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Adjuvant Cytokine-Induced Killer Cell Therapy Improves Survival in Postoperative Breast Cancer

Cell Therapy Next, November/December 2019
An analysis of patients with postoperative breast cancer has shown increased OS and RFS among patients who received adjuvant therapy with…

Urine test shows potential for detection, personalized treatment of bladder cancer

October 16, 2019
Investigators from Georgetown University Medical Center and Fudan University in China have developed a novel noninvasive and individualized technique…
Meeting News

HemOnc Today honors Next Gen Innovators

HemOnc Today, July 25, 2019
HemOnc Today held a reception at ASCO Annual Meeting to honor its third class of Next Gen Innovators. The publication’s 111 Next Gen…

Time for bold action to quell Ebola outbreak in DRC

Infectious Disease News, July 2019
Lawrence O. Gostin, JD
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was wise to reconvene the emergency committee for the third time to review the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic…
Meeting News

Oral vancomycin induces, maintains remission of UC in patients with UC-PSC

May 30, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Oral vancomycin safely induced and maintained remission of ulcerative colitis among a subset of patients with ulcerative colitis…

American Society of Breast Surgeons screening mammography guidelines recommend early assessment

May 13, 2019
New guidelines from the American Society of Breast Surgeons recommend women with average risk for breast cancer begin annual screening mammography at…
In the Journals

Chemotherapy with trastuzumab increases risk for HF

February 26, 2019
Women with breast cancer who underwent treatment with chemotherapy and trastuzumab had an increased risk for late HF compared with those treated with…
In the Journals

Immune checkpoint inhibitors benefit patients with HIV, advanced cancer

February 8, 2019
Immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy appeared to be a safe, effective treatment for patients with advanced-stage cancer and
Cath Lab Techniques

BOOM: A New Technique Guided by OCT

Cardiology Today's Intervention, January/February 2019
Evan Shlofmitz, DO
Bifurcation lesions continue to pose many challenges to successful PCI and optimal outcomes. Multiple strategies and techniques have been described…

Trove of brain cancer data available for study through Georgetown platform

November 27, 2018
One of the largest collections of brain cancer biomedical data in the United States is now available for study through the open access Georgetown…
In the Journals

Certain breast cancer survivors may be at risk for cognitive decline

November 26, 2018
Older breast cancer survivors who have certain aging-related phenotypes and genotypes may be at increased risk for cognitive decline, especially…
At Issue

How are immigration laws affecting efforts to fight drug-resistant TB?

Infectious Disease News, October 2018
To coincide with a U.N. high-level meeting on tuberculosis, the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University…

Should pregnant women receive an Ebola vaccine despite WHO recommendations?

Infectious Diseases in Children, October 2018
Inclusion of pregnant women in live vaccine trials is an ethical imperative. The nearly universal fetal, neonatal and maternal mortality associated…
Cover Story

Biosimilars Poised to Move Needle in GI, but Hurdles Remain

Healio Gastroenterology, August 2018
The European Medicines Agency approved the first biosimilar therapies in 2006, yet it took the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 for the…

FDA: Modeling, simulation offer opportunity to advance public health

August 16, 2018
Modeling and simulation are valuable research and product development tools that are helping to advance regulatory science, according to the FDA. The…
In the Journals

STAG2 identified as biomarker for bladder cancer recurrence, progression

June 28, 2018
STAG2 mutations served as an independent predictor of progression and recurrence of papillary nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer, according to…

Cancer centers join forces to eliminate HPV-related cancers

June 7, 2018
The nation’s 70 NCI-designated cancer centers issued a joint statement today calling for increased gender-neutral HPV vaccination and…
In the Journals

Axitinib plus pembrolizumab promising for late-stage kidney cancer

April 19, 2018
Combination therapy with axitinib plus pembrolizumab appeared promising and tolerable among patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma, according to…
Cover Story

ID physicians define new role in opioid crisis

Infectious Disease News, March 2018
The opioid epidemic in the United States has affected millions, exposing them to health risks that include a range of infectious diseases. HHS…

Family history increases breast cancer risk regardless of age

February 12, 2018
First-degree family history was associated with a significantly increased risk for invasive breast cancer among older women regardless of a…