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Patient refusal, symptom burden, and diagnostic disparities were identified as some of the most common barriers encountered when recruiting patients with advanced cancer for palliative treatment in the emergency department (ED).
Legislators from both parties may have difficulty finding a common solution to high drug prices, but President Donald Trump could be instrumental in bringing prices down if he acts on his pledges, according to David M. Cutler, PhD, of Harvard University.
The Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight recently published a study that analyzed 112 different melanoma tumors in attempt to correlate partially exhausted cytotoxic lymphocytes (peCTLs) and regulatory T lymphocyte (Treg) levels with response to combination immunotherapy.
Being overweight or obese as a teenager raises the risk of developing colon cancer later in life, a new study in the journal CANCER has found.
Researchers found very little dropoff in emergency department use in the first months after Medicaid expansion, but they did find a change in the payer mix. In addition, expansion did help stabilize finances for both hospitals and patients.
Deprescribing ongoing medications has been identified as a way to prevent adverse drug events and avoid unnecessary medication utilization, but a recent study found that physicians report a number of obstacles making it difficult for them to deprescribe in their practice.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients often face psychological and neuropsychological problems that affect pulmonary rehabilitation outcomes. The prevalence of certain factors, including depressive symptoms, anxiety, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and self-reported adherence, can assist in predicting patient adherence to prescribed physical exercise and diet.
A study on long-term remission of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) shows that Kite Pharma’s anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor-T (CAR-T) cell treatment resulted in remission for up to 56 months.
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