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FDA approves Lutathera for gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.- Advanced Accelerator Applications.
Advanced Accelerator Applications, a subsidiary of Novartis Groupe S.A., has received FDA approval of its new drug application (NDA) for...
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Abraxane + gemcitabine see positive results from LAPACT trial for locally advanced pancreatic cancer.
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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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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.
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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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The association of germline mutations in the breast cancer susceptibility gene 1 (BRCA1) and the breast cancer susceptibility gene 2 (BRCA2) with the development of breast and ovarian...
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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.