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‘Strong evidence’ supports obesity and cancer link: British Medical Journal – FoodNavigator.com

Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

A review of over 200 studies has revealed a substantial connection between obesity and 11 different types of cancer, prompting calls for further research and tougher efforts to tackle the obesity crisis. Whilst studies into the link between obesity and cancer are rife, the quality of analysis has often been weak, say a team of researchers at Imperial College London. In order to provide finer detail of those at most…

‘Strong evidence’ supports obesity and cancer link: British Medical Journal – FoodNavigator.com

Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

A review of over 200 studies has revealed a substantial connection between obesity and 11 different types of cancer, prompting calls for further research and tougher efforts to tackle the obesity crisis. Whilst studies into the link between obesity and cancer are rife, the quality of analysis has often been weak, say a team of researchers at Imperial College London. In order to provide finer detail of those at most…

New England Journal of Medicine publishes long-term results of Gleevec for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia – Medical Xpress

Posted: Friday, March 10, 2017

In 2001 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted priority review for imatinib mesylate, sold under the name Gleevec, as an oral therapy for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia, or CML. Today the New England Journal of Medicine published results from a nearly 11-year follow-up study, that showed an estimated overall survival rate of 83.3 percent. According to the National Cancer Institute, prior to Gleevec’s 2001 FDA approval, fewer than…

Little difference between cardiac stents: Lancet – Daily News & Analysis

Posted: Saturday, March 04, 2017

There is no difference between one type of cardiac stent from another, according to the latest paper published in the international medical journal, The Lancet. It challenges the typical trend of showing the new thing to be shinier and the old thing dustier than it really is, as far as different categories of cardiac stents are concerned. The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) in India recently cracked down on selling…

‘Strong evidence’ supports obesity and cancer link: British Medical Journal – FoodNavigator.com

Posted: Friday, March 03, 2017

A review of over 200 studies has revealed a substantial connection between obesity and 11 different types of cancer, prompting calls for further research and tougher efforts to tackle the obesity crisis. Whilst studies into the link between obesity and cancer are rife, the quality of analysis has often been weak, say a team of researchers at Imperial College London. In order to provide finer detail of those at most…

‘Strong evidence’ supports obesity and cancer link: British Medical Journal – FoodNavigator.com

Posted: Thursday, March 02, 2017

A review of over 200 studies has revealed a substantial connection between obesity and 11 different types of cancer, prompting calls for further research and tougher efforts to tackle the obesity crisis. Whilst studies into the link between obesity and cancer are rife, the quality of analysis has often been weak, say a team of researchers at Imperial College London. In order to provide finer detail of those at most…

Dr. Lancet on CPX-351 Compared to Chemotherapy for Older Adults … – OncLive

Posted: Saturday, February 25, 2017

Jeffrey Lancet, MD, of Moffitt Cancer Center, explains the use of CPX-351 compared with induction chemotherapy for older adult patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). More patients with AML were able to proceed to transplant following treatment with CPX-351 compared with the traditional 7+3 chemotherapy regimen, Lancet notes. As such,┬áLancet believes that CPX-351 could serve as a potential bridge to successful allogeneic transplant. Data from the phase…