Tag: cancer survivor

New Guidelines for BMD Surveillance in Young Cancer Survivors Released

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – New bone mineral density (BMD) surveillance guidelines for childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer survivors have been released by the...

First Mammography Guidelines for Older Breast Cancer Survivors

The first guidelines ever released for screening mammography for older survivors of breast cancer (>75 years) recommend that routine mammography be discontinued for women whose...

Opioid Use Reduced by 20%, but What About Patients With Cancer?

Regulations to curb opioid abuse might be blocking legitimate access by cancer patients who need opioids for pain, according to a review of Medicare prescription...

Trending Clinical Topic: Cancer and COVID-19

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 01, 2020 –News about the prevalence of cancer among patients with COVID-19 and concerns...

Cancer Prevalence Among COVID-19 Patients Higher Than Reported

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. An early report pegged the prevalence of cancer among COVID-19 patients...

Weight Loss Intervention Fails in Endometrial Cancer Survivors

Almost half of obese endometrial cancer survivors in a recent study gained weight during 12 months of follow-up, whether or not they participated in a...