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VIDEO: New approaches demonstrate potential to exploit immune system to treat cancer

April 30, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG, deputy director of Roswell Park Cancer Institute and executive director of the institute’s Center for Immunotherapy, spoke to HemOnc Today at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting about advances in the use of immunotherapy for cancer treatment.

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VIDEO: Genomic assays have role in determining need for adjuvant chemotherapy

April 29, 2016
The use of genomic assays for determining which patients with breast cancer require adjuvant chemotherapy has been “a matter of some debate for at least a…
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VIDEO: Multivitamin use before breast cancer diagnosis may reduce peripheral neuropathy risk

April 28, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Multivitamin supplement use appeared associated with a reduced risk for
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Monthly cost of oral cancer drugs rises steadily over time

April 28, 2016
The cost of oral cancer drugs in their first year on the market has increased significantly since the year 2000, according to a research letter published in JAMA
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The Patient with Invasive Breast Cancer

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with invasive breast cancer.
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VIDEO: Molecular pathway offers insights into dormancy of cancer cells

April 19, 2016
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The Patient with Lymphadenopathy

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Castleman’s disease is a rare lymphoproliferative disorder that is characterized by enlargement of 1 (unicentric) or…
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VIDEO: New approaches demonstrate potential to exploit immune system to treat cancer

April 30, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG, deputy director of Roswell Park Cancer Institute and executive director of the…
Video

VIDEO: Genomic assays have role in determining need for adjuvant chemotherapy

April 29, 2016
The use of genomic assays for determining which patients with breast cancer require adjuvant chemotherapy has been “a matter of some debate for…
Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Multivitamin use before breast cancer diagnosis may reduce peripheral neuropathy risk

April 28, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Multivitamin supplement use appeared associated with a reduced risk for
In the Journals

Monthly cost of oral cancer drugs rises steadily over time

April 28, 2016
The cost of oral cancer drugs in their first year on the market has increased significantly since the year 2000, according to a research letter…
In the Journals

Cancer diagnosis increases risk for mental disorders, psychiatric medication use

April 28, 2016
Patients diagnosed with cancer faced an increased risk for common mental disorders — such as depression, anxiety and stress reaction/adjustment…
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VIDEO: Tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes may predict response to immunotherapy in breast cancer

April 28, 2016
Determining which tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes may predict response to immunotherapy among patients with breast cancer, and identifying biomarkers…
In the Journals

Aromatase inhibitors do not increase risk for serious cardiovascular events

April 28, 2016
Women with early-stage breast cancer treated exclusively with aromatase inhibitors did not face an increased risk for cardiac ischemia or stroke…
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VIDEO: ‘Doors wide open’ to explore immune agents in breast cancer

April 27, 2016
Douglas Yee, MD, director of the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota and a HemOnc Today Editorial Board member, discusses the…
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Nipple-sparing mastectomy reduces breast cancer risk for BRCA–positive women

April 27, 2016
Prophylactic nipple-sparing mastectomy did not compromise risk reduction among women who harbor a BRCA mutation, according to a retrospective…
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Less aggressive DCIS treatment increases risk for recurrence

April 26, 2016
Inadequate excision of ductal carcinoma in situ leads to recurrence or development of invasive disease in more than half of women by 10 years…
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