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Cancer news: Sept. 23-30

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, September 24, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Cancer news: Sept. 23-30

Breast cancer

Which breast cancer patients can skip chemo?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/09/gene-test-finds-which-breast-cancer-patients-can-skip-chemo-0?et_cid=4843149&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free essay from Biosci. Tech.

Genetic basis for recurring breast cancer

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-34349468

Complete, free report, image from BBC

Other cancers

Aspirin extends life of those with alimentary cancers

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/09/aspirin-lengthens-lives-patients-cancers-digestive-tract?et_cid=4847585&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item, links from Drug discov. & develop.

Drug coated platelets to the rescue!

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/drugs-go-under-cover-as-platelets-to-destroy-cancer/81251797/?ajs_uid=7354C9993023G2R

Full, free story, images from GEN

Differences: smokers v non-smokers in lung cancer

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/09/differences-found-between-smokers-non-smokers-who-develop-lung-cancer?et_cid=4845197&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, link from Drug discov. & develop.

PET detects rapidly growing prostate cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/web-exclusives/prostate-cancer-pet-imaging-detection-risk/article/438997/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=12519266&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=622062192&spReportId=NjIyMDYyMTkyS0

Complete, free report from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Risks?

Fetal outcomes not impacted by treatment of mom's cancer

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1508913#t=articleTop

Full, free article, linked citations, graphics from New Engl. j. Med.

Colorectal cancer and blood pressure meds.

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/daily-oncology-news/colorectal-polyp-risk-blood-pressure-medication-treatment/article/438935/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=12493924&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=621734169&spReportId=NjIxNzM0MTY5S0

Brief note, image from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Resectioning metastasis linked to mortality risk

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/headlines/resection-of-crc-liver-metastases-linked-with-higher-risk-of-death-among-elderly-patients/article/437773/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=12483370&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=621663250&spReportId=NjIxNjYzMjUwS0

Short, free item from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

 

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