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Marked Saturday, February 4, this year’s World Cancer Day encourages efforts to reduce disparities in cancer care.
People who began an exercise program after completing chemotherapy saw similar but delayed benefits.
Older people, immunocompromised people and those with underlying health conditions can benefit most from additional shots.
Adding an AKT inhibitor to fulvestrant doubled progression-free survival for patients with HR-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer.
For people who are newly diagnosed or undergoing active treatment, there is little specific dietary guidance, but new evidence is emerging.
Incidence rates increased for kidney and testicular cancers and for advanced-stage prostate cancer in almost all racial/ethnic populations.
The newer targeted therapy zanubrutinib works better and has fewer side effects than the older ibrutinib.
Research at #ASH22 calls into question longstanding assumptions and charts a path for gentler therapies.
Patients whose treatment was guided by measurement of tumor cells in the blood had improved survival outcomes.
Most women who interrupted endocrine therapy were able to conceive, and more than 60% gave birth.
Research also showed that treatment before surgery benefits patients with HER2-low breast cancer.
Expert panel recommends complementary approaches including acupuncture, yoga and massage, but more research is needed.
Black women were more likely to benefit than white women if treated at an earlier disease stage but less likely at a later stage.
Information and resources catering to their identities may address disparities and help LGBTQI+ people better navigate cancer care.
Treatment-experienced people who received the antibody-drug conjugate lived three months longer than those who got more chemotherapy.
As the new editor-in-chief of Cancer Health, Trent Straube is honored to amplify stories of survivors, families, advocates and more.
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