Disease Areas

Breast cancer

Niraparib-pembrolizumab combo may have benefit in ovarian, breast cancers (20/6/2019) ›Cardioprotective drugs can help avoid chemo disruption in some breast cancer patients (5/6/2019) ›Ribociclib plus hormone therapy prolongs survival of younger patients with advanced breast cancer (3/6/2019) ›Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval (24/5/2019) ›Nipple-sparing mastectomy safe for more women with breast cancer (9/5/2019) ›Bioimpedance spectroscopy helps prevent breast cancer-related lymphedema progression (8/5/2019) ›Low-dose tamoxifen prevents recurrence of in situ breast cancer (3/5/2019) ›HER2 testing inaccessible for many women with breast cancer (2/5/2019) ›Promising strategy identifies triple-negative breast cancers that might respond to tamoxifen (23/4/2019) ›Surgery after systemic therapy tied to improved outcome of HER2+ advanced breast cancer (5/4/2019) ›Fulvestrant-anastrozole combo improves survival in metastatic breast cancer (27/3/2019) ›Fewer benign biopsies with digital breast tomosynthesis (26/3/2019) ›St. Gallen Consensus - Primary surgery: margins (23/3/2019) ›St. Gallen Consensus - Skin and nipple sparing surgery: still a matter of debate (23/3/2019) ›St. Gallen Consensus - Surgery of the axilla: indications decrease (23/3/2019) ›St. Gallen Consensus - DCIS: de-escalation of (adjuvant) therapy (23/3/2019) ›Letter from the editor (23/3/2019) ›Selection of patients for neoadjuvant chemotherapy treatment based on oncotype recurrence score in luminal breast cancer (23/3/2019) ›New prognostic biomarkers for survival breast cancer (23/3/2019) ›Discordance of biomarkers in multifocal and lymph node positive breast cancer (23/3/2019) ›History of the consensus meeting (23/3/2019) ›What is the clinical benefit of treatment of patients with early breast cancer? (23/3/2019) ›Extrapolating data from clinical trials as we treat patients in real life (23/3/2019) ›St. Gallen Consensus - Life style (23/3/2019) ›St. Gallen Consensus - Pregnancy after breast cancer (23/3/2019) ›St. Gallen Consensus - Germ-line mutations (23/3/2019) ›St. Gallen Consensus - Bisphosphonates and denosumab (23/3/2019) ›St. Gallen Consensus - Adjuvant therapy in triple-negative breast cancer (23/3/2019) ›St. Gallen Consensus - Adjuvant Her2-targeted therapy (23/3/2019) ›St. Gallen Consensus - Endocrine therapy in postmenopausal patients: a graded approach (23/3/2019) ›St. Gallen Consensus - Endocrine therapy in premenopausal patients (23/3/2019) ›St. Gallen Consensus - Adjuvant chemotherapy after neoadjuvant chemotherapy? Going beyond EMA/FDA (23/3/2019) ›St. Gallen Consensus - Neoadjuvant therapy and residual disease (23/3/2019) ›St. Gallen Consensus - Gene expression signatures (23/3/2019) ›Adjuvant and neoadjuvant therapy: principles and practical considerations (23/3/2019) ›Screening ultrasonography does not improve breast-cancer detection (21/3/2019) ›Breast cancer risk tied to DDT varies by exposure timing (14/3/2019) ›Heart-failure risk increased after adjuvant trastuzumab for breast cancer (28/2/2019) ›Long-lasting menopause symptoms may be tied to slightly higher breast cancer risk (17/1/2019) ›Task force adds aromatase inhibitors to advice on breast cancer chemoprevention in high-risk women (15/1/2019) ›


