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CDC annual report: Prescription drug use, obesity rates increase

June 28, 2017
Life expectancy is up and tobacco use is down, but there are still several concerning health indicators in the CDC’s 40th annual report on…
Meeting News

Ixazomib combination confers durable responses in newly diagnosed myeloma

June 28, 2017
A combination regimen of ixazomib plus lenalidomide and dexamethasone conferred deep and durable responses among patients with newly diagnosed…
Meeting News

Enzalutamide enhances PSA response, but not time to PSA progression, vs. abiraterone

June 28, 2017
CHICAGO – Enzalutamide demonstrated a greater PSA response among patients with metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer than…

ACP: Supreme Court permitting parts of travel ban ‘creates uncertainty’

June 28, 2017
The June 26 Supreme Court decision to allow parts of President Trump’s travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries to take effect generates…
Meeting News

Enzyme activator could be ‘disease-altering’ treatment for pyruvate kinase deficiency

June 28, 2017
Enzyme activator AG-348 sustained hemoglobin increases in adults with pyruvate kinase deficiency, according to updated data from a phase 2 trial…
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Experimental targeted therapy improves survival in acute myeloid leukemia

June 28, 2017
Enasidenib, an experimental inhibitor of IDH2, nearly tripled OS compared with historical data in patients with relapsed or treatment-resistant…

ACP: Postponed vote confirms flaws of the Senate health care act

June 28, 2017
The Senate’s decision to postpone the vote on its Better Care Reconciliation Act confirms that the legislation is vitally flawed, according to…

European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology honors Karmanos Cancer Institute professor

June 28, 2017
The European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology will honor Michael C. Joiner, PhD, with the 2018 ESTRO Lifetime Achievement Award at the…

Family history of prostate cancer should not determine active surveillance eligibility

June 28, 2017
Family history did not appear associated with increased risk for aggressive disease among certain men with early prostate cancer, according to study…
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VIDEO: Novel agent improves response rate in urothelial cancer

June 27, 2017
CHICAGO – A novel antibody drug conjugate demonstrated promising activity among patients with metastatic urothelial cancer, according to a…

‘Lives of our patients are at stake’ as concerns about Senate health care bill mount

June 27, 2017
The cost savings that would be realized under the Senate’s proposed health care bill would have a dramatic negative effect on the quality of…
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Mortality risk likely to be higher among uninsured patients

June 27, 2017
With the Congressional Budget Office report indicating that 22 million Americans will lose insurance coverage by 2026 under
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Hypofractionated radiotherapy may improve glottic cancer survival

June 27, 2017
Hypofractionated radiotherapy improved survival in patients with early-stage glottic cancer compared with conventionally fractionated radiotherapy…
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FDA releases plan to expedite, promote generic drug development

June 27, 2017
As part of its effort to increase competition in the prescription drug market, the FDA released a list of drugs that are off-patent and…

Armed with CBO report, AAFP sharply critical of Senate health care bill

June 27, 2017
AAFP has unleashed a new round of criticism in the wake of the Congressional Budget Office releasing an analysis of the Senate health care bill known…
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Biomarkers may guide personalized therapy for castration-resistant prostate cancer

June 27, 2017
Assessment of androgen receptor gene status in plasma DNA identified patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer with worse outcomes to…
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Women lack education on harms, benefits of breast cancer screening

June 27, 2017
Women are more likely to know of the benefits of mammography screening, but are not aware of the potential harms, indicating that they lack balanced…

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital named nation’s best for pediatric cancer

June 27, 2017
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has been named the best hospital in the nation for children with cancer. The institution tops U.S. News

Multimodal therapy eliminates detectable disease in early metastatic prostate cancer

June 27, 2017
Aggressive multimodal therapy appeared to eliminate all detectable disease among certain patients with early metastatic prostate cancer, according to…
Meeting News

Nephrectomy status does not affect benefits seen with cabozantinib in renal cell carcinoma

June 26, 2017
CHICAGO — Cabozantinib improved PFS, objective response rate and OS compared with everolimus among patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma…
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