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.
In and out surgeries become the norm during pandemic
October 29, 2021
The number of same-day discharges has grown for various surgeries but it’s not always the right or the preferred choice, experts say.
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.
Upper GI bleeds in COVID-19 not related to increased mortality
December 9, 2020
A Spanish survey suggests upper GI bleeding and delays in endoscopies in COVID-19 patients have little effect on in-hospital mortality.
What to do when anticoagulation fails cancer patients
December 1, 2020
When it comes to “anticoagulation failure, we are entering an evidence free-zone.”