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The introduction of immune checkpoint inhibitors heralded a new era in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. However, nivolumab, an anti-PD-1 antibody, can cause serious adverse events that are mostly autoimmune related.
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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...
For patients with recurrent small cell lung cancer (SCLC), topotecan remains the only FDA-approved or EMA-approved second-line treatment, and outcomes are poor. CheckMate 032 is a phase 1/2, multicent...
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...
Nivolumab, an anti-PD-1 antibody, has been shown to be effective in many cancers, such as malignant melanoma and lung cancer; however, nivolumab therapy can result in pseudoprogression. Diffuse alveol...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of nivolumab, or nivolumab in combination with azacitidine in participants with recurrent, resectable osteosarcoma
This research study is studying a targeted immunotherapy as a possible treatment for Recurrent Meningioma. The name of the study intervention involved in this study is Nivolumab.
Phase II trial in which participants with bevacizumab-naïve, recurrent glioblastoma will receive a combination of tumor treating fields(portable device), nivolumab with or without ipilimu...
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 examine if Nivolumab alone or in combination with Ipilimumab will demonstrate a meaningful objective response rate in patients with recurrent and metastatic...
Hereditary inflammation conditions, characterized by recurrent episodes of systemic inflammation. Common symptoms include recurrent fever, rash, arthritis, fatigue, and secondary AMYLOIDOSIS. Hereditary autoinflammatory diseases are associated with mutations in genes involved in regulation of normal inflammatory process and are not caused by AUTOANTIBODIES, or antigen specific T-LYMPHOCYTES.
A disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of paroxysmal brain dysfunction due to a sudden, disorderly, and excessive neuronal discharge. Epilepsy classification systems are generally based upon: (1) clinical features of the seizure episodes (e.g., motor seizure), (2) etiology (e.g., post-traumatic), (3) anatomic site of seizure origin (e.g., frontal lobe seizure), (4) tendency to spread to other structures in the brain, and (5) temporal patterns (e.g., nocturnal epilepsy). (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p313)
A form of panniculitis characterized by recurrent episodes of fever accompanied by the eruption of single or multiple erythematous subcutaneous nodules on the lower extremities. They normally resolve, but tend to leave depressions in the skin. The condition is most often seen in women, alone or in association with other disorders.
An attitude or posture due to the co-contraction of agonists and antagonist muscles in one region of the body. It most often affects the large axial muscles of the trunk and limb girdles. Conditions which feature persistent or recurrent episodes of dystonia as a primary manifestation of disease are referred to as DYSTONIC DISORDERS. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p77)
An acute infection characterized by recurrent episodes of PYREXIA alternating with asymptomatic intervals of apparent recovery. This condition is caused by SPIROCHETES of the genus BORRELIA. It is transmitted by the BITES of either the body louse (PEDICULUS humanus corporis), for which humans are the reservoir, or by soft ticks of the genus ORNITHODOROS, for which rodents and other animals are the principal reservoirs.
GILOTRIF (afatinib) is a kinase inhibitor indicated for the first-line treatment of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors have epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) exon 19 deletions or exon 21 (L8...
An antibody is a protein produced by the body's immune system when it detects harmful substances, called antigens. Examples of antigens include microorganisms (such as bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses) and chemicals. Antibodies may be produc...
Autoimmune disorders are conditions that occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys healthy body tissue. There are more than 80 different types of autoimmune disorders. Normally the immune system's white blood cells help protect ...