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UK NICE recommends use of Stivarga (regorafenib) in adults with gastrointestinal stromal tumours.- Bayer HealthCare.

The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has backed Stivarga (regorafenib), from Bayer Healthcare, as a cost-effective option...

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CHMP recommends Ontruzant (trastuzumab biosimilar) to treat breast cancer and gastric cancer. Samsung Bioepis + Merck Inc.

Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd. announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has...

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Phase III REFLECTIONS B327-02 study of PF-05280014 (trastuzumab biosimilar) met primary objective in HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer.- Pfizer.

Pfizer announced positive findings from REFLECTIONS B327-02 (n=707), a pivotal Phase III randomized, double-blind comparative safety and efficacy study of...

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Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

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Guidelines

Gastric cancer: ESMO–ESSO–ESTRO 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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Neuroendocrine gastro-entero-pancreatic tumors: 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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Guidelines for the management of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine (including carcinoid) tumours (NETs)

These guidelines update previous guidance published in 2005. They have been revised by a group who are members of the...

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Journal articles

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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Molecular mechanism of PD-1/PD-L1 blockade via anti-PD-L1 antibodies atezolizumab and durvalumab.

In 2016 and 2017, monoclonal antibodies targeting PD-L1, including atezolizumab, durvalumab, and avelumab, were approved by the FDA for the treatment of multiple advanced cancers. And many other anti-PD-L1 antibodies are under clinical trials.

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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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Clinical trials

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program for Gastric Cancer: a Multi-center Study (ERASG1)

This study is aimed to evaluate the safety of applying enhanced recovery after surgery for gastric cancer.

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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.