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VIDEO: Entrectinib safely, effectively treats gene-mutated cancers

May 2, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — Alexander Drilon, MD, assistant attending physician with the developmental therapeutics clinic and thoracic oncology service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, presented findings at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting that demonstrated the potential efficacy of the oral anticancer drug entrectinib.

Indiana University Simon Cancer Center yoga program eases stress associated with diagnosis, treatment

May 2, 2016
Yoga therapy is an integrative medicine technique that supplements the traditional treatment regimens patients with cancer undergo.A patient’s quality of life may…
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Endoscopic biopsy, EUS inadequate for detecting residual esophageal cancer after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy

May 2, 2016
Endoscopic biopsy and endoscopic ultrasound did not perform with sufficient accuracy in detecting pathologic complete response in patients with esophageal cancer after…
In the Journals

Blinatumomab appears safe, effective for heavily pretreated DLBCL

May 2, 2016
Blinatumomab monotherapy appeared effective for the treatment of heavily pretreated relapsed and refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, according to the results of a…
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VIDEO: Intraoperative radiation therapy provides options for patients with breast cancer

May 2, 2016
Patients who undergo breast-conserving surgery have the ability to choose intraoperative radiation therapy, or IORT, as an alternative to traditional radiation, an…
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The Patient with Severe Leukocytosis

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Currently five tyrosine kinase inhibitors are available for use in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)…
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VIDEO: CAR-T cell therapy may target EGFR variant III in glioblastoma

April 26, 2016
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Updates from Vienna 2015 – Highlights in Hematologic Malignancies

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The management of patients with hematologic malignancies—from diagnosis to treatment decisions—can represent a…
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