Drugs & Diseases

Recent Drug Updates

  • enzalutamide (Xtandi) FDA expands indication to include non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer
  • tecovirimat (TPOXX) FDA approves first antiviral to treat smallpox
  • ipilimumab (Yervoy) FDA approved combination therapy with nivolumab for patients with MSI-H/dMMR metastatic colorectal cancer

Slideshow Collections

  • Medically Significant Spider Bites: Keys to Diagnosis and Treatment Treating venomous spider bites requires knowledge of the involved species. Test your know-how and learn management steps specific to each spider.
  • A Lump in the Throat: Thyroid Cancer Thyroid cancer is the most common malignancy of the endocrine system, and the eleventh most common cancer in the United States. How familiar are you with its management?
  • 9 Bug Bites You Need to Know Most insects and arachnids are benign, but some can inflict painful injuries or transmit harmful pathogens. Learn more about how to trace skin lesions back to the bugs causing them.
  • Gunshot Wounds: A Targeted Approach Every year, about 30,000 people are treated for gunshot wounds at US hospitals--roughly 8% will die from their wounds. Learn more about how to manage these patients and how wound treatment can differ by injury site.