Oncology & Cancer

Comparing chemical and surgical castration for prostate cancer

Surgical castration to remove the testicles (orchiectomy) of men with metastatic prostate cancer was associated with lower risks for adverse effects compared with men who underwent medical castration with gonadotropin-releasing ...

Cardiology

Risk of blood clots in veins hereditary

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is the third most common type of cardiovascular disease after coronary heart disease and stroke. Researchers at the Centre for Primary Health Care Research in Malmo have mapped the significance ...

Oncology & Cancer

Drugs to treat anemia in cancer patients linked to thromboembolism

Medications frequently given to cancer patients to reduce their risk of anemia are associated with an increased risk of deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism, according to new research led by Dawn Hershman, M.D, M.S., ...

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