Palliative Treatment

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CCCNW welcomes development on palliative treatment  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Ocean fmThe Head of the National Cancer Control Programme has confirmed that Donegal patients requiring palliative radiation treatment can be considered on an ...

Current Treatment Options for Peritoneal Mesothelioma  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Asbestos.comPalliative treatment options usually involve some form of chemotherapy and are aimed to improve the overall quality of life for the patient. ...

Global Phase III Study Results Show Eribulin Meets Primary Endpoint of Overall ...  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
Reuters...hormonal treatment or biological therapy approved for the treatment of cancer; or palliative treatment or radiotherapy administered according to local ...

Reduction of serum bilirubin, the hallmark of successful biliary drainage  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
News-Medical.netBiliary drainage is performed as a palliative treatment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma. The reduction of serum bilirubin is usually the hallmark of successful ...

DOTmed Industry Sector Report: Linear Accelerator, Simulator  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
DOTmed.com (press release)The majority of radiotherapy procedures carried out by linear accelerators are for the curative, therapeutic or palliative treatment of cancer and this ...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Reports Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results and ...  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
ReutersVANTAS® for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer; SUPPRELIN® LA for the treatment of early onset puberty in children; and VALSTAR(TM) ...

A little-known healing place for the poor  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
The News InternationalLocated in a secluded corner of Sindhi Muslim Society, Al-Mehrab Tibbi Imdad is a hospice to provide palliative treatment to the ...

Background for the proposal of SIOG guidelines for the management of prostate ...  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
UroToday4 (dependent) should receive only symptomatic palliative treatment. Treatment of prostate cancer in senior adults should be adapted to health status. ...

Topical Cyclosporine More Effective Than Artificial Tears for Treating Dry Eye ...  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
DG NewsData came from a 1-year crossover extension of a trial that compared topical cyclosporine with traditional palliative treatment for dry eye, said Sanjay Rao ...

Grant helps hospice let vets die with dignity  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Pensacola News JournalCovenant is a nonprofit organization that offers palliative treatment and bereavement services to the terminally ill. Of the grant money, $15000 was used on ...

Nexavar® May Reduce Brain Metastases in Patients with Metastatic Renal Cell ...  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Cancer Consultants...[1] Targeted therapies with agents such as Nexavar and Sutent® (sunitinib) have changed the palliative treatment of patients with RCC. ...

Province extends palliative home care drug pilot project  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
Charlottetown, The GuardianIt provides coverage for end-of-life medications for patients who prefer to receive palliative treatment at home. For the purposes of this project, ...

NC event honors those with dementia  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
News & ObserverPalliative treatment, designed to provide comfort to the patient, or hospice care can be more appropriate for patients with terminal, late-stage dementia, ...

Parents fight in court over whether disabled son should live or die  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Times Online...“A peaceable, calm and dignified death with the aid of palliative treatment? was in RB's “best interests?, he said. However, the boy's father believes that ...

Some questions about the Ah1n1 flu  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
BlogSicilia.it (Blog)Or is it just a palliative treatment? Is it infection or psychosis? Fear or hypochondria? Organization or chaos? These are some of the questions Italians ...

Insurers cut back cover for cancer as treatment costs soar  -  ‎Jul 14, 2009‎
Daily Mail...on treatment include Standard Life, which introduced a 12-month cap on biological treatments two years ago and also excludes other palliative treatment.

Why preserve a life with no meaning?  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎
Times OnlineHe suggested that she enjoyed life while she was relatively without symptoms and then came back for palliative treatment. Linda would have none of this.

What you need to know about Arthritis  -  ‎Jul 15, 2009‎
Examiner.comOsteoarthritis or non-inflammatory arthritis is treated with gentle exercise, stretching, strengthening, and usually heat is a more palliative treatment.

The patient is the world  -  ‎Jul 26, 2009‎
Boston GlobePalliative treatment was begun. The resident and staff doctors seemed reluctant to enter her room. I felt scared for her and sorry, and spent more and more

My week  -  ‎Jul 29, 2009‎
Third SectorOne of them is to see a 56-year-old lady who has recently had surgery for colon cancer and talk to her about palliative treatment.

BUYINS.NET: HP, VSEA, DNB, CPT, ENDP, DTE Expected To Be Higher ...  -  ‎Jul 28, 2009‎
Trading Markets (press release)Vantas provides histrelin, a luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonist, for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer;

GI June  -  ‎Jul 16, 2009‎
BusinessWorld Online...a treatable kind of cancer and being consigned to palliative treatment; or of brain metastasis (that would be the end of her professional career);

Dying mom gives lessons in living -- and learns one herself about God  -  ‎Jul 25, 2009‎
Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com...she's been in relatively good health); would the chemotherapy shrink her tumor (no, it would be palliative treatment); what would the toll on her body

This Week's Penny Stocks to Watch - CTIC, SOMX, SPNG, BIEL, ADLS  -  ‎Jul 27, 2009‎
Small Cap Network...filings (510k) for the adjunct of use in palliative treatment of postoperative edema and pain (general surgical recovery) in superficial soft tissue.

