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EU CHMP recommends broadening approval of Darzalex (daratumumab) for multiple myeloma- Janssen-Cilaq

Janssen-Cilag International NV announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA)...

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CHMP recommends Tafinlar (dabrafenib) in combination with Mekinist (trametinib)to treat metastatic non small cell lung cancer.-Novartis

Novartis announced the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) adopted a positive...

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FDA expands Revlimid (lenalidomide) indication to include use for patients with multiple myeloma as maintenance therapy following autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant.-Celgene

Celgene Corporation announced that the FDA has expanded the existing indication for Revlimid (lenalidomide) 10 mg capsules to include use...

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Guidelines

Evidence-based indications for the use of PET-CT in the United Kingdom 2016

Since its introduction into clinical practice in the UK 26 years ago, positorn emission tomography (PET) followed by positron emission tomography-computed tomography...

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Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma: diagnosis and management: NICE Guidelines

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in people aged 16 years and over.

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NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Leukemia

CLL remains the most prevalent adult lerkemia in Wester countries but is considered rare in regions such as East Asia. CLL/SLL comprises approximately 7% of newly diagnosed cases of NHL.

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Journal articles

Padeliporfin vascular-targeted photodynamic therapy versus active surveillance in men with low-risk prostate cancer (CLIN1001 PCM301): an open-label, phase 3, randomised controlled trial

Vascular-targeted photodynamic therapy, a novel tissue-preserving treatment for low-risk prostate cancer, has shown favourable safety and efficacy results in single-arm phase 1 and 2 studies.

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Gene-expression profiling and not immunophenotypic algorithms predicts prognosis in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma treated with immunochemotherapy.

Diffuse large B-cell lymphomas (DLBCLs) can be divided into germinal-center B cell-like (GCB) and activated-B cell-like (ABC) subtypes by gene-expression profiling (GEP), with the latter...

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Prognostic Impact of Tumor Microenvironment in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Uniformly Treated With R-CHOP Chemotherapy.

We evaluated the prognostic impact of cell-of-origin classification as well as intratumoral regulatory T cells (Tregs), macrophages, and microvessel density (MVD) on 115 patients (74 in the...

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Fiona Holland

What to say and do when someone has cancer

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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.

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

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You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

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