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VIDEO: Nivolumab, pembrolizumab more effective than chemotherapy in head, neck cancer

July 30, 2016

Chemotherapy has historically been the treatment for advanced head and neck cancer, but survival has not improved significantly and response rates have remained low and short, according to Nooshin Hashemi, MD, of the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute.

Foundation provides awards to physician–scientists

July 30, 2016
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation presented Clinical Scientist Development Awards to 17 junior physician–scientists. The recipients are between 1 and 5 years…
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One hour of physical activity offsets increased risk of death from sitting

July 29, 2016
About 60 to 75 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity negated the increased risk for death associated with sitting for 8 hours each day, according to findings…
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Edoxaban noninferior to warfarin for cancer, VTE

July 29, 2016
Edoxaban may more effectively treat venous thromboembolism and produce less clinically relevant bleeding than warfarin in patients with cancer, according to a subgroup…
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Thyroid cancer risk increases with hysterectomy

July 29, 2016
Among postmenopausal women, the risk for thyroid cancer is increased with hysterectomy regardless of oophorectomy status, according to recently published data. Use of…
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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: James L. M. Ferrara, MD, DSc, reviews “long-standing problem” of GVHD after allogeneic HSCT

July 14, 2016
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2016 ASCO Annual Meeting

2016 ASCO Annual Meeting

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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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