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Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

22 minutes ago   |   Healio

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated...
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FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

22 minutes ago   |   Healio

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain...
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Endoscopic management highly successful in treatment of gastric leaks after resection for cancer

Endoscopic management highly successful in treatment of gastric leaks after resection for cancer

22 minutes ago   |   Healio

According to a study published in Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology, internal endoscopic drainage should be the first line endoscopic treatment of anastomotic fistulas...
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Survival rates among AYAs with certain cancers show little to no improvement

Survival rates among AYAs with certain cancers show little to no improvement

52 minutes ago   |   Healio

Although 5-year survival rates have increased for multiple cancer types among adolescents and young adults, little or no improvement has been observed for some common...
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A Child's Loss

5 hours ago   |   New England Journal of Medicine

The 11-year-old girl knew that her mother had cancer, but it fell to me to tell her that the cancer had spread to her mother's brain. The girl asked whether her mother would...
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Iodine Status of Canadian Children, Adolescents and Women of Childbearing Age

5 hours ago   |   Nutrition

AbstractBackgroundAdequate iodine intake is important for children and women of childbearing age because iodine is vital for fetal brain development and early...
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Higher Habitual Flavonoid Intakes Are Associated With A Lower Incidence Of Diabetes

5 hours ago   |   Nutrition

AbstractBackgroundHigher flavonoid intakes are hypothesised to confer protection against type 2 diabetes mellitus.ObjectiveWe aimed to 1) investigate associations between...
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Liver Cancer Monotherapy Indication for Nivolumab Withdrawn

1 day ago   |   Medscape

This indication had received an accelerated approval, but after a confirmatory trial failed to show a survival benefit, the indication has been voluntarily withdrawn by the...
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Many Pandemic-Driven Changes to Cancer CTs Should Remain

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Many of the changes made in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic have made cancer clinical trials more patient centered and efficient, and should remain, say experts. Medscape...
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Prolonged Sitting may Worsen Your Health Problems

Prolonged Sitting may Worsen Your Health Problems

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

Prolonged sitting may cause several health problems like obesity, high blood sugar, and also increase the risk of death from cardiovascular disease and cancer.
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Two women have died in NSW, including one in her 30s, as the state records...

Of these locally acquired cases, 87 are linked to a known case or cluster - 71 are household contacts and 16 are close contacts - and the source of infection for 54 cases is... Read more ...

Likely Bledisloe schedule a one-two punch for Rennie and Wallabies

Back-to-back tests in New Zealand are set to make it all the more difficult for Rennie's men to wrest back the trophy - but in the Covid-19 era, you take what you can get. Read more ...