Paula Goines, PhD, Medical Research Analyst

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Adoptive Immunotherapy the Focus of New Hayes Report

Posted by Paula Goines, PhD, Medical Research Analyst on October 2, 2017

Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells and genetically engineered T-cell receptor (TCR) T cells have been topics of increasing interest as of late for both payers and providers alike. T cells are targeted, personalized therapies for:

  • solid tumors
  • hematological cancers
  • lymphoproliferative diseases
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We’ve Got Your Back: Earn CE Credits with Our Vertebral Compression Fracture Webinar

Posted by Paula Goines, PhD, Medical Research Analyst on February 16, 2017

Meaning “porous bone,” osteoporosis occurs when the body loses or makes too little bone. The appearance of osteoporotic bone under a microscope does not reveal the traditional dense “honeycomb” pattern that gives the bone stability. Instead, the patterns are almost web-like, with large holes where smaller ones would normally be, causing the bone to be quite fragile. Depending on the severity of the condition, incidents as severe as a fall to as minor as a cough can cause bones to fracture, most commonly the vertebrae (spine). And unfortunately, chances are good you know or have known someone suffering from one of these fractures.

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