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20 April 2015
Fracture incidence is greatly increased in individuals who undergo haematopoietic stem cell transplantation compared with the general US population, research shows.
20 April 2015
Researchers have shown that the coiled-coil mimetic CCmut3 can inhibit cell growth and promote apoptosis in cell lines expressing BCR–ABL1, including those resistant to tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
20 April 2015
A review of the European LeukemiaNet guidelines on the care of patients with chronic myeloid leukaemia highlights the need for research into the timing and use of second-line and third-line tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
25 March 2015
Patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma reported a marked improvement in their health-related quality of life when given sunitinib on a 2 weeks on and 1 week off schedule compared with a 4 weeks on and 2 weeks off regimen, a Japanese study finds.
25 March 2015
Australian researchers report that an alternating regimen of sunitinib and everolimus, although feasible and low-risk in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma, failed to meet the prespecified criteria for use or continued development.
25 March 2015
Statin use prior to undergoing nephrectomy is not associated with survival outcomes in patients with localised renal cell carcinoma, research suggests.
20 March 2015
A review of almost one million haematopoietic stem cell transplantation procedures has highlighted differences in the availability of the procedure and the use of autologous and allogeneic transplants across the world.
20 March 2015
Laboratory recommendations for the detection and measurement of a deep response to chronic myeloid leukaemia treatment have been developed as part of the European Treatment and Outcome Study for CML.
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