Tag Archives: Survival

Anti-PD-1 Drug Nivolumab Significantly Improves Five Year Survival In Advanced Cancers

A new study featuring 13 U.S. medical centers has shown that anti-PD-1 drug nivolumab significantly increases five-year survival in people with advanced cancers. Photo credit: Getty royalty-free Getty A new report from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center in Baltimore has shown impressive improvements in five-year survival for people with several types of… Read More »

The Chain Of Survival In Healthcare.

Our modern healthcare ecosystem is a tangled network of payers, providers, patients and politics with multiple layers of bureaucracy, innumerable silos and many a confused middle manager. In the same way that cities evolve, most new strata have emerged reactively to accommodate new technologies, growing populations and a more global marketplace. The challenge is to… Read More »