Cancer

Quickly spotting rare side effects from immunotherapy

Immunotherapy, which uses the body's own immune system to fight disease, is transforming the treatment of several types of cancers. Severe adverse effects can result from these groundbreaking cancer treatments, however, and ...

Jan 03, 2018
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Few immuno-oncology agents reach ASCO efficacy thresholds

(HealthDay)—Few modern, U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved immuno-oncology agents have durable survival and response rates that are deemed significant by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) value framework, ...

Jan 03, 2018
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Trastuzumab: No negative impact on cardiac function

Long-term follow-up results of the NRG Oncology trial NSABP B-31 have shown that the addition of trastuzumab to adjuvant chemotherapy does not negatively affect cardiac function in women with node-positive, human epidermal ...

Jan 03, 2018
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