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Keytruda continues its lung cancer land grab with another FDA nod

Solo therapy with Merck & Co.’s Keytruda is already approved in previously untreated non-small cell lung cancer patients with high levels of the PD-L1 biomarker. Now, thanks to a new FDA green light, it’s allowed in patients with low PD-L1 levels, too. But will doctors actually use it that way? Keytruda’s new approval—as a first-line treatment for… Read More »

Another Study Says HPV Shot Cuts Cervical Cancer

MONDAY, April 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Scotland is already seeing a payoff for vaccinating adolescent girls for human papillomavirus (HPV). Since the vaccine became routine about a decade ago, cervical cancer cases in young Scottish women have plummeted, a new study reports. HPV is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections. Vaccination protects… Read More »

Just another day in the ER

An excerpt from Doctor Brooklyn: Love & Life at the End of a Knife. “Goddamn, you’re getting married? Are you outta your mind?” “I’m going to tell Goldie your advice on marriage. I predict you will spend the next twenty years sleeping on that very lumpy couch you own,” Zach said to Ike. “You are correct, so… Read More »