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

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Celgene and BeiGene Ltd collaborate to licence BGB A317 an advanced PD I inhibitor to Celgene and to licence certain Celgene products to BeiGene in China.

Celgene Corporation and BeiGene, Ltd. entered into a strategic collaboration to develop and commercialize BeiGene's investigational anti-programmed cell death protein...

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Merck Inc.and Incyte Corpn. announce extended development programme for combinations of Keytruda (pembrolizumab) and epacadostat.

Incyte Corporation and Merck announced additional details of their clinical development program investigating the combination of epacadostat, Incyte’s investigational oral...

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Trailblaze Pharos companion diagnostic receives EU CE mark approval for use with entrectinib in solid tumours- Ignyta

Ignyta has announced that it has received Expedited Access Pathway (EAP) designation from the United States FDA and also CE...

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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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Oesophageal cancer: 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...

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Guidelines for the management of oesophageal and gastric cancer

The original guidelines described the management of oesophageal and gastric cancer within existing practice. This paper updates the guidance to...

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Journal articles

Pragmatic staging of oesophageal cancer using decision theory involving selective endoscopic ultrasonography, PET and laparoscopy.

Background: Following CT, guidelines for staging oesophageal and gastro-oesophageal junction (GOJ) cancer recommend endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS), PET-CT and laparoscopy for T3-T4 GOJ tumours. These...

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Global cancer statistics, 2012

Cancer constitutes an enormous burden on society in more and less economically developed countries alike.

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Ramucirumab monotherapy for previously treated advanced gastric or gastro-oesophageal junction adenocarcinoma (REGARD): an international, randomised, multicentre, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial.

BACKGROUND: Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and VEGF receptor-2 (VEGFR-2)-mediated signalling and angiogenesis can contribute to the pathogenesis and progression...

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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.


Carcinoma of unknown primary origin: diagnosis and management: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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