News tagged with journal of clinical oncology

Surgery doesn't up pediatric neuroblastoma outcomes

(HealthDay)—For pediatric patients with stage 4 neuroblastoma, surgery of the primary tumor site has no impact on outcomes, according to a study published online Jan. 2 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Jan 15, 2013
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Alkylating agent linked to therapy-related leukemia

(HealthDay)—For patients treated for Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL), cumulative doses of alkylating agent (AA) is associated with the risk of therapy-related acute myeloid leukemia/myelodysplastic syndrome (t-AML/MDS), ...

Jan 15, 2013
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Radiation therapy use low in end-stage cancer

(HealthDay)—Although the overall use of radiation treatment among elderly end-stage cancer patients is low during their final month of life, many receive more than 10 days of treatment, according to a study ...

Jan 13, 2013
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E-mail prompts improve code status documentation

(HealthDay)—For patients with advanced lung cancer, prompting oncologists via e-mail successfully improved both the rate and timing of outpatient code status documentation in patients' electronic health ...

Jan 05, 2013
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