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‘Microvasculature on a chip’ may improve understanding of blood clots, therapy response

December 8, 2019
ORLANDO — A new microvascular-on-a-chip assay has allowed researchers to grow blood clots and track inflammatory thrombi with the goal of…
In the Journals

Osimertinib improves OS in untreated, advanced NSCLC

November 21, 2019
First-line osimertinib improved OS compared with standard-of-care epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors among patients with…
In the Journals

Classifier predicts radiotherapy benefit, locoregional recurrence risk in early-stage breast cancer

November 14, 2019
A newly developed clinico-genomic classifier identified which women with early-stage breast cancer would benefit substantially from adjuvant…
Meeting News

CLS-TA improves visual acuity in patients with uveitis

November 12, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Nearly half of patients with noninfectious uveitis treated with suprachoroidal CLS-TA gained three or more lines of visual…
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Despite evolution of treatment for male breast cancer, gaps in care remain

October 8, 2019
Although treatment for male breast cancer in the United States has evolved in recent years, significant gaps in care remain, according to study…

ASH presents bridge grants to 19 investigators

October 7, 2019
ASH awarded $150,000 each to 19 investigators through the society’s bridge grant program, designed to sustain promising hematologic research…

Researchers gain insight into link between Down syndrome, acute lymphoblastic leukemia

October 3, 2019
Children with Down syndrome face a 10 to 20 times higher risk for developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia than children without Down syndrome. …
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Front-line osimertinib improves OS in EGFR-mutated lung cancer

September 28, 2019
BARCELONA, Spain — Osimertinib significantly extended OS compared with standard epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors as…
Cover Story

Norovirus vaccine development accelerates after success against rotavirus

Infectious Disease News, September 2019
Norovirus has become the leading cause of medically attended acute gastroenteritis in countries with national rotavirus vaccination programs…
Meeting News

ASTRO honors three Gold Medal recipients

September 22, 2019
The American Society for Radiation Oncology honored three of its members with the Gold Medal Award. This year’s recipients were Walter J
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VIDEO: Increased complications seen in malnourished patients after distal radius fracture surgery

September 11, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Russell E. Holzgrefe, MD, discussed a study that looked at the…

Expense reimbursement model aims to ‘level playing field’ for clinical trial participation

HemOnc Today, September 10, 2019
Clinical trials, superficially speaking, might seem custom-made for low-income patients with cancer. Participation gives patients access to…

Cancer researchers receive Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

September 10, 2019
Three cancer researchers received the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award for their invention of trastuzumab. The recipients…
In the Journals

Nearly 2% of hospitalized kids get at least one antibiotic for noninfectious conditions

August 15, 2019
Findings published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society showed that nearly 2% of children admitted to 32 children’s…
In the Journals

Vitamin D supplementation fails to reduce major adverse CV events

June 19, 2019
Vitamin D supplementation did not reduce individual CVD endpoints, all-cause mortality or major adverse CV events, according to a meta-analysis…
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Interventions needed to improve surgery access in melanoma

June 6, 2019
To improve the rate of melanoma survival, targeted health care interventions are needed for certain patients who experience the most delays in…
Meeting News

Conquer Cancer Foundation presents Merit Awards at ASCO

June 6, 2019
CHICAGO — The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO presented ASCO Annual Meeting Merit Awards to more than 100 oncology professionals. The awards…
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Broader inclusion criteria could double the number of patients with lung cancer eligible for clinical trials

June 5, 2019
CHICAGO — The use of expanded eligibility criteria would allow nearly twice as many people with non-small cell lung cancer to participate in…
In the Journals

100% fruit juice, soda linked to increased mortality

May 17, 2019
Drinking 100% fruit juices and other sugar-sweetened beverages such as soft drinks, sodas and fruit-flavored drinks was associated with increased…
The Take Home

The Take Home: ACC

Cardiology Today's Intervention, May/June 2019
The American College of Cardiology Scientific Session produced some groundbreaking findings with major implications for the practice of…