James Nam, PharmD

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FDA Approves Supplemental Indication for Lanreotide Depot for Carcinoid Syndrome

FDA Approves Supplemental Indication for Lanreotide Depot for Carcinoid Syndrome

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Patients who receieved lanreotide depot had a significantly lower percentage of days when rescue octreotide was used compared with placebo.

Adjuvant Durvalumab Therapy May Prolong Progression-free Survival in NSCLC

Adjuvant Durvalumab Therapy May Prolong Progression-free Survival in NSCLC

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Patients with stage III NSCLC have a poor median PFS of 8 months despite achieving a good response to the current standard of care of platinum-based double chemotherapy with concurrent radiotherapy.

FDA Approves Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin for CD-33 Positive Acute Myeloid Leukemia

FDA Approves Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin for CD-33 Positive Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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Gemtuzumab ozogamicin (Mylotarg) was granted US FDA approval for the treatment of relapsed or refractory CD-33 positive AML in patients ages 2 years and older and newly diagnosed CD-33 positive AML in adult patients.

Progression-Free Survival in CLL Prolonged With Maintenance Lenalidomide

Progression-Free Survival in CLL Prolonged With Maintenance Lenalidomide

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Lenalidomide reduced the relative risk of disease progression in a clinical trial of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia who did not achieve MRD negative disease state after first-line chemoimmunotherapy.

Propolis Effectively Prevents Chemotherapy-Induced Oral Mucositis

Propolis Effectively Prevents Chemotherapy-Induced Oral Mucositis

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In a randomized clinical trial, use of a mouth rinse consisting of propolis with sodium bicarbonate was well-tolerated and effectively prevented oral mucositis in patients with breast cancer undergoing adjuvant chemotherapy.

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