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Pembrolizumab (Keytruda) is the first medicine to have additional indications registered on the ARTG via the TGA’s provisional approval pathway “Pembrolizumab’s indications now include the treatment of patients with metastatic …

There is a “clear need” for pharmacists to be involved in the chemotherapy protocol alteration and promulgation system in South Australia, a deputy coroner says The inquest into the deaths …

A new campaign by Lung Foundation Australia is asking for a fair go for all lung cancer patients, highlighting the stigma they can face More than a third (35%) of …

Obesity is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer – but women with a normal BMI could still be at risk Women with excess body fat, even if they …

Researchers have highlighted a case where this newly listed medication led to drug‐induced autoimmune diabetes mellitus and colitis Pharmacist Nikhil Singh from the Royal Melbourne Hospital has shared a case …

Louis Roller takes an in-depth look at skin cancer Approximately two in three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the time they are 70, with more than 750,000 …

Pharmacist medication reviews are “crucial” to preventing drug-drug interactions including CAMs in oncology, say international researchers Two studies presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2018 Congress in …

A review of the benefits of statins has found a lack of convincing evidence for the drugs’ use in helping prevent conditions such as cancer and Alzheimer’s disease While some …

It’s been a mixed bag of news in the pharmacy sector this week, as discussion of the aged care sector continues, hospital pharmacy was under the spotlight and a focus …

The last 10 years have seen diagnoses of genital warts drop by 90% in Australian men and women aged 15 to 20 New surveillance data presented today at the 32nd …

Researchers suggest that better engagement with pharmacists over early cancer symptoms could help with earlier diagnosis The researchers, from the University of Aberdeen, say that few studies in the UK …

Early career pharmacist and cancer survivor Jessica Chapman-Goetz is determined to inspire fellow pharmacists to provide supportive oncology care It was a sunny summer’s day in December 2015 and Jessica …