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  2. Bladder cancer - Wikipedia

    Response to second-line chemotherapy occurs in 5%–20% people. Median progression free survival with second-line chemotherapy is 3–4 months. In people with fibroblast growth factor receptors mutations and fail standard platinum based chemotherapy erdafitinib can be used. Erdafitinib has shown a response rate of 40% in these patients.

  3. Carbon offset - Wikipedia

    In 2009, Carbon Retirement reported that less than 30 pence in every pound spent on some carbon offset schemes goes directly to the projects designed to reduce emissions. The figures reported by the BBC [100] and based on UN data reported that typically 28p goes to the set up and maintenance costs of an environmental project. 34p goes to the ...

  4. Ontario Highway 407 - Wikipedia

    In April 2019, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. announced the sale of 10.01% of the highway to the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) for $3.25 billion, implying a $32.5 billion valuation of the entire highway. After the sale, the company would own only 6.76% of the highway.

  5. Women in computing - Wikipedia

    In Britain, following the war, women programmers were selected for redundancy and forced retirement, leading to the country losing its position as computer science leader by 1974. Popular theories are favoured about the lack of women in computer science, which discount historical and social circumstances.

  6. Mike Enzi - Wikipedia

    Enzi won a straw poll conducted at the state convention with 159 of the 457 votes. He won the Republican nomination against multiple candidates, including John Barrasso who would later be appointed to the Senate in 2007. Barrasso had initially been expected to win the Republican nomination, but lost due to his support for abortion rights while ...

  7. Domestic policy of the Ronald Reagan administration - Wikipedia

    Milton Friedman, the monetarist economist who was an intellectual architect of free-market policies, was a primary influence on Reagan. [4] When Reagan took office, the country faced the highest rate of inflation since 1947 (average annual rate of 13.5% in 1980), and interest rates as high as 13% (the Fed funds rate in December 1980).

  8. Ulysses S. Grant - Wikipedia

    Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant / ˈ h aɪ r ə m juː ˈ l ɪ s iː z / HY-rəm yoo-LISS-eez; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American military officer and politician who served as the 18th president of the United States from 1869 to 1877.

  9. Two-Face - Wikipedia

    Two-Face (Harvey Dent) is a supervillain appearing in comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.The character was created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger and first appeared in Detective Comics #66 (August 1942).