SNMMI: AI enables stress-first SPECT MPI protocol
PHILADELPHIA - Artificial intelligence (AI) analysis of stress SPECT myocardial...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI: Early prostate cancer therapy extends lives SNMMI: New therapy aids patients with neuroendocrine tumors SNMMI: AI can predict survival in sarcoma patients SNMMI 2018: A year of promotion and ongoing challenges ASNC releases new guidelines for SPECT MPI
CONCLUSIONS: Radiation therapy continues to be an integral component of the palliative armamentarium against painful metastases. Radiation oncologist, in conjunction with referral physicians, can tailor treatment plans to reflect the needs of a given patient. PMID: 30109789 [PubMed - in process]
CONCLUSIONS: A CNB to confirm mammographic or clinical findings of breast lesions is an accurate method to establish a pathological diagnosis of breast lesions. The accuracy is higher for invasive carcinomas than for non-invasive cancers. Excisional biopsies are necessary for lesions with anticipated sampling errors or when the core needle biopsy findings are discordant with clinical or mammographic findings. PMID: 30109786 [PubMed - in process]
Japan's Eisai Co Ltd said on Thursday it would price its cancer drug Lenvima at about $16,000 for a month's supply before discounts, after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its use in patients with a common form of liver cancer.
At 76, Aretha Franklin died of pancreatic cancer, one of the most deadly forms of the disease. An expert explained to Daily Mail Online why, even with the safer form she had, pancreatic cancer kills.
Publication date: Available online 16 August 2018Source: Journal of Molecular Graphics and ModellingAuthor(s): Jakub Kollar, Vladimir FrecerAbstractInhibitors of histone deacetylase superfamily (HDAC), which induce cell cycle arrest, trigger cell death and reduce angiogenesis appear as promising anti-cancer drugs targeting the epigenetic regulation of gene expression. Approved HDAC inhibitors were found effective against haematological and solid malignancies, other HDACIs are currently in clinical trials for the treatment of neurological diseases or immune disorders. Among those, diarylcyclopropane hydroxamic acids (DCHA) ...
For decades, Tim Lennon repressed memories of the childhood abuse he says he suffered at the hands of a priest. It wasn’t until 1995, when Lennon was in his late 40s and living in San Francisco, that he stumbled across information about clergy sexual abuse and felt decades-old memories come flooding back. “I said, ‘Oh my god, that happened to me,'” Lennon remembers. But even that moment, he says, didn’t prepare him for the memories that resurfaced in 2010 — an avalanche that he believes was triggered by his twin daughters turning 12, the age around which he says he was raped by a priest....
The oral therapy lenvatinib joins sorafenib as the only drugs approved for first-line treatment of patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma.FDA Approvals
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Conclusion: The cancer burden among PLWH is projected to shift, with prostate and lung cancer expected to emerge as the most common types by 2030. Cancer will remain an important comorbid condition, and expanded access to HIV therapies and cancer prevention, screening, and treatment is needed. Primary Funding Source: National Cancer Institute. PMID: 29801099 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
The objective of this study was to explore the cancer incidence rates among HIV-infected persons with commercial insurance who were on antiretroviral therapy and compare them with those rates in the general population. Paid health insurance claims for 63,221 individuals 18 years or older, with at least one claim with a diagnostic code for HIV and at least one filled prescription for an antiretroviral medication between January 1, 2006, and September 30, 2012, were obtained from the LifeLink® Health Plan Claims Database. The expected number of cancer cases in the general population for each gender-age group (60 years) w...