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Eli Lilly and Company has announced that abemaciclib improved progression-free survival (PFS) when combined with an aromatase inhibitor (AI), compared with AI alone, in patients with breast cancer.
A study published in Cancer Medicine shows that rates of gallbladder cancer have been declining since the 1970s among men, but not for women. It also found that late-stage cases of the cancer have become increasingly common.
The suit comes after Mylan has already faced hearing in Congress and investigations from the US Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission.
The 2017 National Health Security Preparedness Index, released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, indicates that the United States is slowly becoming more prepared to handle public health catastrophes, but some states are still lagging behind.
A study in Journal of Medical Internet Research sought to discover how technologies could encourage daily walking in this population. The researchers developed 3 prototype apps using different persuasive technology design principles: dialogue support, primary task support, and social support.
The most common modifiable behavioral risk factors identified in the study are all treatable, suggesting that prevention could go a long way toward reducing their impact.
The University of Connecticut has initiated recruitment for a phase I trial to test the safety and efficacy of OncoImmunome, a personalized vaccine designed to prevent relapse in patients diagnosed with Stage III or IV ovarian cancer.
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