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Liquid Biopsy: The Key Weapon for Real-Time Monitoring of Patients With NSCLC

(IASLC) Jan 20, 2021 - At the screening stage, liquid biopsy may represent the key weapon in detection in high-risk individuals.

Neuro and Medical Oncologist Manmeet Ahluwalia, M.D., Joins Miami Cancer Institute as Deputy Director, Chief Scientific Officer and Chief of Solid Tumor Medical Oncology

(Baptist Health) Jan 21, 2021 - Board-certified neuro-oncologist and medical oncologist Manmeet Ahluwalia, M.D., FACP, M.B.A., joins Miami Cancer Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida, as deputy director, chief scientific officer and chief of solid tumor medical oncology.

Investigational Combo Therapy Shows Benefit for TP53 Mutant MDS and Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients

(Moffitt) Jan 21, 2021 - A national, multicenter clinical trial investigating a new therapy option for patients with TP53 mutant MDS and acute myeloid leukemia builds upon the standard of care therapy, combining eprenetapopt (APR-246) with the chemotherapy azacitidine.

Lilly: Drug Can Prevent COVID-19 illness in Nursing Homes

(ABC News/AP) Jan 21, 2021 - Drugmaker Eli Lilly says its COVID-19 antibody drug can prevent illness among residents and staff of nursing homes and other long-term care locations.

Expanded PET Imaging Time Window Adds Convenience and Flexibility for Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients

(SNMMI) Jan 20, 2021 - The imaging time window of 64Cu-DOTATATE positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) for patients with neuroendocrine neoplasms can be expanded from one hour to three hours post-injection, according to new research published in the January issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

Merck, Bayer Win FDA Approval For Heart Failure Drug

(BioPharma Dive) Jan 20, 2021 - Merck & Co. and Bayer on Tuesday won Food and Drug Administration approval for the heart failure drug Verquvo, one of the few medicines Merck has recently brought through late-stage development.

Sutro Biopharma Announces First Patient Dosed in the Dose-Expansion Study of STRO-002 in Patients with Ovarian Cancer

(Yahoo! Finance) Jan 21, 2021 - Sutro Biopharma, Inc. today announced the dosing of the first patient in the dose-expansion cohort of the Phase 1 STRO-002 study.

Exclusive: Biden Dissolves Covid-19 Panel That Advised His Transition

(STAT) Jan 20, 2021 - President Biden’s coronavirus advisory board is disbanding, according to two of its members.

CairnSurgical Announces First Patient Treated in Pivotal Clinical Trial of Breast Cancer Locator System

(Yahoo! Finance) Jan 21, 2021 - CairnSurgical, Inc., an innovator striving to make breast cancer surgery more precise, announced today that the first patient has been treated in its U.S. pivotal trial of the Breast Cancer Locator (BCL) System at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Fauci Stressing Biden Administration’s Support For WHO After Trump Pushback

(The Hill) Jan 21, 2021 - President Biden’s top adviser on COVID-19, Anthony Fauci, stressed the new administration’s support for the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday after former President Trump and his administration’s criticism.