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Best Way to Assess Obstetrics Programs? Measure Outcomes For Both Mom, Baby

Mothers and babies are dying due to birth-associated complications at higher rates now than a decade ago. In a new study appearing online in Birth, Katherine Campbell, assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the Yale School of Medicine, and her team found that that jointly considering morbidity outcomes for mom and baby is the best way to measure the quality of a hospital's obstetrics program

Duvelisib Approved for Certain Lymphomas

A new oral drug for use in patients with certain blood cancers has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The drug, duvelisib (Copiktra, Verstem Oncology), is an oral inhibitor of phosphoinositide 3–kinase (PI3K) and is the first to act as a dual inhibitor of PI3K-delta and PI3K-gamma.

Many Women Never Heard of Baseline Mammogram

About half of women who routinely get mammograms have not heard of the term "baseline mammogram," a recent study suggests. Baseline mammograms have been shown to reduce the odds of false-positive results in future mammograms, the study authors noted September 12 online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

T Cell Bispecific Antibody For Breast Cancer cells

Not so long ago, immunotherapy against cancer was positioned as an emerging or even promising treatment, but not one with a proven track record. Todayowever, novel immunotherapeutics across different tumor types, either as monotherapy or in combination, are increasingly becoming one of the most innovative and powerful anti-cancer strategies.
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