Housing Insecurity Ups Risk of Dying After Cancer Diagnosis

Even after controlling for other social risk factors, housing instability doubled the risk for death from any cause for patients recently diagnosed with cancer. Medscape Medical News

New Guidance on Acupuncture, Massage, Yoga for Cancer Pain

Integrating nonpharmacologic pain management techniques such as acupuncture, hypnosis, and music therapy may help relieve certain types of cancer-related pain, according to new joint guidelines. Medscape Medical News

Neoadjuvant Immunotherapy Shows Promise for Resectable CSCC

Some patients develop more advanced cancer that requires surgery, often on exposed surfaces like the scalp, face, or neck. Medscape Medical News

In Stage IIIA Melanoma, Nodal Tumor Size Could Guide Treatment

Classification of stage III melanoma is difficult since it comprises a heterogeneous group of patients with divergent prognoses. MDedge News

Preventing Doxorubicin-Induced Hand-Foot Syndrome

Dexamethasone plus wrist and ankle cooling may prevent hand-foot syndrome from doxorubicin in patients with ovarian cancer. The study was published as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. First Look