Oncology & Cancer

Lymph node dissection declining in SLN-positive melanoma

For patients with sentinel lymph node (SLN)-positive melanoma, fewer patients are undergoing completion lymph node dissection (CLND) and more are receiving adjuvant systemic therapy, according to study published online Jan. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Oestrogen levels linked to risk of COVID-19 death in older women

An older woman's oestrogen levels may be linked to her chances of dying from COVID-19, with higher levels of the hormone seemingly protective against severe infection, suggests research published in the open access journal ...

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Adjuvant

An adjuvant (from Latin, adiuvare: to aid) is a pharmacological or immunological agent that modifies the effect of other agents, such as a drug or vaccine, while having few if any direct effects when given by itself. They are often included in vaccines to enhance the recipient's immune response to a supplied antigen, while keeping the injected foreign material to a minimum.

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