Attenuated chemotherapy shows effectiveness in frail and elderly ALL patients.
In a study of nearly 12,000 cancer patients, 7%-9% of patients had targetable germline alterations.
Atrial Fibrillation and Bleeding in Patients With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Treated with Ibrutinib in the Veterans Health Administration
Although ibrutinib is associated with increased bleeding-related adverse events, the risk for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia is...
Radiotherapeutic Care of Patients With Stage IV Lung Cancer with Thoracic Symptoms in the Veterans Health Administration
VHA radiation oncologists reported that their practices were concordant with American Society for Radiation Oncology guidelines on palliative...
Applying a Text-Search Algorithm to Radiology Reports Can Find More Patients With Pulmonary Nodules Than Radiology Coding Alone
A text search algorithm that examined 12,983 imaging studies identified all the patients with lung nodule previously identified by radiology...
Incidental Findings of Pulmonary and Hilar Malignancy by Low-Resolution Computed Tomography Used in Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Routinely reviewing low-resolution computed tomography images used during cardiac myocardial perfusion imaging can help identify malignancies in...
Regularly screening veterans living with cancer for distress and assessing for suicidal ideation may help reduce suicide rates.
The disease control rate was 90%, the median progression-free survival was 9.3 months, and few patients required treatment modifications.