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What Advice Would You Give to Patients?
Cancer patient Beth Wallace provides advice to patients with leiomyosarcoma, as well as to women with cancer in general.
Bictegravir Combo Treatment Non-inferior to Boosted Protease Inhibitors in HIV?
A fixed-dose combination of bictegravir and emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide (BIC/FTC/TAF) was non-inferior to boosted protease inhibitor (bPI)-based regimens in virologically suppressed adults with HIV, according to a recently-published phase 3 study.
Meeting National HIV/AIDS Strategy Goals Could Save 200k Lives
Achieving National HIV/AIDs target goal could prevent an estimated 200,000 deaths over 20 years, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases.
The Importance of Being Your Own Advocate
Beth Wallace was always one to advocate for herself in different areas of her life, but when it came to her health, she left it to the doctors. Here, she discusses the importance of education and being your own advocate.
The Rx for Patient Satisfaction
Consistency among caregivers can be an important factor for patients undergoing treatment for cancer.
Bictegravir Combination Regimen Non-inferior to Boosted Protease Inhibitors in HIV
The investigational regimen may be appropriate for a broad range of HIV-positive patients.
Achieving National HIV/AIDS Strategy Goals Could Prevent 200k Deaths
Reducing the cost of antiretroviral therapy could produce even more savings in the treatment of HIV.
Trending News Today: OxyContin Prescriptions No Longer Covered on Cigna Employer-Based Health Plans
Top news of the day from across the health care landscape.
Caregivers are the Unsung Heroes of Patient Care
Cancer patient Beth Wallace speaks about her support system and the impact they have made on her life.
Merck Nixes Development of Two Hepatitis C Drugs Due to Overcrowded Market
The pharma giant will now focus on its PD-1 cancer immunotherapy Keytruda.
Needle Syringe Programs, Opioid Substitution Treatment Combo Can Reduce Hepatitis C Transmission
Ramping up programs for injection drug users is a key part in preventing transmission of hepatitis C.
Trending News Today: Breast Cancer Death Rates Plummet Nearly 40%
Leiomyosarcoma Patient Discusses Treatment Roadmap, Challenges
Beth Wallace discusses various treatments for leiomyosarcoma, including doxorubicin (Adriamycin), nicknamed the red devil.
Considerations for Starting a Specialty Pharmacy
Outcomes and accreditation measures are among the key factors in building a successful specialty pharmacy, according to a session at the annual NASP meeting.
Trending News Today: Cash Reimbursements Offered to Customers Impacted by Aetna's HIV Privacy Breach
Patient with Rare Cancer Shares Long Journey Towards Diagnosis
In part 2, Beth Wallace describes the events leading up to her diagnosis with leiomyosarcoma.
Cannabidiol Gel Achieves Top Line Results in Treatment of Fragile X Syndrome
Data from a phase 2 trial demonstrates positive results on improving the disabling symptoms of a rare form of autism.
FDA Grants Priority Review to Breast Cancer Drug
Pertuzumab-based regimen shows promise treating adjuvant treatment of HER2-positive early breast cancer.
Pertuzumab Granted Priority Review for Adjuvant Treatment of Early Breast Cancer
Genentech is seeking approval for Perjeta used in combination with trastuzumab and chemotherapy for adjuvant treatment of HER2-positive early breast cancer.
Local Therapy Plus Standard Chemotherapy May Improve Survival in Advanced Lung Cancer
Consolidative radiation followed by chemotherapy could play a key role in future survival outcomes among patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
Trending News Today: Congress Misses Reauthorization Deadline for Children's Health Insurance Program
Alternative Splicing Changes May Represent Independent Oncogenic Processes
New findings suggest alterations in this process may trigger cancer progression.
Specialty Pharmacy Certification is More Important Than Ever
Certified specialty pharmacists have greater opportunities and credibility in the growing market, according to a session at the annual NASP meeting.
Trending News Today: Tiny Genetic Change in Zika Virus Led to Lethal Public Threat
Single Engineered Antibody Binds to 3 Unique Sites on HIV, Potential Treatment Option
The 3-in-1 antibody protected laboratory monkeys from SHIV.
It's Not 'Just A Uterine Fibroid'
In part 1 of 2, Beth Wallace shares her journey leading up to her diagnosis with leiomyosarcoma.
FDA Approves Drug for HR+/HER2- Breast Cancer
Abemaciclib treats adults with hormone receptor-positive, human epidemical growth factor receptor-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer that progressed after endocrine therapy.
FDA Approves Abemaciclib for Advanced, Metastatic Breast Cancer
Verzenio can be administered as a stand-alone treatment to patients previously treated with endocrine therapy and chemotherapy.
Getting Familiar with Biosimilars
Ron Lanton III, Esq, discusses all things biosimilar during a session at the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Annual Meeting and Educational Conference.
Three Cups of Joe Per Day Cuts Mortality Risk in Half Among HIV, HCV Co-Infected Patients
Promotion of healthy lifestyle changes are crucial among HIV-positive patients cured of hepatitis C.
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