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  • Artificial Neural Network Predicts Mortality in Cancer Patients Seeking Radiation Treatment

    The Benefits of Integrative Medicine in Treating Chronic Health Conditions Introduction Integrative medicine is a healthcare approach that combines conventional Western medicine with complementary and alternative therapies to promote wellness and address chronic health conditions. This approach recognizes that each individual is unique and seeks to treat the whole person – mind, body, and spirit […] More

  • Overcoming Physical and Social Barriers in the Lymphoma Field

    Breaking Barriers: Women in Oncology Discuss the Evolution of Lymphoma Therapy As part of the Breaking Barriers: Women in Oncology program, CancerNetwork® spoke with Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA, and Avyakta Kallam, MD, about the evolution of their careers in the hematology-oncology space, including some of the critical advances and challenges associated with their work […] More

  • “Non Viral Cancers vs. Oncoviruses: Who Comes Out On Top in Cure Rates”

    Do Non-Viral Cancers Have Better Cure Rates? Recent studies indicate that cancers not linked to viral infections may exhibit superior treatment responses compared to those associated with viruses. Researchers have observed that patients affected by non-viral cancers often experience higher survival rates and show better responses to therapeutic interventions. This distinction is critical because viral-related […] More

  • Monroe Police Officer Gives Back to Hospital That Saved His Life as a Toddler

    Childhood Cancer Survivor Hosts Toy Drive for Hospital That Helped Him Introduction Nicholas LaFata was diagnosed with Mature B-Cell Leukemia and Burkitt’s Lymphoma at the age of 3 ½ years old in 1997. After spending several weeks on Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s (RWJUH) Pediatric Unit, he was released and received weekly outpatient visits. He […] More

  • WGN Reporter Mike Lowe Shares Update on Battle Against Colon Cancer

    The Power of Alternative Medicines and Treatments in Healthcare For many years, alternative medicines and treatments have been used as complementary forms of healthcare. While conventional medicine continues to be the dominant form of healthcare, alternative medicines and treatments have experienced a resurgence in popularity. Understanding Alternative Medicines and Treatments Alternative medicines and treatments refer […] More

  • NICE U-Turn: Hemgenix Reimbursement Recommendation for Hemophilia News Today

    UK Recommends Hemgenix Gene Therapy for Hemophilia B Coverage Under NHS's Innovative Medicines Fund The UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has reversed its previous recommendation and now suggests that the National Health Service (NHS) should offer reimbursement for Hemgenix (etranacogene dezaparvovec) to eligible adults with hemophilia B. The treatment will come […] More

  • Illuminating the Surfaceome: A Path to Targeted Cancer Therapies?

    The Importance of Surface Proteins in Precision Oncology Precision oncology has revolutionized cancer treatment by providing targeted therapies that tackle the specific genetic or molecular alterations in cancer cells. At the heart of this approach lies the identification of surface proteins located on the cell membrane of tumor cells. Roman Thomas, CEO of DISCO Pharmaceuticals, […] More

  • SEL-212 Therapy Elevates Quality of Life for Gout Patients HCPLive

    Study Shows SEL-212 Treatment Improves Quality of Life for Gout Patients About the Study A recent study presented at the 2024 European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR) has shown that patients with gout refractory to standard treatment who received SEL-212 in either low dose (LD; 0.1 mg/kg) or high dose (HD; 0.15 mg/kg) formulations experienced improvements […] More

  • Selpercatinib Gains Full FDA Approval for RET-Linked Thyroid Cancer Treatment

    Selpercatinib: Revolutionizing the Treatment of Thyroid Cancer Selpercatinib, also known as Retevmo®, has been making waves in the field of oncology since its FDA approval in 2020 for the treatment of RET-related lung cancer and thyroid cancers in patients 12 and older. Recently, on June 12, 2024, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted […] More

  • Glofitamab GemOx Outperforms Rituximab GemOx in Lymphoma

    Glofit-GemOx Superior to Rituximab-GemOx in Treating Relapsed/Refractory DLBCL The annual hybrid congress of the European Hematology Association was held in Madrid from June 13-16, where a study was presented showing that Glofitamab (Glofit) plus gemcitabine and oxaliplatin (GemOx) was superior to rituximab (R)-GemOx for relapsed/refractory (R/R) diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). The study examined the […] More

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    Can I Remove Asbestos From My Home Myself?

    As a homeowner, understanding the requirements and responsibilities related to asbestos abatement is crucial for maintaining a safe living environment. Here, we provide comprehensive insights into asbestos removal, safe practices, and disposal guidance. Understanding Asbestos Removal When it comes to asbestos removal, considering professional assistance is essential. Read more about the legality of removing asbestos […] More

  • Sunvozertinib Shows Promise in Treating Pretreated EGFR+ Lung Cancer

    Updates on Cancer Treatment: Latest Studies and Findings Sunvozertinib: A New Oral Agent for EGFR-Mutated Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Recent studies have explored the use of sunvozertinib, a novel oral agent for the treatment of EGFR-mutated non–small cell lung cancer. The phase 2 study showed that sunvozertinib shrank tumors in over half of the patients […] More

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