Retrospective Study Suggests that Patients with Lung Cancer who Carry Specific HER2 Mutations May Benefit from Certain Anti-HER2 Treatments
Summary of a retrospective study being published online April 22, 2013 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, reports that certain HER2 targeted drugs may benefit patients with advanced lung cancer who carry rare mutations in the HER2 protein.
4/22/2013 4:00 PM EDT
Innovative Delaware Program Dramatically Reduces Colorectal Cancer Disparities, Mortality Rates Among African American Patients
A study analyzing the impact of the Delaware Cancer Consortium, the state's cancer control program, reports a 41 percent reduction in colorectal mortality rates for African Americans. The study, published April 15 in the Journal of Clinical...
4/15/2013 4:00 PM EDT
Adding Cetuximab to Chemotherapy Enables Select Patients with Advanced Colorectal Cancer and Liver Metastasis to Undergo Surgery, Extending Survival by Several Months
Summary of a study being published online April 8, 2013 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, reports that adding cetuximab (Erbitux) to chemotherapy enabled previously inoperable patients to undergo surgery, tripling the rates of successful surgery...
4/8/2013 4:35 PM EDT
Summary of a study being published online March 25, 2013 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, reports that Chinese women who consumed more soy before being diagnosed with lung cancer lived longer compared with those who consumed less soy.
3/25/2013 5:00 PM EDT
The American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Conquer Cancer Foundation invite you to a moderated discussion of progress toward a "learning health system" that will transform cancer care and speed the search for cures.
3/22/2013 11:00 AM EDT
Analysis of ASCO’s QOPI® Data Finds Significant Improvement in Performance on Metrics for Quality Oncology Care
An analysis of self-reported data from outpatient oncology practices that participated in the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) found a significant increase in performance on quality measures for...
3/11/2013 4:20 PM EDT
New results from a prospective clinical trial conducted in France show that children with low-risk retinoblastoma do not need postoperative (adjuvant) chemotherapy to prevent disease recurrence or metastasis; the results also suggest that certain...
3/4/2013 4:35 PM EST
Research on promising new therapies and data on the relative benefits of established treatments for genitourinary cancers were released today, in advance of the fourth annual Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, being held February 14-16, 2013, at the...
2/12/2013 6:00 PM EST