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VIDEO: Immunotherapies, antibodies show promise in treating lung cancer

September 29, 2016

The use of nivolumab both as monotherapy and in combination with ipilimumab demonstrates increased safety and efficacy in patients with small cell lung cancer, according to David Spigel, MD, director of the Lung Cancer Research Program at the Sarah Cannon Research Institute.

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Most premenopausal women should not undergo oophorectomy due to risks for chronic health conditions

September 29, 2016
Premenopausal women who underwent bilateral oophorectomy demonstrated elevated risk for multiple chronic health conditions, according to results from a historical cohort…

New analyses support blocking Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana mergers

September 29, 2016
Two new American Medical Association analyses support the blocking of the Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana mergers. “The [American Medical Association] AMA analyses…
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Radiation boost after whole breast radiation therapy for DCIS reduces local tumor recurrence

September 29, 2016
A radiation boost improved local control and reduced local tumor recurrence among patients with ductal carcinoma in situ who underwent whole breast radiation therapy…
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FDA approves companion diagnostic test for Tagrisso in NSCLC

September 29, 2016
The FDA approved a blood-based companion diagnostic for osimertinib for use in certain patients with non–small cell lung cancer, according to the drug’s…
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NSCLC Treatment on Target: Examining New Evidence and Advances

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc. and Merck & Co., Inc.

Globally, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Eighty five percent of lung cancers are non-small…
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VIDEO: Combination of anti-PD-1 inhibitors with new immune-modulators produces ‘exciting’ results in solid tumors

August 31, 2016
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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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