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Merck scraps Keytruda lung cancer trial adding Bristol Myers’ Yervoy. What about the Opdivo combo?

Merck’s Keytruda is without doubt the king in previously untreated non-small cell lung cancer, but the company wanted to see whether adding another immuno-oncology agent from rival Bristol Myers Squibb would offer additional benefit. Turns out, doing that adds more harm and no good. Merck decided to stop adding Bristol Myers’ CTLA-4 inhibitor Yervoy to Keytruda in… Read More »

Cochrane ketogenic diet cancer

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Coffee Boosts Survival for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients

Coffee’s reputation is on the upswing these days. While not all studies agree, growing evidence suggests that a daily coffee habit not only doesn’t increase one’s cancer risk but may actually reduce the risk of developing cancers of the liver, mouth, colon and rectum. Now, a new study published in the journal JAMA Oncology adds… Read More »

Drug-therapy combo cuts breast cancer recurrence risk by 25%, Eli Lilly announces

Eli Lilly and Company on Sunday announced positive results in the fight against breast cancer. A drug called Verzenio, also known as abemaciclib, in combination with adjuvant endocrine therapy, was said to “significantly” reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence by 25% for those with a common subtype of breast cancer. The combo treatment also lowered the risk… Read More »

How New Nutrition Legislation Could Help Cancer Patients and Survivors

When I was completing clinical rotations at a community hospital as a dietetic intern, I remember entering a patient’s room as they had just received a life-altering diagnosis – diabetes, hypertension or cancer. I had 15 minutes to spend with them to talk about nutrition. They were already overwhelmed and in such a short amount… Read More »