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The FDA cleared an investigational new drug application for PMB-101, a chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy, for the treatment of refractory or relapsed B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.PMB-101 (PeproMene Bio) is an investigational allogeneic CAR T-cell therapy that targets the B-cell-activating factor receptor (BAFF-R), a soluble cytokine expressed on the surface of cancer cells. BAFF-R was shown to be expressed on human B-cell tumors in preclinical studies, including tumor...
Single-fraction stereotactic body radiation therapy appeared safe and effective for patients with up to three oligometastatic lung tumors, according to results of the phase 2 SAFRON II trial presented at the virtual ASTRO Annual Meeting.“Single-fraction [SBRT] may be considered a one-stop, knockout punch type of approach for patients with one to three metastases to the lung,” Shankar Siva, PhD, associate professor of radiation oncology and head of the...
Ben Lewis and Christina Lopes just finalized a series A for their company, One Health, which is working to improve medical treatments for dogs -- in ways that could improve cancer care in humans as well.Want to know more on Meet The Married Couple Who Just Raised $10 Million To Improve Cancer Treatments For Dogs click here go to health tips source. Health tips summary from Forbes health...
The COVID-19 pandemic has made it difficult for some patients to keep on track with their regular breast cancer screenings. In the beginning of the pandemic, mammogram screenings dropped significantly. Now health care providers are working to get the word out that it's not only safe for patients to come in and resume their regular screening, but also it's vitally important.Want to know more on Mayo Clinic expert...
ShutterstockIt’s no secret the COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of our lives. One is how often we access health care. We’ve conducted what we believe is the first systematic review on this topic, bringing together studies documenting changes to health-care use during COVID-19 from around the world. We found a 37% reduction across all parts of the health system, from February to May this year, compared to...
Approximately 16 per cent of all lung cancers in the country can be attributed to radon gas exposure, the Nova Scotia Lung Association says.Want to know more on Radon levels higher than recommended in 37% of Halifax homes tested in 2019 click here go to health tips source. Health tips summary from Global News health tips.Author: Karla Renic
Image-guided intensity-modulated radiation therapy resulted in fewer gastrointestinal adverse events than 3D conformal radiation among women with cervical cancer, according to a phase 3 study presented at the virtual ASTRO Annual Meeting.The results suggest image-guided IMRT could improve quality of life without compromising DFS rates, researchers noted.“Postoperative radiation is indicated for women with cervical and endometrial cancers who have intermediate- or high-risk features. However, we know from long-term...
A team headed by Prof. Massimiliano Mazzone (VIB-KU Leuven Center for Cancer Biology), in collaboration with Dr. Emanuele Berardi and Dr. Min Shang, revealed a new metabolic dialogue between inflammatory cells and muscle stem cells. The researchers show that strengthening this metabolic crosstalk with an inhibitor of the enzyme GLUD1 fosters the release of glutamine, and improves muscle regeneration and physical performance in experimental models of muscle degeneration...
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