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NIH recruits three Lasker scholars

February 28, 2015

The NIH has selected three researchers as new Lasker Clinical Research Scholars as part of a joint initiative with the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation to nurture the next generation of great clinical scientists.

The program gives talented early-stage researchers the opportunity to carry out independent clinical and translational research for 5 to 7 years at the NIH campus in Bethesda, Md. The researchers also have the possibility of additional years of financial support at NIH or an NIH-funded research institution upon project review.

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Combination of trastuzumab, XELOX shows promise for advanced gastric cancer

February 27, 2015
The addition of trastuzumab to the standard first-line regimen of capecitabine plus oxaliplatin created a highly effective and well-tolerated combination for the…
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Chest CT imaging may safely be omitted from neuroblastoma surveillance for pediatric patients

February 27, 2015
Neuroblastoma progression or recurrence in the chest is rare among children and usually can be detected with non-CT imaging modalities or through the presentation of…
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Reconstruction for pelvic tumors achieves satisfactory survival, increases complication rates

February 27, 2015
Newer reconstruction techniques enabled surgeons to achieve local control and satisfactory long-term survival in patients with pelvic tumors, but the resulting…
Henrik Falconer, MD, PhD In the Journals

Salpingectomy may reduce risk for ovarian cancer

February 27, 2015
Surgical removal of the fallopian tubes may help reduce a woman’s risk for ovarian cancer even if her ovaries are left intact, according to study results.The…
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New Advances, New Options: Evaluating the Changing Landscape of Hemophilia

New Advances, New Options: Evaluating the Changing Landscape of Hemophilia to Optimize Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Biogen Idec.

The bleeding abnormalities associated with hemophilia can have devastating consequences for patients. Recent advances…
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MET targeting, PD-L1/PD-1 inhibition highlight recent developments in genitourinary oncology

February 11, 2015
Derek Raghavan, MD, PhD, FACP, FRACP, FASCO, president of Levine Cancer Institute at Carolinas HealthCare System and…
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Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy in the Management of Metastatic Melanoma: 2014 Updates

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

Melanoma remains a challenging condition for clinicians. An array of targeted therapies and immunotherapy are in…
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