Latest Cancer News

  • Should HER2 Testing Be Routinely Performed in Patients with Gastric Cancer? 12-8-2016...

    The short answer is yes! New evidence-based guidelines for human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) testing in advanced gastric and gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma (GEA) have been released jointly by the [...]

  • ASCO Recommends Early Integration of Palliative Care for Advanced Cancers 12-5-2016...

    The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has updated its guidelines on the integration of palliative care for patients diagnosed with advanced cancer, as well as their caretakers. In essence, [...]

  • Cabometyx™ Improves Time to Cancer Progression as Initial Therapy in Kidney Cancer 12-5-2016...

    The agent Cabometyx™ (cabozantinib) improves anti-cancer responses and time to cancer progression compared to Sutent® (sunitinib) when used as initial therapy for advanced kidney cancer. These results were recently published [...]

  • Duration of Blood Storage Does Not Affect Outcomes for Patients Requiring Blood Transfusions 12-1-2016...

    The length of time that blood is stored prior to a blood transfusion, within normal ranges, does not appear to affect mortality among patients requiring transfusions. These results were recently [...]