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Preoperative anemia linked to postsurgical mortality in neonates

October 27, 2016

Neonates with preoperative anemia experienced a higher rate of in-hospital mortality after noncardiac surgery than neonates without anemia, according to retrospective study results.

The researchers identified a preoperative hematocrit level below 40% as an appropriate cutoff from predicting in-hospital mortality.

Apatorsen combination improves survival in metastatic bladder cancer

October 26, 2016
The phase 2 Borealis-2 trial designed to evaluate apatorsen in combination with docetaxel for the treatment of metastatic bladder cancer showed positive OS results…

Olaparib maintenance prolongs PFS in women with BRCA–mutated ovarian cancer

October 26, 2016
The phase 3 SOLO-2 trial designed to evaluate the efficacy of olaparib for the maintenance treatment of platinum-sensitive relapsed, BRCAmutated ovarian cancer…
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Cutaneous malignancies may be rare complication of hidradenitis suppurativa

October 26, 2016
Women with chronic hidradenitis suppurativa experienced rare complications of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the vulvar, perianal and perineal regions, according…
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Photodynamic therapy, stents increase survival for extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

October 26, 2016
The use of photodynamic therapy with stents was safe and increased survival among patients with unresectable extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma vs. stents alone, per…
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The Patient with Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

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Castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) is a heterogeneous condition that encompasses a continuum of disease…
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VIDEO: Pembrolizumab may ‘irrevocably alter’ the treatment landscape of NSCLC

October 14, 2016
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Immunotherapy Updates 2015: FOCUS on NSCLC

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Globally, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Eighty-five percent of lung cancers are non-small…
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