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FDA approves Mvasi (bevacizumab-awwb) biosimilar for non-small cell lung cancer, for metastatic colorectal cancer, glioblastoma, metastatic renal cell carcinoma and carcinoma of the cervix.- Amgen and Allergan.

Amgen and Allergan announced that the FDA has approved Mvasi (bevacizumab-awwb) for all eligible indications of the reference product, Avastin...

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EU approves ch14.18/CHO, dinutuximab beta, as a treatment for high risk neuroblastoma in children. EUSA Pharma

EUSA Pharma announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved the antibody ch14.18/CHO, dinutuximab beta, for the treatment of high-risk...

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Phase III GLOBE Study continues for ofranergene obadenovec (VB-111) in recurrent glioblastoma (rGBM).- VBL Therapeutics

VBL Therapeutics announced that the Independent Data Safety Monitoring Committee (DSMC) met to conduct its second safety review of the...

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Cushing's Syndrome

Cushing's Syndrome

Cushing’s syndrome shares symptoms such as hypertension, glucose intolerance and obesity with other common conditions – how can you confidently diagnose this rare disorder?

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Transplantation

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High-grade glioma: 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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Journal articles

Goal-directed fluid restriction during brain surgery: a prospective randomized controlled trial.

The value of goal-directed fluid therapy in neurosurgical patients, where brain swelling is a major concern, is unknown.

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Goal-directed fluid restriction during brain surgery: a prospective randomized controlled trial.

The value of goal-directed fluid therapy in neurosurgical patients, where brain swelling is a major concern, is unknown.

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Goal-directed fluid restriction during brain surgery: a prospective randomized controlled trial.

The value of goal-directed fluid therapy in neurosurgical patients, where brain swelling is a major concern, is unknown.

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Clinical trials

The Neuroprotective Effects of Dexmedetomidine During Brain Surgery

Dexmedetomidine (DEX) is a Alpha-2 specific agonist, is a common ICU sedation medication. In brain tumor resection craniotomy, it is proven to be effective in improving postoperative hypertension and...

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Adult Study: ABT-414 Alone or ABT-414 Plus Temozolomide vs. Lomustine or Temozolomide for Recurrent Glioblastoma Pediatric Study: Evaluation of ABT-414 in Children With High Grade Gliomas (INTELLANCE 2)

This study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ABT-414 alone or with temozolomide versus temozolomide or lomustine alone in participants with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme.

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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.

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Hallucinations - red flag symptoms

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Acoustic neuroma: clinical review

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