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Brain MRI surveillance needed for TKI-treated ALK or ROS1-positive NSCLC

1 month ago   |   By Healio

CHICAGO - Retrospective data showed how common central nervous system metastases are among patients with non-small cell lung cancer and ALK or ROS1 alterations who have been treated with tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
“I'm really excited about this study because it's a collaboration between 12 sites across North America, including one in Canada,” Melina Marmarelis, MD, assistant professor of medicine at University of Pennsylvania, told Healio about a presentation from ASCO Annual Meeting. “It's a retrospective cohort study of patients with ALK and ROS1
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Rosacea more common than expected among patients with skin of color

Rosacea more common than expected among patients with skin of color

1 month ago   |   By Healio

Rosacea is more common among patients with skin of color than may be expected, and skin care regimens such as prescription medicine, cleansers or sunscreen showed potential for improvement in symptoms, according to a study.
“The clinical presentation of rosacea across diverse skin types varies widely, and clinical features may be less conspicuous in individuals with richly pigmented skin,” Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH, of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, and colleagues wrote in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology.
The researchers gathered a panel to review literature and
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