Added 2 years ago Drug news
Clovis Oncology, Inc. announced the first presentation of a comprehensive dataset from its Phase III ARIEL3 study of rucaparib at...
Added 3 years ago Drug news
Phase II trial of WT1 cancer vaccine doubles progression-free survival in malignant pleural mesothelioma- SELLAS Life Sciences
SELLAS Life Sciences Group announced that results from a Phase II trial of the Company's WT1 cancer vaccine in patients...
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See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.
Fibrinogen is important for blood clot formation and breakdown. It is the first coagulant factor to be reduced to critical levels during massive trauma, cardiac surgery and postpartum haemorrhage that involve excessive bleeding. Persistent fibrinogen deficiency can lead to bleeding complications and an increased risk in mortality. This learning zone looks at both congenital and acquired fibrinogen deficiencies including indications and techniques for diagnosis, trigger level for treatment and treatment options.
The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Knowledge Centre contains key information relating to the epidemiology and pathophysiology of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, highlighting prevalence, impact and unmet needs and the underlying inflammatory processes that drive IBD, considering some of the key inflammatory pathways.
'New IBD assessment tools at a glance' - an educational symposium sponsored by Sandoz.
Explore the pathophysiology, epidemiology and multi-system symptoms associated with hereditary ATTR amyloidosis, as well as how to achieve an early and accurate diagnosis.
Biliary stenting: Indications, choice of stents and results: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) clinical guideline
The present Clinical Guideline describes short-term and long-term results of biliary stenting depending on indications and stent models; it makes recommendations on when, how, and with which stent to perform biliary drainage in most common...
Added 7 years ago
BSG guidelines for the management of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine (including carcinoid) tumours (NETs)
Over the past few years, there have been advances in the management of neuroendocrine tumours, which have included clearer characterisation, more specific and therapeutically relevant diagnosis, and improved treatments.
Added 7 years ago
Pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) remains a morbid procedure. The use of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) pathways has proven to reduce care time and post-operative complications after colorectal surgery.
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Olaparib (Lynparza™) is a first-in-class, orally-active, small molecule, poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitor that induces synthetic lethality in homozygous BRCA-deficient cells....
Added 4 years ago
Long-term results of dose-dense paclitaxel and carboplatin versus conventional paclitaxel and carboplatin for treatment of advanced epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer (JGOG 3016): a randomised, controlled, open-label trial
BackgroundThe primary analysis of the JGOG 3016 trial showed that a dose-dense paclitaxel and carboplatin regimen significantly improves progression-free and...
Added 6 years ago
PH3 Study of IMGN853 vs Investigator's Choice of Chemotherapy in Women With FRa+ Adv. EOC, Primary Peritoneal or Fallopian Tube Cancer (FORWARD I)
This is a Phase 3, open label, randomized study designed to compare the safety and efficacy of IMGN853 to that of selected single-agent chemotherapy (Investigator's choice) in women with platinum-resistant FR-alpha positive advanced...
Added 2 years ago
A Study of Rucaparib as Switch Maintenance Following Platinum-Based Chemotherapy in Patients With Platinum-Sensitive, High-Grade Serous or Endometrioid Epithelial Ovarian, Primary Peritoneal or Fallopian Tube Cancer (ARIEL3)
Patients enrolled into this study will be stratified into 3 groups based on gene mutations identified in their tumor tissue. The purpose of this study is to evaluate patient response to maintenance treatment with rucaparib versus placebo.
Added 6 years ago
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.
Carcinoma of unknown primary origin: diagnosis and management: putting NICE guidelines into practice
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