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12-10-2018 | Breast cancer | News

Endocrine therapy impacts cardiovascular risk in women with breast cancer

Long-term use of adjuvant endocrine therapy by women with a history of nonmetastatic breast cancer can significantly alter their risk for some types of cardiovascular disease, a meta-analysis shows.

16-08-2018 | Non-small cell lung cancer | Article

Management of EGFR mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer: Two steps forward, looking back

Caroline McCoach (Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, CA, USA) and Howard (Jack) West (Swedish Cancer Institute, WA, USA) discuss the way forward after great progress with tyrosine kinase inhibitors targeting the epidermal growth factor receptor in non-small-cell lung cancer.

26-07-2018 | Non-small cell lung cancer | Editorial | Article

Choosing an immunotherapy approach in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer

Liza Villaruz (Hillman Cancer Center, PA, USA) examines recent KEYNOTE trials investigating pembrolizumab for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer and the questions they raise regarding patient selection and combination therapy.

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15-10-2018 | FDA | News

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HPV vaccination age expanded in the USA

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12-10-2018 | Breast cancer | News

Endocrine therapy impacts cardiovascular risk in women with breast cancer

Long-term use of adjuvant endocrine therapy by women with a history of nonmetastatic breast cancer can significantly alter their risk for some types of cardiovascular disease, a meta-analysis shows.

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BMJ 2018; 363: k3845

11-10-2018 | Breast cancer | News

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Postmenopausal weight loss linked to reduced breast cancer risk

Postmenopausal women who lose weight have a lower risk for breast cancer than those who maintain a stable weight, report researchers.

10-10-2018 | Chemotherapy | News

Short-term hospitalization, mortality risk varies by palliative chemotherapy regimen

Two independent studies of older patients receiving initial chemotherapy for metastatic breast cancer or non-small-cell lung cancer have found that the risk for hospitalization or death may be predicted by the cytotoxic regimen used.

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Cancer 2018; doi:10.1002/cncr.31760
JAMA Network Open 2018; 1: e183023

09-10-2018 | Breast cancer | News

Lurbinectedin activity shown in metastatic breast cancer

Lurbinectedin, a selective inhibitor of active transcription of protein-coding genes, has promising activity in patients with BRCA1/2-mutated metastatic breast cancer, phase II study data show.

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J Clin Oncol 2018; doi:10.1200/JCO.2018.78.6558

09-10-2018 | EMA | News

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Brigatinib, paclitaxel, biosimilar pegfilgrastims receive EMA approvals

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Steering improved outcomes in non-driver mutation lung cancer: Progress and challenges

Gastric cancer care

This program was made possible thanks to independent educational sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company. Produced by Springer Healthcare Independent Medical Education.

Gastric cancer care: From evidence to practice

Gastric cancer care

This program was made possible thanks to independent educational sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company. Produced by Springer Healthcare Independent Medical Education.

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Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma management: Exploring novel treatment strategies

Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma management: Exploring novel treatment strategies

This program was made possible thanks to independent educational sponsorship from MorphoSys.

Soft tissue sarcoma: What is best practice?

 Soft tissue sarcoma: What is best practice?

This program was made possible thanks to independent educational sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company. Produced by Springer Healthcare Independent Medical Education.

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