Immunotherapy Combo Active in Metastatic Prostate Cancer
The combination of ipilimumab with nivolumab shows activity in advanced disease. Medscape Medical News
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Questions About CAR T Study Lead to Nature, NEJM Retractions
Research describing how CAR T cells could reach the brain has issues with 'underlying data,' leading to retraction of both a Nature paper and an NEJM review. Medscape Medical News
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FDA grants priority review to three oncology therapies
The FDA granted priority review to three drugs in development for oncology indications. The designations apply to use of: • Pembrolizumab monotherapy for third-line treatment...
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Pembrolizumab Active in Non-Clear Cell Kidney Cancer
Pembrolizumab monotherapy demonstrated promising antitumor activity when used as a first-line therapy agent in patients with non-clear cell renal carcinoma. Medscape Medical News
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ASBrS Calls for Genetic Testing for All Breast Cancer Patients
The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends genetic testing for all patients with breast cancer, not just those at highest risk for mutations. Medscape Medical News
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PCPs Discuss Cancer Therapy With Patients, Despite 'Gaps'
About one third of primary care providers discussed breast cancer treatment decisions with their patients, a new survey shows - but it's not really their job. Medscape Medical News
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Machine Learning May Help With Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia
A 'machine learning' method identified nearly all malignant cases of atypical ductal hyperplasia, a breast lesion that is mostly benign. Medscape Medical News
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Patient sex does not influence immunotherapy efficacy
Patient sex had no statistically significant impact on the efficacy of immunotherapy for treatment of advanced cancers, according to a study published in JAMA Oncology. Results...
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Rapid expansion of interventions could prevent up to 13 million cases of cervical cancer within 50 years
Cervical cancer could be eliminated as a public health problem in most countries by the end of the century by rapid expansion of existing interventions, according to a modeling...
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HOPA Ahead 2019 to help hematology/oncology pharmacists deliver highest-quality care
HOPA Ahead 2019, the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association's 15th annual conference, will be held April 3-6 in Fort Worth, Texas. HemOnc Today will serve as a media partner...
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Seeing The Way Viruses Infects Cells Up Close
An up-close view of how virus such as Ebola or HIV spread is being studied through x-ray crystallography and computer simulation.
New tool in the fight against superbugs: A test that shows if bacteria is...
A group of researchers from the California Institute of Technology has developed a new antibiotic-resistant detection test. According to Science Daily, their process will allow...
By 2050, 13 Million Cases Of Cervical Cancer Cases Will Be Prevented
Due to rapid adaptation of HPV vaccine in high income countries, an estimated 13 million cases of cervical cancer will be prevented.
Morning Exercise With Short Breaks can Control Blood Pressure
Morning exercise combined with short walking breaks can help control blood pressure in overweight or obese elderly people, especially women. This significantly reduces the risk...
Acid Reflux Medications to Increase Kidney Disease Risk
There is an increased risk of chronic kidney disorders with the usage of proton pump inhibitors for long-term, according to a new study.
Anti-cancer Immunotherapy to Fight Persistent HIV
CRCHUM researchers are exploring a potential therapeutic approach for treating HIV patients with persistent virus
Suicide System of Tuberculosis Bacteria Can Lead to New Therapies
Tuberculosis bacteria have a suicide system which could lead to new treatments for TB. The toxin-antitoxin system that makes the bacteria suicidal is a potential drug target...
New Hybrid Bone Implant Imitates Bone Structure
Scientists have developed a unique hybrid bone implant made of polymers that imitates the human bone structure and is additionally reinforced to increase strength and elasticity.
Molecular Test That Predicts Immunotherapy Response For Kidney Cancer
Researchers have conducted a study using Lucence's molecular test, CLEARScore, to predict immunotherapy response for kidney cancer.
Dancing Has Positive Effects on Learning in Children
The latest research findings and Finland's school curriculum encourage children to get off their desks and learn through physical activity and movement that improve their...