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Study of Combination Therapy in Cutaneous Melanoma Stopped Early to Allow Crossover (07-25-2014)
An Independent Data Monitoring Committee recently recommended that a clinical study of the combination treatment Mekinist™ (trametinib) plus Tafinlar™ (dabrafenib) versus Zelboraf® (vemurafenib) for... Continue Reading

FDA Approves Beleodaq for Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma (07-24-2014)
The FDA announces its approval of Beleodaq (belinostat), a histone deacetylase inhibitor for treating peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL), based on the results of the BELIEF study that found an overall response... Continue Reading

HPV Testing Found to Be More Effective Than Pap Smears in Evaluating Cervical Cancer Risk (07-23-2014)
Researchers at the National Cancer Institute reported that testing for HPV (human papillomavirus) is the most effective way to determine whether a woman is at risk for developing cervical cancer in the... Continue Reading

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