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donderdag 3 mei 2018

The Lancet: [Articles] Risk of gastrointestinal cancers in patients with cystic fibrosis: a systematic review and met...

[Articles] Risk of gastrointestinal cancers in patients with cystic fibrosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Our study suggests that patients with cystic fibrosis had a significantly increased risk of gastrointestinal cancer compared with the general population, including small bowel, colon, biliary tract, and pancreatic cancers. These findings highlight the need to develop individualised screening strategies for site-specific gastrointestinal cancers in patients with cystic fibrosis.
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[News] Outcomes after autoBMT in cancer survivors
Autologous bone marrow transplant (autoBMT) is a curative-intent treatment option for several childhood haematological malignancies. Data from a new study sheds light on long-term mortality outcomes in young cancer survivors who have undergone autoBMT.
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[News] New treatment option for Waldenström macroglobulinaemia
In patients with Waldenström macroglobulinaemia, the combination of ixazomib, dexamethasone, and rituximab as a first-line treatment is safe and shows encouraging anticancer activity, new research suggests.
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[News] Late infection-related mortality in asplenic cancer survivors
Splenectomy and splenic radiotherapy both significantly increase the risk of late infection-related mortality in asplenic childhood cancer survivors, according to a recent investigation.
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[News] Carboxyamidotriazole orotate in glioblastoma
Combined treatment with carboxyamidotriazole orotate (CTO) and temozolomide has an acceptable safety profile and encouraging activity in patients with glioblastoma and anaplastic gliomas, according to new research.
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