Tislelizumab Plus Chemotherapy as First-line Treatment for Advanced Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Gastric/Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma.

CONCLUSIONS: Tislelizumab plus chemotherapy demonstrated durable responses with manageable tolerability in patients with advanced ESCC or G/GEJ adenocarcinoma. PMID: 32561664 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Dalton Trans., 2021, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D1DT01460A, PaperLiping Qiao, Jiangping Liu, Shi Kuang, Xinxing Liao, Junfeng Kou, Liangnian Ji, Hui Chao A mitochondria-targetedBODIPY-Ir(III) conjugate acted as a photoinduced ROS generator and exerted high oxidative lethality towards triple-negative breast cancer cells at an ultralow concentration under irradiation. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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But rates higher for infection - related cancers, such as liver and stomach cancers, and cervical cancer
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Progression - free survival longer with T - DXd versus T - DM1 for HER2+ metastatic breast cancer previously treated with trastuzumab and taxane
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Findings seen for screening - detected breast cancer, but not interval cancer risk
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Methamphetamine use in adults aged 18 to 64 years increased 43% between 2015 and 2019, astudy in JAMA Psychiatry has found. The study also found that overdose deaths involving psychostimulants other than cocaine, mostly methamphetamine, increased 180% during the same period.Beth Han, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and colleagues examined data from 195,711 people who responded to the annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) between 2015 and 2019. The NSDUH, published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, is a comprehensive survey of approximately ...
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Skewed drug metabolism of 6-mercaptopurine (6-MP) can jeopardize antileukemic effects and result in toxicities during the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and lymphoblastic lymphoma. Allopurinol can alter 6-MP metabolism to maximize therapeutic effects while reducing toxicities. Over 75% of our patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia or lymphoblastic lymphoma experienced a 6-MP-related toxicity. Review of metabolite date a showed 6-methylmercaptopurine nucleotide levels were>10,000 in 55% of the cohort, suggesting 6-MP shunting. Allopurinol was initiated in 12 of 23 shunters with resolution of toxicities. We...
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Conclusion: Fever due to HDAC is relatively common but appears to frequently lack association with bacteremia during the time of HDAC administration. Broad-spectrum empiric antibiotic regimens including vancomycin may be unnecessary for these patients, particularly before they become neutropenic.
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We describe a successfully diagnosed and treated CHL-PTLD stage IV pediatric patient, 8 years after liver transplantation. The patient was treated with standard CHL (Children’s Cancer Group 5942 group 3) chemotherapy, rituximab and reduction of immunosuppressant. The patient remains in complete remission after 3 years with stable graft function. To our best knowledge, this is the first pediatric case report of a successfully treated stage IV CHL-PTLD after a liver transplant.
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Hepatitis-associated aplastic anemia (HAAA) has been reported in 23% to 33% of patients who received orthotopic liver transplantation (LT) for acute liver disease of unknown origin (nonviral hepatitis). In this situation, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) might be a curative option. Here the authors report on 6 patients who received HSCT after LT for nonviral HAAA hepatitis. The outcomes were interpreted in the context of recently reported immune suppressive therapy (IST) outcomes in 8 patients with HAAA and to HSCT outcomes in patients with HAAA who recovered from hepatitis without undergoing LT. All patients...
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