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Mylan and Biocon launch Ogivri in the US, being the first biosimilar trastuzumab approved by the FDA.

Mylan N.V. and Biocon Ltd. announced the U.S. launch of Ogivri (trastuzumab-dkst), a biosimilar to Herceptin (trastuzumab). Ogivri is available...

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Amphora refiled with FDA for the prevention of pregnancy- Evofem Biosciences

Evofem Biosciences announced that it has resubmitted its New Drug Application (NDA) to the FDA for Amphora (L-lactic acid, citric...

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FDA extends PDUFA date for Twirla, a combined hormonal contraceptive patch, to 16 February 2020.- Agile Therapeutics

Agile Therapeutics, Inc. has announced that the FDA has extended the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) goal date for...

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

Psoriasis

Psoriasis

See information on psoriasis pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, comorbidities, treatment options, and more.

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Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic Dermatitis

The Atopic Dermatitis Knowledge Centre is an educational resource, intended for healthcare professionals, that provides credible medical information on the epidemiology, pathophysiology and burden of atopic dermatitis, as well as diagnostic techniques, treatment regimens and guideline recommendations.

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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.

Added 4 years ago

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Journal articles

Pan-ethnic carrier screening and prenatal diagnosis for spinal muscular atrophy: clinical laboratory analysis of >72,400 specimens.

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a leading inherited cause of infant death with a reported incidence of ∼1 in 10 000 live births and is second to cystic fibrosis as a common, life-shortening autosomal recessive disorder.

Added 27 days ago

Evaluation of fetal nuchal translucency in 98 pregnancies at risk for severe spinal muscular atrophy: possible relevance of the SMN2 copy number.

Objective: To study fetal nuchal translucency (NT) thickness as a possible early marker in fetuses at risk for severe spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). To investigate the significance of the survival motor neuron (SMN) 2 gene copy...

Added 28 days ago

Neoadjuvant Talazoparib for Patients With Operable Breast Cancer With a Germline BRCA Pathogenic Variant.

Purpose: Talazoparib has demonstrated efficacy in patients with BRCA-positive metastatic breast cancer. This study evaluated the pathologic response of talazoparib alone for 6 months in patients with a known germline BRCA...

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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)...

Added 5 months ago

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?

CME

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

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