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A recent study presented by Ming Shi, MD, PhD and colleagues at ESMO Virtual Congress 2020 found that hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy (HAIC) with oxaliplatin, fluorouracil, and leucovorin (FOLFOX) yield more effective results in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) compared with transarterial chemoembolization (TACE). In an interview with i3 Health, Dr. Shi shares insig...

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Friday, October 23, 2020
Positive survival outcomes were observed in patients with Philadelphia chromosome (Ph)-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) when treated with dasatinib followed by blinatumomab in in a pha...
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Survival outcomes did not change significantly for patients with melanoma of the trunk or extremity when treated with Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) compared with wide local excision, according to th...
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
A recent study presented by Ming Shi, MD, PhD and colleagues at ESMO Virtual Congress 2020 found that hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy (HAIC) with oxaliplatin, fluorouracil, and leucovorin (FOLF...
Monday, October 19, 2020
The FDA has now granted full approval to venetoclax (Venclexta®, AbbVie Inc. and Genentech Inc.) in combination with azacitidine, decitabine, or low-dose cytarabine (LDAC) for patients with previously...
Friday, October 16, 2020
PembrolizumabThe FDA has now expanded the approved indications for pembrolizumab (KEYTRUDA®, Merck Sharp & Dohme) to include both adult patients with relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymph...
Thursday, October 15, 2020
While antifungal prophylaxis can effectively prevent invasive fungal infections in patients with hematologic diseases, there is no consensus on which prophylactic agents provide the greatest benefit f...

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A recent study presented by Ming Shi, MD, PhD and colleagues at ESMO Virtual Congress 2020 found that hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy (HAIC) with oxaliplatin, fluorouracil, and leucovorin (FOLFOX) yield more effective results in patients with ...
While antifungal prophylaxis can effectively prevent invasive fungal infections in patients with hematologic diseases, there is no consensus on which prophylactic agents provide the greatest benefit for different patient populations. In a meta-analys...
While radiation therapy is an effective treatment for patients with early-stage favorable Hodgkin lymphoma, it also poses a risk of long-term toxicity to the surrounding organs and tissue. In a study recently published in JAMA Network Open, a team of...
Patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) who receive combination PD-1/CTLA-4 blockade can experience periods of durable benefit and toxicity after treatment discontinuation. According to results of the phase 3 CheckMate 214 trial presented b...
In advanced gastric cancer and gastroesophageal junction cancer, treatment options remain limited. Results of the phase 3 CheckMate 649 and phase 2/3 ATTRACTION-4 studies, both of which investigated chemotherapy with or without nivolumab in patients ...

Original Research

Pre-activity assessment data from i3 Health's nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) activity "Understanding and Optimizing CAR T-Cell Therapy for Patients With B-Cell Malignancies" has revealed significant baseline knowledge gaps regardi...
At the 67th Society of Government Service Urologists (SGSU) Kimbrough Urological Seminar, held from January 15th to 19th, 2020, in Charlotte, North Carolina, i3 Health conducted a survey of participants regarding the formats in which they wished to r...
Pre-activity assessment data from i3 Health's continuing medical education (CME)/continuing nursing education (CNE) activity "Optimizing the Management of Advanced Cervical Cancer With Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy" has revealed significant baseline k...
Due to the increase in treatment options for castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) in recent years, some confusion exists over the optimal therapeutic approach. A number of factors must be considered in CRPC treatment, including patient health ...
Optimal management of carcinoid syndrome in patients with neuroendocrine tumors poses a challenge, due to the fact that the primary symptoms of carcinoid syndrome are associated with more common diseases. Because timely recognition is difficult, symp...

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