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Standard Screening Practices May Highlight Disparities in Endometrial Cancer

August 5th 2021, 9:00pm

By Darlene Dobkowski, MA

Article

Transvaginal ultrasonography may inaccurately measure uterine lining in Black women, highlighting the potential to assess its use on a case-by-case basis.

Short-Term Memory Recall Decline in AYA Cancer Survivors May Lead to an Increased Risk of Dementia, Alzheimer's

August 5th 2021, 6:36pm

By Colleen Moretti

Article

Experts from the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital advise young-adult childhood cancer survivors to increase their physical activity levels, eat well and stay socially active to reduce their risk of becoming frail and prevent cognitive decline.

Realizing My Daughter Is Here Because of Luck

August 5th 2021, 4:00pm

By Debbie Legault

Article

A caregiver writes about her daughter’s breast cancer odds. “One of the most difficult things I deal with on a daily basis is realizing that I didn’t have to say goodbye to my child because of luck,” she writes.

Social Media and Rare Cancers: Stay Informed, But Tread With Caution

August 5th 2021, 3:00pm

By Brielle Benyon

Podcast

Social media and the internet as a whole can offer a wealth of information and connections for patients with cancer, especially those with rarer diseases. However, patients should always bring the online advice to their health care team, says Dr. Naveen Pemmaraju.

Older Liver Cancer Survivors Are Less Informed About Life After Cancer

August 5th 2021, 1:00pm

By Colleen Moretti

Article

The results, according to the study authors, demonstrate a need to better inform older patients during treatment about survivorship after liver cancer.

Healthy Habits May Offset Genetic Cancer Risk

August 4th 2021, 11:00pm

By Brielle Benyon

Article

When both groups had a similar cancer risk, individuals who adopted healthy lifestyles tended to have a lower cancer incidence than those who did not.

The Basics of MDS: Diagnosis and Staging

August 4th 2021, 9:00pm

By Jamie Cesanek

Article

How are myelodysplastic syndromes diagnosed and staged? What causes them? An expert from Moffit Cancer Center offers insight.

Expert Explains Prognosis Indicators, Treatment Plans in MCL

August 4th 2021, 7:00pm

By Brielle Benyon

Article

Some patients with mantle cell lymphoma can opt for a wait-and-watch approach, while others will need more aggressive treatment.

Smoking Cessation May Provide ‘Huge Benefit’ After Lung Cancer Diagnosis

August 4th 2021, 6:00pm

By Darlene Dobkowski, MA

Article

Patients who quit smoking after receiving a diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer may have an almost two-year survival benefit than those who continued to smoke.

The Game of Cancer

August 4th 2021, 4:00pm

By Julie S. Brokaw

Article

A survivor makes a comparison between cancer and a game. "Our bodies are the box the game comes in. How we deal with our cancer is the game we play," she writes.

Exploring Potential Treatment Options for Rare Cancers

August 4th 2021, 1:01pm

By Debu Tripathy, M.D.

Article

Read more about the current research for the disease, as well as how these advances impact the patients diagnosed with it.

Long-Term Data Show No Survival Benefit Associated With Annual Screening in Women at Low Risk For Ovarian Cancer

August 3rd 2021, 11:00pm

By Ryan McDonald

Article

The results, according to the study authors, demonstrate that screening the general population for tubal and ovarian cancer each year does not result in a survival benefit.

Tobacco Use May Worsen MPN Symptoms

August 3rd 2021, 11:00pm

By Brielle Benyon

Article

Patients with a myeloproliferative neoplasm who smoked tended to have worse quality of life than those who did not.

Financial Burden of Pediatric Cancer Can Cause ‘Trauma’ and Other Long-Term Effects in Survivors

August 3rd 2021, 7:11pm

By Colleen Moretti

Article

Experts urge parents to continue to have conversations with their children about the financial hardships that may occur because of a pediatric cancer diagnosis.

Metastatic Breast Cancer: We Are the Cheated

August 3rd 2021, 4:00pm

By Marissa Holzer

Article

A woman living with metastatic breast cancer writes a poem about her reality.