News tagged with patients

Study questions quality of US health data

A new study by Johns Hopkins researchers concludes that most U.S. clinical registries that collect data on patient outcomes are substandard and lack critical features necessary to render the information they collect useful ...

Apr 30, 2015
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Personalizing targeted immunotherapy

This year may indeed be the year in which a class of immunotherapeutics called PD-1 and PD-L1 inhibitors are approved for a variety of cancers, as forecast recently by Drew Pardoll, MD, PhD, in a blog post. There is huge excitement surrounding these drugs because patients with nume ...

Apr 30, 2015
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