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ASTRO Annual Meeting to reflect theme of ‘enhancing value, improving outcomes’

ASTRO Annual Meeting to reflect theme of ‘enhancing value, improving outcomes’
August 18, 2016

The American Society for Radiation Oncology will hold its annual meeting from Sept. 25 to 28 in Boston.

More than 10,000 people are expected to attend, making this one of ASTRO’s largest meetings to date.

CRLX101 combination fails to extend PFS in patients with renal cell carcinoma

August 18, 2016
A phase 2 trial designed to evaluate CRLX101 in combination with bevacizumab for the treatment of patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma failed to extend PFS…
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Incidence of PD-1 inhibitor–related pneumonitis highest in NSCLC, renal cell carcinoma

August 18, 2016
PD-1 inhibitor–related pneumonitis occurred most frequently among patients with non–small cell lung cancer or renal cell carcinoma, according to results of a…
In the Journals Plus

Cancer survivors report similar sexual activity, function as others their age

August 17, 2016
Sexual activity and function appeared no different in cancer survivors than in cancer-free adults aged 50 years or older, according to results of a population-based…
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The Patient with Multiple Ecchymoses

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Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia is a rare, inherited bleeding disorder that results from a mutation in αIIbß3, an integrin…
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VIDEO: Liquid biopsy technology a ‘major advance’ but still requires validation

May 5, 2016
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Discoveries from ASCO 2016: Breast Cancer

Discoveries from ASCO 2016: Breast Cancer

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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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ASTRO Annual Meeting to reflect theme of ‘enhancing value, improving outcomes’

August 18, 2016
The American Society for Radiation Oncology will hold its annual meeting from Sept. 25 to 28 in Boston. More than 10,000 people are expected to…

CRLX101 combination fails to extend PFS in patients with renal cell carcinoma

August 18, 2016
A phase 2 trial designed to evaluate CRLX101 in combination with bevacizumab for the treatment of patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma failed…

In the Journals Plus

Incidence of PD-1 inhibitor–related pneumonitis highest in NSCLC, renal cell carcinoma

August 18, 2016
PD-1 inhibitor–related pneumonitis occurred most frequently among patients with non–small cell lung cancer or renal cell carcinoma…

In the Journals Plus

Cancer survivors report similar sexual activity, function as others their age

August 17, 2016
Sexual activity and function appeared no different in cancer survivors than in cancer-free adults aged 50 years or older, according to results of a…

Initiative fuels advancement, access of immuno-oncology in community setting

August 17, 2016
The approval and availability of new immunotherapy treatments sparked the need for dissemination of these therapies to patients throughout the cancer…

In the Journals Plus now live on Healio.com/HemOnc

August 17, 2016
Healio.com/HemOnc has launched In the Journals Plus, a new feature that will provide busy physicians with summaries of the top articles from leading…

In the Journals Plus

Anticoagulation increases intracranial hemorrhage risk in patients with glioma

August 16, 2016
Patients with glioma receiving therapeutic anticoagulation had a greater than threefold risk for intracranial hemorrhage, according to the results of…

In the Journals Plus

Gene expression profile may predict response to nivolumab in renal cell carcinoma

August 16, 2016
Patients with PD-L1–positive renal cell carcinoma who failed to respond to nivolumab often had higher expressions of metabolic genes than…

Oncofertility experts help physicians, patients understand reproductive consequences of cancer treatment

August 15, 2016
Life-preserving treatments once frequently threatened the fertility of patients with cancer. However, fewer barriers exist today thanks to increasing…

Report: US makes progress with cancer prevention policies, but some states still fall short

August 11, 2016
Progress has been made across the United States to pass and implement legislative solutions to prevent and fight cancer, according to an American…

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