Melanoma Drug Combo Packs a One-Two Punch

Melanoma Drug Combo Packs a One-Two Punch

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"We know that cancers are smart; they find mechanisms … or workaround pathways" to evade targeted drugs, said Sandra Swain, an oncologist at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and president-elect of ASCO, at today's press conference.
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Study combines lapatinib with cetuximab to overcome resistance in EGFR-driven

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WASHINGTON — Targeted therapies have been studied for years, but recent laboratory research is providing robust clues about drugs that might work better in combination, particularly in treating cancers that have become resistant to therapy.
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Zyprexa Reduces Nausea from Chemo

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Point out that the analysis is the first to show that such nausea and vomiting – which occurs despite guideline-directed treatment – can be controlled. A well-known anti-psychotic drug can help cancer patients ease some of the side effects of …
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