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January 22, 2019

ESMO Releases New Guidelines for Advanced Breast Cancer

By Annette M. Boyle, /alert Contributor
While clinical breakthroughs have dramatically extended the life expectancy for women with breast cancer, those with metastatic breast cancer still face a dismal prognosis...
ESMO Releases New Guidelines for Advanced Breast Cancer
January 8, 2019

Phlebotomy, Hydroxyurea Improve OS in Polycythemia Vera, Remains Underused

By David Costill
According to recent research published in Blood, treatments with therapeutic phlebotomy and hydroxyurea improved overall survival and decreased thrombosis risk in patients with polycythemia vera...
Phlebotomy, Hydroxyurea Improve OS in Polycythemia Vera, Remains Underused
December 7, 2018

Hyperglycemia after intense exercise manageable in type 1 diabetes

By Marilynn Larkin, Reuters Health 
Patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) can correct hyperglycemia following high-intensity interval training (HITT) using their usual insulin correction factor (ICF), researchers say...
Hyperglycemia after intense exercise manageable in type 1 diabetes
November 14, 2018

Too Many Influenza Patients Improperly Prescribed Antibiotics, Not Antivirals

By Brenda L. Mooney /alert Contributor
A new study provided a road-map for changing how acute respiratory infections, including influenza, are treated...
 
Too Many Influenza Patients Improperly Prescribed Antibiotics, Not Antivirals
October 28, 2018

ESMO 2018: Pembrolizumab Extends Quality Survival in NSCLC

By Annette M. Boyle /alert Contributor
A new analysis of the KEYNOTE 024 and KEYNOTE 010 trials found that patients who receive pembrolizumab not only live longer, they...
ESMO 2018: Pembrolizumab Extends Quality Survival in NSCLC
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U.S. Medicare plans to track CAR-T cancer therapy outcomes

By Deena Beasley (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Friday proposed coverage of expensive CAR-T cell therapies at cancer centers that meet criteria including a Read More »

Smartphone app promising for postop care after pediatric tonsillectomy

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Families and caregivers found a smartphone app helpful for communicating with a physician after their child's tonsillectomy, in a pilot study. Dr. S. Read More »

Neoadjuvant anti-PD-1 immunotherapy may improve glioblastoma outcomes

By Will Boggs MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Neoadjuvant immunotherapy with anti-PD-1 agents may improve outcomes in patients with resectable or recurrent glioblastoma, researchers report. "The Read More »

Nektar, Bristol combo drug shows signs of tumor reduction in bladder cancer patients

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - Nektar Therapeutics said on Friday some patients with advanced bladder cancer treated with a combination of its experimental treatment and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's Read More »

Asthma classes in school may help reduce attacks

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - School-age children with asthma who receive education on managing the condition may have fewer attacks, emergency department visits and hospitalizations than those Read More »

Leaving the hospital early can double the odds of going back

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) - Patients who discharge themselves from the hospital against medical advice are twice as likely to be back within 30 days as those who leave when doctors say they're Read More »

Comorbidities, not PTSD itself, behind higher heart risks

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Comorbidities such as smoking, anxiety and depression account for the increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in veterans with post-traumatic stress Read More »

Kenyan activist's death in botched abortion spotlights 'killer' backstreet clinics

By Nita Bhalla NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The death of a Kenyan activist due a botched abortion spotlights how thousands of pregnant women and girls are being driven by social stigma and Read More »

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Clinical Trials

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