Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Access to Telehealth Visits: Results From the COVID-19 and Cancer Outcomes Study

Non-Hispanic Black and Hispanic outpatients with cancer were less likely to participate in telehealth visits and more likely to become infected with COVID-19 compared with non-Hispanic White patients, according to results of a prospective cohort study conducted at 2 cancer centers. These findings were presented at the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Virtual...

Comparison with the Randomized Clinical Study CARD

(UroToday.com) Taxanes (docetaxel, cabazitaxel) and androgen-signaling-targeted inhibitors (abiraterone, enzalutamide) have shown survival benefits in metastatic castration resistant  prostate cancer (mCRPC), however until recently the optimal sequence of these treatments was unclear. In clinical practice, many patients with prostate cancer often receive sequential androgen-signaling-targeted inhibitors. Patients who have progressed on an androgen-signaling-targeted inhibitor may not...

Do hemorrhoids increase my cancer risk?

Ask the doctors Q. I have hemorrhoids. Could this increase my risk of colon cancer? A. In short, no. Hemorrhoids don't cause or increase your risk for colon or rectal cancer. However, the two conditions may be mistaken for one another because they can produce similar symptoms, such as rectal bleeding, itching,...

Dermatologists combine in-person visits, telemedicine to care for patients during pandemic | News Center

Some procedure protocols also have been modified to enhance patient safety and social distancing. “In the past, patients undergoing Mohs treatment would move to a common area to wait while the doctors assess whether additional tissue must be removed,” Aasi said. “Now, each patient stays in a separate room throughout...

Reducing colorectal cancer disparities among African american men

IMAGE: Study lead author Charles Rogers, Ph.D, Huntsman Cancer Institute view more  Credit: Huntsman Cancer Institute Out of any other racial group, African American men have the lowest five-year survival rate...