Eurordis Unveils Integrated-care Initiative for Rare Disease Patients

Europe’s umbrella organization for 800 rare disease associations has developed a sweeping initiative to help the continent’s 30 million rare disease patients and their caregivers learn about their conditions, find assistance and receive treatment. Eurordis-Rare Diseases Europe hopes to improve the current piecemeal treatment and support program with a holistic,…

SCLC Patients with LEMS Have Better Long-term Survival, Study Suggests

Patients who have Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) associated with small cell lung cancer (SCLC) seem to have better long-term survival than cancer patients without this neurologic syndrome, a study shows. The study, “Long-term survival in paraneoplastic Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome,” was published in the journal Neurology.