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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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FDA grants 510(k) approval for Speedboat RS2 device and the CROMA platform to treat bowel lesions.- Creo Medical Group.

Creo Medical Group plc , a medical device company focused on the emerging field of surgical endoscopy, announces that it...

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Celgene and BeiGene Ltd collaborate to licence BGB A317 an advanced PD I inhibitor to Celgene and to licence certain Celgene products to BeiGene in China.

Celgene Corporation and BeiGene, Ltd. entered into a strategic collaboration to develop and commercialize BeiGene's investigational anti-programmed cell death protein...

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Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Invitation to watch the online broadcast of the BeCOn OWN event 'Shifting paradigms in BTcP management' on June 16 2017.

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Preventing excess weight gain

This guideline makes recommendations on behaviours that may help people maintain a healthy weight or prevent excess weight gain. The...

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Metastatic colorectal cancer: 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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Guidance on the use of CT colonography for suspected colorectal cancer

The number of CT colonography examinations is increasing in the UK for suspected colon cancer, having now replaced the barium...

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Journal articles

Do colorectal cancer patients diagnosed as an emergency differ from non-emergency patients in their consultation patterns and symptoms? A longitudinal data-linkage study in England.

More than 20% of colorectal cancers are diagnosed following an emergency presentation. We aimed to examine pre-diagnostic primary-care consultations and related symptoms ...

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Technical and Clinical Outcomes Following Colonic Stenting: A Seven-Year Analysis of 268 Procedures.

To assess the factors contributing to the technical and clinical success of colorectal stenting for large bowel obstruction.

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TAS-102 for Treatment of Advanced Colorectal Cancers that Are No Longer Responding to Other Therapies.

TAS-102 is a novel oral formulation of trifluridine (TFT) and tipiracil hydrochloride (TPI), a thymidine phosphorylase inhibitor. TFT was originally...

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Clinical trials

Reolysin in Combination With FOLFOX6 and Bevacizumab or FOLFOX6 and Bevacizumab Alone in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

The purpose of this study is to find out if giving reolysin in combination with FOLFOX6/ bevacizumab can offer better results than standard therapy with FOLFOX6/ bevacizumab.

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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.


Association of adherence to lifestyle recommendations and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective Danish cohort study

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Carcinoma of unknown primary origin: diagnosis and management: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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