19-05-2017 | Oncology | News | Article
In other news
Here we report on osteoporosis therapy in breast cancer patients, the feasibility of an alternative formulation of rituximab in follicular lymphoma, the effects of extended use of anamorelin on lung cancer-related cachexia, and the 3-year results of the COMBI-d trial.
19-04-2017 | Melanoma | News | Article
Surgical resection still important in abdominal melanoma metastases
Patients who undergo surgical resection of abdominal visceral melanoma metastases have significantly better overall survival than those who do not, and the outcome is not greatly improved by modern systemic treatments, study findings indicate.
JAMA Surg 2017; Advance online publication
14-03-2017 | Melanoma | News | Article
Binimetinib extends NRAS-mutated metastatic melanoma PFS
Binimetinib could be incorporated into the treatment pathway of patients with advanced melanoma harboring NRAS mutations, say researchers who found a progression-free survival benefit with the MEK inhibitor over dacarbazine.
Lancet Oncol 2017; Advance online publication
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