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Review: Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian and colorectal cancer

7 May, 2021 | 08:23h | UTC

Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Ovarian and Colorectal Cancer: A Review – JAMA Oncology (free for a limited period)

 


Cohort study: Sugar-sweetened beverage intake in adulthood and adolescence linked to increased risk of early-onset colorectal cancer among women

7 May, 2021 | 08:22h | UTC

Sugar-sweetened beverage intake in adulthood and adolescence and risk of early-onset colorectal cancer among women – Gut

Commentaries: Daily intake of two or more sugar-sweetened drinks associated with higher bowel cancer risk – BMJ AND Expert reaction to study looking at sugary drinks intake and incidence of early-onset colorectal cancer among women – Science Media Centre

 


Short review: How to diagnose and manage QT prolongation in cancer patients

7 May, 2021 | 08:18h | UTC

How to Diagnose and Manage QT Prolongation in Cancer Patients – JACC: CardioOncology

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


USPSTF Draft Statement: Insufficient evidence to recommend multivitamin supplements for the prevention of CVD or cancer. The statement also recommends against the use of beta-carotene (increases risk of CVD mortality and lung cancer) or vitamin E (clear evidence of no benefit)

5 May, 2021 | 08:30h | UTC

Draft Recommendation Statement: Vitamin, Mineral, and Multivitamin Supplementation to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer – U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Draft Evidence Review: Vitamin, Mineral, and Multivitamin Supplementation to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer

 


ASCO Guideline Update: Appropriate systemic therapy dosing for obese adult patients with cancer

5 May, 2021 | 08:27h | UTC

Appropriate Systemic Therapy Dosing for Obese Adult Patients With Cancer: ASCO Guideline Update – Journal of Clinical Oncology

 


Final Survival Analysis: Apalutamide in Patients With Metastatic Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer

4 May, 2021 | 08:26h | UTC

Apalutamide in Patients With Metastatic Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer: Final Survival Analysis of the Randomized, Double-Blind, Phase III TITAN Study – Journal of Clinical Oncology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


ACG Clinical Guideline: Diagnosis and Management of Idiosyncratic Drug-Induced Liver Injury – antimicrobials, herbal and dietary supplements, and anticancer therapeutics are the most common classes of agents

3 May, 2021 | 05:22h | UTC

ACG Clinical Guideline: Diagnosis and Management of Idiosyncratic Drug-Induced Liver Injury – The American Journal of Gastroenterology

 


Review: Evolution and Current Status of the Multidisciplinary Management of Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer

30 Apr, 2021 | 08:31h | UTC

Evolution and Current Status of the Multidisciplinary Management of Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer – JCO Oncology Practice

 


AHA Scientific Statement: Close monitoring for heart risk needed if breast, prostate cancer treatment includes hormonal therapies

29 Apr, 2021 | 08:33h | UTC

Impact of Hormonal Therapies for Treatment of Hormone-Dependent Cancers (Breast and Prostate) on the Cardiovascular System: Effects and Modifications: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine

News release: Close monitoring for heart risk needed if breast, prostate cancer treatment includes hormones – American Heart Association

Top Things to Know: Impact of Hormonal Therapies for Treatment of Hormone-Dependent Cancers (Breast and Prostate) on the Cardiovascular System – American Heart Association

Commentaries: Hormonal Therapy for Breast and Prostate Cancer: Lessons and Opportunities – American Heart Association AND Hormonal Based Therapies in the Treatment of Breast and Prostate Cancer – balancing the risks! – American Heart Association AND Hormone Cancer Therapies Increase CV Risk: AHA Scientific Statement – TCTMD AND Closely Monitor Heart Health in Cancer Patients Who Get Hormonal Therapies: AHA – HealthDay

 


M-A: Extended thromboprophylaxis after hospital discharge for medically ill patients with cancer – Extended thromboprophylaxis is not associated with a reduced rate of venous thromboembolic events and is associated with increased risk of hemorrhage

29 Apr, 2021 | 08:28h | UTC

Extended thromboprophylaxis for medically ill patients with cancer: a systemic review and meta-analysis – Blood Advances

 


ASCO Guideline: Management of Salivary Gland Malignancy

28 Apr, 2021 | 08:13h | UTC

Management of Salivary Gland Malignancy: ASCO Guideline – Journal of Clinical Oncology

 


M-A: Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy to prevent gastric cancer – H. pylori eradication may reduce the incidence of gastric cancer in healthy individuals in East Asian countries

27 Apr, 2021 | 09:21h | UTC

Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy to prevent gastric cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis (link to abstract – $ for full-text – free article here)

 


RCT: No benefit from immune checkpoint inhibitors in newly diagnosed stage III or IV ovarian cancer

25 Apr, 2021 | 20:57h | UTC

Atezolizumab, Bevacizumab, and Chemotherapy for Newly Diagnosed Stage III or IV Ovarian Cancer: Placebo-Controlled Randomized Phase III Trial (IMagyn050/GOG 3015/ENGOT-OV39) – Journal of Clinical Oncology

Editorial: Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Ovarian Cancer: Can We Bridge the Gap Between IMagynation and Reality?

