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UK NICE recommends use of Stivarga (regorafenib) in adults with gastrointestinal stromal tumours.- Bayer HealthCare.

The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has backed Stivarga (regorafenib), from Bayer Healthcare, as a cost-effective option...

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Successful Phase I trial of BLU 285 for gastrointestinal stromal tumors is basis for initiating Phase III trial in 2018.- BluePrint Medicines

Blueprint Medicines Corporation announced new Phase 1 clinical data and outlined registration plans for BLU 285, a potent and highly...

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German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care suggests no additional benefit of Halaven (eribulin) in liposarcomas- Eisai

The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) has published a report which suggests that on formal...

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Evidence-based indications for the use of PET-CT in the United Kingdom 2016

Since its introduction into clinical practice in the UK 26 years ago, positorn emission tomography (PET) followed by positron emission tomography-computed tomography...

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Soft tissue and visceral sarcomas: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

The ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are intended to provide the user with a set of recommendations for the best...

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First clinical experience with alpha-emitting radium-223 in the treatment of skeletal metastases.

The main goals were to study the safety and tolerability of the alpha-emitter radium-223 (223Ra) in breast and prostate cancer patients with skeletal metastases. In addition, pain palliation was evaluated.

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Eribulin versus dacarbazine in previously treated patients with advanced liposarcoma or leiomyosarcoma: a randomised, open-label, multicentre, phase 3 trial.

Background: A non-randomised, phase 2 study showed activity and tolerability of eribulin in advanced or metastatic soft-tissue sarcoma. In this...

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Fiona Holland

Fiona worked in the fitness and wellness industry in the US for 13 years, supporting behaviour change in a variety of settings. Fiona’s research interests lie broadly within health and wellbeing. She is particularly interested in qualitative methodologies in the areas of body image ... Read more

What to say and do when someone has cancer

Ahead of World Cancer Day on Saturday (February 4), Fiona Holland, Psychology Lecturer, discusses what to say and what not to say to someone with cancer.