Dr. William P. Clark Jr

Bio

Specialties:

  • Oncology

Affiliation:

  • Riverside Cancer Care Center

Group Memberships:

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who survive breast or thyroid cancer are linked to an increased risk for the other, according to a new analysis.

    University of Chicago researchers who reviewed 37 published studies found breast cancer survivors were 1.55 times more likely to ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy & Immunology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with respiratory allergies, asthma and the skin condition eczema may be less likely to develop glioma brain cancer, a new study suggests.

    The international team of researchers looked at more than 4,500 glioma patients and almost 4,200 people...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Transplant Hepatology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- It's common for transplant centers to reject donor livers for the sickest patients on the transplant waiting list, a new study suggests.

    That means those patients have a higher risk of death while they wait for a lifesaving transplant, the research...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Clinical Pathology & Laboratory Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A majority of American and Canadian adults believe a cure for cancer will be found in their lifetime, and that a cancer diagnosis is not a death sentence, according to a new Harris Poll.

    Nearly three out of five Americans and Canadians exp...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Meditation and music may reduce pain, anxiety and fatigue associated with a breast cancer biopsy, a new study suggests.

    Researchers from the Duke Cancer Institute in Durham, N.C., evaluated 121 women who listened to recorded meditation or music, ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Hematology-Oncology:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) might have a slightly increased risk of developing blood cancer, a new study suggests.

    Children born via IVF had a 67 percent increased risk of leukemia and a more than tripled risk of Hodgk...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Hematology-Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Hodgkin lymphoma is a form of cancer that starts in white blood cells is often curable. But, poor black and Hispanic young people are less likely to survive the disease than their white peers, a new study shows.

    "This study identifies vulnerable...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology):

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug for the treatment of nasal polyps has shown promise in a small, preliminary trial involving a group of patients struggling with chronic sinusitis.

    Dupilumab, which is injected, is aimed at helping those patients who do not r...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Colorectal Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If your stool-based colon cancer test should come back positive, just how long it takes for you to get follow-up care may depend on your hospital, a new study finds.

    The study of more than 62,000 patients cared for in four different U.S. health ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Adolescent Medicine:

    MONDAY, Feb. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plenty of fiber in their diets may have a lower risk of breast cancer later in life, a new, large study suggests.

    The study, published online Feb. 1 in the journal Pediatrics, does not prove t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Hematology-Oncology:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new type of treatment called proton radiotherapy is as effective as standard photon (X-ray) radiation therapy in treating a common type of brain tumor in children, a new study reports.

    And the new therapy causes fewer long-term side effects, th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People using flavored e-cigarettes, particularly ones that taste like cherry, are likely inhaling a chemical that can irritate their airways, a new study suggests.

    "It might be the case that if the user of an electronic cigarette experiences some ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If nearly all women worldwide breast-fed their infants and young children, there would be about 800,000 fewer children's deaths and 20,000 fewer breast cancer deaths a year, researchers report.

    That decrease in children's deaths is equivalent to...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology):

    FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Blacks with low incomes who are diagnosed with esophageal cancer don't survive as long as whites with the disease, a new study finds.

    "In lower socioeconomic groups, outcomes for esophageal cancer vary by race, but not in higher socioeconomic gro...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Halaven (eribulin mesylate) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the first chemotherapy drug shown to improve survival in people with advanced liposarcoma, a type of soft tissue sarcoma (cancer).

    The drug is sanctioned f...Full Article