Data from multiple sources - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 06 June 2017

Latest news articles

Added 1 month ago Drug news

Successful Phase I trial of BLU 285 for gastrointestinal stromal tumors is basis for initiating Phase III trial in 2018.- BluePrint Medicines

Blueprint Medicines Corporation announced new Phase 1 clinical data and outlined registration plans for BLU 285, a potent and highly...

Added 10 months ago Drug news

German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care suggests no additional benefit of Halaven (eribulin) in liposarcomas- Eisai

The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) has published a report which suggests that on formal...

Added 1 year ago Drug news

Phase III data shows improvement in overall survival with Halaven (eribulin) vs dacarbazine in liposarcoma- Eisai

Halaven (eribulin), from Eisai, is an active agent against liposarcoma according to tumour subtype analyses of a Phase III trial...

Search all news articles for Cancer of bone and connective tissue
 

Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Invitation to watch the online broadcast of the BeCOn OWN event 'Shifting paradigms in BTcP management' on June 16 2017.

Visit Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone


Hyperammonaemia

Hyperammonaemia can result in serious neurological damage or death. Could you recognise the signs and symptoms?

Visit Hyperammonaemia


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...

Added 7 months ago

Soft tissue and visceral sarcomas: 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...

Added 3 years ago

Search all guidelines for Cancer of bone and connective tissue
 

Journal articles

First clinical experience with alpha-emitting radium-223 in the treatment of skeletal metastases.

The main goals were to study the safety and tolerability of the alpha-emitter radium-223 (223Ra) in breast and prostate cancer patients with skeletal metastases. In addition, pain palliation was evaluated.

Added 2 months ago

Eribulin versus dacarbazine in previously treated patients with advanced liposarcoma or leiomyosarcoma: a randomised, open-label, multicentre, phase 3 trial.

Background: A non-randomised, phase 2 study showed activity and tolerability of eribulin in advanced or metastatic soft-tissue sarcoma. In this...

Added 1 year ago

Lifetime effectiveness of mifamurtide addition to chemotherapy in nonmetastatic and metastatic osteosarcoma: a Markov process model analysis.

The mortality and progression rates in osteosarcoma differ depending on the presence of metastasis. A decision model would be useful...

Added 1 year ago

Search all journal articles for Cancer of bone and connective tissue
 
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.