How Much Exercise Do You Need to Lower Your Risk of Developing Cancer?
Some studies suggest that regular exercise may lower the risk of some forms of cancer. Who wouldn't want that extra benefit, especially with cancer being in the top five causes...
2 days ago - Cathe Friedrich - 3 articles
FDA approves Pomalyst as first new Kaposi sarcoma treatment in 20 years
The FDA granted accelerated approval to pomalidomide for treatment of two forms of Kaposi sarcoma. The approval applies to use of pomalidomide by patients with AIDS-related...
11 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
FDA Approves Pomalidomide for Kaposi Sarcoma
Pomalidomide is the first new treatment option for Kaposi sarcoma in more than 20 years; the drug is already marketed for multiple myeloma. FDA Approvals
11 days ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Coronavirus US: Drug for rare bone marrow cancer tested
Researchers say selinexor, which is currently approved treat multiple myeloma, blocks a protein that allows coronavirus to multiply in our cells and plays a role in the...
12 days ago - Daily Mail
Transplant Beats Bortezomib-Based Therapy for MM
In a large randomized trial, upfront autologous transplantation bested bortezomib-based intensification therapy for patients with multiple myeloma. Medscape Medical News
18 days ago - Medscape
Subcutaneous Daratumumab Effective Alternative to IV Formulation for Multiple Myeloma
Subcutaneous daratumumab could offer an effective and more convenient alternative to the IV formulation for patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma, according to...
25 days ago - Medscape
Genetic Test Identifies Ultra-High-Risk Myeloma Patients
UK researchers have identified a subgroup of patients with ultra-high-risk multiple myeloma who are unlikely to respond to the commonly used maintenance therapy. Medscape...
1 month ago - Medscape - 3 articles
First Report of MM Patient Treated for COVID-19 With Tocilizumab
Investigators from China reported the first case of COVID-19 in a patient with multiple myeloma who was successfully treated with the humanized anti-IL-6 receptor antibody...
1 month ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Immunosuppressant shows promise in addressing COVID-19 symptoms for patients with blood cancers
A case study of a patient in Wuhan, China, suggests that the immunosuppressant tocilizumab may be an effective COVID-19 treatment for very ill patients who also have multiple...
1 month ago - News Medical - 4 articles
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center announces appointments
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center announced several appointments. Sergio A. Giralt, MD, chief of the adult bone marrow transplant service and chair in multiple myeloma...
1 month ago - Healio
The headlines of Master Doctor
I Took The COVID-19 Antibody Test, And Here's What It Was Like
All over the world, millions of people utilize “Dr. Google” to check their health symptoms online every day. So it's really no surprise that, in the middle of a pandemic, the...
Eight more people die with coronavirus in Wales to take total to 1,282
Public Health Wales has confirmed the total number of deaths since the outbreak began now stands at 1,282
Can You Catch COVID-19 Through Your Eyes?
You can catch COVID-19 if an infected person coughs or sneezes and contagious droplets enter your nose or mouth. But can you become ill if the virus lands in your eyes?
Outdoor Swimming Pools Not a COVID-19 Risk: Expert
Taking a dip should pose little risk of coronavirus infection, but there could be risks at indoor pools from crowds, poor air circulation, and contaminated surfaces such as...
COVID-19 Mask Requirements Mean I'm Not Taking My Black Kids To The Store...
He walked into a store wearing the required COVID19 protective mask that his state has mandated. He was dressed in a hoodie, sweatpants, and gym shoes, much like the other...
Oxford Covid-19 trial of Trump-backed hydroxychloroquine is CONTINUING...
Oxford University researchers were given the green light by the UK drugs watchdog to continue giving the tablets to NHS patients with COVID-19 as part of the Recovery Trial.
COVID-19 Deaths, Positive Cases Continue to Raise in Telangana
The surge in coronavirus deaths continued in Telangana with three more fatalities on Monday while the spike in infections among foreign evacuees is posing a new challenge to...
Mystery of Weston-super-Mare's Covid-19 outbreak: Officials investigating...
A hospital in Weston-super-Mare closed yesterday, and scientists speculate it could be due to tourists flocking to the beach or an unreported clusters of care home cases.
Coronavirus Can Infect, Inflame the Thyroid
An Italian teenager may be the first known case of a painful thyroid infection caused by the new coronavirus, doctors report.
Coronavirus UK: Death toll hits 37,048 with 134 new fatalities
The Department of Health has yet to update the official figures. The preliminary toll is calculated by adding up the individual tallies of each of the home nations.