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SILVER SPRING, Md., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.
Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a cheap and reliable diagnostic test for a rare form of cancer.
Each year, kidney cancer is diagnosed in nearly 60,000 people in the U.S. Many of these patients undergo surgery to remove the affected kidney, but this procedure can be risky for the elderly and those who have other health problems.
WAYNE, N.J. and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Patients with small kidney tumors are more likely to be offered treatment options based on surgeons' case volume and type of practice than on tumor characteristics, a Mayo Clinic study has found. Fellowship-trained surgeons who practice in academic medical centers with high volumes of patients with kidney tumors were 70 to 80 percent more likely to follow American Urological Association (AUA) guidelines by recommending partial nephrectomy.
SILVER SPRING, Md., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, the U.S.
EAST HANOVER, N.J., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation ("Novartis") announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved AfinitorÂ® (everolimus) tablets for the treatment of progressive neuroendocrine tumors of pancreatic origin (PNET) in patients with unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic disease(4).
A drug commonly used to treat kidney cancer may increase the effectiveness of chemotherapy for mesothelioma.
SAN DIEGO, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Laboratories Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostic company, today announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with WILEX AG for commercialization rights in the United States for RENCAREXÂ® (girentuximab).
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.