FDA Decision on Opdivo with Chemotherapy for Advanced Gastrointestinal Cancers will be Made Next Month
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FDA Decision on Opdivo with Chemotherapy for Advanced Gastrointestinal Cancers will be Made Next Month

By May 25th, 2021 the FDA will announce their decision regarding approval of Opdivo used in combination with chemotherapy for gastrointestinal cancers. Back in December, Priority Review was granted to…

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The Halycon Machine Could Mark a Major Improvement in Radiation Treatment
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The Halycon Machine Could Mark a Major Improvement in Radiation Treatment

  The Halcyon machine holds an imaging mechanism that produces a high-quality CAT scan plus it houses a treatment unit that delivers radiation. According to a recent news release, approximately twenty-four…

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ICYMI: Study Suggests Female Cancer Patients Have Better Outcomes After Treatment, Experience Worse Side Effects
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ICYMI: Study Suggests Female Cancer Patients Have Better Outcomes After Treatment, Experience Worse Side Effects

According to a publication from EurekAlert, a recent study helmed by the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust suggests that female cancer patients tend to live slightly longer following treatment than…

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Study Suggests Female Cancer Patients Have Better Outcomes After Treatment, Experience Worse Side Effects
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Study Suggests Female Cancer Patients Have Better Outcomes After Treatment, Experience Worse Side Effects

According to a publication from EurekAlert, a recent study helmed by the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust suggests that female cancer patients tend to live slightly longer following treatment than…

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A Record Number of FDA Drug Approvals in 2018 Is Followed by an Encouraging Start for 2019

Following a record number of approvals in 2018, the FDA has recently approved two new drugs with many more anticipated approvals later in the year. Trazimera to Treat Human Epidermal…

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PET Scans Can Help in the Adjustment of Treatment for Esophageal Cancer, Study Says
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PET Scans Can Help in the Adjustment of Treatment for Esophageal Cancer, Study Says

According to a story from coloradocancerblogs.org, a recent study demonstrated that data gathered from PET scans could help providers tailor their treatment more precisely in cases of esophageal cancer, resulting…

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This Over-The-Counter Medicine Could Help Fend Off Cancer in People with Barrett’s Esophagus
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This Over-The-Counter Medicine Could Help Fend Off Cancer in People with Barrett’s Esophagus

According to Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard, aspirin is potentially the difference maker in preventing esophageal cancer, especially among those at high risk for the cancer. Esophageal cancer originates in the…

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An All New Swallowable Device Can Test For Barrett’s Esophagus, a Precursor to Esophageal Cancer
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An All New Swallowable Device Can Test For Barrett’s Esophagus, a Precursor to Esophageal Cancer

According to a story from healio.com, scientists have developed an easy to use testing method for Barrett's esophagus, which can be a precursor to esophageal cancer. The new device combines…

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