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Palbociclib and Breast Cancer Therapy

Palbociclib has several direct competitors currently on the market or in clinical trials. In September 2017, abemaciclib , another selective CDK4/6 inhibitor owned and manufactured by Eli Lilly , was approved for HR-positive, HER2-negative advanced metastatic breast cancer both in combination with fulvestrant and as a monotherapy . In March 2017, the FDA also approved…

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Study suggests way to improve flu vaccines

Influenza, or flu, is caused by a group of related viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. Each year, thousands of people nationwide die from flu and its complications. Seasonal flu vaccines are the most effective way to protect against the disease. However, the vaccine does not prevent all flu illnesses. Flu viruses have…

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Five Myths about first Aid

In a medical emergency, the right response can save lives – but many of us are still doing the wrong thing. Getting first aid right can mean the difference between life and death. But as we learn more about the human body and how it responds, over the years the advice gradually changes – meaning…

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Cancer Review Articles Recommended by NIH Health Information

Understanding Cancer: What Is Cancer? https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/understanding/what-is-cancerCancer is a collection of related diseases in which cells divide without stopping and spread to surrounding tissues. Learn the differences between cancer cells and normal cells, how cancer starts, how it spreads, and types of cancer .   Cancer Treatment https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatmentThere are many types of cancer treatment. Learn about the types of treatment, common side effects, and clinical trial (research study)…

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