A comparison of two of the most common combination therapies for locally advanced prostate cancer shows the more aggressive option is linked to a higher rate of survival.
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Marine macroalgae represent a rich source of bioactive compounds that can be implemented in various food, cosmetic, and pharmaceutical products for health improvement.
Cancer patients are known to have an increased risk of thrombosis. As part of the CATS study, MedUni Vienna researchers have now investigated a correlation between an activated immune system in cancer patients and their risk of thrombosis.
Scientists have shown for the first time that immune cells in the urine of bladder cancer patients accurately reflect those in the tumor environment, according to research published today (Wednesday) in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.
In a study published online in JAMA Oncology, the research team found that Latinos with advanced cancer who were assigned their own patient navigator to help them with issues such as end-of-life care planning, pain management, and hospice were more likely to complete an advanced directive than their counterparts who were not assigned a patient navigator.
A new initiative is working to bring access to expanded cancer therapy options to regional South Australia. This follows a Cancer Council Beat Cancer Project grant supporting a team of clinicians from Country Health SA, Flinders University and the Flinders Medical Centre to aid future clinical cancer tele-trials.
A total of 40% of older adults who leave the hospital are discharged to home care or a long-term care facility, which, combined with where they lived before hospitalization, affects their risk of readmission, found a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
The small intestine is a hotbed of microbial activity and a target of probiotic treatments for diarrhea, inflammatory bowel disease, and irritable bowel syndrome, among other conditions.
Patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE) carry a high risk of recurrence. Accordingly, a 16-year Danish prospective cohort study of nearly 74,000 patients with incident VTE concluded that the risk of recurrence is substantial.