Oncology & Cancer

Experts call for better cancer tests to tailor treatment

Greater use of cancer tests is the key to tailoring use of new treatments for patients more precisely and so increasing their chances of being recommended for use within the NHS, experts say.

Oncology & Cancer

Quality of treatment for lung cancer varies widely across US

Treatment for lung cancer is rapidly evolving, with new technologies and research-proven procedures. However, a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found the quality of care for lung cancer in ...

Oncology & Cancer

Novel T cell receptor therapy shows early anti-tumor activity

Afamitresgene autoleucel (afami-cel; formerly ADP-A2M4), an adoptive T cell receptor (TCR) therapy targeting the MAGE-A4 cancer antigen, achieved clinically significant results for patients with multiple solid tumor types ...

Medications

Legalization of medical marijuana beneficial for cancer patients

Legalization of medical marijuana is associated with a reduction in opioid dispensing and pain-related hospital events among adults receiving treatment for newly diagnosed cancers, according to a study published online Dec. ...

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