Cancer: Treatments and PreventionTreatments for cancerCancer treatment depends on the type of cancer, the stage of the cancer (how much it has spread), age, health status, and additional personal characteristics. There is no single treatment for

Heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy for treatment of unresectable ovarian cancerNeoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) followed by interval cytoreduction and postoperative chemotherapy is an option in ovarian, fallopian tube, or peritoneal cancer (EOC) ca

Chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced cervical cancerIn a phase III trial of over 600 women with locally advanced squamous cervical cancer, those randomly assigned to neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by radical hysterectomy experienced worsened f

Cancer is the leading cause of death across the globe+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++The World Health Organization (WHO) note that, worldwide, nearly 1 in 6 deaths are down to cancer. In the United States alone, the National Canc

Cognitive behavioral therapy intervention reduces fear of cancer recurrence Fear of cancer recurrence is prevalent, distressing, and long lasting. The impact of a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) intervention, ConquerFear, to reduce fear of cance

Birth rate after radioiodine for the treatment of differentiated thyroid cancerRadioiodine (RAI) is administered after thyroidectomy in selected patients with differentiated thyroid cancer. Transient amenorrhea may occur following therapy, but subs

Talc plus indwelling catheter for malignant pleural effusionThe combination of an indwelling catheter and pleurodesis as initial therapy for outpatients with recurrent malignant pleural effusion (MPE) is unstudied. In a randomized trial of over 150

Option to avoid chemotherapy in breast cancer

Lymph Node Removal Ups Survival in Right-Sided Colon CancerIn colon cancer, location is important. Evidence is building up to show a significant difference in survival when malignancies emerge on the right side of the colon compared with those that