My Choices News

Week Ending June 14, 2021 This Quick Migraine Massage Can Actually Help With Your Pain “If you’ve ever had a migraine (or just a regular headache, TBH), you know they’re the absolute pits. Yes, the pits! They’re 1) painful, 2) a nuisance to...

Hepatitis C News

Week Ending June 14, 2021 FDA Approves Two Hepatitis C Treatments for Younger Children“On June 10, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) extended its approval of Epclusa (sofosbuvir/velpatasvir) and Mavyret (glecaprevir/pibrentasvir) for the treatment of hepatitis C...

Lung Cancer News

Week Ending June 14, 2021 ASCO 2021 recap: Lynparza’s lift, Grail goes on, LAG validation & more “The American Society of Clinical Oncology’ annual meeting featured news highlights from the Merck, Novartis, and other drug giants. Meanwhile, some small biotechs...

Lung Cancer News

Week Ending June 8, 2021 Data reflect disparities in use of next-generation sequencing for lung cancer“Only one in four Black patients with advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer underwent next-generation sequencing before first-line therapy compared with...

Hepatitis C News

Week Ending June 8, 2021 Experts encourage screenings as hepatitis cases on the rise “New data from the CDC reports that there was also a discrepancy between the number of reported infections and the projected true number of cases.” For Patients with Hepatitis C, a...

My Choices News

Week Ending June 8, 2021 Can Essential Oils Help with Crohn’s Disease?“Crohn’s Disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that affects over half a million people in the United States. People with Crohn’s disease often have periods of remission and then...

Lung Cancer News

Week Ending June 2, 2021 Biodesix, Addario Lung Cancer Institute Enroll First Patient in NSCLC Biomarker Study “NEW YORK – The Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute and Biodesix said on Wednesday that they have enrolled the first non-small cell lung cancer patient in...

Hepatitis C News

Week Ending June 2, 2021 Based on WHO targets, care model improves hepatitis C management in dialysis facilities“A collaborative approach between nephrologists and gastroenterologists led to improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis C virus across 31...

My Choices News

Week Ending June 2, 2021 Oncologists underestimate patient use of complementary medicine “In late 2020, IQVIA conducted a national survey of 115 clinical oncologists who treat breast cancer and 164 breast cancer patients who had been diagnosed within two years of the...