Seniors have fewer chemotherapy side effects with supportive care program, clinical trial finds
Oct 01, 2021
Patients in the intervention group experienced a 10% reduction in moderate side effects — without significant chemotherapy modifications or dose reductions, investigators say.
Medicare and Medicaid recipients, minorities receive more low-value, aggressive cancer care at end of...
Sep 23, 2021
Investigators found that people of Black and Asian or Pacific Islander race, Hispanic ethnicity, with public insurance status, and who were admitted to an urban teaching hospital were more likely to receive...
Mortality risk increased for MS patients soon after CRC diagnosis
Sep 16, 2021
Associations between MS and all-cause, cancer-specific death partially attenuated after adjustment for disability status
Which cancer patients need a COVID-19 booster shot most?
Sep 07, 2021
NCCN guidance says several groups should be considered eligible immediately for a third dose of either of the mRNA vaccines
FDA warns of heart-related events for arthritis drug Xeljanz and others in its class
Sep 02, 2021
The agency is requiring a warning label on the arthritis and ulcerative colitis drugs Xeljanz and Xeljanz XR (tofacitinib) and two other drugs in this class, citing an increased risk of adverse health...
Risk for psoriasis increased for cancer survivors
Jul 21, 2021
Increased risks seen for survivors of leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, skin cancer, and lung cancer in subgroup analyses
Clinical briefs for Friday, Aug. 6
Aug 06, 2021
Behavioral nudges increase COVID-19 vaccination … Older adults with prostate cancer often die from cardiac diseases, COPD … Level of amyloid beta in mid-life blood test may forecast Alzheimer’s risk...
Low exercise may amplify link between poor sleep, mortality risk
Jun 30, 2021
(HealthDay News) — Poor sleep is associated with increased risks of all-cause and cause-specific mortality, with risk exacerbated among those with insufficient physical activity (PA), according to a...
Heart failure linked to increased incidence of cancer
Jun 29, 2021
Increased rates of cancer seen among women and men and for cancer at multiple sites, including lip, oral cavity, pharynx, respiratory organs
Clinical briefs for Wednesday, June 23
Jun 23, 2021
Half of LTC residents with brain tumor surgery return to community, European study finds … Long-term respiratory multimorbidity increases depression risk … Medicare should run its own study of...