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FDA Approves Lumakras (sotorasib) for KRAS G12C-Mutated Locally Advanced or Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

FDA Approves Lumakras (sotorasib) for KRAS G12C-Mutated Locally Advanced or Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lumakras (sotorasib) for the treatment of adult patients with KRAS G12C-mutated locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell… Read More »

FDA Approves Rybrevant (amivantamab-vmjw) as the First Targeted Treatment for Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with EGFR Exon 20 Insertion Mutations

FDA Approves Rybrevant (amivantamab-vmjw) as the First Targeted Treatment for Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with EGFR Exon 20 Insertion Mutations May 21, 2021 (HORSHAM, P.A.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the accelerated approval of Rybrevant (amivantamab-vmjw) for the… Read More »

Low CD4 cell count linked to increased risk of cancer among people with HIV in South Africa

Immune suppression is associated with an increased risk of numerous infection-related cancers among people with HIV in South Africa, investigators report in Clinical Infectious Diseases. There was a strong association between a lower CD4 cell count and the incidence of Kaposi’s sarcoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, cervical cancer and other cancers linked to human papillomavirus (HPV), as… Read More »

Dr. Allison King on Sickle Cell Disease and Learning

September 2020 Print this issue Excerpts from our conversation with Dr. Allison King, an NIH-funded sickle cell specialist at Washington University in St. Louis. NIHNiH: People with sickle cell disease—even children—have a higher than normal risk of stroke. What other challenges can sickle cell disease pose to the developing brain? King: Both overt and silent… Read More »

Can diabetes raise white blood cell count

Study record managers: refer to the Data Element Definitions if submitting registration or results information. Patients who are pre-diabetic or have adult onset type 2 diabetes have a significantly greater risk of developing heart, blood vessel, or kidney diseases. Recent studies have shown that abnormalities in white blood cell function may increase the chances of… Read More »