Oncology

Reports of high-impact oncology studies by medical professionals

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...

Targeted intraoperative radiotherapy associated with similar outcomes as whote breast post-operative radiotherapy for breast...

1. Targeted intraoperative radiotherapy for breast cancer has comparable long-term cancer-related outcomes as whole breast post-operative radiotherapy, and lower mortality from other causes. Evidence Rating...

Unexpected weight loss warrants investigation for cancer in male ever smokers

1. Unexpected weight loss, in male ever smokers aged 50 and older, meets the 3% predictive value for warranting a cancer investigation. Evidence Rating Level:...

Lung cancer mortality reduction linked to improvements in targeted therapies

1. In this retrospective cohort study, there was an observed decrease in mortality in non-small-cell lung cancer patients that corresponded with the approval of...

Metformin associated with retention of cognitive ability and reduced white matter loss in pediatric...

1. Metformin was found to be safe and tolerable in survivors of pediatric brain tumors. 2. Metformin was associated with retention of memory and processing...

Prior tonsillectomy associated with increased risk of developing esophageal adenocarcinoma #TA

1. Having a prior tonsillectomy was correlated to a greater risk of developing esophageal adenocarcinoma, with an odds ratio of 1.7. Evidence Rating Level: 2...
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