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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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Deciphera Pharmaceuticals announces positive results from INVICTUS pivotal phase III study of ripretinib in patients with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors.-
Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the late-breaking presentation of results from the INVICTUS pivotal Phase III clinical study of ripretinib in...
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Soft tissue and visceral sarcomas: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up
Adult soft tissue and visceral sarcomas (excluding gastrointestinal stromal tumor, GIST) are rare tumors, with an estimated incidence averaging 4–5/100 000/year in Europe.
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Introduction: The incidence and clinical significance of lymph node metastasis (LNM, N1) in soft tissue sarcoma (STS) is unclear. Recent studies have focused on extremity/trunk STS (ETSTS).
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Global, regional, and national cancer incidence, mortality, years of life lost, years lived with disability, and disability-adjusted life-years for 32 cancer groups, 1990 to 2015: A systematic analysis for the global burden of disease study.
Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. Current estimates on the burden of cancer are needed for cancer control planning.
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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.
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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
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.