PET-CT Superior to Conventional Scans for Spotting Distant Breast Cancer Mets

Staging locally advanced breast cancer patients with 18F-labeled fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET-CT detected more distant metastases, and thus reduced the number of patients who received combined modality therapy, compared with conventional staging, a randomised trial showed.

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Chemo-Free Approach Works in Subset of Patients With HER2+ Early Breast Cancer

An “adaptive response” treatment strategy identified a subset of patients with HER2-positive early breast cancer who benefited from a chemotherapy-free treatment plan, according to new findings from the phase II PHERGain Trial.

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Novel PET Imaging Agent Accurately IDs Clear Cell Renal Cancers

An investigational PET imaging agent, identified clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) with high sensitivity and specificity, according to results from the phase III ZIRCON trial.

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Immediate Complete Revascularization Non-Inferior to Staged Procedure

Immediate complete revascularization was non-inferior to staged complete revascularization in patients who presented with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and multivessel disease, according to BIOVASC trial findings.

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Pulsed Field Afib Ablation Hits Endpoints in Pivotal Trial

A new atrial fibrillation (Afib; AF) technology, pulsed field ablation, appears to eliminate abnormal heart rhythms in most patients for at least a year, a researcher reported here.

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Perioperative Chemo Matches Multimodal Tx for Locally Advanced Esophageal/GEJ Cancer

A short course of perioperative chemotherapy for locally advanced esophageal/gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer led to outcomes similar to those achieved with more intensive multimodal therapy, according to a randomised trial reported here.

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Bone Drug Reverses Damage in Hand Osteoarthritis

The osteoporosis drug denosumab (Prolia) not only stopped structural progression in patients with erosive osteoarthritis of the hand, but showed signs of reversing the damage, according to findings from a small trial.

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