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Diabetics at Increased Risk of Advanced Breast Cancer

Women with diabetes are at a greater risk of being diagnosed with advanced-stage breast cancer, according to a retrospective study. Image © 0833379753 / Shutterstock.com

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Women who spend less time eating each day and an increased amount of hours fasting overnight had a decreased risk of breast cancer.

In an ongoing study, the immunotherapy MPDL3280A continues to be well-tolerated and to show signs of activity in triple-negative breast cancer patients.

Treatment with nivolumab and ipilimumab in patients with advanced melanoma produced significantly higher rates of response and progression-free survival compared with ipilimumab alone.

Treatment with pembrolizumab resulted in an estimated 6-month PFS rate that was almost double that of treatment with ipilimumab in advanced melanoma patients.

Ahead of the 2015 AACR Annual Meeting we discuss how insulin resistance relates to current cancer therapies.

Metastatic colorectal cancer patients had about a 1.5-month increase in overall survival when treated with second-line ramucirumab plus FOLFIRI vs FOLFIRI alone.

Over half of all US physicians will be sued for malpractice at some point in their career. Every goody two-shoes knows how to avoid that: be kind and compassionate, yada, yada, yada. Here we reverse the scenario and reveal 15 highly effective habits that, in the face of a bad outcome, might inspire patients to give a personal injury lawyer your address.

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