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NIPT genome analysis for predicting cancer

June 21, 2021

A retrospective analysis has found that comprehensive examination of shallow-sequenced, whole-genome cell-free DNA (cfDNA) allows for the incidental detection of maternal tumors, with relatively high precision.

Nemvaleukin monotherapy and with pembrolizumab for ovarian cancer

June 18, 2021

Nemvaleukin alfa (Alkermes) was mostly well tolerated and indicated antitumor activity as both monotherapy and in combination with pembrolizumab among patients with advanced solid tumors, according to study results presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), held virtually from June 4-8.

Malpractice by the numbers

June 18, 2021

While physicians face many financial and legal risks, the elephant in the room is always your professional liability and the risk of a malpractice lawsuit. We start an in-depth look at the facts about these lawsuits including where they happen, who they happen to, and what they cost.

Predicting the age at natural menopause

June 17, 2021

Besides sex hormone levels, predictors for the age at natural menopause (ANM) include irregularity of menstrual cycle, menopausal symptoms, life habits and socioeconomic factors, according to a retrospective study of 105 middle-aged women who kept bleeding diaries.