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12-09-2017 | Breast cancer | Highlight | Article

ESMO 2017

First-line abemaciclib supported for HR+HER2– advanced breast cancer

Results from the MONARCH 3 study give support to first-line use of the oral selective CDK4/6 inhibitor abemaciclib, taken alongside nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitor therapy, in patients with advanced hormone receptor-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative breast cancer.

22-09-2017 | HBV | News | Article

High metabolic risk burden increases HCC risk in HBV patients

A high burden of metabolic risk factors significantly increases the risk for hepatocellular carcinoma among men with hepatitis B virus infection, particularly those who smoke, researchers from Taiwan report.

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Gastroenterology 2017; Advance online publication

21-09-2017 | Oncology | News | Article

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Bevacizumab biosimilar approved in USA

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20-09-2017 | Oncology | News | Article

ESMO 2017 in brief

Cancer vigilance may be warranted for stroke survivors

Survivors of ischemic stroke are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than the general population, a chart review suggests.

20-09-2017 | Lymphoma | Main feed | News

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Copanlisib, low-dose cabazitaxel receive FDA go ahead

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Adjuvant Chemotherapy May Extend OS For Locally Advanced Gastro-Oesophageal Cancer Patients

Propensity score-matched analysis points to survival benefit with addition of postoperative chemotherapy to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy and surgery for locally advanced gastro-oesophageal cancer Read the full story on ESMO's oncologyPRO educational website (for registered ESMO members).

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ESMO 2016 coverage

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medwireNews brings you news and conference reports from the ESMO 2016 Congress, held in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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