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Merck Inc., has announced that the FDA has approved Keytruda, the company’s anti-PD-1 therapy, for the treatment of patients with...
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Merck announced that the FDA has accepted a new supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) and granted Priority Review for Keytruda...
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The CDK 4/6 Inhibitors in Metastatic Breast Cancer Learning Zone provides insights and information for metastatic breast cancer (mBC) and CDK 4/6 signalling. This includes the burden and pathophysiology of the disease, the role of CDK 4/6 in cell proliferation and an overview of the CDK 4/6 inhibitors that have been approved for the management of mBC.
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See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.
Cervical cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death among females in less developed countries.
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Bevacizumab for recurrent, persistent or advanced cervical cancer: reproducibility of GOG 240 study results in "real world" patients.
Bevacizumab is the only therapeutic target approved for patients with persistent, recurrent or advanced cervical cancer from a phase III study that combined with chemotherapy; it proves a significant increase in overall survival.
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Nerve Sparing Approach Improves Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Minimally Invasive Radical Hysterectomy: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Few studies investigated the efficacy and safety of nerve sparing approach via minimally invasive surgery for the treatment of cervical cancer. We aimed to review the current evidence comparing nerve sparing minimally invasive...
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Global, regional, and national cancer incidence, mortality, years of life lost, years lived with disability, and disability-adjusted life-years for 32 cancer groups, 1990 to 2015: A systematic analysis for the global burden of disease study.
Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. Current estimates on the burden of cancer are needed for cancer control planning.
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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
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.