Cancer mortality in the U.S. reached a new low in 2018, representing a 27% decrease over the past 25 years. (American Cancer Society)
Does posttraumatic stress disorder increase the risk of cancer? (Journal of Neuroscience)
Smoking adversely affected response to treatment for bladder cancer. (BJU International)
Despite geographic variation, global colorectal cancer mortality is expected to increase at least through 2035, and North America will be one of the drivers. (International Journal of Cancer)
In preclinical studies, a 3D-printed filter showed promise for capturing excess chemotherapy in blood as a potential way to reduce toxicity. (University of California Berkeley, American Chemical Society)
BRCA cancer mutations — not just for women. (Spanish National Cancer Research Center)
The American Society of Clinical Oncology published its first-ever guidance on proper handling of hazardous drugs.
Increased suicide risk after cancer diagnosis was confirmed in a new study, although it remains rare among patients. (Cancer)
GE Healthcare and Vanderbilt University Medical Center said they’ll collaborate on work to develop artificial intelligence-based methods to identify patients whose cancers are best suited for immunotherapy.
An artificial intelligence program outperformed cancer experts for identifying precancerous cervical lesions. (National Cancer Institute)
Depending on their age, from one third to more than half of American women did not adhere to cervical cancer screening recommendations. (Mayo Clinic, Journal of Women’s Health)
Genetic variations appear to determine how vitamin E supplements influence cancer risk. (Science Daily)
For cancer patients, dressing up may be more for dignity than for style. (ASCO Connection)