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Quality of life effect of Lutathera in NETTER-1 trial for neuroendocrine tumors is published in Journal of Clinical Oncology.- Novartis + Advanced Accelerator Applications.

Novartis announced that the Journal of Clinical Oncology has published results of an analysis of the impact of Lutathera (lutetium...

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Eli Lilly acquires ARMO Biosciences and with it Pegilodecakin.

Eli Lilly and Company and ARMO BioSciences, Inc. announced a definitive agreement for Lilly to acquire ARMO for $50 per...

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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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Pancreatic cancer in adults: diagnosis and management

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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Cancer of the Pancreas: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

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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Journal articles

Enhanced recovery after surgery for pancreaticoduodenectomy: Review of current evidence and trends.

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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Weekday of cancer surgery in relation to prognosis.

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 role of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in prostate, pancreatic and stomach cancers.

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 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.