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Newly approved targeted therapy sotorasib prolongs survival in KRAS G12C-mutated lung cancer

Newly approved targeted therapy sotorasib prolongs survival in KRAS G12C-mutated lung cancer

Lung CA seen on CXR. Credit: James Heilman, MD/Wikipedia Results from the Phase II cohort of the CodeBreaK 100 study showed that treatment with the KRAS G12C inhibitor sotorasib achieved a 37.1% objective response rate and 12.5 months median overall survival in previously treated patients with KRAS G12C-mutated non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to …

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EU to get 50 million Pfizer doses early as US prolongs J&J pause

EU to get 50 million Pfizer doses early as US prolongs J&J pause

Healthccare worker Caryn Blair (R) administers a Covid-19 vaccine to Nicolas Gonzalez Marcelino at Florida Memorial University Vaccination Site in Miami Gardens, Florida on April 14, 2021 The European Union said Wednesday that it is expecting 50 million Pfizer coronavirus vaccine doses earlier than expected, as the United States said it would continue a pause …

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Investigational ALS drug prolongs patient survival in clinical trial

Investigational ALS drug prolongs patient survival in clinical trial Investigational ALS drug prolongs patient survival in clinical trial Credit: CC0 Public Domain An experimental medication that was recently shown to slow the progression of the neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, has now demonstrated the potential to also prolong patient survival. …

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Atezolizumab prolongs survival in NSCLC with PD-L1 expression

Atezolizumab prolongs survival in NSCLC with PD-L1 expression

Atezolizumab prolongs survival in NSCLC with PD-L1 expression Atezolizumab prolongs survival in NSCLC with PD-L1 expression (HealthDay)—For patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with programmed death ligand 1 (PD-L1) expression, treatment with atezolizumab results in longer overall survival than chemotherapy, according to a study published in the Oct. 1 issue of the New England …

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Belgium prolongs coronavirus lockdown

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Belgium on Wednesday extended its stay-at-home order to curb the coronavirus until at least May 3 and banned mass gatherings—concerts, festivals and sporting events—until the end of August. The lockdown has seen schools, bars and restaurants closed since mid-March, whilte the country’s per capita death rate has risen to among the …

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