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Surufatinib in advanced neuroendocrine tumors – extra-pancreatic,met the primary endpoint of progression free survival
Hutchison China MediTech announced that the independent Data Monitoring Committee of the Phase III pivotal study of surufatinib in advanced...
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AstraZeneca and Merck Inc. announced detailed results from the Phase III POLO trial evaluating Lynparza (olaparib) tablets as a first-line...
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apact study of Abraxane + gemcitabine following surgical resection for pancreatic cancer failed to achieve primary endpoint
The Celgene-sponsored, pivotal, Phase III apact study evaluating the investigational use of Abraxanein combination with gemcitabine following surgical resection (adjuvant...
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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.
What are biologics and how do they differ from small molecule medicines? Discover more about their development, as well as the manufacturing and regulatory processes in the Biosimilars in Oncology Knowledge Centre.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing pancreatic cancer in adults aged 18 and over. It aims to improve care by ensuring quicker and more accurate diagnosis, and by specifying the most effective treatments...
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A recent study within Europe reports that pancreatic cancer is the fourth most fatal cancer in men after lung, colorectal, and prostate cancers, and also the fourth most fatal cancer in women after breast, colorectal and lung cancers.
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Neuroendocrine gastro-entero-pancreatic tumors: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up
Neuroendocrine gastroenteropancreatic tumors (GEP-NETs) constitute a heterogeneous group of tumors with their origin in neuroendocrine cells of the embryological gut. This guideline focuses on diagnosis and pathology/molecular biology...
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Efficacy and Safety of Sunitinib in Patients With Well-Differentiated Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours.
Background: In a phase III study, sunitinib led to a significant increase in progression- free survival (PFS) vs. placebo in patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (panNETs).
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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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Background: Later weekday of surgery seems to affect the prognosis adversely in oesophageal cancer, whereas any such influence on other cancer sites is unknown. This study aimed to test whether weekday of surgery influenced...
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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.