Oncology & Cancer

App personalizes impact of delayed cancer treatment

(HealthDay)—The OncCOVID web application may allow clinicians to personalize assessment of the impact of delaying cancer treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published online Oct. 29 in JAMA Oncology.

Medications

Breast cancer medication risk

New research led by Flinders University has found a link between beta-blockers and survival outcomes in some breast cancer patients.

Oncology & Cancer

Starving gut bacteria to improve chemotherapy outcomes

Fasting before chemotherapy drastically increases the number and diversity of bacteria found in the gut and can improve treatment outcomes, a new study by University of Adelaide researchers has found.

Oncology & Cancer

Ultra-fine X-rays target brain cancer cells with precision

A new radiation therapy technique pioneered by scientists from the University of Wollongong's Centre for Medical Radiation Physics (CMRP) has shown promise for improving treatment outcomes in patients with brain cancer.

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