Navigation Links
Monitoring and control can limit side effects of promising cancer drugs
Date:5/11/2010

l as the stage of the cancer."

The panel recommended that a patient should be thoroughly screened before treatment with angiogenesis inhibitors. A risk assessment should be performed, similar to the cardiovascular assessment given patients before major surgery, Maitland said. Before treatment begins, blood pressure in high-risk patients should be reduced and maintained at less than140/90 mmHg, or even lower in patients with diabetes or chronic kidney disease.

A variety of antihypertensive drug classes can be used to lower a patient's blood pressure before or during treatment with angiogenesis inhibitors, but physicians should be aware of potential adverse interactions between the two drugs. Oncologists faced with complex cases of blood pressure management should consult colleagues more experienced in cardiology and hypertension, the panel advised.

"The recommendations put all of us on the same page," said George Bakris, MD, director of the Hypertensive Diseases Unit at the Medical Center and another author on the JNCI commentary. "It really is a seminal effort to provide some kind of general guidance and understanding of how these drugs work, what to do about their consequences, and how to successfully manage patients to make sure the outcome is ideal across the board."

Improved monitoring and treatment of hypertension during angiogenesis inhibitor treatment may open up the treatment to patients considered to be at high-risk for the side effect due to a history of cardiovascular disease or predisposition toward high blood pressure.

"We're not trying to keep anybody from getting these drugs, but there should be different levels of intensity and attention to the potential side effects based on what we know about hypertension and cardiovascular disease," Maitland said.

Further research is also underway to determine the mechanism of how angiogenesis inhibitors promote hypertension, studies that could further improve
'/>"/>

