April 12, 2024

Mercaptopurine: A Cornerstone in Treating Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Mercaptopurine, often referred to by its chemical name 6-mercaptopurine or simply 6-MP, stands as a pivotal medication in the oncology sphere, particularly within the context of treating childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL).
February 26, 2024

Effect of Mannitol Hydration on Cisplatin-Induced Nephrotoxicity

Mannitol is used after cisplatin treatment to prevent or reduce the risk of cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity, which is a major concern associated with cisplatin chemotherapy. Cisplatin is a widely used chemotherapeutic drug for various types of cancer, but its use is often limited by its potential to cause kidney damage.
February 7, 2024

Unlocking the Potential of Enhertu: A Revolutionary Advance in Targeted Cancer Therapy

The development of Enhertu represents a significant advancement in targeted cancer therapy, offering new hope for patients with limited treatment options. Enhertu, also known as trastuzumab deruxtecan, is an innovative antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) designed to target HER2-positive cancers, which are associated with aggressive growth and poor prognosis in various cancer types, including breast and gastric cancers
January 22, 2024

Pluvicto: Most Asked Questions

"for the treatment of adult patients with prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-positive metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who have been treated with androgen receptor (AR) pathway inhibition and taxane-based chemotherapy."
January 19, 2024

Why Atezolizumab and Chemotherapy Should Be Used with Caution in Real-World SCLC Population

Atezolizumab, a programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) inhibitor, has shown promising results in clinical trials when combined with chemotherapy for the treatment of extensive-stage small cell lung cancer (ES-SCLC). However, a real-world evaluation of atezolizumab plus platinum-etoposide chemotherapy in patients with ES-SCLC in Canada raises important considerations regarding its use.
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