Tag: malignant neoplasia

‘Brutal’ Plan to Restrict Palliative Radiation During Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A major comprehensive cancer center at the epicenter of the New York...

Promising Efficacy With Adavosertib in Uterine Serous Carcinoma

The experimental agent adavosertib showed hints of efficacy against recurrent uterine serous carcinoma in early data from a phase 2 trial. The overall response rate...

Younger Gynecologic Cancer Patients at Risk for Early Bone Loss

Younger women treated for uterine or ovarian cancer are at increased risk for decreased bone mineral density and osteoporosis, especially in the first year after...

Financial Toxicity Is Common With Gynecologic Cancers

More than one-fifth of patients being treated for gynecologic malignancies experience financial toxicity, results of a single-center study suggest. Among 5,188 patients treated for gynecologic...

Maintaining Cancer Care in the Face of COVID-19

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 31, 2020 —  Medical oncologist Anne Chiang, MD, PhD, is scrambling to maintain cancer care...

Survival & NAC Use Continue to Increase

Uptake of neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) for the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer has increased dramatically since 2006 in the United States, but importantly, the median...

No Staff COVID-19 Diagnoses After Plan at Chinese Cancer Center

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. No staff members or patients were diagnosed with COVID-19 after “strict protective...

More Than 60 Doctors in Italy Have Died in COVID-19 Pandemic

In addition, “all patients should undergo lung CT examination to evaluate for imaging features typical of COVID-19…. Chest X-ray is not recommended because of a...