The introduction of direct antiviral agents (DAAs) substantially improved sustained virological response (SVR) in patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV), a recent study found.
A recent study showed that acupuncture is effective in relieving cancer-related pain, particularly malignancy-related and surgery-induced pain, suggesting that it can be adopted as part of a multimodal approach in cancer pain treatment.
Evidence has been emerging that some patients become “hyperprogressors”, meaning their cancer grows rapidly after initiation of immunotherapy.
Asian patients with ulcerative colitis have an elevated risk of colorectal cancer that persists decades after diagnosis, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Research on the role of circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) gains momentum, as a new study finds ctDNA assessment promising in the monitoring and prognosis of mCRPC and in identifying new therapeutic targets for the disease.
Individuals with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection who achieve a sustained virological response (SVR) have improved liver stiffness and a lower risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), according to a presentation at the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver annual meeting (APASL 2017) in Shanghai, China.