A new form of psychotherapy overcomes the fear of cancer recurrence

28 October 2019 0

A pilot randomised clinical trial demonstrates that acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a feasible and promising treatment for fear of cancer recurrence (FCR), a very disruptive condition affecting cancer survivors. Since the number of cancer survivors is expected to increase in the coming years, this treatment may be beneficial to a large number of people. [more]

Older women rarely benefit from mammography

23 October 2019 0

Mammograms are unlikely to benefit older women with increased comorbidity, as they would probably die from something else before they could develop breast cancer. That is what results from a new study on more than [more]

Less frequent screening for lung cancer is equally lifesaving

23 September 2019 0

The ten-year results of the Multicentric Italian Lung Detection (MILD) trial demonstrated that prolonged screening with biennial low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) is safe and effective compared to annual test, leading to a comparable reduction in lung cancer (LC) mortality in subjects with negative baseline LDCT. [more]

Highlights of the 20th World Conference on Lung Cancer

16 September 2019 0

The latest developments in the field of lung cancer were discussed last week in Barcelona (Spain) during the 20th edition of the World Conference on Lung Cancer organized by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). The focus of clinical studies ranged from screening to treatment of advanced disease. [more]

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