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New Genentech Drug Targets Cancer's First Line of Defense

Pat Salber (@docweighsin) has a conversation with Alan Sandler MD about Atezolizumab, Genentech's new cancer immunotherapy. Unlike standard chemotherapy, thi...  
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almost 5 years ago
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AstraZeneca Cancer Drug May Not Be So Fast Getting to Market

AstraZeneca's keenly awaited cancer immunotherapy drug durvalumab may not get to market as quickly as first hoped but the company said on Thursday it was more confident than ever in its oncology development pipeline.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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TV Ad for Lung Cancer Drug May Fuel Patient Demand

The immunotherapy nivolumab is now the subject of television commercial being broadcast to millions of Americans.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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FDA Developing Pathway Toward Maternal Immunization

At a hearing, the FDA's vaccine advisory panel discussed steps that will be needed for vaccines to be licensed for use in pregnant women specifically to prevent disease in their infants.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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FDA Approves Nivolumab for Renal Cell Carcinoma

The immunotherapy is the first treatment to show a survival benefit as a second-line therapy in patients with advanced disease.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Checkpoint Inhibitors: The Challenge of Immune-Mediated Side Effects CME/CE

This activity is intended for oncologists, dermatologists, pulmonologists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who manage patients using immunotherapies.  
medscape.org
over 4 years ago
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Maternal Vaccination Against H1N1 and Offspring Mortality

Is H1N1 vaccination during pregnancy safe for the fetus? This study examined incidence of stillbirth, early neonatal death, and offspring mortality after maternal H1N1 vaccination.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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New Italian immunisation plan is built on scientific evidence: Carlo Signorelli and colleagues reply to news article by Michael Day

Several points need to be clarified with regard to the news article by Day.1 Most importantly, Italy’s new national immunisation plan, issued by a working group of the Italian Ministry of Health, was built on the best available scientific evidence.  
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over 4 years ago
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Advances in Allergy Immunotherapy: Learning from the ACAAI 2015 CME

: Experts in allergy immunotherapy discuss new findings presented at the ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting.  
medscape.org
over 4 years ago
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Lymphoma Takeaways From ASH 2015: Immunotherapy

Dr Ann LaCasce gives a quick review of the most interesting immunotherapy studies in lymphoma at the 57th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Oncology News Quiz 2015: 'Unprecedented Survival' Was How Long?

Immunotherapy continues to make its mark on oncology and, overall, cancer patients are living for longer. Take a look back over the biggest oncology news stories of the year, and see if you can remember the details.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Managing Side Effects of Immunotherapy: Diarrhea/Colitis

Dr Asim Amin, codirector of immunotherapy at Levine Cancer Institute, discusses the management of gastrointestinal side effects of immunotherapy.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Breakthroughs galore: A transformative year in medicine - BBC News

This year has seen the dawn of gene editing, the rise of immunotherapy and the first hints of a drug to slow the pace of Alzheimer's disease.  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago
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Virus Shell Nanoparticles Vaccinate Cancers in Mice |

The magazine Science hailed cancer immunotherapy as the breakthrough of the year two years ago, and the field has been gaining traction since. The idea is  
medgadget.com
over 4 years ago
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Combining Radiation With Targeted and Immunotherapy

Targeted therapies and immunotherapies have quickly become fixtures in the treatment armamentarium for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Vaccination Errors at an Employee Flu Vaccination Clinic

This alarming incident of multiple vaccine safety infractions at an employee influenza vaccination clinic included reuse of syringes for multiple patients, and improper vaccine storage.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Immunosuppression After Kidney Transplant Does Not Impair Pubertal Development

Immunosuppression with mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) or calcineurin inhibitors does not adversely affect pubertal development in pediatric kidney transplant patients, researchers from Germany report.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Announcement: Fifty Years of Global Immunization at CDC — 1966–2015 | MMWR

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
over 4 years ago
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Adult Immunization 2016: What's New?

Keeping up with the changes to adult immunization schedules can be onerous…unless you have this quick summary of what's new for 2016!  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago