Predictor for immunotherapy response in melanoma
7 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily
In a new study, researchers developed a gene expression predictor that can indicate whether melanoma in a specific patient is likely to respond to treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors, a novel type of immunotherapy.
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Notes on the Development of the Slovenian Ethical Recommendations for Decision-Making on Treatment and Palliative Care of Patients at the End of Life in Intensive Care Medicine
7 monthes ago - By Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
To describe the process of development of “Slovenian Ethical Recommendations for Decision-Making on Treatment and Palliative Care of Patients at the End of Life in Intensive Care Medicine” and its final outcomes.
Personal experience and reflection, complemented by published data.
Narrative, experiential reflection, literature review.
Slovenian ethical recommendations bring a small piece to a long tradition of ethical practice in a small European country. Despite the...
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