Here are the top stories covered by DocWire News this week in the Hematology & Oncology section. This week, a modeling study found that cervical cancer can be eliminated in the next century, dementia impacts quality of death in patients with cancer, and more.
A modeling study published in The Lancet found that cervical cancer could be eliminated by 2120 with HPV vaccination coverage for girls and increased screening among lower-middle income countries.
A study published in Geriatrics & Gerontology International found that patients with cancer who also have dementia were less likely to have a “good quality” death compared with those without dementia.
A new study observed that race and insurance status impact the cure rate in HPV-associated squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
According to the findings of a study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, excess selenium from fertilizers and other natural sources in can aerosols could lead to diseases such as lung cancer, asthma, and type 2 diabetes.
In case you missed it, more hem/onc headlines are featured below:
- A New Device that Measures the ‘Stickiness’ of Tumor Cells May Improve Cancer Prognosis
- 10 U.S. Oil Refineries Are Emitting Dangerous Levels of Cancer-causing Chemical Benzene: Report
- Patient Decision Aid for Lung Cancer Screening in Smokers: Is It Effective?
- CAR T-Cell Therapy Induces Response in NHL and CLL