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'Tweezer' Molecule May Improve Infectious Disease Prevention
Research may lead to gel that prevents transmission of HIV, hepatitis C and the Ebola virus.
Transplant Drug Linked to Increased Risk of Lymphoma
Immunosuppressive drug linked to central nervous system lymphoma in solid organ transplant patients.
Novel Genetic Test Predicts Aggressive Forms of Childhood Cancer
Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common soft tissue sarcoma in children.
Understanding the Microbial Structure of Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Study may lead to enhanced efficacy of breast cancer drugs.
Blood Test Matches Cancer Patients to Best Treatment
Blood test offers insight into how well a drug is working during the course of cancer treatment.
Malaria Parasites Show Promise as Cancer-Killing Therapy
Malaria protein is able to attack more than 90 percent of all tumor types.
Challenges and Barriers for HIV Patients in Specialty Pharmacy
Experts discuss issues faced by patients starting an HIV therapy regimen.
Disparities Observed Among Minority Women with Breast Cancer
Non-Hispanic whites more likely to be diagnosed with less advanced stages of breast cancer.
Overcoming Drug Resistance in Multiple Myeloma
Clonogenic stem cells show heightened self-renewal and differentiation capacities in multiple myeloma.
Breast Cancer Therapy Fails to Decrease Percentage of Women Not Receiving Radiation
Accelerated partial breast irradiation reduces therapy into just 5 days.
FDA Approves Onivyde for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer
Treatment used in combination with fluorouracil and leucovorin for patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer.
FDA Approves Trabectedin for Liposarcoma, Leiomyosarcoma
Treatment shows significant improvement in progression-free survival in patients with unresectable or metastatic liposarcoma or leiomyosarcoma.
Brain Training Improves Memory in Childhood Cancer Survivors
Program takes advantage of neuroplasticity to train the brain to work more efficiently.
Health Care Discrimination in Young Latinos
Perceived discrimination is one of the main barriers to obtaining health care services for underrepresented populations.
New Regimen Highly Effective in Multiple Myeloma Patients
Carfilzomib, pomalidomide, and dexamethasone regimen safe and well tolerated during recent study.
Rabbit Virus Could Be Key to Fighting Brain Cancer Highlights Specialty Pharmacy Week in Review
Top stories of the week on Specialty Pharmacy Times.
Monitoring Multiracial Patients in the Health Care System
Some health care systems use outdated approaches to racial categorization that obscure care disparities.
Rare Genetic Mutation Improves Survival Outcome for Some NSCLC Patients
Rare ALK mutation allows patients to live an average of 4 years with the disease controlled.
Breast Cancer Patients Opt for Lumpectomy with Radiation Treatment
Women increasingly choosing surgery to remove both breasts.
FDA Warning: Viekira Pak and Technivie May Cause Serious Liver Injury
Hepatic decompensation and liver failure in patients with underlying liver cirrhosis more common with drug regimen.
Combination Therapy Rids Immune Cells of HIV
Researchers hope new treatment delivery system will reduce administration down to once or twice per year.
Study Explains Anemia as Side Effect of Cancer Treatments
Research may improve the design of pharmaceuticals for leukemia and other types of cancer.
Program Focuses on Breast Cancer Prevention Strategies
Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program will focus on racially and ethnically diverse communities and expand the study of risk factors.
Experts Talk Trends in Hepatitis C Care
Panel discusses treatment barriers during annual NASP conference.
FDA Approves Coagadex for Rare Blood Disorder
Factor X deficiency prevents blood from clotting properly.
Surgical Resection Improves Survival in Melanoma Patients
Despite new advanced immunotherapies, surgical resection still is the most effective treatment for abdominal metastatic melanoma.
Rabbit Virus Could be Key to Fighting Brain Cancer
Existing medications and myxoma virus combination shows promise against glioblastoma.
Scientists Uncover Structure of the Enzyme Telomerase
Process responsible for cancer cell proliferation uncovered.
Cancer Drug Has Potential to Treat Patients with Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease
HDAC inhibitors stop the activation of genes that turn normal cells into cancerous cells.
Poorly Designed Studies Lead to Overestimated Efficacy of Some Drugs
Researchers raise concerns that studies reporting negative results are not published, leading to overestimated drug efficacy.
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