Diabetes

Senseonics begins trial of 6-month glucose sensor in US

2 monthes ago   |   By Healio

Senseonics has enrolled its first U.S. patient in a clinical trial for its 180-day extended-wear continuous glucose monitoring sensor as part of a premarket application submission to the FDA, according to a press release from the company.
The PROMISE study is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Eversense CGM system in people with diabetes and will include approximately 180 participants at up to 15 sites, according to the company. The Eversense XL sensor received a CE mark and is available in the European Union.
The Eversense CGM consists of a fluorescence-based sensor, a smart
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First patient enrolled in pancreatic cancer study

2 monthes ago   |   By Healio

The Henry Ford Cancer Institute has announced that it has enrolled the first patient in a new trial to test the effectiveness of precise, higher dose MRI-guided radiation therapy to treat pancreatic cancer.
“High-definition MRI and daily treatment plan adaptation allow us to deliver ablative radiation doses safely to pancreatic cancer patients for the first time ever,” Parag Parikh, MD, director of GI radiation oncology and MRI-guided radiation therapy at Henry Ford Cancer Institute, said in a press release.
Parikh, who is co-principal investigator for the 5-year Stereotactic
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