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Emicizumab reduces bleeding in patients with severe hemophilia A

May 25, 2016

Weekly subcutaneous administration of the bispecific antibody emicizumab decreased the rate of bleeding events in patients with hemophilia A, according to the results of a dose-escalation study.

The responses remained robust in patients with or without factor VIII inhibitors, results showed.

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Male cancer survivors less likely to have children

May 25, 2016
Male survivors of childhood cancer diagnosed before age 25 years appeared less likely to have children and more likely to require assisted reproduction than men who did…
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Adults with previous nonmelanoma skin cancer more likely to use sun protection, but still sunburn

May 25, 2016
While adults with previous nonmelanoma skin cancer were more likely to practice sun protection compared with people without a history of skin cancer, they reported…
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Women with new-onset AF at elevated risk for cancer

May 25, 2016
In a cohort of healthy women at baseline, those who developed atrial fibrillation had elevated risk for cancer after their atrial fibrillation diagnosis, according to…

Five treatment advances for children with sickle cell disease

May 25, 2016
Patients with sickle cell disease show signs of disease during the first year of life.Symptoms and complications are different for each person. Treatment options vary…
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Updates from Vienna 2015 – Highlights in Hematologic Malignancies

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

The management of patients with hematologic malignancies—from diagnosis to treatment decisions—can represent a…
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VIDEO: I-SPY 2 results suggest potential for new standard in HER-2–positive breast cancer

May 6, 2016
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The Patient with Myelofibrosis

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Myelofibrosis is caused by abnormal stem cells in the bone marrow that cause the uncontrolled production of mature…
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