Hem/Onc Roundup: Foods Associated With Breast Cancer, Sunscreen Ingredients Absorbed into Bloodstream, and more

Here are the top stories covered by DocWire News this week in the Hematology & Oncology section. This week, a study identified six foods and nutrients that either increase or decrease the risk of breast cancer, a report found that enrollment in cancer clinical trials is low, and more.

A study published in Breast Cancer Research identified six foods and nutrients that are associated with breast cancer incidence.

A recent study published in JAMA corroborated a statement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last year that found active ingredients in sunscreen can be absorbed into the bloodstream.

A study published in Nature Cancer identified nearly 50 already-developed drug compounds that have anti-cancer potential, including therapies for diabetes, inflammation, and alcoholism.

Adults taking opioids to control cancer-related pain did not find any additional benefit by adding cannabinoids to their routine when compared to placebo, new research has found.

According to the findings of a study published in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network enrollment in life-extending clinical trials for cancer treatment is low, except among white males with private insurance.

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