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FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- More than 60 percent of young women diagnosed with cancer have sexual dysfunction, with more problems reported by women with cancer than among women from the general population, according to a study published online Sept. 30 in Acta Oncologica.

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Triplet therapy of cabozantinib + nivolumab + ipilimumab significantly improves progression-free survival (PFS) compared with placebo + nivolumab + ipilimumab for patients with previously untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma (aRCC) of intermediate or poor risk, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the European Society for Medical Oncology, held from Sept. 9 to 13 in Paris.

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WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Considerable progress has been made to improve, extend, and save lives of patients with cancer in the last year, according to the 12th annual Cancer Progress Report released by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).

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TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The response to neoadjuvant endocrine therapy (NET) for hormone receptor-positive breast cancer (HR+BC) may vary by race, according to a study presented at the 15th AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, held from Sept. 16 to 19 in Philadelphia.

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TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) appears to be increased for successive generations of U.S. Mexicans, according to a study presented at the 15th AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, held from Sept. 16 to 19 in Philadelphia.

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MONDAY, Sept. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In a clinical practice guideline issued by the American Society for Radiation Oncology and published in the September-October issue of Practical Radiation Oncology, recommendations are presented for the use of radiation therapy (RT) in patients with isocitrate dehydrogenase (IDH)-mutant grade 2 and grade 3 diffuse glioma.

THURSDAY, Sept. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Among patients with local regionally advanced oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma, rates of postoperative adverse events appear to be similar for those receiving neoadjuvant pembrolizumab or standard-of-care treatment, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.

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THURSDAY, Sept. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with borderline resectable/locally advanced (BR/LA) pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), preoperative fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) may predict pathologic response to neoadjuvant therapy (NAT), according to a study published online Sept. 8 in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

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THURSDAY, Sept. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Oxygen deprivation resulting from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with cancer, according to a study presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2022, held from Sept. 4 to 6 in Barcelona, Spain.

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