Contact: Robert Mitchum
robert.mitchum@uchospitals.edu
773-702-6241
University of Chicago Medical Center
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Cost Savings from Mobile Health Monitoring to Reach $1.9 billion to $5.8 Billion Globally by 2014 says Juniper Research
2. New Diagnostic Testing Company, Blue Ocean Biomedical, Specializes In Automated, Load & Go Cell Analysis Systems For Immune Monitoring
3. Envisat monitoring changes in oil spill
4. New VKernel AppVIEW 1.0 for Monitoring and Identification of Capacity Bottlenecks in Critical Application VMs
5. CWRU study examines effectiveness of telemonitoring vital signs
6. Revenues from Mobile Health Monitoring to Reach $1.9 Billion Globally by 2014 Says Juniper Research
7. Six Degrees Launches ePulse - an Online Buzz Monitoring Tool
8. IESO, one of the Independent System Operators in North America, Selects MetricStream GRC for Monitoring Compliance to Electric Reliability Standards
9. Improved patient care with telemonitoring
10. The Results Are In: Users of BodyMedia's Wearable Body-Monitoring Technology Lose 3 Times More Weight
11. ANT+ and iTMP Announce the Digifit™ Ecosystem - The First iPhone™ Apps to Integrate Running, Cycling and Heart Rate Monitoring
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/25/2015)... Rafael, CA (PRWEB) May 25, 2015 Join ... for a free two-hour instructional clinic. Irish National Player, ... campers and give them a taste of her coaching style. ... Anselmo and Novato. Camps in Novato are at Lynwood Elmentary ... , Novato High School - June 6th, 2015 - ...
(Date:5/25/2015)... 2015 Tunstall Americas announces major investment ... level of service to its Medical Answering Service customers. ... restructuring of resources, Tunstall now provides a seamless transition ... Answering Service to ensure superior patient satisfaction. ... invested over $10 million in expanded facilities and the ...
(Date:5/25/2015)... (PRWEB) May 25, 2015 Decora Preset ... ‘Leviton’ is now available on ‘The Hardware City.’ The product ... has to set a time and the related electronic device ... contacted a representative of the company said, “We are glad ... City.’ Now customers can buy Countdown Timer Switch in just ...
(Date:5/24/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) May 24, 2015 ... begins on Sunday, May 24th in San Diego at Petco ... tour throughout North America. On May 20th, they had ... Theatre. At their preview show in Los Angeles, this ... its entirety; they also played fan favorites such as "Jumping ...
(Date:5/24/2015)... (PRWEB) May 24, 2015 For people ... and Chinese Enterokinase Industry, 2009-2019 Market Research Report would ... is an exhaustive study on the present market scenario ... insight into the growing Chinese market of this industry. ... the overall status of the manufacturers in this industry. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:US Sports Camps and Nike Soccer Camps Offer Complimentary Instructional Clinic with Fiona's Soccer Camp 2Health News:Tunstall Introduces New Medical Answering Service for the 21st Century Practice 2Health News:Leviton's Decora 60 Minute Countdown Timer Available On ‘The Hardware City’ 2Health News:The Rolling Stones Tickets in San Diego, Orlando, Minneapolis, Dallas, Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, Atlanta, Detroit, Milwaukee, Kansas City, Columbus, Nashville & Raleigh 2Health News:Global and Chinese Enterokinase Industry 2009-2019 Market Research Report Now Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 2Health News:Global and Chinese Enterokinase Industry 2009-2019 Market Research Report Now Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 3Health News:Global and Chinese Enterokinase Industry 2009-2019 Market Research Report Now Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 4
... the Northeast; health-care workers urged to take greater precautions ... season is usually over by now, the new H1N1 ... the country, especially in the Northeast, U.S. health officials ... flu activity continue throughout the summer," Dr. Daniel Jernigan, ...
... family-friendly film festival benefits Inova Fairfax Hospital ... June 18 In Northern Virginia, some things in life are ... June 24 through June 28, at Van Dyck Park in Fairfax, ... (R), a free outdoor film festival offering family-friendly entertainment under the ...
... BioInformatics, LLC announces the pending release of ... Market: Opportunities for Product Placement and Innovations. ... science suppliers selling products that support epigenetic research ... suppliers optimize product offerings and strengthen market position. ...
... , BURTONSVILLE, Md., June 18 Lifeclinic International, Inc. ... blood pressure monitors and health testing stations , recently endorsed ... Promotion FIRST Act (S.1001 & H.R.2354 in the 111th Congress). ... provide a 50 percent tax credit for the costs employers ...
... Bottom Line Results by Bringing Previously Unmanaged Areas of Spending ... N.C., June 18 SciQuest , Inc., ... Cincinnati Children,s Hospital Medical Center and ... are among the many well-known organizations that are radically reducing ...
... The ,Help is Here Express, bus tour will be ... June 26 at various cities in order to help uninsured ... medicines for free or nearly free. With Nebraska,s unemployment rate ... ago -- the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) bus tour ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Swine Flu Continues to Flare Up, CDC Says 2Health News:Swine Flu Continues to Flare Up, CDC Says 3Health News:Swine Flu Continues to Flare Up, CDC Says 4Health News:Swine Flu Continues to Flare Up, CDC Says 5Health News:Swine Flu Continues to Flare Up, CDC Says 6Health News:Swine Flu Continues to Flare Up, CDC Says 7Health News:Swine Flu Continues to Flare Up, CDC Says 8Health News:Swine Flu Continues to Flare Up, CDC Says 9Health News:Swine Flu Continues to Flare Up, CDC Says 10Health News:Swine Flu Continues to Flare Up, CDC Says 11Health News:Swine Flu Continues to Flare Up, CDC Says 12Health News:Cox Movies Under the Moon(R) Offers Big-Screen Hits Under the Stars 2Health News:Cox Movies Under the Moon(R) Offers Big-Screen Hits Under the Stars 3Health News:BioInformatics, LLC New Report - Exploring the Epigenetics Market: Opportunities for Product Placement and Innovations 2Health News:BioInformatics, LLC New Report - Exploring the Epigenetics Market: Opportunities for Product Placement and Innovations 3Health News:BioInformatics, LLC New Report - Exploring the Epigenetics Market: Opportunities for Product Placement and Innovations 4Health News:Lifeclinic Supports Healthy Workforce and Health Promotion First Acts 2Health News:Healthcare Organizations Rely on SciQuest To Optimize Supply Chains and Generate Savings 2Health News:Healthcare Organizations Rely on SciQuest To Optimize Supply Chains and Generate Savings 3Health News:Healthcare Organizations Rely on SciQuest To Optimize Supply Chains and Generate Savings 4Health News:Healthcare Organizations Rely on SciQuest To Optimize Supply Chains and Generate Savings 5Health News:Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help Nebraska Workers Hurt by Recession 2Health News:Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help Nebraska Workers Hurt by Recession 3Health News:Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help Nebraska Workers Hurt by Recession 4
(Date:5/22/2015)... May 22, 2015  The U.S. Food and ... -- the first biosimilar product approved in ... toward growth in the contract manufacturing organization (CMO) ... industry is geared to the production of small-molecular ... biopharmaceutical products. The healthcare market research publisher,s report, ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... , May 20, 2015 Research ... of the "Guide to Prepare Application Dossiers ... China (2014 Edition) " report to their ... is one of segment market of the most ... overseas medical device manufacturers and producers to penetrate ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... LONDON , May 22, 2015 ... early phase clinical research unit with a worldwide ... respected for its frequent publications in peer reviewed ... and European stakeholders and regulators in discussions about ... results.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150522/745125) , ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Kalorama: First FDA-Approved Biosimilar Brings Hope for CMO Growth 2Kalorama: First FDA-Approved Biosimilar Brings Hope for CMO Growth 3Kalorama: First FDA-Approved Biosimilar Brings Hope for CMO Growth 4China Guide to Prepare Application Dossiers for Oversea Medical Device Registration and Recordation 2China Guide to Prepare Application Dossiers for Oversea Medical Device Registration and Recordation 3
Pipetman F is a fixed-volume, air-displacement pipette. Thirteen robust models cover a large volume range from 2 L to 1000 L, with Gilsons legendary accuracy and precision....
... The Eppendorf Reference Series 2000 Pipette ... smooth stroke, a compact and robust design, ... button is used to operate the measuring ... the tip. Product features:Eppendorf "pipette/tip" system ensures ...
... Pipette is a synonym for pipetting accuracy, ... design, and superior operating comfort. Its single, ... measuring stroke and blow-out as well as ... ensures utmost accuracy and precision. Ejection sleeve ...
... Finnpipette Focus from Thermo Labsystems ... ergonomics with uncompromising performance. ... offers a custom fit for ... shorter tip cones allow easier ...
Medicine Products: