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FDA Approves Opdivo (nivolumab) for the Treatment of Patients with Advanced Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (ESCC) After Prior Fluoropyrimidine- and Platinum-based Chemotherapy

Print this page PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE) June 10, 2020 Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced that Opdivo (nivolumab) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of patients with unresectable advanced, recurrent or metastatic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) after prior fluoropyrimidine- and platinum-based chemotherapy.1 This application was granted… Read More »

Coronavirus Pandemic May Change Care For Some Allergy Patients After Severe Reactions – Forbes

Some allergy patients may qualify for an alternative to emergency room care after a severe reaction, … [+] group says. Getty Families of children with food allergies know to inject epinephrine if they have a severe reaction, but the playbook for next steps may shift for some patients as coronavirus fears make them skittish about… Read More »

2.4 MILLION patients are caught in coronavirus cancer backlog

2.4 MILLION patients are caught in coronavirus cancer backlog: Fears some tumours could become inoperable as screening checks, hospital appointments and vital treatments are being MISSED during lockdown NHS faces huge backlog of patients awaiting vital cancer tests and treatment  Millions of patients are awaiting breast, cervical and bowel cancer screenings Almost 300,000 patients missed out… Read More »

More U.S. Patients Scheduling Doctors’ Appointments, Welcoming Telehealth Into Their Visit-Mix

By May 14th, 2020, one-half of consumers in the U.S. expected they would schedule a medical appointment in the next two months. “As the country emerges from COVID-19, we’re watching consumer confidence shift back to where it was prior to the onset of this crisis,” noted Dr. Brad Bowman, Chief Medical Office at Healthgrades. The… Read More »