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What treatments can be adopted from similar mutations and adenocarcinomas to urgently treat advanced Gallbladder Cancer?

GBC is the most common biliary cancer, most often symptomless until metastasized. Young and otherwise healthy people are getting shocking stage 4 GBC diagnoses, only to be told that there are no treatment options besides one palliative protocol of debilitating chemotherapy. We need a clinical trial that carefully considers the specifics of advanced GBC patients and urgently applies strategies from related mutations (KRAS... more »

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(@sjogrens.syndrome.foundation)

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What are the pathogenic mechanisms leading to the development of blood cancers in autoimmune disease patients?

Patients with autoimmune diseases have been found to be at a higher risk of certain types of cancers, particularly hematologic cancers. A recent study found that patients with Sjögren's were eleven times more likely to develop a hematologic cancer compared to patients without Sjögren's. The purpose of this study is to identify the pathogenic mechanisms leading to the development of blood and other cancers in patients... more »

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