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Phase II trial of WT1 cancer vaccine doubles progression-free survival in malignant pleural mesothelioma- SELLAS Life Sciences

SELLAS Life Sciences Group announced that results from a Phase II trial of the Company's WT1 cancer vaccine in patients...

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Tremelimumab fails in Phase IIb trial for unresectable malignant mesothelioma- AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca and MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, announced that DETERMINE, the Phase IIb clinical trial of 10...

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Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Watch video hightlights from the BeCOn OWN 2017 event, including expert opinion, patient experience and panel discussions in the Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone.

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Guidelines

Cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract: assessment and management in people aged 16 and over

This guideline covers assessing and managing cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract in young people (aged 16 and over) and...

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Malignant pleural mesothelioma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is considered to be a relatively rare tumour, although incidence has increased during the last ten...

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Journal articles

Bevacizumab for newly diagnosed pleural mesothelioma in the Mesothelioma Avastin Cisplatin Pemetrexed Study (MAPS): a randomised, controlled, open-label, phase 3 trial.

Malignant pleural mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer with poor prognosis, linked to occupational asbestos exposure. Vascular endothelial growth factor is a key mitogen for malignant pleural mesothelioma cells, therefore targeting...

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Global cancer statistics, 2012

Cancer constitutes an enormous burden on society in more and less economically developed countries alike.

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Clinical trials

Surgery for Mesothelioma After Radiation Therapy "SMART" for Resectable Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

The purpose of this study is to determine whether radiation therapy decreases tumor size and tumor spread. The investigators will consent subjects that have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and will undergo radiation therapy followed by surgical...

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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.