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Alectinib vs crizotinib in treating brain or spinal cord tumors in patients with non-small cell lung cancer

Posted by on Jan 12, 2019 in Lung cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study wanted to find out which medication is better for treating lung cancer that has spread to the brain or spinal cord, crizotinib (Xalkori) or alectinib (Alecensa). The study found that alectinib worked better than crizotinib for treatment of tumors of the brain and spinal cord. Some background Alectinib and crizotinib are two...

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Surgical treatment for abdominal melanoma metastases

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in Melanoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness of surgery to remove abdominal melanoma metastatic lesions. In addition, the study proposes a new method of predicting surgery outcomes. Some background Melanoma is a type of malignant skin cancer which has a high tendency to metastasize (spread into distant organs). While patients with...

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