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3-Year Survival Improved with Taflinar®/Mekinist® Combination in Advanced Melanoma

Patients with advanced melanoma who were treated with the combination consisting of Taflinar (dabrafenib) plus Mekinist (trametinib) had a significantly improved survival rate at 3 [...]


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Amy Gibson Creates FIRST Cancer Hair<b><i>CARE</i></b> Center for CancerConnect.com

Amy Gibson Author  - Emmy Nominated Soap Opera Star - Cancer Hair Loss Expert  - Leading Hair Loss Consultant Amy Gibson breaks new ground again, creating [...]


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Loxo Oncology Receives Breakthrough Therapy Designation from U.S. Food and Drug Administration for LOXO-101

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (LOXO), a biopharmaceutical company innovating the development of highly selective medicines for patients with genetically defined cancers, announced that the U.S. Food [...]


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FDA Places Hold on a Trial Evaluating Genetically Engineered Immune Cells for Cancer Treatment

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has placed a hold on a clinical trial, referred to as the ROCKET trial, due to side [...]


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Study Suggests Men with Metastatic Prostate Cancer Should Be Tested for Inherited Mutations

Ever since inherited mutations in BRCA genes were first linked to breast and ovarian cancer two decades ago, this information has been used as a way to help empower [...]


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Niraparib Improves Progression-Free Survival in Ovarian Cancer

The PARP inhibitor niraparib improves the time to cancer progression among patients with recurrent ovarian cancer when used as maintenance therapy during platinum-based chemotherapy. Each [...]


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Syndros™ Approved for Treating Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

The orally administered liquid formulation, Syndros (dronabinol), has been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea [...]


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Finding Balance: Scenes from a Family

For many women, juggling professional success and family life presents challenges. Bringing home the skills that serve you in the workplace might just help you [...]


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Compliments: Accept the Gift with Grace

By Denise King Gillingham, LMSW, ACC, CPM Why is it so hard to listen to nice things about yourself? It seems like it should be [...]


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Writing the Narrative of Illness

The practice of writing can be a valuable therapeutic tool in the face of illness and trauma. By Judith Hannan We are made up of [...]


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