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The best of SABSC 2017

Here’s a quick roundup of the latest findings revealed at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

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Phase III results show Abraxane leads to high disease-free survival rates in breast cancer

Investigation use of Abraxane (paclitaxel albumin-bound particles for injectable suspension) to paclitaxel in early high-risk breast cancer patients.

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Call to update guidelines on fertility in Breast Cancer following successful trial

Data presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium has suggested that a temporary ovarian suppression with hormone analog may preserve fertility during breast cancer chemotherapy

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Guidelines

Cervical cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

Cervical cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death among females in less developed countries. These updated guidelines focus on the management...

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British Association for Psychopharmacology consensus guidance on the use of psychotropic medication preconception, in pregnancy and postpartum 2017

Decisions about the use of psychotropic medication in pregnancy are an ongoing challenge for clinicians and women with mental health problems, owing to the uncertainties around risks of the illness itself to mother and fetus/infant...

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BSR and BHPR guideline on prescribing drugs in pregnancy and breastfeeding—Part II: analgesics and other drugs used in rheumatology practice

The objective of the guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations, which do not imply a legal obligation, for clinicians to...

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Journal articles

Effectiveness of seminal plasma in in vitro fertilization treatment: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Objective: To evaluate the beneficial effects of seminal plasma (SP) or semen applied at the time of oocyte aspiration or embryo transfer

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Diffusion tensor imaging determines three-dimensional architecture of human cervix: a cross-sectional study.

Objective: To determine the microarchitecture of the cervix using high-resolution diffusion tensor (DT) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

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Letrozole pre-treatment prior to medical termination of pregnancy: a systematic review.

Objective(s): The purpose of this systematic review was to evaluate the efficacy of pretreatment with letrozole prior to either a first or second trimester medical termination of pregnancy.

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Clinical trials

Adjuvant Ribociclib With Endocrine Therapy in Hormone Receptor+/HER2- Intermediate Risk Early Breast Cancer (EarLEE-2)

This is an international, multi-center, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical study evaluating the efficacy and safety of ribociclib with endocrine therapy as an adjuvant treatment in patients with hormone receptor-positive...

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Adjuvant Ribociclib With Endocrine Therapy in Hormone Receptor+/HER2- High Risk Early Breast Cancer (EarLEE-1)

This is an international, multi-center, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical study evaluating the efficacy and safety of ribociclib with endocrine therapy as an adjuvant treatment in patients with hormone receptor-positive...

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Assessment of the Efficacy and Safety of Olaparib Monotherapy Versus Physicians Choice Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients With Germline BRCA1/2 Mutations. (OlympiAD)

This open label, randomised, controlled, multi-centre phase III study will assess the efficacy and safety of single agent olaparib vs standard of care based on physician's choice of capecitabine, vinorelbine or eribulin in...

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Metrics Madness

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Testosterone treatment, consultation length and IUD fitting: journals update March 2017

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Ascites: an unusual case: in association with Gut

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