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Anthracycline chemotherapy and the targeted therapy trastuzumab can harm women’s hearts.
Experts from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance share lessons learned from early experiences treating people with cancer during COVID-19 outbreak.
This research follows a trend in targeting cancer not only from inside the disease, but also from the tissue ecosystem surrounding it.
In a recent study, the test could even identify the particular cancer’s location in the body with a high level of accuracy.
Scientists just have to find the right chemotherapy to treat children with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma.
A third of patients treated with Opdivo plus Yervoy experienced complete or partial tumor remission.
The crowd-sourced effort has yielded unexpected findings about angiosarcoma, a disease that’s been difficult to study because it is so rare.
In support of precision medicine, a new method enables scientists to separate cancer-driving mutations from passengers.
Findings show it’s possible to identify these patients in advance, helping them to focus on other effective clinical trials of treatments.
Researchers attribute this promising shift to the introduction of nearly a dozen new treatments for this form of skin cancer.
Alabama state pandemic guidance advises denying ventilators for use by people with metastatic cancer, AIDS and end-stage liver disease.
Instead of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, they suggest calling it metabolic-associated fatty liver disease.
A study out of China found cancer patients had a higher coronavirus risk, possibly because of hospital visits.
“As far as we know, immunotherapy on its own would not make patients more susceptible to COVID-19."
Removing surrounding tissue adds ammunition to battle against lethal disease, a UCSF-led study shows.
Clinical trials are looking at new therapeutic opportunities and at ways to boost the effectiveness of current immunotherapy treatments.
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