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Colorectal Cancer Is on the Rise in Younger Patients

So, if you're a smoker, get help and stop. Today. Diet also plays a big role in colorectal cancer ... less to drink, and they taste better than they used to. During the exam, you get medications to pu... read more

CAR T-Cell Therapy in Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients

Copelan, MD, Chair of the Department of Hematologic Oncology and Blood Disorders at the Levine Cancer Institute ... in non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) patients and how these therapies might improve upon th... read more

Half of elderly colorectal cancer patients receiving value-less treatment

A study published online ahead of print in the journal Medical Care shows that over a recent 10-year period, the rate of metastatic colorectal ... patients older than age 75 whose cancer had spread. " ... read more

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Is anyone too old to be treated for cancer?

Recently, our Senior Adult Oncology Center team evaluated two cancer patients. Both had colorectal ... the standard of care guidelines say to administer chemotherapy, but these guidelines were based o... read more


Obesity-related cancers rising in U.S. young adults

The researchers analyzed data from a central database of state cancer ... young adults. “Less than half of primary care physicians regularly assess body mass index despite national screening recommend... read more

Doctors knock out sheep to discover anesthesia's dark side, from delirium to cancer-proliferating immune suppression

Beneath green surgical sheets and a tangle of tubes, a healthy young ewe is undergoing a heart-lung bypass procedure to help answer ... involving 5,700 patients randomized to receive either type of an... read more

Obesity-related cancers on rise in young adults

The researchers analyzed data from a central database of state cancer ... young adults. “Less than half of primary care physicians regularly assess body mass index despite national screening recommend... read more

Early Warning Signs of Colon Cancer

So says Rick Osterberg, 45, who was declared cancer ... colorectal cancer screening at age 45, a recommendation that Pappou says the ACS recently lowered from age 50 to help address the rise in ... read more

Are we winning the war on cancer?

Thus a Belfast postcode means a cancer patient will not receive the same standard ... care for older people with patients over the age of 65 frequently receiving less therapeutic intervention for brea... read more

In NYC and Around the Country, Racial Skew Hampers Trials for New Medicines and Treatments

The authors found enrollment in cancer trials to be low for all groups of patients. But “racial and ethnic minorities, women, and the elderly were less likely to enroll than were Whites, men, and youn... read more

Half of elderly colorectal cancer patients receiving wasted treatment

29, 2016 – During a recent 10-year period the rate of metastatic colorectal cancer ... patients paid approximately $16,000 in out-of-pocket costs for care in 2009, compared with $11,000 in 2000. Patie... read more



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