September 09, 2021
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A national population-based study found a consistent link between antibiotic use and proximal colon cancer. That was the big story in hematology / oncology last week.
Another great story included tips for dealing with burnout while meeting the demands of being a doctor.
Read these articles and many more in hematology / oncology below:
Use of antibiotics linked to increased risk of proximal colon cancer
According to data published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Read more.
Maintaining Well-Being As an Oncologist: Balancing Self-Care, Recognizing Distractions
A doctor’s job is never done, but for three oncologists, integrating health, nutrition and mindfulness into their daily lives is essential to maintaining a sense of well-being and being fully present, whether it’s at at home or at work. Read more.
High radiation therapy for cancer–volume centers associated with better survival
According to the results of a study published in Cancer. Read more.
Multicancer screening tests: not ready for prime time
Scientists have made incredible strides in recent years in understanding the molecular biology of cancer. Despite these advances, a simple blood test to screen patients for early detection of cancer is not yet an approved option. Read more.
UCLA researchers awarded $ 1 million to develop new CAR T cell therapies for melanoma
Cristina Puig-Saus, PhD, and Daniel S. Shin, MD, PhD, from UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center received a $ 1 million award from the US Department of Defense for research into new cell therapies for rare melanoma. Read more.