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Precision Medicine: A New Role for Pharmacists
Precision Medicine: A New Role for PharmacistsThe biggest innovation in medicine in the last decade (and how to get in on it).
Ocular surface tumors require careful exam, consideration of best options
Ocular surface tumors require careful exam, consideration of best optionsAlthough surgery is still the gold standard for ocular surface tumors, consider the pros and cons of topical chemotherapy as appropriate.
New pathways to cancer therapyA novel oral formulation of itraconazole (SUBA-Itraconazole, HedgePath Pharmaceuticals) is providing dramatic benefit for patients with basal cell carcinoma nevus syndrome (BCCNS, also known as Gorlin syndrome) and with a favorable safety profile, according to a recent interim analysis of data collected in a phase IIb study.
Consider different iris lesion forms before final clinical diagnosis
Consider different iris lesion forms before final clinical diagnosisUse these pearls to better diagnose and treat iris lesions.
Selective techniques revolutionize treatment for retinoblastomaAdvancements in retinoblastoma have occurred in the areas of treatment, genetic testing, and diagnostic imaging.
Why do so many kids die so soon following a cancer diagnosis?While improvements have been made to childhood cancer mortality rates, a recent research study aims to identify how many children die before being able to start treatment, and what interventions can be put in place to improve their chances.
Pharmaceutical pipeline: Top 4 conditions to watch
Pharmaceutical pipeline: Top 4 conditions to watchAlthough drug spend is increasing for inflammatory conditions, diabetes, and oncology, there are some promising developments in the pipeline.
Why you need to pay attention to precision medicineDigital health pioneer Eric Topol talks about plans for a four-year precision medicine study at AHIP 2017.
Surprising link found in black women breast cancer riskAlcohol consumption is known to be a risk factor for breast cancer based on studies predominantly done in white women. Now, a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center study has found the same risk exists for black women.
Cancer Drug Spending SoarsNew therapies and increased awareness lead to a large market.