News tagged with side effects

Dabrafenib in melanoma: Added benefit not proven

Dabrafenib (trade name: Tafinlar) has been approved in Germany since August 2013 for the treatment of advanced melanoma.In an early benefit assessment pursuant to the Act on the Reform of the Market for Medicinal Products ...

Jan 07, 2014
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Big strides in battle against pediatric AIDS

(HealthDay)—The effect that AIDS is having on American kids has improved greatly in recent years, thanks to effective drugs and prevention methods. The same cannot be said, however, for children worldwide.

Dec 24, 2013
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MU researcher close to solving problem for cancer patients

Patients with cancer and other long-term debilitating diseases often have additional problems. Many cancer patients, and those with other chronic diseases, can experience a wasting disease, cachexia anorexia, which causes ...

Dec 11, 2013
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Enzalutamide in prostate cancer: Hints of added benefit

Enzalutamide (trade name: Xtandi) has been approved since June 2013 for men with metastatic prostate cancer in whom the commonly used hormone blockade is no longer effective and who have already been treated with the cytostatic ...

Dec 06, 2013
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Synthetic RNAs designed to fight cancer

(Medical Xpress)—In search of better cancer treatments, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have designed synthetic molecules that combine the advantages of two experimental ...

Dec 06, 2013
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5 Questions: Beverly Mitchell on advances in cancer care

In the past few years, there have been dramatic advances in the use of genomic analysis, molecular biology, imaging technologies and data management to make cancer treatment less toxic and better tailored to individual patients.

Nov 18, 2013
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