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Balance of power shifts with Merck’s Keytruda first-line therapy approval in lung cancer
Oct 25, 2016
Merck’s immunotherapy drug Keytruda can now be sold as a first-line therapy for certain metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients — an industry-first that once again shifts the balance of power in the anti-PD-L1 therapy duel. ...
Cancer Prevention
Sep 14, 2016
Dr. Lawrence Wagman speaks with Angels Weekly Host Alex Curry about the importance of cancer prevention.
Treating Breast Cancer Without Chemotherapy
Sep 8, 2016
Treating Breast Cancer Without Chemotherapy Written by Ann Pietrangelo | Published on September 8, 2016 ​ Researchers are getting closer to identifying women who can safely skip chemotherapy as a treatment for breast cancer. Some women with early stage breast cancer are at such low risk for ...
What No One is Telling You About BMS’ Opdivo Immunotherapy Trial Failure
Aug 24, 2016
By ARUNDHATI PARMAR The coverage that followed the Aug. 5 news of the failed trial of the much-heralded Opdivo (nivolumab) immuno-therapy drug from Bristol-Myers Squibb has focused on everything but the actual strategy that Big Pharma is employing to ...
Tracking Cancer In Real Time
Jul 19, 2016
Tracking Cancer In Real Time By Anna Gorman July 19, 2016 California is overhauling the way it collects information for its massive cancer database in the hope of improving how patients are treated for the disease. Pathologists at a dozen hospitals ...
Why Some Cancer Research Information Isn't Shared
Jul 11, 2016
Why Some Cancer Research Information Isn't Shared Why Some Cancer Research Information Isn’t Shared Written by Ann Pietrangelo | Published on July 11, 2016 Concerns over funding, intellectual property, and patient privacy can cause some institutions to wait before they release their data. Joe ...
Closing the Gap Between Doctors and Patients
Jul 6, 2016
Closing the Gap Between Doctors and Patients A trip to the doctor can be confusing for patients unfamiliar with medical industry terms. In Southern California, doctors and educators are committed to bridging this divide by studying the science behind clear communication. Click on the link to ...
For Latinos with cancer, one support group seeks recovery among friends
May 6, 2016
For Latinos with cancer, one support group seeks recovery among friends For Latinos with cancer, one support group seeks recovery among friends Getting a cancer diagnosis is scary. But getting a cancer diagnosis without being able to understand your doctor is even worse. Maybe that's why, according to the American ...
A Cancer Action Plan
Apr 27, 2016
A Cancer Action Plan A Cancer Action Plan Your doctor tells you, “You have cancer.” What’s next? For Sharon Blynn, severe stomach pain was the first sign of something amiss. She blamed the sharp pains across her abdominal area on drinking too much ...
Screening for Lung Cancer
Feb 11, 2016
Screening for Lung Cancer Low-dose CT scans offer early detection and improved survival rates. And CMS will pay for them. "He wouldn't have lung cancer if he hadn't smoked." Well, not necessarily. This most voracious and lethal cancer has been unfairly ...
Young Mother With Terminal Cancer Receives Dream Wedding From California Hospital
Jul 20, 2015
Young Mother With Terminal Cancer Receives Dream Wedding From California Hospital Sandra Orellana and Andres Rendon of Santa Ana, California, had been saving up for their dream wedding when the 24-year-old woman was told she only had six months to live. Read more...