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OMNI Health Media is a leading online provider of Daily Cancer News. OMNI’s Daily Cancer News provides summaries of new treatment strategies as they are discovered and reported by physicians and scientists around the world. Our mission is to provide this news, including results of recent clinical trials evaluating cancer therapies and supportive care strategies, to better educate patients and their caregivers, ensuring timely access to the best cancer care available.

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Landmark Study Provides Insight into Information Gaps for Cancer Patients that Affect Informed Treatment Decision Making (June 1, 2016)

Most Cancer Patients Are Inadequately Informed about Clinical Trials and Do Not Seek a Second Opinion According to a recent report, a majority of US cancer patients feel inadequately informed about clinical... Continue Reading

Patients Rising Launches Online Support Community for Healthcare Consumers Facing Access to Care Challenges (May 31, 2016)

With the launch of the CancerConnect online community, Patients Rising now offers a specialized social network for all patients facing access to care challenges where they can share information, provide... Continue Reading

Meditation versus Pain, Anxiety, and Fatigue during Breast Cancer Biopsy (May 31, 2016)

By Helen Young Elsewhere in breast cancer news, meditation has been found to reduce symptoms of anxiety, tiredness, and pain for women having a breast cancer biopsy. Image-guided needle biopsies are highly... Continue Reading

New Breakthrough May Advance Triple Negative Breast Cancer Treatment (May 30, 2016)

By Helen Young Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have developed a new drug candidate that lowers the growth rate of tumor cells in animal models1 in one of the most difficult cancers to battle:... Continue Reading

Can’t Lose Weight? You May Have Some Carb Intolerance (May 27, 2016)

Can’t lose weight? You may have some carb intolerance. By Jackie Buell, RD If you made yet another resolution to lose weight in the New Year, you’re certainly not alone. It is estimated that only... Continue Reading

Novel Immunotherapy Trial for Lymphoma Offers Hope to Patients at Sylvester (May 27, 2016)

Researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine are testing a novel cellular immunotherapy approach to treating patients with diffuse large B-cell... Continue Reading

New Treatment May Reduce Precancerous Polyps in Both Large and Small Intestine in Hereditary Cancer Patients (May 26, 2016)

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), has reported a new prevention treatment for individuals at high risk of developing colon cancer due to the APC (adenomatous... Continue Reading

Ask the Lynch Syndrome Expert: Q&A Now Available! (May 26, 2016)

CancerConnect Presents: Ask the Expert with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Dr. Perez Lynch Syndrome: Get the Facts about this Hereditary Cancer Syndrome Kimberly Perez, MD CancerConnect announces the... Continue Reading

More Evidence that PD-1 Inhibitors Improve Survival in Head and Neck Cancer (May 25, 2016)

Results from a recent large trial indicate that treatment with the immunotherapy agent Opdivo® (nivolumab) nearly doubles the survival rate at one year in patients with advanced head and neck squamous... Continue Reading

Counsyl Announces Major Oncology Expansion to Advance Genetic Screening for Cancer Risk (May 25, 2016)

Counsyl launches oncology business unit, an expanded test to assess risk for inherited forms of cancer, and tools to improve genetic screening rates across the healthcare system Counsyl, a DNA testing... Continue Reading

News Briefing in St. Louis on May 24 Addressing the Impact of ICER’S “Value” Determinations for New Multiple Myeloma Therapies (May 24, 2016)

News Conference Will Be Live Streamed RIGHT HERE at: 11 AM EDT; 10 AM CDT To Register Your Attendance: CLICK HERE In advance of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Research’s (ICER) plan to debate... Continue Reading

Lenvima® Approved for Kidney Cancer (May 24, 2016)

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lenvima® (lenvatinib) for the treatment of kidney cancer. The approval is for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma who have received... Continue Reading

Cancer Survivorship: Managing Hot Flashes (May 23, 2016)

By Barrie Cassileth, MS, PhD Hot flashes are a common side effect of treatment in people with hormone-dependent cancers, such as breast and prostate cancer. Hormone replacement therapy, which may be used... Continue Reading

Genetically Modified Poliovirus Granted “Breakthrough” by FDA for Glioblastoma (May 23, 2016)

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted “breakthrough status” designation for the treatment of glioblastoma containing a genetically modified poliovirus. Glioblastoma is an... Continue Reading

The Naked Cookbook Author Q&A: Tess Ward (May 20, 2016)

Tess Ward, author of The Naked Cookbook answers questions and describes her approach to clean, healthy eating. Q: Can you describe a bit of your culinary training? What influences led you to offer up... Continue Reading

Polycythemia Vera Today (May 19, 2016)

Polycythemia vera (PV) is a type of blood cancer known as a myeloproliferative neoplasm. It involves the abnormal development and function of bone marrow cells that produce blood cells, and leads to the... Continue Reading

Have a Question about Nutrition and Cancer? Ask the Expert (May 18, 2016)

CancerConnect and the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Will Present: Ask the Expert with Oncology Nutrition Specialists CancerConnect in collaboration with the Cancer Center at Beth... Continue Reading

Addition of Radiation Improves Survival in High-Risk Prostate Cancer (May 18, 2016)

The addition of radiation therapy to androgen-deprivation therapy among men with prostate cancer who are at a high risk of a cancer recurrence significantly improves long-term survival. These results were... Continue Reading

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