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An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.
See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.
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.
View disease awareness information, treatment options and European Cystic Fibrosis Society best practice guidelines.
The CDK 4/6 Inhibitors in Metastatic Breast Cancer Learning Zone provides insights and information for metastatic breast cancer (mBC) and CDK 4/6 signalling. This includes the burden and pathophysiology of the disease, the role of CDK 4/6 in cell proliferation and an overview of the CDK 4/6 inhibitors that have been approved for the management of mBC.
What are biologics and how do they differ from small molecule medicines? Discover more about their development, as well as the manufacturing and regulatory processes in the Biosimilars in Oncology Knowledge Centre.
British Thoracic Society Guideline for the investigation and management of malignant pleural mesothelioma
The key aim of this guideline is to provide detailed, evidencebased guidance for the investigation of suspected MPM and the subsequent care and management of individuals with proven MPM.
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This guideline covers assessing and managing cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract in young people (aged 16 and over) and adults. It aims to reduce variation in practice and improve survival.
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Malignant pleural mesothelioma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up
Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is considered to be a relatively rare tumour, although incidence has increased during the last ten years.
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Global, regional, and national cancer incidence, mortality, years of life lost, years lived with disability, and disability-adjusted life-years for 32 cancer groups, 1990 to 2015: A systematic analysis for the global burden of disease study.
Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. Current estimates on the burden of cancer are needed for cancer control planning.
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Bevacizumab for newly diagnosed pleural mesothelioma in the Mesothelioma Avastin Cisplatin Pemetrexed Study (MAPS): a randomised, controlled, open-label, phase 3 trial.
Malignant pleural mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer with poor prognosis, linked to occupational asbestos exposure. Vascular endothelial growth factor is a key mitogen for malignant pleural mesothelioma cells, therefore targeting...
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Cancer constitutes an enormous burden on society in more and less economically developed countries alike.
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Surgery for Mesothelioma After Radiation Therapy "SMART" for Resectable Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
The purpose of this study is to determine whether radiation therapy decreases tumor size and tumor spread. The investigators will consent subjects that have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and will undergo radiation therapy followed by surgical...
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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
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.