Latest Cancer: Misc. news

Bone Health Management Key in Childhood Cancer Survivors

As part of a literature review, published in the June issue of the Annals of Oncology, recommendations are presented for the management of bone health in survivors of childhood cancer.

Light Therapy May Prevent Oral Mucositis for Some in Cancer Tx

Photobiomodulation, such as laser and other light therapies, is recommended for prevention of oral mucositis in specific populations of cancer patients, according to a study published online July 8 in Supportive Care in Cancer.

Increased Cancer Risk Seen in Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients have an elevated cancer risk compared with non-MS controls, according to a study presented at the 5th Congress of the European Academy of Neurology, held from June 29 to July 2 in Oslo, Norway.

First States to Expand Medicaid Had Largest Bump in Cancer Screening

The first states to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw the largest increases in colorectal cancer screening from 2012 to 2016, according to a study published in the July issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.