Tag Archives: 2018

Margazhi Masam 2018: Celebrations Begin in Tamil Nadu

Margazhi Masam kolam (Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons) Rameswaram, Dec 19: The month of Margazhi has started, and people are marking the auspicious occasion by drawing Kolam (rangoli) outside their homes to begin the month-long celebrations. This month of the year is dedicated to worship Lord Vishnu and is especially auspicious for his devotees. The month… Read More »

Last Month in Oncology with Dr. Bishal Gyawali: November 2018

By BISHAL GYAWALI MD  Keynote speech There was a very sobering piece in NEJM by the FDA last month in which the authors try to explore what went wrong with the Keynote-183, Keynote-185 and checkmate 602 trials testing PD-1 inhibitors combinations with pomalidomide or lenalidomide and dexamethasone in multiple myeloma. Interim analysis of Keynote 183 and 185 revealed detrimental… Read More »

World AIDS Day 2018

Saturday, December 1, marks the 30th annual World AIDS Day (WAD). First observed in 1988 by what is now called the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the day is a time for the world to come together in solidarity in the fight against the epidemic, to show support for those living with the… Read More »