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  • Survey Highlights Prostate Cancer’s Impact on Social, Emotional Well-being
    This post was originally published on this site From diagnosis to the side effects of treatment, the emotional impact of prostate cancer often outweighs its physical impact, a recent survey in the U.S. by Health Union found. “Prostate Cancer in America” surveyed prostate cancer patients and caregivers in support of the launch of ProstateCancer.net, a […]
  • Seattle Genetics’ Investigational Therapy Fares Well in Multiple Myeloma Animal Models
    This post was originally published on this site A new antibody targeting the BCMA protein — called SEA-BCMA — has shown promising effectiveness and safety results in animal models of multiple myeloma, making it a strong candidate for treating the cancer. The preclinical findings were shown for the first time during the American Association for Cancer […]
  • Breast Cancer Patients Need More Help to Manage Cognitive Decline from Chemotherapy, Study Says
    This post was originally published on this site Almost 50 percent of women with breast cancer have cognitive decline during chemotherapy, and 30 percent have it a year after treatment, according to a recent study. These findings highlight the need for a tool to screen and help manage patients at risk of cognitive impairment, researchers […]
  • Researchers Identify Gene That Can Inhibit the Progression of Pulmonary Fibrosis
    This post was originally published on this site A gene called FOXF1 can inhibit the progression of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), according to scientists at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. They reported that IPF patients’ lungs, as well as the lungs of mouse models of IPF, lack the gene in cells called myofibroblasts that […]
  • Humalutin Inhibits Tumor Growth in Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Preclinical Study Shows
    This post was originally published on this site Humalutin (177Lu-NNV003), a novel tumor-targeting antibody labeled with radiation, demonstrated promising results in animal models of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), Nordic Nanovector announced. Humalutin is an investigational, humanized version of Betalutin — Nordic’s lead therapy candidate — expected to have significantly less toxicity and better anti-tumor activity. Findings, recently presented at the American […]
  • #AAN2018: SMA Treatment Candidate RG7916 Increases Amount of Key SMN Protein, Clinical Trials Show
    This post was originally published on this site Roche’s treatment candidate RG7916 increased the amount of full-length, functional SMN protein in spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) patients, according to soon-to-be-presented data from a Phase 2/3 clinical trial. The company will share its clinical results at the 2018 American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting, April 21-27 in Los […]
  • New Handbook Outlines Treatment Strategies for Pediatric Patients with Swallowing Problems
    This post was originally published on this site A new handbook to help clinicians determine the best strategies to treat developmentally challenged children who have swallowing problems was developed by a team at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. The handbook, “Optimizing Feeding and Swallowing in Children with Physical and Developmental Disabilities: A Practical Guide for […]
  • A Message for Us
    This post was originally published on this site An envelope covered in hearts and addressed to “Mom and Dad.” This envelope was kept secret for days, but there were hints that it was coming. Ella worked on its contents for days, making the perfect gift for her parents. She covered her project with her hands […]
  • It’s Not So Easy to Party
    This post was originally published on this site This week, a friend of mine held a cocktail party for those of us who offered her assistance while her husband was hospitalized at the same time she’d had the flu. Little did she know what a thrill it was for me to have been able to […]
  • Seeing Through the Endo Brain Fog (Part 1)
    This post was originally published on this site Have you ever found yourself struggling to remember words? Names? Or even what you were about to say mid-sentence? Me, too. In fact, yesterday, I was at an all-day business and networking event and found myself continuously stalling as I talked in groups about my business, while […]