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EU approves Herzuma for HER2 metastatic gastric cancer.- Celltrion.

Celltrion announced that the European Commission (EC) approved Herzuma (trastuzumab biosimilar) for the treatment of patients with metastatic gastric cancer...

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CHMP recommends approval of Herzuma biosimilar in gastric cancer

The CHMP has adopted a positive opinion, recommending the granting of a marketing authorisation for the medicinal product Herzuma (trastuzumab biosimilar), from Celltrion Healthcare Hungary, intended for the treatment of gastric cancer.

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Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

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Gastric cancer: ESMO–ESSO–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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Neuroendocrine gastro-entero-pancreatic tumors: 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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BSG guidelines for the management of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine (including carcinoid) tumours (NETs)

Over the past few years, there have been advances in the management of neuroendocrine tumours, which have included clearer characterisation, more specific and therapeutically relevant diagnosis, and improved treatments.

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Journal articles

Weekday of cancer surgery in relation to prognosis.

Background: Later weekday of surgery seems to affect the prognosis adversely in oesophageal cancer, whereas any such influence on other cancer sites is unknown. This study aimed to test whether weekday of surgery influenced...

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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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The role of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in prostate, pancreatic and stomach cancers.

The association of germline mutations in the breast cancer susceptibility gene 1 (BRCA1) and the breast cancer susceptibility gene 2 (BRCA2) with the development of breast and ovarian...

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Clinical trials

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program for Gastric Cancer: a Multi-center Study (ERASG1)

This study is aimed to evaluate the safety of applying enhanced recovery after surgery for gastric cancer.

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A Study of Ramucirumab (LY3009806) in Combination With Capecitabine and Cisplatin in Participants With Stomach Cancer (RAINFALL)

The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of ramucirumab, which is a targeted antibody, in combination with capecitabine and cisplatin compared to capecitabine and cisplatin alone in participants with stomach cancer.

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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.