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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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G-quadruplex regulates breast cancer-associated gene

For breast cancer, carrying protein CD44s, instead of CD44v, has a survival advantage. Researchers have now discovered a mechanism by which cells can regulate switching between the two proteins, opening options for the development ...

Dec 21, 2017
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Five key numbers on AIDS

Ahead of World AIDS Day on Friday, here is a snapshot in numbers, based on UN data, of the deadly disease which was identified in the early 1980s.

Nov 30, 2017
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Drug combo doesn't lengthen glioblastoma survival

(HealthDay)—In patients with progressive glioblastoma, treatment with lomustine plus bevacizumab does not confer a survival advantage over treatment with lomustine alone, according to a study published online Nov. 15 in ...

Nov 17, 2017
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Gastric cancer incidence down, survival up

(HealthDay)—Since 1984, there has been decreased incidence and increased survival rates for gastric cancer (GC), but long-term survival remains low, according to a study published online Oct. 19 in the Journal of Gastroenterology ...

Oct 29, 2017
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