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Elderly kidney cancer patients benefit from sunitinib therapy just as much as their younger counterparts, a retrospective analysis of six clinical trials shows.
The news was dumbfounding. She used to have a policy that covered the drug that kept her alive. Now she's on her own.
Shortening the time that patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma are on and off treatment with sunitinib improves the drug’s overall tolerability without affecting its efficacy, say Japanese researchers.
The Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute has opened a novel Phase III, vaccine-based clinical trial aimed at providing kidney cancer patients long-term control of their disease.
To compare outcomes of metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) patients treated with everolimus, temsirolimus, and sorafenib following initial treatment with a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) in community and academic practices throughout the US.
Sunitinib demonstrated encouraging activity and manageable toxicities in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma and renal insufficiency, according to study results.
According to The Heritage Foundation, Obamacare disrupts nearly all areas of health care. Governed by an independent Board of Trustees, The Heritage Foundation is an independent, tax-exempt institution.
New patient information is now available on Cancer.Net about the coverage of costs for research study participation under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which now requires health insurance companies to cover routine costs associated with approved clinical trials.
Despite large gains in health over the past few decades, the distribution of health risks worldwide remains extremely and unacceptably uneven.
Choroidal metastases generally appear as a solitary, yellow- or orange-colored mass in the macula or perimacular region of the eye. In an analysis of 520 eyes with uveal metastasis, the tumor appeared as a solitary mass (71%) with mean basal dimension of 9 mm and mean thickness of 3 mm.1 In that analysis, associated findings included subretinal fluid (73%) and retinal pigment epithelial alterations (57%). Hemorrhage is an unusual finding with choroidal metastatic disease. Single case reports have highlighted this rare association.
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