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Abnormal Menstrual Cycle Linked to Elevated Mortality

Abnormal menstrual cycle characteristics are associated with elevated mortality risk, according to a study presented at the annual American Society for Reproductive Medicine Scientific Congress and Expo, held from Oct. 12 to 16 in Philadelphia.

Many Can Avoid RT After Surgery for Localized Prostate Cancer

Observation should be the standard approach after a prostatectomy for men with localized prostate cancer, with radiotherapy saved for if and when the cancer comes back, according to two studies presented at the European Society of Medical Oncology Congress 2019, held from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1 in Barcelona, Spain.

Triplet Tx Ups Survival in BRAF V600E-Mutated Colorectal Cancer

A triplet combination of therapies (encorafenib, cetuximab, and binimetinib) results in significantly longer overall survival and a higher response rate than standard therapy in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer with the BRAF V600E mutation, according to a study published online Sept. 30 in the New England Journal of Medicine. The research was published to coincide with the European Society of Medical Oncology Congress 2019, held from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1 in Barcelona, Spain.