MONDAY, May 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Immunotherapy with nivolumab (Opdivo) after surgery for metastatic bladder cancer significantly reduces the odds for the tumor’s return, a new clinical trial finds. Among 700 patients with urothelial cancer of the bladder or other parts of urinary tract that had spread to muscle,Continue Reading

THURSDAY, March 31, 2022 (HealthDay News) — For women with frequent urine leakage, a newer and simpler “sling” surgery works as well as the standard version, according to a new clinical trial. The study involved women with stress urinary incontinence, where movement that puts pressure on the abdomen — suchContinue Reading

MONDAY, March 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The early months of the COVID-19 pandemic kept millions of Americans away from routine cancer screenings. Now a new study finds that many U.S. screening programs were still not back to normal by 2021. The study, of more than 700 cancer facilities nationwide,Continue Reading

MONDAY, Dec. 6, 2021 (HealthDay News) — New research offers fresh proof that the COVID-19 pandemic delayed cancer diagnoses in the United States, increasing patients’ risk for poor outcomes. For the study, researchers analyzed data from more than 9 million patients at over 1,200 Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities. ProceduresContinue Reading