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Cabometyx™ Improves Time to Cancer Progression as Initial Therapy in Kidney Cancer

The agent Cabometyx™ (cabozantinib) improves anti-cancer responses and time to cancer progression compared to Sutent® (sunitinib) when used as initial therapy for advanced kidney cancer. [...]


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Personalized Medicine: Access Is Power

Personalized medicine has the potential to save women’s lives, but not if they can’t access it. By Stacey L. Worthy, Esq. One of the most [...]


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Duration of Blood Storage Does Not Affect Outcomes for Patients Requiring Blood Transfusions

The length of time that blood is stored prior to a blood transfusion, within normal ranges, does not appear to affect mortality among patients requiring [...]


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Unmasking the Genetics of Early Heart Disease

Catching familial hypercholesterolemia early can save lives  By Heather Stringer Katherine Wilemon was 15 when she discovered that she was living with extremely high cholesterol [...]


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Opdivo® Improves Survival in Advanced Stomach Cancer

The immune-stimulating agent Opdivo® (nivolumab) appears to significantly improve overall survival among patients with advanced stomach cancer for which no standard treatment options exist. Opdivo [...]


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Darzalex® Approved for Additional Indications in Multiple Myeloma

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Darzalex® (daratumumab) for the treatment of multiple myeloma among patients who have received at least [...]


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Opdivo Approved for Advanced Head and Neck Cancer

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the immunotherapeutic agent, Opdivo® (nivolumab) for the treatment of advanced head and neck cancer. Specifically,  [...]


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It's GERD Awareness Week--November 20th

It’s that time of year again when there is a tendency to overindulge in a mélange of delicious foods. Although many people may only suffer [...]


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Voices of Value: Lisa Goldman

An all-too-common symptom of a delayed lung cancer diagnosis has spurred one patient to lend her voice to patient advocacy efforts. By Terry Wilcox In October [...]


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Proud Purpose: Q&A with Joan Lunden

Joan Lunden shares her personal perspective on how a cancer diagnosis has propelled her to become an advocate for cancer survivors and to recommit to [...]


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