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FDA approves Ayvakit to treat unresectable or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor.- Blueprint Medicines

Blueprint Medicines Corporation announced that the FDA has approved Ayvakit (avapritinib) for the treatment of adults with unresectable or metastatic...

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Deciphera Pharma files ripretinib at FDA to treat patients with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST).

Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) to the FDA for ripretinib, the Company’s investigational...

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Phase III PRIMROSE 2 trial of KLH 2109 shows benefits in uterine fibroids.- ObsEva SA

ObsEva SA reported positive Phase III trial results from the PRIMROSE 2 trial of KLH 2109 (linzagolix) for the treatment...

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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic and progressive fibrotic interstitial lung disease that occurs mostly in older adults, is limited to the lungs and often displays a characteristic imaging and histological appearance. Find out how to diagnose IPF and the latest interventions available for patients living with this burden.

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Guidelines

European Society of Endocrinology Clinical Practice Guidelines for the management of aggressive pituitary tumours and carcinomas

The present European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) guideline aims to provide clinical guidance on diagnosis, treatment and follow-up in aggressive pituitary tumours and carcinomas.

Added 1 year ago

European Thyroid Association Guidelines for Ultrasound Malignancy Risk Stratification of Thyroid Nodules in Adults: The EU-TIRADS

Thyroid ultrasound (US) is a key examination for the management of thyroid nodules. Thyroid US is easily accessible, noninvasive, and cost-effective, and is a mandatory step in the workup of thyroid nodules.

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EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines on the management of benign liver tumours

Some of these lesions are of greater clinical relevance than others, and the aim of these recommendations is to provide a contemporary aid for the practical diagnosis and management of the more common benign tumours.

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Journal articles

Brain invasion in meningiomas-clinical considerations and impact of neuropathological evaluation: a systematic review.

With the release of the 2016 edition of the WHO Classification of Central Nervous System Tumors, brain invasion in meningiomas has been added as a stand-alone criterion for atypia and can therefore impact grading and indirectly adjuvant therapy.

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Advances in meningioma genetics: novel therapeutic opportunities.

Meningiomas currently are among the most frequent intracranial tumours. Although the majority of meningiomas can be cured by surgical resection, ∼20% of patients have an aggressive clinical course with tumour recurrence...

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Association of Parathyroid Hormone Level With Postthyroidectomy Hypocalcemia: A Systematic Review.

Importance: There has been an increased interest in measuring parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels as an early predictive marker for the development of hypocalcemia after total thyroidectomy.

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Clinical trials

Phase 3 Study of Pexidartinib for Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis (PVNS) or Giant Cell Tumor of the Tendon Sheath (GCT-TS) (ENLIVEN)

The main purpose of this study is to gather information about the investigational drug pexidartinib, which may help to treat tumors of pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) or giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath (GCT-TS).

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Men's Health: A Forgotten Topic

Men's health is a forgotten topic. To be honest, we men are mostly to blame. We've clung to our masculine misconceptions and repeatedly refused to engage the healthcare community. Who can blame us, we're invincible and we're going to live forever, right? Well, not exactly. Let's look at some of the reasons men's health is one of the least engaged topics in healthcare. 

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