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Therapeutics for paediatric oncological emergencies

Authors: Karen Ka Yan Leung, Kam Lun Hon, Wun Fung Hui, Alexander KC Leung, Chi Kong Li

Keywords: acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), Cancer, critical care, disseminated intravascular coagulation, hyperleukocytosis, oncologic emergency, paediatrics, posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES), sepsis, superior mediastinal syndrome, therapeutics, treatment, tumour lysis syndrome. Citation: Leung KKY, Hon KL, Hui WF, Leung AKC, Li

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Oral oncolytic and antiretroviral therapy administration: dose adjustments, drug interactions, and other considerations for clinical use

Authors: Melissa E Badowski PharmD, MPH, Bradley Burton PharmD, Kristy M Shaeer PharmD, MPH, John Dicristofano BS, PharmD Candidate

This article evaluates existing literature through such means as drug databases and package inserts along with PubMed/Medline, Embase, and Google Scholar databases to develop a reference tool for providers to utilize when there is a decision to treat a patient with ART and oral oncolytic agents concurrently.

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Approving cancer treatments based on endpoints other than overall survival: an analysis of historical data using the PACE Continuous Innovation Indicators™ (CII)

Authors: Neon Brooks, Mario Campone, Silvia Paddock, Scott Shortenhaus, David Grainger, Jacqueline Zummo, Samuel Thomas, Rose Li

This article examines the relationship between U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and the publication of OS evidence to understand better the risks and benefits of delaying approval until OS evidence is available.

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Glioblastoma treatment patterns, survival, and healthcare resource use in real-world clinical practice in the USA

Authors: Allicia C Girvan, Gebra C Carter, Li Li, Anna Kaltenboeck, Jasmina Ivanova, Maria Koh, Jessi Stevens, Eleanor Hayes-Larson, Michael M Lahn

Glioblastoma (GB) treatment remains challenging because of recurrence and poorly defined treatment options after first-line therapy. To better understand real-world application of treatment paradigms and their impact on outcomes, the authors describe patterns of GB treatment, outcomes, and use of cancer-related healthcare resource in the USA.

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