Data demonstrate efficacy of more flexible dose of regorafenib to relieve side-effects in mCRC patients

IMAGE: Abstract O-026 — ‘Results of REARRANGE trial: A randomized phase 2 study comparing different dosing approaches for regorafenib (REG) during the first cycle of treatment in patients (pts) with metastatic… view more  Credit: Courtesy of VHIO Barcelona, Spain, 6 July 2019 — Medical oncologists administer anticancer drug regorafenib to try to improve overall survival in…

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Triplet-targeted therapy improves survival for patients with advanced colorectal cancer and BRAF mutations

IMAGE: The trial results will be reported at the ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2019 by principal investigator Scott Kopetz, M.D., associate professor of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology. view more  Credit: MD Anderson Cancer Center BARCELONA — The three-drug combination of encorafenib, binimetinib and cetuximab significantly improved overall survival (OS) in patients with BRAF-mutated metastatic colorectal…

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Medical News Today: What can cause both lower back pain and diarrhea?

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Medical News Today: How to treat acne on black skin naturally

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Homemade Fish Caviar Recipes

Are you a fan of fish caviar? If so, you have probably thought about utilizing it in a homemade recipe. This type of sturgeon is extremely popular among the rich and famous. Its rich fishy flavors make it the ideal ingredient for pasta, dips and casseroles. It can also be utilized as a garnish. Combining…

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Cooking with Edible Gold Leaf Made Easy!

There are times when I want my food to be extra festive – during the holidays – when everything else in the world is sparkly and glistening, or when the Cannes Film Festival (the epitome of glam and glitz) is coming up, these are the times when I think: Why shouldn’t I make food matching…

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Chief During Turmoil at Children’s Hospital May Be Next UNC President

As the University of North Carolina begins its formal search for a permanent president, a likely top candidate is the former head of the state-owned medical system, which is now being investigated over turmoil at its children’s hospital during his tenure. Dr. William L. Roper, who since January has been interim president of the university,…

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For No-Sweat Summer Cooking, Do It Sous Vide

Jake Springfield considers himself a pretty average home cook. A New Orleans cinematographer who works on commercials, he’s the not the kind of guy who dabbles in homemade charcuterie or cultivates his own sourdough starter. He isn’t inclined to cook offal, and he has never even fermented a pickle. Yet when he has a few…

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Sweet, Sour and Ready to Top Toast

My introduction to caponata, when I was a teenager, was a supermarket version from a shelf somewhere near the tinned sardines and anchovies. It came in a distinctive disc-shaped glass jar, about 4 inches in diameter and an inch deep. The clamped-on lid was imprinted with an ornate logo, and somewhere it said “product of…

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Could This Be the End of Frankincense?

For thousands of years, cultures around the world have revered the sweet aroma of frankincense. In Ancient Egypt, embalmers stuffed it inside the bodies and tombs of pharaohs and queens and its ashes were ground into eyeliner. Religious texts say rabbis burned it as offerings in Jerusalem’s temples, the three biblical Magi gifted it to…

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