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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-02-10T19:56:21-0500
Pancreatic cancer is a common malignancy of digestive system with gradually increasing incidence, is the fourth and seventh leading cause of cancer-related mortality in the world (1) and C...
This study will evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics (PK), and pharmacodynamic effects of a novel anti-cancer drug, EPC2407, administered to patients with advanced cancer which have not r...
This is an open-label study to determine the highest dose of MKC-1 that may be administered daily on a continuous basis for patients with advanced or refractory solid tumors.
Venous thromboembolism (VTE), which includes pulmonary embolism (PE) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT), is a common complication and leading cause of death in cancer patients. Large, populati...
The study is to determine the recommended Phase 2 regimen of study drug that may be safely administered to patients with advanced and or metastatic cancer. The study consists of two parts...
Treatment options for patients with advanced esophageal or esophagogastric junction (EGJ) cancer are limited. Current guidelines for first-line treatment of advanced esophageal or EGJ cancer recommend...
The number of people living with advanced cancer is increasing, and appropriate support to this population is essential. Peer support is increasingly advocated as a component of care, but little is kn...
Patients with advanced cancer often suffer from both severe pain and severe symptoms of depression. Use of traditional antidepressants is often limited by the short prognosis associated with advanced ...
Serious games are a growing form of psychoeducation, although few studies have evaluated serious games for patients with advanced cancer. The purpose of this study was to develop and assess the initia...
The UK National Health Service is striving to improve access to palliative care for patients with advanced cancer however limited information exists on the level of palliative care support currently p...
An antineoplastic agent that is a derivative of progesterone and used to treat advanced breast cancer.
Advanced technology that is costly, requires highly skilled personnel, and is unique in its particular application. Includes innovative, specialized medical/surgical procedures as well as advanced diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.
A cancer registry mandated under the National Cancer Act of 1971 to operate and maintain a population-based cancer reporting system, reporting periodically estimates of cancer incidence and mortality in the United States. The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program is a continuing project of the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. Among its goals, in addition to assembling and reporting cancer statistics, are the monitoring of annual cancer incident trends and the promoting of studies designed to identify factors amenable to cancer control interventions. (From National Cancer Institute, NIH Publication No. 91-3074, October 1990)
An aromatase inhibitor that produces a state of "medical" adrenalectomy by blocking the production of adrenal steroids. It also blocks the conversion of androgens to estrogens. Aminoglutethimide has been used in the treatment of advanced breast and prostate cancer. It was formerly used for its weak anticonvulsant properties. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p454)
The use of sophisticated methods and equipment to treat cardiopulmonary arrest. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) includes the use of specialized equipment to maintain the airway, early defibrillation and pharmacological therapy.