Checkpoint inhibitors may be retried after immune adverse event, with close monitoring (12/6/2019) ›Only 13% of patients eligible for checkpoint inhibitors respond to them (13/5/2019) ›Numerous new anticancer drugs not proven superior to standard of care (9/5/2019) ›Molecular profiling identifies potential treatment targets in many hard-to-treat pediatric cancers (7/5/2019) ›High-dose, single-fraction SBRT likely effective for non-spine bone metastases (2/5/2019) ›Adverse events common with PD-1 and PD-L1 inhibitors (1/5/2019) ›Many young cancer patients regret initial treatment decisions (23/4/2019) ›Study of AYA-cancer survivors can guide surveillance for new primary neoplasms (28/2/2019) ›Tisotumab vedotin shows some promise in early trial of solid tumors (19/2/2019) ›Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemo relatively safe for treating metastases (7/2/2019) ›Hypothermic intraperitoneal chemo relatively safe for treating metastases (31/1/2019) ›Tumor markers limit imaging need in germ-cell tumor surveillance (16/1/2019) ›Life expectancy predicts benefit of immune-checkpoint inhibitors (15/1/2019) ›Brain metastases, lung cancer and interstitial lung disease (19/9/2018) ›ALK inhibition, guidelines, liquid biopsies, and immunotherapy (19/9/2018) ›Cancer risk in IBD associated with age and recent immunomodulator use (19/9/2018) ›EGFR-targeted treatments (19/9/2018) ›Malignancies occur infrequently with tofacitinib (17/2/2018) ›Long-term risk of advanced neoplasia after colonic low-grade dysplasia in IBD (17/2/2018) ›SLC12A2 potential marker of dysplasia associated to inflammation in UC (17/2/2018) ›Shallow whole-genome sequencing predicts future cancer risk of LGD in UC (17/2/2018) ›Significantly increased risk of CRC and/or HGD after appendectomy in UC (17/2/2018) ›

Crohn's disease

Early endoscopic remission linked to altered course of Crohn's disease (29/5/2019) ›Machine-learning models help predict remission in Crohn's (23/5/2019) ›Ustekinumab as maintenance therapy and with shortened interval (14/5/2019) ›Crohn’s disease exclusion diet + partial enteral nutrition in paediatric Crohn’s disease (14/5/2019) ›Relapse after withdrawal of thiopurines (14/5/2019) ›Early remission of Crohn’s disease prevents progression (14/5/2019) ›Proactive adalimumab trough measurements increase corticosteroid-free clinical remission (14/5/2019) ›Efficacy and safety of biosimilars (14/5/2019) ›The costs and benefits of biologicals (14/5/2019) ›Infliximab retreatment in luminal Crohn’s disease (14/5/2019) ›Pathogenesis (14/5/2019) ›Immune cells and microbes: a happy marriage? (14/5/2019) ›Moving towards new therapeutic options (14/5/2019) ›ZNF133 associated with infliximab response (14/5/2019) ›Network analysis of GWAS (14/5/2019) ›Gene expression signature predicts non-response (14/5/2019) ›Ustekinumab beneficial in refractory Crohn's disease in real world (30/4/2019) ›MR enterography best identifies fibrotic vs inflammatory strictures in Crohn's disease (23/4/2019) ›Infliximab biosimilar CT-P13 noninferior in active Crohn's disease (9/4/2019) ›T cell clonal expansion linked to postop recurrence of Crohn's in smokers (11/3/2019) ›New risk score helps predict intra-abdominal abscess in Crohn's disease (5/3/2019) ›Treg cells show promise as immunotherapy for Crohn's disease (13/2/2019) ›Adding vedolizumab to steroids may boost response, remission in Crohn's disease (30/1/2019) ›Postpartum substance abuse, mood disorders more common with IBD (25/1/2019) ›Early and significant effects with upadacitinib induction treatment (17/2/2018) ›SHP647 is efficacious and well-tolerated in CD (17/2/2018) ›Comparative effectiveness of vedolizumab and ustekinumab in CD (17/2/2018) ›Vedolizumab induces endoscopic remission and healing in refractory CD (17/2/2018) ›

