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The treatment of advanced-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has improved steadily in the past few years, and individualized therapy for patients with mutations in the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) is applied in routine clinical practice. While EGFR-mutated NSCLC is effectively treated with tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) such as erlotinib or gefitinib,...

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Thursday, December 05, 2019
In people with HIV and cancer, antiretroviral therapy is often used during cancer treatment to mitigate complications of HIV progression. However, questions regarding long-t...
Wednesday, December 04, 2019
The treatment of advanced-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has improved steadily in the past few years, and individualized therapy for patients with mutations in the...
Tuesday, December 03, 2019
A randomized clinical trial reports that for women with extremely dense breasts, supplemental screening with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can reduce the incidence of interv...
Monday, December 02, 2019
According to a subgroup analysis of a phase 3 study, dasatinib produces significantly faster and more durable responses compared with imatinib in patients with chronic phase...
Friday, November 29, 2019
Patients with breast cancer can derive significant benefits from eating well and staying physically active during their treatment. In his previous interview with i3 Health, ...

Expert Perspectives

The treatment of advanced-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has improved steadily in the past few years, and individualized therapy for patients with mutations in the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) is applie...
Patients with breast cancer can derive significant benefits from eating well and staying physically active during their treatment. In his previous interview with i3 Health, Neil Iyengar, MD, a medical oncologist at Memorial...
Proper nutrition and adequate exercise can be considerably effective not only in helping to relieve symptoms and enhance quality of life in patients who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, but also to possibly prevent t...
While metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) has a five-year survival rate of only 10%, patients whose tumors have variant histology or sarcomatoid differentiation face an even more dismal outlook, with limited treatment opt...
In this exclusive with i3 Health, Craig H. Moskowitz, MD, Professor of Medicine at the University of Miami and Physician-in-Chief at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Kami Maddocks, MD, Associate Professor of Clin...

Original Research

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 reveale...
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...
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 rec...
As the number of treatments for recurrent ovarian cancer expands, confusion may develop over which therapeutic strategy is best to use. Numerous patient factors need to be taken into account when deciding on a treatment plan, such...
‚ÄčIn the constantly evolving field of cancer immunotherapy, it is crucial that community practitioners keep abreast of the latest advances. In this interview with i3 Health, Latha Shivakumar, PhD, CHCP, discusses her poster pre...

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