THE MEDUCOM POST

September 13, 2019

Tailoring therapies to patients by targeting specific mutations has transformed the treatment landscape and prolonged survival for people with cancer. However, one target in particular, KRAS, has remained elusive. Mutated KRAS is found in over 1 in 3 lung cancers calle...

June 20, 2019

More than 1 in 3 heart attacks happen at home. If you have a heart attack during the night and you’re alone or your partner doesn’t wake to call 9-1-1, your chances of survival may be slim to none.

Researchers at the University of Washington wanted to tackle this proble...

March 25, 2019

To wrap up Myeloma Action Month, our team took action and developed our view of what it means to be a #MyelomaWarrior – the focus of the campaign. We also shared perspectives from the International Myeloma Foundation’s Chairman, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie, and myeloma patien...

December 3, 2018

How would you rate your knowledge of HIV? Have you ever had an HIV test? A recent report by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) found 1 in 5 of Canadians rate their knowledge of HIV as low. And up to 14% of Canadians with HIV don’t know they’re positive. These ga...

July 20, 2018

​​The FDA just released details of its Biosimilars Action Plan, with the goal of balancing innovation in drug development with timely market competition in the biologics/biosimilars market. To date the US has lagged behind the EU and Canada, in terms of both biosimilar...

March 27, 2018

WATCH VIDEO

March is Myeloma Action Month. Like many patients first diagnosed with the disease, you may be wondering what myeloma is. Also called multiple myeloma, it’s a cancer of the bone marrow plasma cells – the type of white blood cell that makes antibodies. Myelom...

September 2, 2016

While vaccines against Zika virus are being developed, there is currently no drug to treat or prevent infection. With its link to microcephaly (babies born with small brains) and other neurological conditions, this virus has become a global health emergency. To fast-tr...

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