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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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Learning Zones

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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CDK 4/6 inhibitors in metastatic breast cancer

CDK 4/6 inhibitors in metastatic breast cancer

The CDK 4/6 Inhibitors in Metastatic Breast Cancer Learning Zone provides insights and information for metastatic breast cancer (mBC) and CDK 4/6 signalling. This includes the burden and pathophysiology of the disease, the role of CDK 4/6 in cell proliferation and an overview of the CDK 4/6 inhibitors that have been approved for the management of mBC.

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Guidelines

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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Journal articles

Defining the incidence and clinical significance of lymph node metastasis in soft tissue sarcoma.

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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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.

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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.