Oncology

Reports of high-impact oncology studies by medical professionals

Quick Take: 2-cm versus 4-cm surgical excision margins for primary cutaneous melanoma thicker than...

The ideal surgical excision margin for patients with thick (>2 mm) localized cutaneous melanomas is unclear, where the risk of recurrence must be weighed...

Quick Take: Association between androgen deprivation therapy use and diagnosis of dementia in men...

Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is used in the treatment of prostate cancer, either alone or in combination with other treatment modalities. ADT, however, is...

Recombinant zoster vaccine reduced incidence of herpes zoster in autologous stem cell transplant recipients

1. In this randomized controlled trial, autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation patients who received 2 recombinant zoster vaccine doses had reduced incidence of herpes...

Recombinant zoster vaccine reduced incidence of herpes zoster in autologous stem cell transplant recipients

 1. In this randomized controlled trial, autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation patients who received 2 recombinant zoster vaccine doses had reduced incidence of herpes...

Quick Take: Physical activity trajectories and mortality

While numerous studies have previously examined associations between physical activity and mortality, cardiovascular disease and certain cancers, the majority of this evidence has been...

Quick Take: Investigating causal relations between sleep traits and risk of breast cancer in...

Previous studies have provided evidence for an association between circadian disruption and breast cancer risk. However, studies examining sleep traits such as chronotypes, insomnia...

Quick Take: Pexidartinib versus placebo for advanced tenosynovial giant cell tumour (ENLIVEN)

Tenosynovial giant cell tumor (TGCT) is a rare mesenchymal neoplasm that arises in the joints, bursae, or tendon sheaths. The standard treatment is surgical...

Quick Take: Treatment Outcomes of Immune-Related Cutaneous Adverse Events

Immune-checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) have significantly improved outcomes in a variety of malignancies. Immune-related adverse events, however, are common and may lead to treatment discontinuation...

Quick Take: Safety and Efficacy of the Addition of Lapatinib to Perioperative Chemotherapy for...

Current international guidelines recommend a combination of perioperative chemotherapy and surgery in the treatment of operable gastroesophageal cancer. However, given high mortality rates in...

Quick Take: Assessment of the Safety of Pembrolizumab in Patients With HIV and Advanced...

Immunotherapies such as anti-PD-1 (anti-programmed cell death 1) and anti-PD-L1 (anti-programmed cell death ligand 1) are effective in treating numerous malignancies. The safety and...
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