar January 2018 Chemo Calendar app by Health Monitor Network can track the patient’s symptoms. It captures key symptoms like temperature,...
Cancer Navigator January 2018 Cancer Navigator app was developed by MD Acuity, LLC. The app tracks symptoms during cancer treatment in a graphic...
Mindfulness App January 2018 Create to Heal app developed by the The Women with Wings Foundation helps cancer patients with stress reduction techniques....
Clinical Trial Seek app January 2018 Clinical Trial Seek app is a NIH database of cancer clinical trials. One can search clinical trials in their geographic...
My PearlPoint Cancer Side Effects January 2018 My PearlPoint Cancer Side Effects app provides nutrition guidance from oncology RDs, education articles, clinical trial...
Cancer.net mobile by ASCO January 2018 The Cancer.net mobile app by ASCO provides info on 120 types of cancer, including treatment information, managing side...
Breast Cancer Survivor January 2018 Survivorship encompasses a range of lifestyle approaches to improve wellbeing and survival after a diagnosis of cancer....
Cancer Emergency Response Tool - CERT January 2018 The Cancer Emergency Response Tool (CERT) allows cancer patients to rapidly and effectively manage chemotherapy toxicity...
ONCO Assist January 2018 Oncoassist app was designed by oncologists keeping in mind the clinical needs that arise while treating cancer patients....
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