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NERLYNX™ (01-17-2018)

Generic Name: neratinib Trade Name: NERLYNX For which conditions is this drug approved? NERLYNX is indicated for use in adult patients with early-stage. HER2 positive breast cancer following treatment with Herceptin (trastuzumab). What is the mechanism... Continue Reading

neratinib (01-17-2018)

Generic Name: neratinib Trade Name: NERLYNX For which conditions is this drug approved? NERLYNX is indicated for use in adult patients with early-stage. HER2 positive breast cancer following treatment with Herceptin (trastuzumab). What is the mechanism... Continue Reading

niraparib (06-9-2017)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: niraparib Trade Name: Zejula For which conditions is this drug approved? Niraparib is approved for the maintenance of patients with ovarian cancer, fallopian tube cancer, or primary peritoneal cancer whose cancer... Continue Reading

Ninlaro® (02-11-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Ixazomib Trade Name: Ninlaro® For which conditions is this drug approved? Ninlaro is approved for use in combination with the medicines Revlimid® (lenalidomide) and dexamethasone to treat people with multiple... Continue Reading

Necitumumab (01-19-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Necitumumab Trade Name: Portrazza® For which conditions is this drug approved? Portrazza is approved for use in combination with the chemotherapy drugs Gemzar® (gemcitabine) and Platinol® cisplatin for first-line... Continue Reading

Non-myeloablative transplant (12-22-2015) See reduced-intensity transplant. ... Continue Reading

Nucleus pulposus (10-6-2015) The gel center of the intervertebral disc.  This is the portion of the disc that herniates ... Continue Reading

Nociceptor (10-6-2015) A peripheral neural structure that is capable of generating nerve impulses in response to painful or injurious stimuli ... Continue Reading

Neurogenic claudication (10-6-2015) Lameness or limping as a consequence of impairment of nerve impulses, particularly as a consequence of spinal or nerve root canal stenosis ... Continue Reading

Nanotechnology (08-21-2015)

The field of research that deals with the engineering and creation of things from materials that are less than 100 nanometers (one-billionth of a meter) in size, especially single atoms or molecules. Nanotechnology is being studied in the detection, diagnosis,... Continue Reading

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