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The FDA has approved aflibercept (Zaltrap, Sanofi & Regeneron) as a second-round treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) in addition to the FOLFIRI (leucovorin calcium, fluorouracil, irinotecan hydrochloride) chemotherapy regimen. Aflibercept is a dual inhibitor of VEGF-A and PIGF,...
According to an article found online in The Lancet, “spray-on skin cells” significantly improved wound healing versus standard care in patients with venous leg ulcers. In this phase 2, double-blind, randomized, placebo controlled-trial, changes in healing rates became visible with one week following...
The winning submission to the 2012 Google Science fair was a cloud-based artificial "brain" that can be used to diagnose breast cancer. In creating this device, 17-year-old Brittany Wenger noted that "currently the lease invasive form of biopsy [Fine Needle Aspiration] is actually the least conclusive, so...