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News Archive – November 2019

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Use of Pembrolizumab

Posted 27 Nov 2019

Article in The Lancet

According to this research, pembrolizumab plus platinum and 5-fluorouracil is an appropriate first-line treatment for recurrent or metastatic HNSCC and pembrolizumab monotherapy is an appropriate first-line treatment for PD-L1-positive recurrent or... Read more

Why so many with throat cancer dread Christmas

Posted 26 Nov 2019

Press release from Throat Cancer Foundation

‘Eat, drink and be merry,’ is the commandment that most people live by when it comes to Christmas. However, for those living with throat cancer, it can be the most dreaded time of the year as what we all take for granted, such as eating and... Read more

Guidelines for the use of drugs in sympton control

Posted 04 Nov 2019

West Midlands Palliative Care Physicians Current Practice

The West Midlands Palliative Care Physicians have published new guidlelines for the use of drugs in sympton control.  These may be accessed here Read more