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Older adults with cancer have increased odds of developing Clostridiodes difficile infection

Odds of Developing C. Diff Increased in Older Cancer Patients

Risk for Clostridiodes difficile infection significantly greater with diagnosis of liquid tumors
In 2017

Half of Physician Directors of NCI Cancer Centers Receive Industry Payments

Authors question whether these payments serve the public interest
From 2000 to 2016

Burden of Obesity-Associated Cancers Shifted to Younger Age Groups

Large study shows particular increase in the 50- to 64-year-old age group from 2000 to 2016
Warning labels for the suspected cancer-causing weed killer glyphosate (Roundup) will not be approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

EPA Will Not Approve Warning Labels for Glyphosate

Last year, Roundup maker Monsanto obtained court order blocking the warning labels
Cancer survivors with high-deductible health plans are more likely to experience delayed or foregone care

Delayed/Foregone Care More Likely for Cancer Survivors With HDHPs

Having a health savings account can mitigate the impact of the high-deductible health plan
Elderly HIV-infected patients with cancer have worse outcomes than HIV-uninfected patients with cancer

Worse Cancer Outcomes for Elderly HIV-Infected Patients

Significantly higher rates of relapse or death for HIV-infected men with prostate cancer, women with breast cancer
Some cancer trends differ for U.S. patients aged 85 years and older

Some Cancer Trends Differ for Oldest Old in the United States

Trends similar to 65- to 84-year age group, but risk elevated for some cancers, diagnosis at later stages
As part of a literature review

Bone Health Management Key in Childhood Cancer Survivors

Working group reviewed bone complications to form recommendations for management of bone health

July 2019 Briefing – Hematology & Oncology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Hematology & Oncology for July 2019. This roundup includes...
Childhood cancers have a considerable disability-adjusted life-year burden

Global Burden of Childhood Cancers Examined

Burden of childhood cancers disproportionately affects populations in resource-limited settings