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Radiofrequency ablation safe, effective for medically inoperable NSCLC

July 2, 2015

Radiofrequency ablation conferred 2-year OS rates comparable to stereotactic body radiotherapy in patients with medically inoperable non–small cell lung cancer, according to study results.

Further, radiofrequency ablation appeared safe and did not adversely affect pulmonary function tests, the study also found.

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Comorbidities increase risk for lung cancer mortality

June 26, 2015
The presence of comorbidities increased the risk for mortality among patients with lung cancer, particularly among those with localized disease, according to findings…
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ASTRO issues guidelines for definitive, adjuvant radiation therapy in treatment of NSCLC

June 24, 2015
The American Society for Radiation Oncology issued new guidelines outlining the use of adjuvant and definitive external beam radiation therapy among patients with…
VIDEO: 'Care paths' may help manage rising cancer costs Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: 'Care paths' may help manage rising cancer costs

June 19, 2015
CHICAGO — Brian Bolwell, MD, chairman of Taussig Cancer Institute at Cleveland Clinic, discusses an abstract on new “care paths” for the treatment of…
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Diagnosis and Management of Hemophilia

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of the patient with hemophilia supplemented with a case…
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VIDEO: Advancements in immunotherapy drug combinations show promise for multiple cancer types

VIDEO: Advancements in immunotherapy drug combinations show promise for multiple cancer types

June 16, 2015
CHICAGO — Edward S. Kim, MD, chair of solid tumor oncology and investigational therapeutics at the Levine Cancer…
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Hematology Oncology Case Consults

The Patient with Melanoma

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with melanoma.
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In the Journals

Radiofrequency ablation safe, effective for medically inoperable NSCLC

July 2, 2015
Radiofrequency ablation conferred 2-year OS rates comparable to stereotactic body radiotherapy in patients with medically inoperable non–small…
In the Journals

Comorbidities increase risk for lung cancer mortality

June 26, 2015
The presence of comorbidities increased the risk for mortality among patients with lung cancer, particularly among those with localized disease…
In the Journals

ASTRO issues guidelines for definitive, adjuvant radiation therapy in treatment of NSCLC

June 24, 2015
The American Society for Radiation Oncology issued new guidelines outlining the use of adjuvant and definitive external beam radiation therapy among…
VIDEO: 'Care paths' may help manage rising cancer costs Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: 'Care paths' may help manage rising cancer costs

June 19, 2015
CHICAGO — Brian Bolwell, MD, chairman of Taussig Cancer Institute at Cleveland Clinic, discusses an abstract on new “care paths”…
In the Journals

Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy yields positive outcomes for NSCLC

June 19, 2015
Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy demonstrated efficacy and noninferiority to surgery as a treatment option for patients with operable stage I…
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POPLAR: Inhibition of the PD-L1/PD-1 pathway may improve survival in NSCLC

June 17, 2015
CHICAGO — Patients with non–small cell lung cancer with high PD-L1 expression benefitted from treatment with the novel anti-PD-L1 agent…
VIDEO: Advancements in immunotherapy drug combinations show promise for multiple cancer types Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Advancements in immunotherapy drug combinations show promise for multiple cancer types

June 16, 2015
CHICAGO — Edward S. Kim, MD, chair of solid tumor oncology and investigational therapeutics at the Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, North…
Post-pneumonectomy VTE screening presents path to reduce risks Meeting News Coverage

Post-pneumonectomy VTE screening presents path to reduce risks

June 15, 2015
Screening for venous thromboembolism after lung cancer surgery improves detection and presents an opportunity to potentially minimize related risks…
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Death rates remain high among cancers caused by cigarette smoking

June 15, 2015
Despite significantly decreasing rates of smoking over the past 50 years, cigarette smoking continues to be the cause of death for various types of…
VIDEO: Novel drugs represent 'ground-breaking developments' for EGFR -mutated lung cancer Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Novel drugs represent 'ground-breaking developments' for EGFR-mutated lung cancer

June 12, 2015
CHICAGO — Thomas J. Lynch, MD, director of Yale Cancer Center and a HemOnc Today Editorial Board member, discusses research advancements in…
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