Inflammatory bowel disease

Overall diet quality in many with IBS is poor (23/5/2019) ›Hypoalbuminemia linked to worse outcomes after IBD surgery (15/5/2019) ›The costs and benefits of biologicals (14/5/2019) ›IBD risk of treatment with IL-17 antagonists (14/5/2019) ›Safety of thiopurine + allopurinol vs thiopurine monotherapy (14/5/2019) ›Glycans as novel immunomodulators in inflammatory bowel disease (14/5/2019) ›Topical review (14/5/2019) ›Complementary and alternative medicine associated with chronic fatigue and lower QoL (14/5/2019) ›Novel host-microbiome interactions in inflammatory bowel disease (14/5/2019) ›Microbial composition and psychological wellbeing (14/5/2019) ›Novel test predicts IBD course at diagnosis (13/5/2019) ›Breath analysis shows promise in distinguishing IBD types (9/5/2019) ›Immunosuppressants found safe for IBD patients with cancer history (30/4/2019) ›Sleeve gastrectomy may be safer than gastric bypass for IBD patients (28/2/2019) ›Azathioprine ups pancreatitis risk in pediatric IBD (31/1/2019) ›Postpartum substance abuse, mood disorders more common with IBD (25/1/2019) ›Advanced endoscopic techniques improve IBD assessment (8/1/2019) ›Cancer risk in IBD associated with age and recent immunomodulator use (19/9/2018) ›Clinical effect of vedolizumab on articular manifestations spondyloarthritis associated with IBD (16/6/2018) ›Quiescent disease, characteristics and biomarker correlations (20/2/2018) ›Combining new drugs with different mechanisms (17/2/2018) ›Genetic predisposition for gut barrier dysfunction (17/2/2018) ›ILC1 distribution predicts response to ustekinumab (17/2/2018) ›Integration of “omics” and potential for clinical practice (17/2/2018) ›Targeting early disease: lessons from rheumatoid arthritis (17/2/2018) ›Higher rates of remission and healing with vedolizumab vs. TNF antagonist (17/2/2018) ›Overall manageable safety profile of tofacitinib in long-term use (17/2/2018) ›Vedolizumab in anti-TNF-naïve IBD patients and safety profile (17/2/2018) ›Higher colectomy rate with infliximab vs. conventional therapies in more severe UC (17/2/2018) ›Central role of IL-23 in molecular resistance to anti-TNF therapy (17/2/2018) ›Shallow whole-genome sequencing predicts future cancer risk of LGD in UC (17/2/2018) ›Long-term safety profile of adalimumab (17/2/2018) ›SLC12A2 potential marker of dysplasia associated to inflammation in UC (17/2/2018) ›Long-term risk of advanced neoplasia after colonic low-grade dysplasia in IBD (17/2/2018) ›Enhanced post-operative recovery pathways for IBD patients (17/2/2018) ›Significantly increased risk of CRC and/or HGD after appendectomy in UC (17/2/2018) ›Malignancies occur infrequently with tofacitinib (17/2/2018) ›Diagnostic techniques for IBD: the ECCO-ESGAR Guidelines (17/2/2018) ›Significant reduction of emergency stoma surgeries for CD (17/2/2018) ›

Lung cancer

Lung cancer radiotherapy tied to higher cardiac mortality (18/6/2019) ›Broadening eligibility for lung cancer trials could have huge impact (5/6/2019) ›Pembrolizumab quadruples survival in selected advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients (3/6/2019) ›Atezolizumab added to chemo ups survival in lung cancer (31/5/2019) ›Longer lung-cancer-screening intervals may sometimes be OK (27/5/2019) ›Vein-first ligation in lung-cancer surgery may increase survival (14/5/2019) ›New technique for minimally invasive lung cancer surgery promising (10/5/2019) ›Higher radiation doses tied to increased longevity in node-negative lung cancer (30/4/2019) ›Deep-learning model may help predict NSCLC outcomes, survival (30/4/2019) ›Lung-cancer survival worse in patients with pulmonary fibrosis (25/4/2019) ›Electromagnetic navigation: an instant hit? (11/4/2019) ›Comprehensive profiling in localised stage lung cancer (11/4/2019) ›Post-study immunotherapy confounds primary survival outcome (11/4/2019) ›Survival benefit persists despite post-discontinuation therapy (11/4/2019) ›Immunotherapy in elderly: diverse findings across the globe (11/4/2019) ›Next-generation sequencing assay detects genetic variants driving cancer, resistance in NSCLC (2/4/2019) ›Pembrolizumab may help some with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (2/4/2019) ›Cranial irradiation doesn't boost survival in locally advanced lung cancer (26/3/2019) ›Lung-cancer screens effective in asbestos-exposed smokers (14/3/2019) ›Liquid biopsy on par with tissue testing in advanced lung cancer (5/3/2019) ›Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy tops for inoperable early non-small-cell lung cancer (21/2/2019) ›It's never too late to quit smoking before lung surgery (16/1/2019) ›Lung cancer screening complications may be higher than expected (14/1/2019) ›Interview with IASCL President (26/9/2018) ›Small-cell lung cancer circulating tumour cell derived explants (26/9/2018) ›Effects of dose modifications on safety and efficacy of dacomitinib for EGFR-mutant non-small-cell lung cancer (26/9/2018) ›Central nervous system activity of ramucirumab + osimertinib in patients with advanced T790M-positive EGFR-mutant non-small-cell lung cancer (26/9/2018) ›Prognostic value of distant organ-specific metastases in newly diagnosed lung neuroendocrine tumours (26/9/2018) ›Spread through air spaces is prognostic in lung neuroendocrine tumours (26/9/2018) ›Entrectinib treatment in patients with ROS1+ NSCLC (26/9/2018) ›Angiogenic and stromal biomarkers in malignant mesothelioma (26/9/2018) ›Patient-reported outcomes of first-line nivolumab + ipilimumab in high tumour mutational burden advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (26/9/2018) ›Osimertinib and RET inhibitor BLU-667 in an EGFR-mutant patient with acquired RET rearrangement (26/9/2018) ›Accumulation of concomitant mutations involved in drug resistance in sequential ALK TKI treatments of ALK-positive NSCLC (26/9/2018) ›Avelumab vs docetaxel for previously treated advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (26/9/2018) ›Next generation immunotherapy in non-small-cell lung cancer (26/9/2018) ›Choice of taxane and addition of pembrolizumab for metastatic squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (26/9/2018) ›Combination therapies: Where are we in 2018? (26/9/2018) ›Unmet needs in surgical management of malignant pleural mesothelioma (26/9/2018) ›PD-L1 expression in untreated EGFR-mutant non-small-cell lung cancer and response to osimertinib (26/9/2018) ›Crizotinib-treated ALK IHC-positive advanced NSCLC is associated with an unfavourable prognosis when FISH negative (26/9/2018) ›Benefits of chest CT screening (26/9/2018) ›New standard of care in extensive-stage small-cell lung cancer (26/9/2018) ›Potential for brigatinib as a first-line treatment option for ALK+ non-small-cell lung cancer (26/9/2018) ›Durvalumab after chemoradiotherapy extends OS in stage 3, unresectable non-small-cell lung cancer (26/9/2018) ›No progression-free survival benefit with nintedanib plus pemetrexed/cisplatin for malignant pleural mesothelioma of epithelial subtype (26/9/2018) ›


