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World Cancer Day: Half of Cancer Deaths Can Be Prevented

Nearly half of cancer-related deaths are the result of tobacco, alcohol, and ultra-processed foods, and thus preventable; the Union for International Cancer Control is calling on governments to take a stand. Medscape Medical News

Cath Ablation for AF No Less Safe, Effective in Cancer Patients

Freedom from recurrence or reablation and safety outcome were similar at 12 months regardless of whether patients had a recent cancer diagnosis or were on anthracyclines. First Look

FDA OKs Sacituzumab Govitecan for HR+ Metastatic Breast Cancer

Investigators reported an overall survival benefit of 3.2 months versus single agent chemotherapy in previously treated patients. FDA Approvals

Ultraprocessed Food and Increased Risk of Cancer: UK Study

Eating ultraprocessed foods appears to increase the risk of developing and dying from cancer, suggests an observational study from the UK, but experts urge caution in drawing firm conclusions. Medscape Medical News

Monitoring ctDNA After Colorectal Cancer Surgery

Cell-free DNA concentration is significantly increased in the first 2 weeks after surgery but these higher levels do not seem to interfere with monitoring of circulating tumor DNA for prognostic purposes. Medscape Medical News