Cancer

End-of-life talks aid in Latino advance care planning

Communication about end-of-life care can improve how likely Latino patients with terminal cancer are to sign a do-not-resuscitate (DNR) order, helping to close the gap with white patients, according to research by Weill Cornell ...

May 20, 2016
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Microbiome linked to infectious complications in AML

(HealthDay)—For patients with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) undergoing induction chemotherapy (IC), gastrointestinal microbiome composition is associated with infectious complications, according to a study published ...

May 09, 2016
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Cancer may drive health problems as people age

A new study indicates that cancer may have negative impacts on both the physical and mental health of individuals as they age. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the ...

May 09, 2016
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