Brodalumab onset of action is significantly faster than ustekinumab: Results from the phase 3 AMAGINE-2 and -3 studies (18/6/2019) ›Reduction in coronary artery disease in psoriasis patients treated with biologic therapies (18/6/2019) ›Results from the ECLIPSE trial: does blocking IL-23 have better long-term outcomes in psoriasis? (18/6/2019) ›Sustained and complete responses from the phase 3 AMAGINE-2 and -3 studies (18/6/2019) ›ABP501 Biosimilar for adalimumab: What you need to know (18/6/2019) ›Switching infliximab biosimilars safe in treating chronic plaque psoriasis (18/6/2019) ›Fumarates and vitamin A derivatives advance and latest insights in non-biologic systemic therapeutic agents in psoriasis and atopic dermatitis (18/6/2019) ›Certolizumab: Long-term safety and efficacy results for psoriasis-related nail disease in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis (18/6/2019) ›Treatment goals in psoriasis (18/6/2019) ›Ustekinumab for the treatment of moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in paediatric patients (18/6/2019) ›Adalimumab vs adalimumab + methotrexate in psoriasis: First-year results on effectiveness, drug survival, safety, and immunogenicity (18/6/2019) ›Favourable safety profile of long-term use of ixekizumab (18/6/2019) ›Advances in target-oriented therapy: psoriatic arthritis (18/6/2019) ›Atopic dermatitis and psoriasis: on a spectrum? (18/6/2019) ›Understanding genetics to unravel psoriasis and atopic dermatitis pathogenesis (18/6/2019) ›Small molecules, apremilast, and TYK2 (18/6/2019) ›Novel selective IL-23 blocker highly effective over 2 years (10/6/2019) ›The role of the gut-skin axis in dermatology, specifically psoriasis (10/6/2019) ›Etanercept biosimilar shows preliminary efficacy in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (10/6/2019) ›Infliximab associated with a 3-fold risk of serious infections (10/6/2019) ›Plaque psoriasis – Efficacy of guselkumab (25/4/2019) ›Serlopitant reduces pruritus associated with psoriasis (25/4/2019) ›Dual IL-17A and IL-17F blocker leads to unprecedented response rates in psoriasis (25/4/2019) ›Secukinumab maintains improvements in psoriasis through 5 years of treatment (25/4/2019) ›Psoriasis and Biologics: The Beat Goes On (25/4/2019) ›Oral therapeutics, supersaturation and excimer laser (20/2/2018) ›Living in the golden age of psoriasis and atopic dermatitis therapies (20/2/2018) ›Biologics in psoriasis and new selective IL-23 blockers (20/2/2018) ›Psoriasis management online? (20/2/2018) ›Intralesional cryosurgery and itching in psoriasis (20/2/2018) ›Improvement in impact of genital psoriasis on sexual activity with use of ixekizumab (20/2/2018) ›Better gastrointestinal tolerability with biologics than the conventional therapy (20/2/2018) ›Psoriasis: Selective IL-23 blocker, analysis of VOYAGE-2, dual IL-17 inhibitor and ustekinumab (20/2/2018) ›

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