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On SAGE Insight: Curing cancer: How has immunotherapy transformed treatment in your particular specialty?

  Professor Pio Conti, of University of Chieti-Pescara, is Editor of the European Journal of Inflammation and the International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology “In 1985, Steven A. Rosenberg and colleagues at the National Institutes of Health published an interesting … Continue reading

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Initial Case Reports of Cancer in Naked Mole-rats

From  Veterinary Pathology In recent years, the use of Naked mole-rats (NMRs) as animal models in aging and cancer research has increased as a result of their demonstrated extreme longevity and apparent resistance to cancer. NMRs  have a very low … Continue reading

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Market-access agreements for anti-cancer drugs

From Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine  The system that allows patients rapid access to expensive new treatments lacks transparency and penalises small and low-income countries unable to negotiate lower prices with pharmaceutical manufacturers. the authors of this essay … Continue reading

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Continuity of care could cut delays in cancer diagnosis

Primary care delays in diagnosing cancer: what is causing them and what can we do about them? From Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine Continuity of care so that all patients see the same GP with whom they build … Continue reading

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How effective is the Liverpool Care Pathway on the quality of end-of-life care provided to adult cancer patients during their last week of life in hospital?

The Liverpool Care Pathway for cancer patients dying in hospital medical wards: A before–after cluster phase II trial of outcomes reported by family members From Palliative Medicine Death in hospital remains very common for cancer patients in developed countries. Although … Continue reading

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Eating tomatoes each day keeps the doctor away

Tomato Consumption and Health: Emerging Benefits From American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine Researchers looked at the role tomato products play in health and disease risk reduction. Results indicate that eating more tomatoes and tomato products can make people healthier and … Continue reading

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White terminal cancer patients are more likely to die at home rather than in hospital

Does place of death from cancer vary between ethnic groups in South East England? From Palliative Medicine There is growing evidence that the end-of-life care needs of many are not being met. Studies have found that 49% to 90% of … Continue reading

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