Latest Cancer: Misc. news

Opting for Plant-Based Protein May Lower Mortality Risk

Higher plant protein intake is associated with lower total mortality, according to two studies presented at the American Heart Association Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health 2020 Scientific Sessions, held from March 3 to 6 in Phoenix.

Adverse Events Decreased With Proton Chemoradiotherapy

Proton chemoradiotherapy is associated with a significantly lower risk for 90-day adverse events and a decrease in performance status during treatment compared with photon therapy, according to a study published online Dec. 26 in JAMA Oncology.

Cancer Tied to Higher Risk for Deadly Stroke

The risk for a deadly stroke is higher in cancer patients and cancer survivors than the general public, according to a study published online Nov. 15 in Nature Communications.

CA125 Can Detect Ovarian Cancer in General Practice

Cancer antigen 125 (CA125) can predict ovarian cancer in general practice, and elevated CA125 can also indicate an increased risk for nonovarian cancer, according to two studies presented at the 2019 National Cancer Research Institute Cancer Conference, held from Nov. 3 to 5 in Glasgow, Scotland.