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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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Some Premenopausal Women Benefit from Exemestane Compared to Tamoxifen (April 28, 2016)

Among premenopausal women with hormone-positive, early breast cancer who are considered to have a high risk of a cancer recurrence, the use of Aromasin® (exemestane) versus tamoxifen improves cancer-free... Continue Reading

Have a Question about Lynch Syndrome? You Can Ask the Expert! (April 27, 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

Pacritinib Development in Myelofibrosis Placed on Clinical Hold by the FDA (April 27, 2016)

The investigative agent, pacritinib, being evaluated for treatment of myelofibrosis has been placed on full clinical hold by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). All trials including treatment... Continue Reading

Cancer Nutrition Recipe: Delicious Shake (April 26, 2016)

This week’s nutrition tip is brought to you by the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Cancer Community. Join the conversation here. Chocolate Avocado Shake Jeanine LeDoux, MS, RD, LDN I know what you’re... Continue Reading

Lifestyle Factors Influence Age of Breast Cancer Diagnosis Among BRCA1/2 Carriers (April 26, 2016)

Among women with the BRCA1/2 mutations, those who have been pregnant, given birth, not smoked, and/or have not taken oral contraceptives experience a delay in onset of a diagnosis of breast cancer. These... Continue Reading

Have a Question about Multiple Myeloma? Join us on April 28th (April 26, 2016)

CancerConnect and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute Will Present: Ask the Expert with Dr. Hofmeister CancerConnect in collaboration... Continue Reading

Radiation Improves Survival in Older Patients with Soft Tissue Sarcomas (April 25, 2016)

UC Davis researchers have shown that radiation therapy following surgery benefits older patients more than their younger counterparts, a surprising finding that could change the way some patients are treated... Continue Reading

Understanding Lymphedema (April 22, 2016)

Together awareness and innovation are reducing lymphedema risk and improving management for patients who develop the condition. By Mia James Emmie Cheses has been in the very fortunate position of being... Continue Reading

Advances in Blood Cancer Treatment (April 22, 2016)

Executive editor of CancerConnect and Women magazine oncologist Charles Weaver, MD describes highlights of current blood cancer research from 2015 and the American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting. In... Continue Reading

Protons & Prostate Cancer Treatment (April 21, 2016)

By John Leifer There are few things more mind-numbing than nuclear physics. Fortunately, you don’t have to be a physicist to understand proton therapy. Your goal, after all, is not to understand sub-atomic... Continue Reading

Aplidin® Improves Progression-Free Survival in Multiple Myeloma (April 21, 2016)

The addition of the investigative agent Aplidin® (plitidepsin) to dexamethasone appears to significantly reduce the risk of cancer progression or death compared to dexamethasone alone among patients with... Continue Reading

Venclexta® Approved for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (April 20, 2016)

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the targeted agent, Venclexta® (venetoclax), for the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who have a specific... Continue Reading

Longer Duration of Androgen Deprivation Therapy Increases Risk of Depression in Early Prostate Cancer (April 19, 2016)

Among men with early prostate cancer, the risk of depression is increased with the use of androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT), particularly among men who are treated with ADT for 12 months or longer. ... Continue Reading

Pass It On: April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month (April 18, 2016)

As the month of April brings esophageal cancer into focus, it’s time to increase public understanding of the disease, including its prevalence, approaches to screening and prevention, treatment options,... Continue Reading

Join Patients Rising Now to Improve Patient Access to Care (April 18, 2016)

Patients Rising Now is an advocacy group working to improve patient access to care. The cornerstone of your health is knowing your rights as a patient and the responsibilities of those serving you. As... Continue Reading

Telemedicine: Log on to Feel Better through Virtual Visits (April 15, 2016)

Expanding online access points to care providers means more women are booking virtual visits. By Diana Price You’ve had a stuffy nose for about a week. It has become progressively more congested, and... Continue Reading

Patients Rising: Voices of Value (April 15, 2016)

Megan Sullivan never expected to be the face of a skin cancer diagnosis. By Terry Wilcox In 2014, after plummet­ing 50 feet from the side of a mountain at Yosemite Nation­al Park and jumping off her... Continue Reading

Lynne Cohen Foundation Launches CancerConnect Social Media Platform for Women Facing Increased Risk for Ovarian and Breast Cancers (April 15, 2016)

Santa Monica, CA/Sun Valley ID– With the launch of the CancerConnect online community, the Lynne Cohen Foundation now offers a specialized social network for women facing increased risk for ovarian and... Continue Reading

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