Study Evaluates Whole-brain Radiation Following Surgery or Radiosurgery in Cancer Spread to the Brain

Results from a randomized Phase III study indicate that whole-brain radiation therapy (WBRT) following removal of one to three brain […]

Cystoscopy Alone Is the Most Cost-effective Way to Monitor for Recurrence of Bladder Cancer

The addition of a urine test to standard cystoscopy screening in order to monitor for bladder cancer recurrence unnecessarily increases the cost of monitoring as well as the risk for a false-positive result and does not improve tumor detection, according to the results of a study presented at the 2010 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in San Francisco.

Cancer Caregivers Devote Substantial Time and Effort

On average, informal caregivers of cancer patients devote more than eight hours per day to caregiving. These results were published in Cancer.