Cancer

Oncology & Cancer

Men in China face increasing tobacco-related cancer risks

In China, smoking now causes nearly a quarter of all cancers in adult males. The finding comes from a large study published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, as part of a Special ...

Oncology & Cancer

Social factors may impact young leukemia patients' survival

A new study reveals that insurance status, marital status, and county-level income may affect the chances of survival in young patients with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML). Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer survivors may face unique challenges when trying to adopt

A new study has found that cancer survivors' options for adoption may be limited by adoption agencies' policies. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study also indicates ...

Oncology & Cancer

Sorafenib, sunitinib may pose cardiovascular risk

(HealthDay)—Older kidney cancer patients treated with sorafenib or sunitinib may face an increased risk of cardiovascular adverse events, according to a study published online Oct. 6 in Cancer.

Oncology & Cancer

Current blood cancer drug prices not justified, study finds

The costs associated with cancer drug prices have risen dramatically over the past 15 years, which is of concern to many top oncologists. In a new analysis, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center ...

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