Oncology

Reports of high-impact oncology studies by medical professionals

Sorafenib maintenance therapy after allogenic stem cell transplantation reduces relapse rate in FLT3-ITD acute...

1. Sorafenib maintenance therapy following allogenic stem cell transplantation in FLT3-ITD acute myeloid leukemia was associated with significantly lower rates of cancer relapse at...

Fifteen year quality of life outcomes in men with localized prostate cancer: population based...

1. Men diagnosed with localized prostate cancer have lower self-reported quality of life outcomes, particularly sexual function in those who underwent radical prostatectomy. 2. Mental...

Atezolizumab may increase overall survival in patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer

1. Atezolizumab significantly increased overall survival compared to platinum-based combination chemotherapy in participants with untreated metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and high programmed death...

Active malignancy during COVID-19 infection not associated with increased risk of ICU admission, intubation,...

1. There was no significantly increased risk of ICU admission, intubation, or death among hospitalized patients with COVID-19 and active malignancy compared with a...

Sarcopenia associated with reduced muscle mass and strength following liver resection for malignant neoplasms

1. Sarcopenia was an independent risk factor for reduced muscle mass and strength following liver resection for malignant neoplasms. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Sarcopenia is...

Association between Aspirin and other NSAIDs with depression, anxiety, and stress-related disorders following a...

1. Aspirin use before diagnosis of primary malignancy is associated with decreased risk of developing depression, anxiety and stress-related disorders post-diagnosis.  2. Use of Non-aspirin...

Hyperthyroidism is associated with breast cancer risk and mammographic and genetic risk predictors

Hyperthyroidism is associated with breast cancer risk and mammographic and genetic risk predictors 1. Hyperthyroidism was associated with a higher rate of breast cancer among...

Chest radiograph neural network predicts lung cancer in smokers

1. A deep-learning network using chest radiographs and basic demographic information was able to predict lung cancer incidence similar to other high performing models 2....

Addition of bevacizumab to standard therapy improves outcomes in metastatic colorectal cancer

1. Adding bevacizumab to mFOLFOX6 therapy among patients with RAS mutant metastatic colorectal cancer led to an increased rate of liver metastases resection, which...

Selpercatinib may provide an effective response against RET-mutated thyroid cancer

1. Selpercatinib, a highly selective RET kinase inhibitor, was effective in antitumor activity against medullary thyroid cancer. 2. Selpercatinib caused low-grade toxic effects in patients...
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