What Are the Long-Term Neurologic Complications of Childhood Cancer?
KANSAS CITY, MO—As cancer treatment advances, the prevalence of childhood cancer survivors increases; as a result, physicians see more neurologic...
Genomic Profiling May Improve Pediatric Brain Tumor Treatment
Genomic profiling of 282 pediatric gliomas detected genetic alterations in 96% of the cases, according to research published online ahead of print...
FDA approves biosimilar to bevacizumab
Bevacizumab-awwb is approved for the treatment of adults with certain colorectal, lung, brain, kidney, and cervical cancers.
Pembrolizumab and Nivolumab May Cause Neurologic Events
Approximately 3% of patients developed adverse neurologic events within 12 months of receiving nivolumab or pembrolizumab, according to the...
From the Journals
Pembrolizumab, nivolumab linked to 3% rate of neurologic events
Ten of 347 patients (2.9%) receiving nivolumab or pembrolizumab developed subacute neurologic immune-related adverse events, typically...
Glioblastoma: Prognosis is poor, but new therapies are emerging
Intensive, up-front treatment may help elderly patients with glioblastoma the most.
Atezolizumab improves OS in NSCLC with brain metastases
GENEVA – Immune checkpoint inhibitors may improve survival in patients with non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and brain metastases compared with...
Neuropathic pain puts cancer survivors out of work
Chronic neuropathic pain is a barrier to employment for many cancer survivors.
Detecting Autoimmune Neural Antibodies Is Key to Preventing Misdiagnosis
LAS VEGAS—Advances in autoimmune neurology, a rapidly evolving field, have the potential to prevent misdiagnosis of many disorders, from multiple...
Is physician-assisted suicide compatible with the Hippocratic Oath?
Do we stand by our Hippocratic Oath when providing physician-assisted suicide?Physician-assisted suicide (PAS) is a form of euthanasia in which a...
Less cognitive decline with stereotactic radiosurgery after brain metastases resection
Key clinical point: Stereotactic radiosurgery following brain metastases resection was associated with similar survival but less toxicity than was...