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CHMP recommends Stivarga (regorafenib) for the treatment of adult patients with hepatocellular carcinoma .- Bayer

Bayer has announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency has recommended...

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UK NICE recommends use of Lartruvo (olaratumab) for adults with advanced soft tissue sarcoma- Eli Lilly

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published its Final Appraisal Determination on Lartruvo (olaratumab), from Eli...

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Update on regulatory pathway for INNO 206 (aldoxorubicin) in soft tissue sarcomas (STS).- CytRx Corporation

CytRx Corporation announced an update on the regulatory pathway for a New Drug Application (NDA) submission for aldoxorubicin in soft...

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Learning Zones

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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.

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

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Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of cholangiocarcinoma: an update

CC is the second commonest primary liver tumour worldwide, after hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). These guidelines are intended to bring consistency...

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Erratum to: EASL–EORTC Clinical Practice Guidelines: Management of hepatocellular carcinoma

Fig. 3 was incomplete for BCLC stage A, and it has been corrected as per below. Patients at BCLC stage...

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Hepatocellular carcinoma: ESMO–ESDO 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

Radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma: Mono or multipolar?

Background and aims: Thermo-ablation by radiofrequency is recognized as a curative treatment for early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma. However, local recurrence may...

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Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, and NAFLD.

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the second commonest cause of cancer death worldwide. Rather than falling as a result of prevention...

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Clinical trials

Sorafenib and Bavituximab Plus SBRT in Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma

This study involves a course of radiation to up to 5 tumors in the participant's liver followed by systemic therapy (Treatment using substances that travel through the bloodstream, reaching and affecting cells all over the body).

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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.