August 11, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Antiperspirant Use Seems Safe During Breast Cancer Treatment: Study

Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, Aug. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Contrary to what some doctors might say, new research suggests it’s OK to use antiperspirants while undergoing radiation therapy for breast cancer. Researchers surveyed 92 patients and found that 79 percent said their doctors had told them not to use

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August 11, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Cancer Takes Financial Toll, Even With Insurance

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Aug. 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Many cancer patients in the United States are shocked by their out-of-pocket costs for care — with some spending one-third of their income on treatment, a new study finds. The study looked at the financial toll

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August 10, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Blood Test Can Screen for Rare Sinus Cancer, Study Finds

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A new DNA blood test can catch a rare but deadly form of cancer that occurs in the sinuses, researchers report. The test, which looks for DNA evidence of Epstein-Barr virus in blood samples, was 97

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August 10, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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For Cancer Patients in the ER, Delirium Linked to Poor Outcomes

Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Advanced cancer patients diagnosed with delirium in the emergency department are more likely to be hospitalized and to die earlier than those without delirium, a new study finds. Researchers looked at nearly 250 people with advanced cancer who were seen

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August 09, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Deaths From Colon Cancer Up Among Younger White Americans

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, Aug. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Colon cancer is claiming the lives of more younger, white Americans, a troubling new report shows. “It’s quite perplexing. It’s not understood why this is happening, and that makes it even more concerning,” said lead author

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August 08, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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granisetron transdermal system (patch), Sancuso

What is granisetron transdermal system (patch), and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Sancuso is granisetron delivered via a transdermal patch system for the prevention of nausea and vomiting resulting from chemotherapy for cancer. Other formulations of granisetron (for example, Kytril) are administered by mouth or injection. Certain chemotherapeutic

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