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Adolescent and Young Adult Colorectal Cancer

Joleen M. Hubbard and Axel Grothey

Incidence of Colorectal Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults The incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) in young adults is relatively low. CRC is typically a disease of older adults, with the average age of colon cancer diagnosis approaching

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Patterns and Trends in Receipt of Opioids Among Patients Receiving Treatment for Cancer in a Large Health System

Lindsay M. Sabik, Kirsten Y. Eom, Zhaojun Sun, Jessica S. Merlin, Hailey W. Bulls, Patience Moyo, Jennifer A. Pruskowski, G.J. van Londen, Margaret Rosenzweig, and Yael Schenker

Background Pain is one of the most common and potentially debilitating symptoms among patients diagnosed with cancer. Unmitigated pain can impact patients’ activities of daily living, motivation, overall quality of life, and survival. 1 – 5

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Breast Cancer: Noninvasive and Special Situations

Robert W. Carlson, D. Craig Allred, Benjamin O. Anderson, Harold J. Burstein, W. Bradford Carter, Stephen B. Edge, John K. Erban, William B. Farrar, Andres Forero, Sharon Hermes Giordano, Lori J. Goldstein, William J. Gradishar, Daniel F. Hayes, Clifford A. Hudis, Britt-Marie Ljung, P. Kelly Marcom, Ingrid A. Mayer, Beryl McCormick, Lori J. Pierce, Elizabeth C. Reed, Mary Lou Smith, George Somlo, Neal S. Topham, John H. Ward, Eric P. Winer, and Antonio C. Wolff

Overview T he NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for Breast Cancer: Noninvasive and Special Situations presented here are the work of the NCCN Breast Cancer panel members. Categories of evidence and consensus were

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Understanding Comorbidity Profiles and Their Effect on Treatment and Survival in Patients With Colorectal Cancer

Erin E. Hahn, Michael K. Gould, Corrine E. Munoz-Plaza, Janet S. Lee, Carla Parry, and Ernest Shen

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States. 1 Approximately 140,000 new CRC cases were diagnosed in 2016, and there are currently more than 1 million survivors. 1 These numbers will continue to

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Long-Term Therapy of Venous Thromboembolism in Cancer Patients

Michael B. Streiff

for deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism: a population-based case-control study . Arch Intern Med 2000 ; 160 : 809 – 815 . 2. Deitcher SR . Cancer and thrombosis: mechanisms and treatment . J Thromb Thrombolysis 2003 ; 16 : 21

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Documentation of Pain in Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States: A Preliminary Analysis

Sharon M. Weinstein, Dorothy Romanus, Eva M. Lepisto, Cielito Reyes-Gibby, Charles Cleeland, Rex Greene, Cameron Muir, and Joyce Niland

This study was supported in part by a research grant from Medtronic, Inc. and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. References 1 McGivney WT Crooks GM . The care of patients with severe chronic pain in terminal illness

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Exercise Programs for Cancer-Related Fatigue: Evidence and Clinical Guidelines

Margaret L. McNeely and Kerry S. Courneya

O ver the past decade, a significant increase has occurred in the amount and quality of research examining the role of exercise in managing cancer-related fatigue (CRF). 1 – 5 In fact, a recent systematic review noted that CRF is the most

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NCCN Task Force Report: Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer

Robert W. Carlson, Elizabeth Brown, Harold J. Burstein, William J. Gradishar, Clifford A. Hudis, Charles Loprinzi, Eleftherios Paul Mamounas, Edith A. Perez, Kathleen Pritchard, Peter Ravdin, Abram Recht, George Somlo, Richard L. Theriault, Eric P. Winer, Antonio C. Wolff, and for the NCCN Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer Task Force

NCCN Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer Task Force Members *Robert W. Carlson, MD / Chair#†  ¶¶ Stanford Hospital and Clinics Donald A. Berry, PhD††  The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center *Elizabeth Brown, MD  National Comprehensive

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Incident Cancer Detection During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Antoine Eskander, Qing Li, Jiayue Yu, Julie Hallet, Natalie G. Coburn, Anna Dare, Kelvin K.W. Chan, Simron Singh, Ambica Parmar, Craig C. Earle, Lauren Lapointe-Shaw, Monika K. Krzyzanowska, Timothy P. Hanna, Antonio Finelli, Alexander V. Louie, Nicole Look Hong, Jonathan C. Irish, Ian J. Witterick, Alyson Mahar, Christopher W. Noel, David R. Urbach, Daniel I. McIsaac, Danny Enepekides, and Rinku Sutradhar

Background Cancer survival rates have improved over the past decade, in part because of earlier detection of disease. 1 , 2 However, screening programs with accessible in-person care have been impacted by the emergency health measures put in

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Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer

David S. Ettinger, Wallace Akerley, Gerold Bepler, Matthew G. Blum, Andrew Chang, Richard T. Cheney, Lucian R. Chirieac, Thomas A. D'Amico, Todd L. Demmy, Apar Kishor P. Ganti, Ramaswamy Govindan, Frederic W. Grannis Jr., Thierry Jahan, Mohammad Jahanzeb, David H. Johnson, Anne Kessinger, Ritsuko Komaki, Feng-Ming Kong, Mark G. Kris, Lee M. Krug, Quynh-Thu Le, Inga T. Lennes, Renato Martins, Janis O'Malley, Raymond U. Osarogiagbon, Gregory A. Otterson, Jyoti D. Patel, Katherine M. Pisters, Karen Reckamp, Gregory J. Riely, Eric Rohren, George R. Simon, Scott J. Swanson, Douglas E. Wood, and Stephen C. Yang

Overview Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. An estimated 219,440 new cases (116,090 men; 103,350 women) of lung and bronchus cancer were diagnosed in 2009, and 159,390 deaths (88,900 men; 70