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Drug shortages in the United States are a big problem, but it is an even worse problem for oncology. According to a report published November 14 by the IMS Institute, 500,000 cancer patients may not be able to gain access to the oncology drugs they need as a result of these shortages. Invoice and buying … Read more

A new oncology study published in The Lancet shows that people who take aspirin daily for a period of two years or more can lower their risk of hereditary colon cancer by as much as 63 percent. The researchers studied 861 patients who were found to be high risk for colorectal cancer. Other studies have … Read more

Numerous oncology studies have shown that women who are obese have a greater chance of developing breast cancer, especially after menopause. Women who are overweight are also more likely to suffer more severe cases of breast cancer, as well as more frequent recurrences. Their risk of death from the disease is also higher. This has … Read more