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Name: JAMA dermatology
Nivolumab, an immune checkpoint inhibitor, has revolutionized the treatment of many cancers. Due to its novel mechanisms of action, nivolumab induces a distinct profile of adverse events. Currently, t...
Although phase III trials have shown improved overall and progression-free survival (PFS) using nivolumab compared to docetaxel in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer, the progressive disease rat...
The prognosis for recurrent/metastatic head and neck squamous cell cancer (R/M HNSCC) remains dismal and its treatment poses a challenge for oncologists. Nivolumab belongs to the class of immune check...
Pulmonary pleomorphic carcinoma (PPC) has a poor prognosis due to the poor results of treatment with systemic chemotherapy. We report the case of a 73-year-old woman with PPC who showed a favorable re...
Despite a variety of therapies for advanced metastatic colorectal cancer being available, the outcomes in this malignancy remain sub-optimal. Immunotherapy has been slow to impact the management of th...
Patients will be randomized to one of two treatment arms - Group I and Group II. In Group I, patients will receive nivolumab every 2 weeks for 12 weeks followed by surgery. Following rese...
The purpose of this study is to determine if the combination of X4P-001 plus nivolumab is safe and tolerable. Secondly, the study will investigate if adding X4P-001 to nivolumab treatment ...
This research study is a Phase II clinical trial. Phase II clinical trials test the safety and effectiveness of the investigational drug in combination with radiation to learn whether the ...
The purpose of this study is to see if BMS-986205 combined with nivolumab, compared to nivolumab by itself, is more effective in treating Melanoma that has spread or is unable to be remove...
The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of combination treatment of Nivolumab with Ipilimumab followed by Nivolumab monotherapy in patients with previously untreated advanced...
An anti-CTLA-4 ANTIGEN monoclonal antibody initially indicated for the treatment of certain types of metastatic MELANOMA. Its mode of actions may include blocking of CTLA-4 mediated inhibition of CYTOTOXIC T LYMPHOCYTES, allowing for more efficient destruction of target tumor cells.
Procedures, surgery, or other treatment without consent of person or persons receiving treatment.
Withholding or withdrawal of a particular treatment or treatments, often (but not necessarily) life-prolonging treatment, from a patient or from a research subject as part of a research protocol. The concept is differentiated from REFUSAL TO TREAT, where the emphasis is on the health professional's or health facility's refusal to treat a patient or group of patients when the patient or the patient's representative requests treatment. Withholding of life-prolonging treatment is usually indexed only with EUTHANASIA, PASSIVE, unless the distinction between withholding and withdrawing treatment, or the issue of withholding palliative rather than curative treatment, is discussed.
A vasodilator that also has bronchodilatory action. It has been employed in the treatment of angina pectoris, in the treatment of asthma, and in conjunction with ultraviolet light A, has been tried in the treatment of vitiligo. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1024)
A state of increased receptivity to suggestion and direction, initially induced by the influence of another person.
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