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New treatments for pancreatic cancer

FOLFIRINOX was more effective than gemcitabine in increasing survival and delaying disease progression in metastatic pancreatic cancer, plus new indications for everolimus and sunitinib.

Treatment algorithm helps manage tivozanib-related hypertension

Physicians and nursing staff effectively managed hypertension—an established target-related side effect of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor (VEGFR) inhibitors—using home blood pressure monitors and a treatment algorithm in patients enrolled in a phase 2 randomized discontinuation trial of tivozanib, a potent and selective inhibitor of all three VEGFR kinases. The data were presented at the Oncology Nursing Society 36th Annual Congress.

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