Tag Archives: cancer risk

Disruptions in Cancer Care in the Era of COVID-19

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 20, 2020 — Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, cancer care must go on, but changes may need to be made in the way some care is delivered. “We’re headed for a time when there will be significant …

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More Sex Partners, Higher Cancer Risk?

More Sex Partners, Higher Cancer Risk?

STIs are the main suspect in this increased risk of cancer, but people with more sex partners also tended to indulge in other risky behaviors, Smith noted. “In our study, those with a greater number of sexual partners were more likely to smoke cigarettes and drink alcohol frequently, behaviors …

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Diet Drug Belviq Withdrawn Due to Cancer Risk

Diet Drug Belviq Withdrawn Due to Cancer Risk

THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A clinical trial of the weight-loss drug Belviq (lorcaserin) shows an association with an increased risk of cancer, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requesting that its maker withdraw the drug from the U.S. market. Eisai Inc. has already “submitted …

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