Tag Archives: Patients

Half of lymphoma patients alive three years after Gilead cell therapy treatment: study

(Reuters) – Nearly half of lymphoma patients treated with Gilead Sciences Inc’s Yescarta were alive at least three years after a one-time infusion of the CAR-T cell therapy, according to data presented on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: A Gilead Sciences, Inc. logo is seen outside the company headquarters in Foster City, California, U.S. May 1, 2018.… Read More »

Bile duct biomarker? Protein found to pinpoint patients with a lethal cancer

Researchers at Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) unravel how a gene-repressing protein can predict survival outcomes in patients with a malignant form of bile duct cancer Tokyo, Japan – Biliary tract cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the bile ducts, which transport bile from the liver to the duodenum. While generally rare,… Read More »

A ‘plaster’ placed over moles may one day tell patients whether they are cancerous

The plaster that could tell if your mole is cancerous or not and spell an end to traditional biopsies Experts at Sweden’s Malmö University are in the process of making the tool They hope the plaster-like patch will analyse suspicious moles within minutes It could even spell the end to traditional biopsies, which can cause… Read More »

AHA: AstraZeneca’s Farxiga outcomes data looks even better in patients without diabetes

PHILADELPHIA––AstraZeneca’s SGLT2 med Farxiga has already stepped on the FDA fast track with trial data showing it could reduce heart failure risks in patients whether they have Type 2 diabetes or not. Turns out those “paradigm shifting” data show an even greater cardiovascular benefit for patients who don’t have diabetes than those who do—and this for a drug designed specifically to… Read More »

Weight-Loss Surgery Protects Heart Patients From Future Trouble

TUESDAY, Nov. 5, 2019 — If you’re an obese heart patient, weight-loss surgery might be good medicine for you. New research suggests it significantly reduces the risk of heart failure and fatal heart attack in this vulnerable group. “Our findings suggest, for the first time, that bariatric [weight-loss] surgery can prevent the development of systolic… Read More »