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Survival Benefit for Cancer Trial Participants Does Not Persist in Adjusted Analyses

Survival benefits disappear when only high-quality studies are pooled and with adjustment for potential publication bias

Plant-Based Diets Tied to Long-Term Health Benefits

Benefits include better cardiometabolic risk profile, as well as lower mortality

AACR Delivers Report on Disparities in Cancer Progress

Black and Indigenous individuals have higher overall cancer death rates, despite having lower cancer incidence rates

Mortality Risk Up for Cancer Survivors With Elevated Loneliness

Survivors reporting greatest loneliness have higher mortality risk versus those reporting low/no loneliness

2020 Cancer Screening Rates Low at Federally Qualified Health Centers

Rates for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening well below the general population in 2020

EPA Clamps Down on Deadly Toxin Found in Paint Strippers

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 1, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- A toxin found in paint strippers that's responsible for 85 U.S. deaths over...

Survival Gains Seen With Assignment to Experimental Group in Cancer Trials

Statistically significant survival gains observed for patients with solid tumors assigned to experimental group

Variation ID’d in Risk for Second Primary Cancer After Breast Cancer

Risk for second primary cancer after breast cancer higher for women, especially those who were younger at BC diagnosis

Cabozantinib Promising for Metastatic Pheochromocytomas, Paragangliomas

Overall response rate was 25.0 percent in phase 2 study involving 17 patients

Cabozantinib Promising for Advanced Adrenocortical Carcinoma

Promising efficacy seen with a manageable safety profile in phase 2 study involving 18 patients