• Drug improves survival in metastatic breast cancer

    22 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    The drug palbociclib, used in combination with standard treatment, improved survival for women with hormone receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer, according to a large phase III clinical trial.
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  • Head and neck cancer survivors more likely to commit suicide

    22 days ago - By News Medical

    Despite improved survival rates among cancer patients, the risk of death by suicide remains high, especially among those treated for head and neck cancers.
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  • Prolonged ADT may improve survival in high-Gleason grade prostate cancer

    22 days ago - By Healio

    Prolonged androgen deprivation therapy was associated with improved survival among men with Gleason grade groups 4 and 5 prostate cancer, but optimal treatment durations varied, according to findings from a meta-analysis of patient outcomes.
    Amar U. Kishan, MD, assistant professor of radiation oncology and urology at University of California, Los Angeles, and colleagues analyzed data on 593 men with Gleason grade group 4 and 399 men with Gleason grade group 5 prostate cancer who had been enrolled in six randomized controlled trials. Clinicians followed the men for a median of 6.4
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