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NICE recommends Lynparza for maintenance treatment of relapsed, platinum-sensitive high grade epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer if they have a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation (BRCAm).- AstraZeneca + Merck Inc.

AstraZeneca and MSD have announced that NICE has expanded its recommendation for Lynparza (olaparib) tablets for women with relapsed, BRCA-mutated,...

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Lynparza filed sBLA at FDA for 1st-line maintenance treatment with bevacizumab in advanced ovarian cancer. AstraZeneca + Merck Inc.

AstraZeneca and MSD Inc., announced that a supplemental New Drug Application for Lynparza (olaparib) in combination with bevacizumab has been...

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FDA grants 510(k) approval for Xvision Spine system an augmented reality guidance system for surgery. Augmedics

Augmedics, a pioneer in augmented reality surgical image guidance, has announced FDA 510(k) clearance and the U.S. launch of its...

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Guidelines

Abortion care

This guideline covers care for women of any age (including girls and young women under 18) who request an abortion. It aims to improve the organisation of services and make them easier for women to access.

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Caesarean section

This guideline covers when to offer caesarean section, procedural aspects of the operation and care after caesarean section. It aims to improve the consistency and quality of care for women who are considering a caesarean section...

Added 8 years ago

Preterm labour and birth

This guideline covers the care of women at increased risk of or with symptoms and signs of preterm labour (before 37 weeks) and women having a planned preterm birth.

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Journal articles

How to replace fibrinogen in postpartum haemorrhage situations? (Hint: Don't use FFP!).

Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) remains a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality worldwide, causing up to 75% of severe maternal morbidity.

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Pre-emptive treatment with fibrinogen concentrate for postpartum haemorrhage: randomized controlled trial.

Background: In early postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), a low concentration of fibrinogen is associated with excessive subsequent bleeding and blood transfusion. We hypothesized that pre-emptive treatment with fibrinogen concentrate...

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An algorithm for the management of coagulopathy from postpartum hemorrhage, using fibrinogen concentrate as first-line therapy.

Background: We constructed an algorithm for the management of coagulopathy from massive postpartum hemorrhage. Fibrinogen concentrate was administered preferentially, and the dose of both fibrinogen concentrate and...

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Clinical trials

Pregnancy and Fibrinogen Disorders (FIBRINOGEST)

The aim of this observational study is to evaluate the prevalence of uncomplicated pregnancies in women suffering from congenital fibrinogen disorders (i.e, hypofibrinogenemia, dysfibrinogenemia, hypodysfibrinogenemia)...

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Study of IMMU-132 in HR+/HER2- MBC (TROPICS-02)

This is an open-label, randomized, multicenter Phase 3 study to compare the efficacy and safety of Sacituzumab Govitecan versus TPC in subjects with metastatic or locally recurrent inoperable HR+/HER2- MBC, after failure of...

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A Study To Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety Of Atezolizumab or Placebo in Combination With Neoadjuvant Doxorubicin + Cyclophosphamide Followed By Paclitaxel + Trastuzumab + Pertuzumab In Early Her2-Positive Breast Cancer (IMpassion050)

This study (also known as IMpassion050) will evaluate the efficacy and safety of atezolizumab compared with placebo when given in combination with neoadjuvant dose-dense anthracycline (doxorubicin) + cyclophosphamide followed...

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Blog Posts

Allen Wellings

EBCC 2018 – Roundup of this year's conference

Posted 1 year ago

At the recent European Breast Cancer Conference the best and brightest in breast cancer research and care met to present and discuss the latest breakthroughs. Brief summaries of some of the key abstracts are found here.

Alex Keen

EBCC 2018 – The multidisciplinary approach to breast cancer care

Posted 1 year ago

The focus of this year’s European Breast Cancer Conference is the importance of multidisciplinary working. Explore the origins of multidisciplinary cancer care and the evidence surrounding it. 

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 4 years ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

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Testosterone treatment, consultation length and IUD fitting: journals update March 2017

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