Oncology & Cancer

2021 USPSTF lung cancer screening criteria expand eligibility

(HealthDay)—The 2021 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) criteria for lung cancer screening increase eligibility compared with earlier screening criteria, with reduced racial disparity, according to a study published ...

Oncology & Cancer

COVID-19 booster shot helps vast majority of cancer patients

Most cancer patients who had no measurable immune response after being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 were helped by a third vaccine dose, according to a new study by investigators at the Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center ...

Oncology & Cancer

Breast cancer risk in African-Americans tied to genetic variations

Two gene variants found in African American women may explain why they are more likely to be diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) than white women of European ancestry, according to Weill Cornell Medicine and ...

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