Officials also have expressed fears. The U.N. Last week launched an charm for $365 million to greatly help aid those in Sindh and Balochistan provinces affected by the flooding, the news agency notes . This article was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Kaiser Health News, an editorially independent news service, is a program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research firm unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.. More than 350 people have been killed and over eight million people have been affected this year by floods that officials state are worse in elements of Sindh province than this past year, the news headlines agency reports.23; measurable disease as described by Response Evaluation Requirements in Solid Tumors , version 1.0 24; and adequate hematologic, hepatic, and renal function. Patients with treated human brain metastases were permitted to enroll if tumors had been radiographically steady for at least 8 weeks. Study Treatment and Protection Evaluation Individuals were treated in 6-week cycles. Patients continuing treatment for up to 16 cycles unless that they had unacceptable toxic effects, disease progression, or withdrew consent.