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Top Takeaways from ASCO: HPV-associated head and neck cancer

July 30, 2015

CHICAGO — De-intensified chemoradiation was efficacious in patients with low-risk, HPV-associated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma, according to findings presented at the ASCO 2015 Annual Meeting. Barbara Ann Burtness, MD, professor of medicine (medical oncology), clinical research program leader, Head and Neck Cancers Program, and co-director, Developmental Therapeutics Research Program, Yale University, discussed the results with Healio.com.

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FDA grants orphan drug designation to dactinomycin formulation for Ewing's sarcoma

July 30, 2015
The FDA granted orphan drug designation to a formulation of dactinomycin for the treatment of children with Ewing’s sarcoma, according to a press release from the…
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Change in radiation dose distribution may reduce late rectal bleeding

July 30, 2015
Men with shorter rectums who receive intermediate to high doses of radiation are more likely to experience rectal bleeding following radiation treatment for prostate…
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FDA reports prescribing, dispensing errors between Brintellix, Brilinta

July 30, 2015
The FDA recently released a warning to health care professionals and patients that reported confusion between the antidepressant Brintellix and the anti-blood clotting…
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Development of skills for end-of-life discussions ‘a lifelong process’

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2015
The American Cancer Society estimates more than 589,000 Americans will die of cancer this year, making end-of-life…
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VIDEO: 'Care paths' may help manage rising cancer costs

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…
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