Chemotherapy

Vaccine Combo 'provocative' As Cervical Cancer Treatment

]]>(MedPage Today) -- Administration of a therapeutic vaccine during chemotherapy led to tumor regression in a substantial proportion of patients with advanced human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive cervical cancer, a preliminary clinical trial...
Related topics: Vaccines, Cervical Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Clinical Trials

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Rush Limbaugh Shares A Health Update: 'the Chemo Drugs Are Working'

Conservative icon Rush Limbaugh shared an update on his health with his radio listeners on Friday as he is battling stage 4 lung cancer: "The chemo drugs are working."Limbaugh, who took several days off from his show, assured his audience, "I'm...
Related topics: Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology

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Cold Caps Combat Hair Loss From Chemotherapy

Hair loss from chemotherapy can be prevented with cold caps, but scalp hypothermia has some downsides and may not be acceptable to all patients.
Related topics: Cancer

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Brentuximab Benefit In Hodgkin's Extends To All Subgroups

]]>(MedPage Today) -- The ECHELON-1 trial was an international, phase III trial comparing initial treatment in stage III/IV Hodgkin's lymphoma with either standard ABVD chemotherapy (doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine, dacarbazine) or a new...
Related topics: Lymphoma, Cancer

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Heartless Mil's Reaction To Woman's Newly Shaven Head For Chemo Is Next-level Cruel

Post by Genny Glassman. Needless to say, hair is a pretty important thing to most women. No matter if you cut it, dye it, wear it down, or throw it up into a pony, the way you wear your hair can completely change how you feel about yourself. It's...
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The Solitude Of Self-quarantine Is Both Terrifying And Lovely

In the summer of 2016, I had my cancerous tits cut off and began six rounds of chemo to catch any stray illness my body might still be secretly housing. Because chemotherapy works by killing perfectly good white blood cells along with the cancerous...
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The Possibilities Of Pembrolizumab Plus Chemo In Breast Cancer

Dr Alan Lyss reviews I-SPY2 and other studies of pembrolizumab plus chemotherapy in breast cancer patients. Medscape Oncology
Related topics: Cancer, Breast Cancer, Oncology

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Neoadjuvant Chemo Doesn't Mean Faster Tx In Breast Ca

]]>(MedPage Today) -- Although there are clear indications for the use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) in breast cancer, that it can be started and finished quickly shouldn't be one of them, researchers conducting a national database study...
Related topics: Cancer, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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An Infectious Disease Doctor Answers Your Covid-19 And Coronavirus Questions

Being a specialist in infectious diseases right now is an interesting experience. Added to the usual challenges of our everyday practice — caring for people receiving transplants or chemotherapy, those with HIV, surgical infections, tropical...
Related topics: Cancer, HIV, Virus

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Asco Backs Recycled Meds; Will Superbugs Threaten Chemo? No 6-week Keytruda

]]>(MedPage Today) -- The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) announced its support for drug repository programs as a way to reduce costs and waste, with the stipulation that they be for oral medications only, "are maintained within a...
Related topics: American Society Of Clinical Oncology, Cancer, Oncology

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Addition Of Immunotherapy To Standard Treatment For Advanced Stage Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Is...

Research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows administering the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab together with chemotherapy given at the same time as radiation treatment (chemoradiation) is safe and tolerable as a first-line therapy for...
Related topics: Lung Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Exercise During Chemo, Activity Breaks Enhance Mood, Reducing Diabetes Risk In African American Men...

If you're looking for health and fitness story ideas, view these research highlights from Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews and Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise(r), ACSM's flagship research journal.
Related topics: Cancer, Diabetes, African-American, Medical Research

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How Can We Counter Misinformation From “chemo Truthers”?

Denial of the benefits of chemotherapy is very prevalent in "natural health" movements. This denial is based on fear mongering, pseudoscience, and conspiracy theories and thus shares many similarities with the antivaccine movement. How can the...
Related topics: Cancer, Conspiracy Theories

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Roll Up Your Sleeve And Donate Blood For Cancer Patients

TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 -- Many people don't realize that cancer patients are in constant need of blood supplies. Chemotherapy and radiation treatments for cancer can damage the body's ability to produce healthy blood cells and cause potentially...
Related topics: Blood Donation, Cancer, Oncology

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Texas Teen Newt Johnson Grows Out His Hair For Sister Undergoing Chemotherapy, School Tells Him To...

A Texas teenager who is growing out his hair for his younger sister, who is losing her own hair to chemotherapy, has chosen to withdraw from school rather than accede to the school’s demands to cut it, CNN reports. Newt Johnson, 16, is the...
Related topics: Cancer, CNN

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Cetuximab Harmful For Operable Crc Liver Metastases

]]>(MedPage Today) -- Adding cetuximab (Erbitux) to perioperative chemotherapy worsened survival for colorectal cancer (CRC) patients with operable liver metastases, long-term results from a randomized trial showed. With over 5 years of follow-up...
Related topics: Liver Cancer, Cancer, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology

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Cardiac Echo Tracks Checkpoint Inhibitor Damage

]]>(MedPage Today) -- The same echocardiographic marker of cardiac toxicity for standard chemotherapy was also telling for heart injury from immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs), a retrospective case-control study showed. Global longitudinal...
Related topics: Cancer, Medical Research

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Aha News: Millions Are Learning To Live With Heart Failure

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- It was almost six years to the day after Aimee Rodriguez-Zepeda completed her chemotherapy that doctors listened to her heart and gave her the bad news. "I was exhausted," she said. "They...
Related topics: Heart Failure, Cancer

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Rush Limbaugh Has Been Diagnosed With Advanced Lung Cancer

Rush Limbaugh announced on his radio program today that he has been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. The radio show host expects that he will miss some shows because he will be either undergoing chemotherapy treatment or recovering. Limbaugh...
Related topics: Lung Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Spoilers For ‘the Young And The Restless’: Cassie Visits Sharon

Bombshell new The Young and the Restless spoilers reveal that as Sharon prepares herself for her first chemotherapy treatment, she receives an otherworldly visit from her late daughter, Cassie. Sharon (Sharon Case) has kept her breast cancer...
Related topics: Cancer, Breast Cancer, Oncology

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