Healthcare should be accessible to everyone – Labour leader  -  ‎Jul 24, 2009‎
Malta Independent Online...and aimed at promoting and providing the best possible palliative treatment to cancer patients and those suffering from the motor neurone disease.

Lung cancer test failure apology  -  ‎Jul 16, 2009‎
The StarIt was possible that palliative treatment might have briefly extended his life expectancy. After the verdict, George Saunders said the family would be

FDA Calendar Updates: Still Waiting on BioDelivery Sciences  -  ‎Jul 15, 2009‎
Seeking Alpha22.5 mg (triptorelin pamoate for injectable suspension), a 24-week formulation of TRELSTAR for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer.

Today's Top OTC Stock To watch: Delphi Corporation (OTC:DPHIQ)  -  ‎Jul 13, 2009‎
TransWorldNews (press release)The filing will request an indication for the adjunct of use in palliative treatment of postoperative edema and pain in superficial soft tissue.

BioElectronics Prepares for General Surgical Recovery FDA 510(k ...  -  ‎Jul 13, 2009‎
PR-USA.net (press release)The filing will request an indication for the adjunct of use in palliative treatment of postoperative edema and pain in superficial soft tissue.

Nigeria: Country's First Cancer Center Takes Off  -  ‎Jul 21, 2009‎
AllAfrica.com...countries including Nigeria where over 80 per cent of the cases present with late and advanced disease when only palliative treatment is possible.

BiomedReports: FDA Calendar Updates for Watson (NYSE:WPI), Maxygen ...  -  ‎Jul 15, 2009‎
Trading Markets (press release)22.5 mg (triptorelin pamoate for injectable suspension), a 24-week formulation of TRELSTAR for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer.

US FDA seeks more data from Watson Pharma's Trelstar NDA  -  ‎Jul 16, 2009‎
pharmabiz.com22.5 mg (triptorelin pamoate for injectable suspension), a 24-week formulation of Trelstar for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer.

Medical Center’s palliative care team focuses on the very sick  -  28 Dec 2008
Macon Telegraph,Part of palliative treatment is treating depression, insomnia and the emotional roller coaster patients face in the hospital. Counselors work with the

Iressa® Equivalent to Taxotere® for Previously Treated NSCLC  -  Dec 2, 2008
Cancer Consultants,Comments: These data confirm the activity of single-agent Iressa for the palliative treatment of patients with previously treated advanced NSCLC.

Ivivi Technologies and RecoverCare, LLC Sign a Distribution ...  -  Dec 24, 2008
MSNBCFDA 510(k) clearance, are indicated for the adjunctive use in the palliative treatment of post-operative pain and edema in superficial soft tissue.

Ebola epidemic kills nine in central DR Congo: report  -  Dec 25, 2008
AFP..."As there is no cure for Ebola, medical teams on the ground are giving people palliative treatment and anti-malaria drugs," he added.

Ivivi Technologies Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for its Latest ...  -  Dec 15, 2008
MarketWatchRoma(3) and Torino II products which are indicated for the palliative treatment of post operative pain and edema in superficial soft tissue.

Study finds chemotherapy may be harmful For patients with advanced ...  -  Dec 5, 2008
Mesothelioma Web,..."The majority of patients in this study were receiving palliative treatment where the aim is to alleviate symptoms of cancer with the minimum of side

Bullinadvantage.com: BZCN, IVVI, ITEC, ANSV "Bullinadvantage.com ...  -  Dec 16, 2008
Trading Markets (press release),Roma(3) and Torino II products which are indicated for the palliative treatment of post operative pain and edema in superficial soft tissue.

Advance Medical Directives and you, Part 3  -  Dec 2, 2008
Singapore Catholic News,Declaration on Euthanasia) - One must always provide ordinary care (including artificial nutrition and hydration), palliative treatment, especially the

Tributes paid to campaigner Phil  -  Dec 22, 2008
Islington Gazette,Despite palliative treatment the disease progressed shockingly fast. I was with him when he died, supported by his brother, Steve.

Suicide isn't the answer, says this brave man  -  Dec 11, 2008
Independent Online,The hospice's medical director, Dr Debbie Norval, says palliative treatment is crucial to patients with terminal diseases. Staff offer counselling to combat

Bomber release campaign launched  -  Dec 13, 2008
BBC News,They said that if he responded well to palliative treatment he might well live for a number of years. Megrahi is currently in the process of making a second

Canada Court Finds Stephan Dufour Not Guilty of Committing ...  -  Dec 12, 2008
LifeNews.com,Schadenberg told LifeNews.com that the case should be viewed as one why assisted suicide is not as good as medical help and palliative treatment for

Service held to remember loved ones  -  Dec 15, 2008
Grimsby Telegraph,...and children from North East Lincolnshire and the surrounding area, who have a progressive life-limiting illness and who require palliative treatment.

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TMC Net,Roma(3) and Torino II products which are indicated for the palliative treatment of post operative pain and edema in superficial soft tissue.

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Trading Markets (press release),Roma(3) and Torino II products which are indicated for the palliative treatment of post operative pain and edema in superficial soft tissue.



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