Category Archives: cancer

CANCER AND ANXIETY

Anxiety ( blog) and iheart) Hi DR Ryan here, medical oncologist AND PROFESSOR AND RETIRED COLONEL AND CANCER SURVIVOR and this is when tumor is the rumor and cancer is the answer.

APF530 Superior to Ondansetron in Preventing Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea or Vomiting

APF530 Superior to Ondansetron in Preventing Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea or Vomiting By Chase Doyle November 25, 2015, Volume 6, Issue 21 Clinical Benefit of APF530 vs Standard of Care The APF530 regimen was

FDA Expands Pembrolizumab Label to Include Approval in Initial Treatment of Unresectable or Metastatic Melanoma

FDA Expands Pembrolizumab Label to Include Approval in Initial Treatment of Unresectable or Metastatic Melanoma By The ASCO Post This is HUGE . Prior to this there really was nothing that worked

Penn joins groundbreaking cancer research coalition with $250 million grant

Penn joins groundbreaking cancer research coalition with $250 million grant The Perelman School of Medicine, along with five other peer institutions, has partnered with The Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy to develop

Should Physicians Help Terminal Patients Die?

Should Physicians Help Terminal Patients Die? Arthur L. Caplan, PhD; Timothy E. Quill, MD; Howard Grossman, MD; Maurie Markman, MD; Farr A. Curlin, MD This is a increasingly common question from the

“Negative energy” doesn’t cause cancer: Don’t gamble your health on a game show host’s bad science

“Negative energy” doesn’t cause cancer: Don’t gamble your health on a game show host’s bad science   Remember that quacks, even sincere ones have been plentiful since the beginning of man for a

GANJA CANDIES HELP CANCER PATIENTS …Doc treats patients with weed product

GANJA CANDIES HELP CANCER PATIENTS …Doc treats patients with weed product by SHANICE WATSON  Ganja Field   This is consistent with other non placebo controlled double blind studies which did not show

So How Long Do I Have?’

So How Long Do I Have?’   From the ASCO POST At times this gets a little unrealistic and even unintentionally cruel to cite anecdotes and not be clear on what statistics

Palliative Care Bonus: Families Feel Better Too

Palliative Care Bonus: Families Feel Better Too  In their study, Dr El-Jawahri and her colleagues assessed patients with incurable lung and gastrointestinal cancers and 275 of their family members, friends, or loved

‘Precision’ Cancer Treatment May Extend Lives

  ‘Precision’ Cancer Treatment May Extend Lives This enormous as of course cancer cells have unique genetics and immune fingerprints allowing them to do what they do. Pinpointing them and assessing if