PET scan after induction chemotherapy can improve outcomes in patients with oesophageal cancer by enabling prompt switching of therapy in nonresponders, initial results of the phase II CALGB 80803 study have shown.
A prospective study conducted on 1,011 patients with stage III colon cancer reported that intake of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids and dark meat fish is associated with longer disease-free survival (DFS), especially in patients exhibiting moderate to high cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression in tumours.
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Dr Michael Lim, a senior consultant at the Paediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Division, National University Hospital, Singapore, speaks to Roshini Claire Anthony on the rare disease that is cystic fibrosis.
Empagliflozin treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus exerts beneficial effects on cardiovascular (CV) risk factors, including blood pressure and uric acid, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.
A 10 or 20 mg/kg daily dose of cannabidiol could almost halve the risk of seizures in children with Dravet syndrome, according to the phase III GWPCARE2* study presented at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting (AAN 2019).