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Issue Date: July 18, 2017


July 13, 2017 (HealthDay News)
Blood Test for Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer Feasible
A new, low-cost blood test may be an effective way to detect pancreatic cancer early, according to a study published in Science Translational Medicine.

July 7, 2017 (Medical News Today)
Colorectal cancer: Adding SIRT to chemotherapy boosts survival
Adding selective internal radiation therapy to standard first-line mFOLFOX6 chemotherapy in patients with liver-only or liver-dominant metastatic colorectal cancer led to notable increases in median overall survival for patients with right-sided primary tumors, new research reveals. Published in JAMA Oncology.

July 6, 2017 (Medical News Today)
Researchers show how cancer spreads in mice
New research brings scientists closer to fully understanding the process of metastasis in cancer, by using a groundbreaking imaging method that can track and trace individual cancer cells with more clarity. Study published in the journal Cell Reports.
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Quiz Question of the week from StatPearls
To prevent chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, what is the most appropriate time to administer an antiemetic?
A) Before chemotherapy
B) During chemotherapy
C) After chemotherapy
D) The timing of antiemetic administration is not important
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