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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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Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep Habits (August 26, 2016)

By Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong Jr., MD Getting Regular Sleep Isn’t Easy. Work demands, worries about finances or family, or a busy schedule can push back your bedtime. According to a re­cent nationwide study... Continue Reading

Cancer Survivorship: Anxiety, Stress, and Depression (August 26, 2016)

By Barrie Cassileth, MS, PhD Cancer inevitably stirs up many feelings. It’s normal to become anxious or stressed-out, and many patients and family members face feelings of depression. Help is, however,... Continue Reading

For a Healthy Heart, #GoRedGetFit (August 26, 2016)

A social media initiative aims to educate and inspire positive change in diet and exercise habits and to promote heart health among multicultural women. By Diana Price For renowned personal trainer and... Continue Reading

Getting Started With Yoga (August 26, 2016)

New to yoga? Roll out your mat with confidence by putting these 12 tips into practice. By Jessica Matthews, MS, E-RYT 500 While yoga offers a plethora of research-supported physiological and psychological... Continue Reading

Keytruda® Approved for Advanced Head and Neck Cancer (August 24, 2016)

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) for the treatment of advanced head and neck cancer that has stopped responding to platinum-based chemotherapy... Continue Reading

SGO, ASCO Issue New Guidelines for Ovarian Cancer Treatment (August 22, 2016)

A new joint clinical practice guideline from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) states that neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) is the optimal first-line... Continue Reading

Pancreatic Cancer Cells Find Unique Fuel Sources to Keep from Starving (August 17, 2016)

Pancreatic cancer cells avert starvation in dense tumors by ordering nearby support cells to supply them with an alternative source of nutrition. This is the finding of a study in cancer cells and mice... Continue Reading

Opdivo® Highly Effective for Some Patients with Lymphomas (August 16, 2016)

The immunotherapeutic agent, Opdivo® (nivolumab), appears to provide long-lasting anti-cancer activity among some patients who have received extensive prior therapy for both B- and T-cell lymphomas. These... Continue Reading

Midlife PSA Levels Correlate to Risk of Future Lethal Prostate Cancer (August 15, 2016)

A baseline prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level among men at midlife appears to be highly correlated with the risk of developing lethal prostate cancer within their lifetimes. These results were recently... Continue Reading

T-Cells Can be Directed to Treat a Variety of Ovarian Cancers (August 11, 2016)

With only incremental improvements in ovarian cancer survival over the last 40 years, there is a clear need for new treatment options with long-lasting results. Many researchers have turned toward the... Continue Reading

Hair Transplant after Cancer Treatment (August 10, 2016)

Amy Gibson and Dr. Craig Ziering discuss hair transplant after cancer treatment in this informative video. Have more questions about hair transplant after treatment? Join the conversation in the Cancer... Continue Reading

Considering a Wig for Treatment-related Hair Loss? Start Here (August 10, 2016)

In this informative video, Amy Gibson discusses the differences between wig bases. Have more questions about which wig is right for you? Join the conversation in the Cancer HairCare online support community... Continue Reading

New Tool Helps Men Evaluate Watchful Waiting in Early Stage Prostate Cancer (August 10, 2016)

Over 90 percent of prostate cancers are detected at a curable stage, with men more likely to die of other diseases than from this cancer. Although patients with localized, low-risk prostate cancer have... Continue Reading

Pracinostat Receives Breakthrough Therapy Designation from FDA for Treatment in Combination with Azacitidine of Patients with Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia (August 9, 2016)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation for the investigational drug Pracinostat in combination with azacitidine for the treatment of elderly patients with... Continue Reading

Ribociclib Receives FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation as First-line Treatment for HR+/HER2- Advanced Breast Cancer (August 3, 2016)

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to ribociclib (LEE011) in combination with Femara® (letrozole) for the treatment of hormone receptor positive, human... Continue Reading

Cooking with Seasonal Fruit (August 3, 2016)

A new cookbook offers inspired desserts that highlight seasonal fruits. Seasonal, farm-to-table recipes abound today, as home cooks and restaurant chefs continue to highlight the taste and beauty of fruits... Continue Reading

Making Sense of Eating Well (August 3, 2016)

With a bit of background and some clear strategies, good nutrition need not be that complicated. By Matilde Parente, MD, FCAP Books about eating and dieting dominate the bestseller list year-round. Many... Continue Reading

6 Steps for Simple Meal Planning (July 29, 2016)

Planning ahead will allow you to reap the benefits of healthier and less expensive home-cooked meals. By Heidi Reichenberger McIndoo, MS, RD, LDN If you are scrambling to get dinner on the table every... Continue Reading

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