A Scottish study found no cases of invasive cervical cancer in women who were vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) when they were 12 or 13 years old. (Journal of the National Cancer Institute)
Meanwhile, women in low-income regions of the U.S. experienced a steep rise in cervical cancer deaths. (International Journal of Cancer)
Another study in the International Journal of Cancer suggested that a simple blood test may be able to diagnose patients with brain tumors, including glioblastoma.
The World Health Organization appeared to take little action to protect children after an investigation revealed widespread use of a substandard cancer drug. (STAT)
Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET/CT imaging after a single dose of pembrolizumab (Keytruda) identified metabolic changes in melanoma metastases that were potentially predictive of treatment response. (Clinical Cancer Research)
The phase III EVOKE-01 study evaluating sacituzumab govitecan (Trodelvy) versus docetaxel in patients with metastatic or advanced non-small cell lung cancer that had progressed on or after platinum-based chemotherapy or immunotherapy failed to meet its primary endpoint of overall survival, Gilead Sciences said.
Should the lowest-risk prostate cancer really be called cancer? (Wall Street Journal)
Higher consumption of dark green vegetables and nuts/seeds was associated with a lower risk of premature aging in childhood cancer survivors. (Journal of Clinical Oncology)
Bobbi Barrasso, the wife of Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), died after a 2-year fight with brain cancer. (CNN)
People who lost weight without starting a diet or exercise plan in the previous 2 years had a significantly increased risk of developing cancer the following year. (JAMA)
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Publish date : 2024-01-26 15:30:13
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