Acute urinary retention tied to increased risk of certain cancers
November 24, 2021
“Admission with a first-time acute urinary retention could be an opportunity to diagnose an occult cancer.”
Severe COVID two times higher for cancer patients
November 8, 2021
Cancer patients are at high risk of developing COVID-19 with severe outcomes, but the magnitude of the risk hasn’t been documented on a wide scale until now.
Study calls higher surgery costs at NCI centers into question
September 1, 2021
When is the higher cost of cancer surgery at NCI centers worth it?
Blacks and Hispanics have higher inpatient use for mycosis fungoides
April 15, 2021
Findings reinforce need to maintain “higher index of suspicion” in these patients.
Delirium risk factors identified in ICU cancer patients
March 31, 2021
High-dose corticosteroids and brain metastases were identified as risk factors for delirium unique to the critically ill cancer patients.
Even patients with cancer in remission at risk for severe COVID-19
January 26, 2021
Cancer patients, regardless of their age, and even if they are in remission, should be prioritized for vaccination against COVID-19.
COVID-19 vaccines: Safe for immunocompromised patients?
December 17, 2020
Data are limited thus far, and the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines in immunocompromised patients remain unknown.
What to do when anticoagulation fails cancer patients
December 1, 2020
When it comes to “anticoagulation failure, we are entering an evidence free-zone.”
Higher death rate seen in cancer patients with nosocomial COVID-19
July 30, 2020
All-cause mortality was higher in cancer patients with hospital-acquired COVID-19 than in those with community-acquired COVID-19.
Summary of the IDSA guidelines on the diagnosis of COVID-19
May 14, 2020
Learn about those recommendations that are most relevant to primary care clinicians.