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memo - Magazine of European Medical Oncology

An International Journal for Oncology and Haematology Professionals

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17.07.2019 | short review

Checkpoint inhibitors in head and neck cancer

Head and neck cancer (HNC) are aggressive cancers and represents the sixth leading cancer by incidence worldwide. This kind of cancer constitutes about 3% of all newly diagnosed malignant tumors in humans, and this percentage is likely to increase …

16.07.2019 | short review

Post San Antonio: immunotherapy, chemotherapy and new combinations

This article gives a summary of several studies presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium in 2018. In specific, the biomarker analysis of the ‘IMpassion130’ trial, the effects of CDK4/6 inhibitors on T-cells and tumor immunogenicity …

12.07.2019 | short review Open Access

Risk of cancer after long-term therapy of autoimmune disorders with glucocorticoids or DMARDs—a controversial issue

Most autoimmune diseases like RA (rheumatoid arthritis) are usually associated with lifelong treatment. The etiology of RA remains unclear, but it depends on a high-risk genetic background and an environmental trigger, which leads to autoimmune …

10.07.2019 | review Open Access

Immunosuppression after renal transplantation

Immunosuppression (IS) is administered to kidney transplant recipients to prevent rejection episodes and loss of the renal allograft. Most centers rely on a triple IS after induction with either interleukin‑2 receptor antibodies or antithymocyte …

01.07.2019 | short review

Skin tumours in organ transplant recipients—implications for the plastic surgeon

Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC) are common entities, often with a benign course. Tumour biology, however, is different in immunosuppressed individuals, such as organ transplant recipients (OTR). As …

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The focus of the journal "magazine of european medical oncology – memo" is to offer a professional review on current research and development in the field of hematology and oncology relevant for daily practice. Therefore, memo includes editorials and comments, peer-reviewed original reports, short reviews, case reports and controversies, articles explaining the biology of neoplasia and congress reports including qualified comments. As a European journal memo aims at highlighting the local peculiarities of various regions and at being a forum for the presentation of ongoing clinical and basic research.

memo is the Official Journal of the Central European Cooperative Oncology Group (CECOG) and The Austrian Society of Haematology and Oncology (OeGHO).

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