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Study analyzes mutations in cerebrospinal fluid in lung cancer with brain metastases - EurekAlert (press release)



Study analyzes mutations in cerebrospinal fluid in lung cancer with brain metastases 
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LUGANO, 17 November 2017 - Researchers have explored the analysis of mutations in cerebrospinal fluid of lung cancer patients with brain metastases in a study presented at the ESMO Asia 2017 Congress. (1) Tumour tissue from brain metastasis is ...

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Novel Agents Show Signs of Efficacy Against Brain Metastases - OncLive



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Novel Agents Show Signs of Efficacy Against Brain Metastases 
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Although many new therapies have been introduced in a range of cancer types, brain metastases remain a serious neurological complication in patients with advanced malignancies. In the past, patients with a single brain metastasis were treated with ...

 


Over 1000 Multiple Brain Metastases Patients Treated with Brainlab Indication-Specific Software - Business Wire (press release)



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Over 1000 Multiple Brain Metastases Patients Treated with Brainlab Indication-Specific Software 
Business Wire (press release)
MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accelerated adoption of the Elements Multiple Brain Mets SRS software resulted in over 1,000 patients treated today, with the number of institutions adopting the technology and patients per site doubling in just the past eight ...

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Update Sustains Osimertinib Activity Against CNS Mets in NSCLC - OncLive



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Update Sustains Osimertinib Activity Against CNS Mets in NSCLC 
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?CNS metastases, including brain metastases, are a common and very disabling complication of advanced EGFR mutation?positive NSCLC. They are notoriously difficult to treat, as existing oral therapies are often unable to effectively cross the blood ...
BRIEF?Tagrisso data show benefits in fighting lung cancer complication The Pharma Letter
Osimertinib improves progression-free survival in Asian EGFR-mutated lung cancer patients Medical Xpress
New England Journal of Medicine publishes results of phase III FLAURA trial in the 1st-line treatment of EGFR ... Hindu Business Line

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Dr. Doebele Discusses Brain Metastases in ROS1+ NSCLC - OncLive



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Dr. Doebele Discusses Brain Metastases in ROS1+ NSCLC 
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Crizotinib (Xalkori), the current standard of care, does not have good central nervous system (CNS) penetration; therefore, CNS metastases cannot be well controlled. However, entrectinib is a very CNS-penetrant brain metastases-active compound, says ...

 


Studies Suggest Treatment Change for Melanoma Pts With Brain Mets - Clinical Oncology News



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Studies Suggest Treatment Change for Melanoma Pts With Brain Mets 
Clinical Oncology News
Dr. Long reported on a Phase II trial from the Anti-PD1 Brain Collaboration evaluating nivolumab (Opdivo, Bristol-Myers Squibb) alone or in combination with ipilimumab in patients with melanoma and at least one active brain metastasis during the annual ...

 


Local treatment preferred option for brain metastases from renal cell carcinoma - Healio



Local treatment preferred option for brain metastases from renal cell carcinoma 
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MIAMI ? Brain metastases from renal cell carcinoma have negative prognostic implications, and the number and size of those metastases greatly influence outcomes, according to according to a presenter at International Kidney Cancer Symposium.

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Immunotherapy Combination Sparks a Response in Melanoma Brain Metastases - Curetoday.com



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Immunotherapy Combination Sparks a Response in Melanoma Brain Metastases 
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The combination of the immunotherapies Opdivo (nivolumab) and Yervoy (ipilimumab) sparked a response in nearly half of asymptomatic patients with melanoma brain metastases who had not received prior local therapy to the brain, according to the ...

 


VIDEO: Stereotactic radiotherapy preferred for brain metastases from renal cell carcinoma - Healio



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VIDEO: Stereotactic radiotherapy preferred for brain metastases from renal cell carcinoma 
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MIAMI ? Patients with brain metastases from renal cell carcinoma should undergo local treatment when possible, according to a presenter at International Kidney Cancer Symposium. Stereotactic radiotherapy is the preferred option, Bernard Escudier, MD, ...

 


Local radiation provides comparable control of brain metastases compared to surgery - The Cancer Letter Publications



Local radiation provides comparable control of brain metastases compared to surgery 
The Cancer Letter Publications
Patients who underwent stereotactic radiosurgery, a type of precisely targeted radiation therapy, had a lower chance of recurrence of brain metastases for the first several months after treatment compared to those whose lesions were surgically removed.