Latest News and Updates

European Medicines Agency approves use of Dolutegravir 5 mg dispersible tablet for younger children living with HIV

These small tablets can now be used in combination with other medicines for treating children living with HIV who are aged at least four weeks and weigh at least 3kg.

19 Nov

NHS England commissions radiotherapy for men with low volume metastatic prostate cancer

This decision was made following a recommendation from the Clinical Priorities Advisory Group based on evidence from the STAMPEDE trial.

19 Nov

Shorter treatments are safe and effective for children with minimal tuberculosis

SHINE found that the four month treatment was as good as the standard six month treatment for children with minimal TB.

26 Oct

Active surveillance after surgery still best approach for kidney cancer

Results from the SORCE trial confirm that the drug sorafenib should not be used as treatment straight after surgery for kidney cancer. These results were published yesterday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

15 Oct

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