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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.

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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…

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 care community. In…

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 journals in…
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The Patient with Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

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Castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) is a heterogeneous condition that encompasses a continuum of disease…
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Discoveries from ASCO 2016: Breast Cancer

Discoveries from ASCO 2016: Breast Cancer

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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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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…

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…

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…

Eight important updates from the FDA

August 12, 2016
The FDA has announced several decisions related to hematology and oncology in the past month. HemOnc Today summarizes eight FDA actions that…

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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Robatumumab shows efficacy in Ewing sarcoma, fails primary endpoint

August 9, 2016
The novel antibody robatumumab did not exhibit significant benefit as a single agent for patients with metastatic osteosarcoma, according to phase 2…

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center named best cancer hospital in nation

August 2, 2016
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has retained its distinction as the No. 1 cancer hospital in the country. MD Anderson tops U.S

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Long-term exposure to particulate matter increases cancer mortality

August 1, 2016
Long-term exposure to ambient fine particulate matter significantly increased risk for cancer mortality among elderly people in Hong Kong, according…

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