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The 23 Best Biceps Exercises

Pump up your guns with these sleeve-busting biceps exercises<p>Who doesn’t love to work their guns? No one, that’s who. (Except the guys on Facebook that’ll say training your biceps is stupid.)<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY—Fast Bodyweight Workouts From <i>Men’s Health</i> That Are So Intense, They Rip Away Body Fat!<p>The …

Adjuvant Pembrolizumab versus Placebo in Resected Stage III Melanoma

The development of effective adjuvant therapies for patients with high-risk melanoma has been preceded by the recent arrival of active agents to …

The New England Journal of Medicine

Zejula-Keytruda Combo Shows Promise in Certain Ovarian Cancers

Cancer

Cutting-edge cancer drug hobbled by diagnostic test confusion

NEWS<p>Physicians struggle to identify which patients are likely to respond to a recently approved therapy.<p>Heidi Ledford<p>Search for this author in:<p>Pub …

Cancer

Keytruda Scores Another Win in Phase 3 Lung Cancer Study

The pivotal, phase 3 KEYNOTE-042 trial evaluating pembrolizumab (Keytruda), Merck’s anti-programmed death-1 (PD-1) therapy, as monotherapy for the …

Immune System

Lenvatinib-pembrolizumab combination receives breakthrough status for renal cell carcinoma

The FDA granted breakthrough therapy designation to lenvatinib mesylate in combination with pembrolizumab for the treatment of patients with advanced …

Cancer

New immunotherapy for lung cancer may be effective, safe: lancet

New York, April 8 (IANS) A novel immunotherapy combination is effective and safe at controlling the progression of lung cancer, results from a …

Cancer

Reclassify cancers to improve treatment, researchers say

<b>Cancers should no longer be categorised by where they are first formed in the body, but instead by similarities in tumour types, researchers say.</b><p>A US-led study of 33 cancer types from more than 10,000 patients found they could be reclassified into 28 clusters that shared similar …

Cancer

Cancer immunotherapy

Focus<p>Focus home<br>• Reviews & Perspectives<br>• News & Comment<br>• Additional content<p>Cancer immunotherapy – the targeting or use of immune system components to kill …

Immunotherapy

Incyte, Merck & Co. Halt Phase III Trial After Epacadostat/Keytruda Combination Fails in Melanoma

A Phase III trial assessing the combination of Incyte’s lead cancer immunotherapy candidate epacadostat (INCB024360) and Merck & Co.’s marketed …

Biotechnology

Jo Pavey: my 10 easy tips for recreational runners

British runner Jo Pavey, 44, who won a gold medal in the 2014 European Championships, tells The Telegraph some simple ways for novice runners to get fitter, faster and more motivated<p>1. Run in the fresh air as often as possible<p>“I love running outside and I think it is much more fun than running …

Marathons

Durdy Bayramov Art Foundation

Dedicated to celebrating the life and legacy of Durdy Bayramov, the Durdy Bayramov Art Foundation (DBAF) incites cultural exchanges and stimulates …

Artist Covers Entire Walls With Incredible Large Murals of Cities Around the World

Paris-based artist Thomas Dartigues (aka Decktwo) illustrates different cityscapes around the world in his incredible, large-scale mural art. A former street artist, Dartigues ditched the spray can in favor of black markers for his minimalist line drawings. Sketched across large sheets of paper and …

Streetwear

Pembrolizumab: Cost-Effective for Recurrent, MSI-H Endometrial Cancer

Per-cycle, PLD cost $2509, bevacizumab cost $7585, and pembrolizumab cost $9026.

Cancer

Single-agent pembrolizumab promising in advanced gastric, gastroesophageal cancer

<i>medwireNews</i>: The PD-1 inhibitor pembrolizumab elicits durable responses and has a manageable adverse event profile in previously treated patients …

Cancer

Unlocking the Potential of Immunotherapy in Breast Cancer

A pair of trials that used checkpoint inhibitors as monotherapy reported lackluster overall response rates in breast cancer.

Breast Cancer

Nivolumab plus Ipilimumab versus Sunitinib in Advanced Renal-Cell Carcinoma

Sunitinib, a vascular endothelial growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor, is a standard of care for first-line treatment of advanced …

New England

This Photographer Deleted His Social Media with 1.5 Million Followers

Professional landscape photographer Dave Morrow had thriving social media accounts with over 1.5 million followers. Last year, he decided to delete …

Social Media

High Expectations for Immunotherapy in GI Cancers

RHONDA BALL could see and feel a tumor on her stomach shrinking after she started taking Keytruda. - PHOTO BY AMY TANNENBAUM<p>Rhonda Ball was all too …

Merck's Immunotherapy Keytruda Gets Priority FDA Review for Cervical Cancer

Read about the FDA's plan to give priority review to Merck’s Keytruda as a treatment for cervical cancer that failed to respond to other therapies.

Cervical Cancer

NICE recommends first I-O drug for urothelial carcinoma when platinum-containing chemo fails

Merck & Co’s Keytruda (pembrolizumab) has been recommended for patients in England and Wales within…

Cancer immunotherapy drugs linked with more serious heart effects

Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators have identified a growing number of serious and sometimes fatal cases of heart problems among …

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more productive year.<p>1. "It's not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know."</i> …

Motivation

If Not For Immunotherapy...

Posted by Kathleen Hoffman on Oct 10, 2017 in Blog, Colorectal cancer | 2 comments<p>“I’m barely 27 and if it were not for immunotherapy and cancer …

Leading Cancer Organizations Provide Guidance on Understanding and Managing Immunotherapy Side Effects

ALEXANDRIA, Va. and FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Feb. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Immunotherapy with immune checkpoint inhibitors is the first of a …

Challenging Standard-of-Care Paradigms in the Precision Oncology Era

The pace of genomic and immunological breakthroughs in oncology is accelerating, making it likely that large randomized trials will increasingly …

Can Immunotherapy Help Patients with Pancreatic Cancer?

Patients with pancreatic cancer often ask Dana-Farber’s Brian Wolpin, MD, MPH, about immunotherapy, the rising star of cancer treatment that’s making …

Cancer

Let the right ones in – boosting immunotherapy for pancreatic cancer

Although cancer survival has doubled over the last 40 years, progress hasn’t been even: for some types of cancer, there has been little improvement …

Cancer

A pharmaceutical firm bets big on a cancer drug

WHEN Ken Frazier, chief executive of Merck, an American pharmaceutical giant, started his job in 2011, he had a hard decision to make. The firm had …

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