Cancer in Science and News

You may read in this news feed of “cures for cancer” and “cancer prevention.” While there are some true cancer cures, it is usually more accurate to speak of reducing the risk of recurrence or reducing cancer risk. We use risk reduction language wherever possible.

January 21, 2022 — Cancer treatment may inhibit immune response to COVID-19 vaccination (Mayo Clinic News Network)

January 21, 2022 — H1-antihistamines reduce the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, or dual hepatitis B virus-hepatitis C virus infection (Journal of Clinical Oncology)

January 21, 2022 — Association between coffee drinking and endometrial cancer risk: A meta-analysis (The Journal of Obstretrics and Gynecology Research)

January 21, 2022 — Impact of a healthy lifestyle on risk of developing cancer, cardiovascular disease, or type 2 diabetes (ASCO Post)

January 21, 2022 — Study reveals gaps in code status discussions among patients with high-risk AML (ASCO)

January 21, 2022 — Report describes identification of a novel therapeutic target for multiple myeloma (ASCO Post)

January 20, 2022 — Palliative care use among commercially insured U.S. patients with metastatic cancer: 2001–2016 (ASCO Post)

January 20, 2022 — Study examines role of psychological distress in AYA cancer survivors (ASCO Post)

January 20, 2022 — Immunogenicity of COVID-19 BNT162b2 mRNA vaccine booster in patients with cancer receiving active treatment (The ASCO Post)

January 19, 2022 — Does Geography Play a Role in Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer in Young Black Men? (ASCO)

January 18, 2022 — Revealed: many common omega-3 fish oil supplements are ‘rancid’ (The Guardian)

January 14, 2022 — Sedentary cancer survivors see far worse survival (MedPage)

January 14, 2022 — Which fully vaccinated adults are most at risk of severe COVID? (MedPage)

January 14, 2022 — We need to wear mask (Vox)

January 10, 2022 — How does diet affect growth of tumors (Technology Network: Cancer Research)

January 6, 2022 — Smoking cessation after lung cancer diagnosis may improve overall survival (ASCO Post)

January 6, 2022 — COVID-19 vaccination and breakthrough infections in patients with cancer (Annals of Oncology)

January 6, 2022 — Most advanced colon cancer patients experience financial hardship (MedPage)

January 4, 2022 — CBD reduces glioblastoma’s size, supportive environment in experimental model (Science Daily)

December 31, 2021 — Could mRNA vaccines be the next frontier of cancer treatment? (NBC News)

December 31, 2021 — Encouraging early start for novel drug for triple-negative breast cancer (MedPage)

December 23, 2021 — Potential impact of nurse navigation program in achieving equitable care and outcomes in patients with aggressive large b-cell lymphoma (ASCO)

December 23, 2021 — Brief interventions target depression in young breast cancer survivors (MedPage)

December 17, 2021 — Henry Ford Surgeons perform world’s first precision prostatectomy with unique approach (Henry Ford Health System)

December 17, 2021 — New NCCN Guidelines help patients better understand and participate in the care of their cervical cancer (NCCN News Details)

December 17, 2021 — First FDA approval for prevention of acute graft vs host disease (MedPage)

December 17, 2021 — Liquid biopsy provides accurate, fast dx of HPV-associated head and neck cancer (MedPage Today)

December 17, 2021 — Fear keeping some cancer patients from getting the COVID-19 vaccination (UT Health)

December 13, 2021 — Medicine's Wellness Conundrum (The New Yorker)

December 10, 2021 — Cannabis---not so great for catching Z's (MedPage)

December 10, 2021 — Shape-shifting as an end-of-life doula during COVID (MedPage)

December 10, 2021 — Researchers identify significant differences in tumor characteristics between younger and older patients with cancer (ASCO Post)

December 10, 2021 — Fully vaccinated patients with multiple myeloma: rates of SARS–COV-2 breakthrough infection and hospitalization (ASCO Post)

December 10, 2021 — Response to third dose of [Pfizer] vaccine in patients with solid tumors undergoing active treatment (ASCO Post)

December 10, 2021 — Risk-reducing medications for breast cancer are becoming safer and more tolerable (ASCO Post)

December 10, 2021 — Duration of endocrine therapy in breast cancer: How much of a good thing is too much? (ASCO Post)

December 4, 2021 — To elect or forego radiation therapy: An informed decision for patients with breast cancer (ASCO)

December 4, 2021 — Can anti-histamines influence response to immunotherapy? (ASCO Post)

December 4, 2021 — Does Yoga improve quality of life in men with prostate cancer (ASCO Post)

December 4, 2021 — Wide variety of immune-mediated conditions tied to cancer (MedPage)

December 4, 2021 — NCCN reverses on guideline change for surveillance in prostate cancer (MedPage)

December 3, 2021 — Why is DOJ cracking down on electroacupuncture [devices] (MedPage)

December 3, 2021 — FDA approves new imaging drug to help identify ovarian cancer lesions (FDA)

November 27, 2021 — Payer coverage of integrative medicine interventions for symptom control in patients with cancer (ASCO Reading Room)

November 27, 2021 — Does immunotherapy late in the day affect survival in melanoma? (MedPage)

November 27, 2021 — Fasting-mimicking diet is safe, may modulate metabolism and boost antitumor immunity in cancer patients (American Association for Cancer Research)

November 27, 2021 — The colon cancer conundrum [in younger adults] (Scientific American)

November 27, 2021 — COVID-19 booster shot helps vast majority of cancer patients (Albert Einstein College of Medicine)

November 27, 2021 — SARS-CoV-2 vaccines safe and immunogenic in most people with cancer (Massachusetts General Hospital)

November 26, 2021 — Tumor spill common in minimally invasive hysterectomies for endometrial cancer (MedPage)

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