 


Guide to Enhanced Recovery for Cancer Patients Undergoing Liver Surgery

25 Apr, 2021 | 20:53h | UTC

Guide to Enhanced Recovery for Cancer Patients Undergoing Liver Surgery – Annals of Surgical Oncology

See also: Guidelines for Perioperative Care for Liver Surgery: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Recommendations – World Journal of Surgery AND Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Guidelines

 


Systematic review: Abdominal ultrasound and alpha‐foetoprotein for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in adults with chronic liver disease

23 Apr, 2021 | 08:17h | UTC

Abdominal ultrasound and alpha‐foetoprotein for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in adults with chronic liver disease – Cochrane Library

Summary: Abdominal ultrasound and alpha-foetoprotein for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma – Cochrane Library

 


RCT: Treatments for vulnerable older adult women with ovarian cancer compared

23 Apr, 2021 | 08:15h | UTC

Efficacy and Safety of First-line Single-Agent Carboplatin vs Carboplatin Plus Paclitaxel for Vulnerable Older Adult Women With Ovarian Cancer: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Oncology (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Vulnerable Older Adults With Ovarian Cancer—Time to Stop Undertreating (free for a limited period)

 


Systematic Review: PARP (Poly ADP‐Ribose Polymerase) inhibitors for locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer

23 Apr, 2021 | 08:16h | UTC

PARP (Poly ADP‐Ribose Polymerase) inhibitors for locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer – Cochrane Library

Summary: PARP inhibitors for locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer – Cochrane Library

 


Survey: Despite guideline recommendations, many patients with low-risk thyroid cancer continue to be treated with suppressive doses of thyroid hormone

23 Apr, 2021 | 08:13h | UTC

TSH Suppression for Papillary Thyroid Cancer: A Physician Survey Study – Thyroid (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Financial Toxicity in Advanced and Metastatic Cancer: Overburdened and Underprepared

22 Apr, 2021 | 08:24h | UTC

Financial Toxicity in Advanced and Metastatic Cancer: Overburdened and Underprepared – JCO Oncology Practice

Related: Opinion – The high price of anticancer drugs: origins, implications, barriers, solutions AND Tackling the High Cost of Cancer Care AND Study: Clinician Engagement Regarding Financial Toxicity After Diagnosis of Cancer AND

 


RCT: Sacituzumab Govitecan in Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

22 Apr, 2021 | 08:15h | UTC

Sacituzumab Govitecan in Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Guidelines for Management of Patients with Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

20 Apr, 2021 | 05:24h | UTC

2021 American Thyroid Association Guidelines for Management of Patients with Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer – Thyroid

Commentary: ATA Issues Guidelines for Managing Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer – HealthDay

 


Therapies for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer: A Comparative Effectiveness Review

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:16h | UTC

Therapies for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer: A Comparative Effectiveness Review – The Journal of Urology

Commentary: Review: For many men with prostate cancer, surgery risks outweigh potential benefits – U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

 


M-A: Nonantibiotic Strategies for the Prevention of Infectious Complications following Prostate Biopsy

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:14h | UTC

Nonantibiotic Strategies for the Prevention of Infectious Complications following Prostate Biopsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – The Journal of Urology

 


RCT: Better continence after 3 months with robotic-assisted compared with laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:11h | UTC

Robotic-assisted Versus Laparoscopic Surgery: Outcomes from the First Multicentre, Randomised, Patient-blinded Controlled Trial in Radical Prostatectomy (LAP-01) – European Urology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: An Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program in laparoscopic distal gastrectomy provided a faster recovery, a shorter postoperative hospitalization length, and lower medical costs without increasing complication and readmission rates

16 Apr, 2021 | 06:16h | UTC

Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing the Short-term Outcomes of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery and Conventional Care in Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy – Annals of Surgery

Related: Consensus guidelines for enhanced recovery after gastrectomy – British Journal of Surgery AND Current status of the “enhanced recovery after surgery” program in gastric cancer surgery – Annals of Gastroenterological Surgery

See also: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Guidelines

 


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