American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Alexandria, VA USA

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New Therapies Harness Power of the Immune System Against Cancer

CHICAGO – New research on innovative immunotherapies for advanced or high-risk melanoma and cervical cancer were presented today at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). These treatments – used alone or in...
2-Jun-2014 10:30 AM EDT

Major Advances in Breast, Prostate and Colorectal Cancer Treatment Featured at ASCO’s Annual Meeting

Findings from four phase III clinical trials in breast, prostate, and colorectal cancers were released today at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The studies were presented in ASCO’s Plenary session,...
1-Jun-2014 10:25 AM EDT

Major Advances in Breast, Prostate and Colorectal Cancer Treatment Featured at ASCO’s Annual Meeting

Findings from four phase III clinical trials in breast, prostate, and colorectal cancers were released today at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The studies were presented in ASCO’s Plenary session,...
1-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Studies Reveal Potential New Targeted Therapies for Common, Hard-to-Treat Cancers

Positive results from four clinical trials of investigational targeted drugs for advanced ovarian, lung, and thyroid cancers, and chronic lymphocytic leukemia were highlighted today at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical...
31-May-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Studies Reveal New Strategies to Improve Quality of Life for Patients, Survivors and Caregivers

Key studies released today at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) identify new strategies for easing the short- and long-term effects of cancer therapy and improving the quality of life of patients with...
31-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Large Study Shows Preventive Ovarian Surgery in BRCA1 Mutation Carriers Should Be Performed Early for Greatest Benefit; Substantial Mortality Risk Reduction Found for All Brca Mutation Carriers

The findings of a large international prospective study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology suggest for the first time that women with BRCA1 mutations should have preventive ovarian surgery (prophylactic oophorectomy) by age 35, as waiting...
24-Feb-2014 4:00 PM EST

2014 Symposium Highlights Treatment Advances for Multiple GI Cancers

Research on the latest approaches for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of GI cancers was released today in advance of the 2014 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium being held January 16-18, 2014, at The Moscone West Building in San Francisco,...
14-Jan-2014 5:00 PM EST

Game-Changing Shift Occurring in Cancer Discovery and Treatment

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Research advances that have come to fruition over the past year demonstrate extraordinary progress in the fight against cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The...
10-Dec-2013 8:00 AM EST

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