How providers communicate medical bills to payers and patients, mandated by the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, still did not help patients and health care professionals in understanding differences in cost.
A brief, multimodal psychosocial intervention for caregivers of patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation could improve their quality of life, caregiving burden and anxiety and depression symptoms.
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have found an increase in alcohol consumption among cancer survivors that warrants further study and possible alcohol consumption screenings prior to treatment.
Researchers from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center found that the use of supplements, besides a multivitamin, while patients were being treated with chemotherapy increased their risk for breast cancer recurrence or death.
Despite differences in tumors, the addition of CDK 4/6 inhibitors to endocrine therapy showed a benefit in patients with hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, advanced or metastatic breast cancer compared with endocrine therapy alone.