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NICE recommends Opdivo to treat head and neck cancer.- BMS.

When the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) first reviewed Opdivo (nivolumab), it found that the evidence for...

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NICE recommends Erbitux (cetuximab) plus platinum-based chemotherapy as a first-line therapy for patients with recurrent and/or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN) in the oral cavity. - Merck KGaA

Merck KGaA, a leading science and technology company, announced that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for...

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Phase III trial of Keytruda (pembrolizumab) fails to meet primary endpoint in head and neck cancer- Merck Inc

Merck Inc announced that the pivotal phase III KEYNOTE-040 trial investigating Keytruda (pembrolizumab), in previously treated patients with recurrent or...

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Guidelines

Cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract: assessment and management in people aged 16 and over

This guideline covers assessing and managing cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract in young people (aged 16 and over) and...

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Nasopharyngeal cancer: EHNS – ESMO – ESTRO 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...

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Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: EHNS–ESMO–ESTRO 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...

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Journal articles

Molecular mechanism of PD-1/PD-L1 blockade via anti-PD-L1 antibodies atezolizumab and durvalumab.

In 2016 and 2017, monoclonal antibodies targeting PD-L1, including atezolizumab, durvalumab, and avelumab, were approved by the FDA for the treatment of multiple advanced cancers. And many other anti-PD-L1 antibodies are under clinical trials.

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Immunotherapy for nasopharyngeal cancer-a review.

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is associated with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and characterized by peritumoral immune infiltrate.

Added 6 months ago

Inhaled corticosteroid use and risks of lung cancer and laryngeal cancer

Background:Chronic inflammation has been implicated in the pathogenesis of several cancers, including lung and laryngeal cancer. The objective of the...

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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.

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