26-04-2018 | Oncology | News | Article
In other news: ESTRO 2018
This roundup of research presented at ESTRO 37 – the annual meeting of the European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology, held in Barcelona, Spain – covers chemoradiotherapy in older non-small-cell lung cancer patients, predictors of mortality in radiotherapy-treated NSCLC patients, and ultra-hypofractionated radiotherapy for prostate cancer.
05-01-2018 | Oncology | News | Article
In other news
Here we cover a study exploring the effects of age on melanoma immunotherapy outcomes and two clinical trials, one assessing anamorelin in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer-related cachexia and the other investigating a novel fibroblast growth factor receptor kinase inhibitor in the advanced cholangiocarcinoma setting.
18-08-2013 | Respiratory | Article
CPAP cuts mortality risk in COPD–sleep apnea overlap
US researchers have found that use of continuous positive airway pressure in patients with both chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and obstructive sleep apnea is associated with reductions in mortality, even when used only minimally.
09-07-2013 | Mental health | Article
Scrutiny of schizophrenia end-of-life care needed
A population-based study shows that patients with schizophrenia are more likely to die in a nursing home than mentally healthy individuals, raising questions about the adequacy of palliative care they receive in this setting.
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