Asian patients with ulcerative colitis have an elevated risk of colorectal cancer that persists decades after diagnosis, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Reirradiation with intensity-modulated proton therapy (IMPT) shows promise in patients with recurrent thoracic tumours.
Investigators from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), the University of Toronto, Canada and Utrecht University, The Netherlands, recently showed that consumption of high-energy food after 10 PM was significantly associated with breast cancer.
In patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), mutations conferring treatment resistance are variable between biopsies, a study presented at the 2017 Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium in San Francisco, California, US has shown.
Research on the role of circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) gains momentum, as a new study finds ctDNA assessment promising in the monitoring and prognosis of mCRPC and in identifying new therapeutic targets for the disease.
Individuals with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection who achieve a sustained virological response (SVR) have improved liver stiffness and a lower risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), according to a presentation at the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver annual meeting (APASL 2017) in Shanghai, China.