Hem/Onc Roundup: Milk Linked to Breast Cancer, Female Firefighters Face Higher Exposure to Cancer-Causing Chemicals, and more

Here are the top stories covered by DocWire News this week in the Hematology & Oncology section. This week, a study found that dairy milk is associated with an increased breast cancer risk, infections are common adverse events associated with chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy, and more.

A new study observed a correlation between consumption of dairy milk and breast cancer risk in women. However, consumption of soy milk did not appear to increase this risk.

Women firefighters are exposed to higher levels of certain toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances chemicals than women working in offices, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California, San Francisco, and Silent Spring Institute.

Annual breast screening mammograms after 75 years of age did significantly reduce breast cancer-related mortality, according to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

A study presented at the Transplantation & Cellular Therapy Meetings found that non-invasive candidiasis and opportunistic viral infections are common adverse events of CAR T-cell therapy that “require more robust investigation and further evidence-based and consensus driven guidelines.”

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