PANCREATIC CANCER NEWS TIPS & FEATURES


OMNI Health Media is a leading online provider of Daily Health News. OMNI’s Chemotherapy News provides summaries of developments in the prevention, screening, and management of Gastrointestinal Health Conditions as they are discovered and reported by physicians and scientists around the world. Our mission is to provide this news, including results of recent clinical trials evaluating new therapies and supportive care strategies in order to better educate patients and their caregivers, ensuring timely access to the best care available.

June 19, 2018

mFOLFIRINOX Found Superior to Gemzar for Treatment Surgically Resected Pancreatic Cancer

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

The results of a recently presented clinical study at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meetings last week suggest that more aggressive chemotherapy treatment improves outcomes compared to single agent Gemzar (gemcitabine) chemotherapy which has been a standard treatment for over a decade. About Pancreatic Cancer Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of […]

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Tags: Chemotherapy, gemzar, mFOLFIRINOX, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Pancreatic Cancer, treatment


Shorter Duration Chemotherapy Possible for Early Stage Colon Cancer

June 26, 2017

Shorter Duration Chemotherapy Possible for Early Stage Colon Cancer

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

Many colon cancer patients can cut their chemotherapy regimen in half, improving their quality of life and reducing their chances of having debilitating side effects, according to the results of a major study released at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual meeting. The goal of the study was to determine whether a three-month course of […]

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Tags: Chemotherapy, Colon Cancer, colon cnacer, early stage III, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


Shorter Duration Chemotherapy Possible for Early Stage Colon Cancer

June 26, 2017

Shorter Duration Chemotherapy Possible for Early Stage Colon Cancer

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Many colon cancer patients can cut their chemotherapy regimen in half, improving their quality of life and reducing their chances of having debilitating side effects, according to the results of a major study released at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual meeting. The goal of the study was to determine whether a three-month course of […]

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Tags: Chemotherapy, Colon Cancer, early stage III


Cancer Nutrition Recipe: Delicious Shake

April 26, 2016

Cancer Nutrition Recipe: Delicious Shake

By megm megm

This week’s nutrition tip is brought to you by the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Cancer Community. Join the conversation here. Chocolate Avocado Shake Jeanine LeDoux, MS, RD, LDN I know what you’re thinking- “Chocolate and Avocado??”. But, please believe me here, this shake is creamy, delicious, and oh so satisfying. High in calories and […]

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Tags: avocado chocolate, cancer nutrition, Chemotherapy, chocolate shake, maintain weight, mouth sores, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, recipes for side effects


April 14, 2014

Cabazitaxel

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

Class: Chemotherapy Generic Name: Cabazitaxel Trade Name: Jevtana® How is this drug used? Jevtana is used in combination with prednisone (a steroid medication) for the treatment of hormone-refractory, metastatic prostate cancer. Previous treatment must have included Taxotere® (docetaxel). What is the mechanism of action? Jevtana belongs to a group of drugs referred to as microtubule […]

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Tags: C, Chemotherapy, Drug Dictionary


February 5, 2013

Eribulin mesylate

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

Class: Chemotherapy Generic Name: Eribulin mesylate Trade Name: Halaven® How is this drug used? Halaven is used for the treatment of patients with metastatic breast cancer who have already undergone treatment with at least two prior chemotherapy regimens for advanced disease. What is the mechanism of action? Halaven belongs to a group of drugs referred […]

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Tags: Chemotherapy, Drug Dictionary, E


August 23, 2012

Vincristine sulfate liposome injection

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

Class: Chemotherapy Generic Name: Vincristine sulfate liposome injection Trade Name: Marqibo® How is this drug used? Marqibo is used for the treatment of adults withPhiladelphia chromosome-negative (Ph-) acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who have relapsed at least twice or whose leukemia has worsened (progressed) after two or more treatment regimens. What is the mechanism of action? […]

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August 23, 2012

Marqibo®

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

Class: Chemotherapy Generic Name: Vincristine sulfate liposome injection Trade Name: Marqibo® How is this drug used? Marqibo is used for the treatment of adults withPhiladelphia chromosome-negative (Ph-) acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who have relapsed at least twice or whose leukemia has worsened (progressed) after two or more treatment regimens. What is the mechanism of action? […]

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CONDITIONS OF THE GI TRACT