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Top Takeaways from ASCO: Lung cancer

Top Takeaways from ASCO: Lung cancer
November 25, 2015

CHICAGO — Physical activity may reduce lung cancer incidence among postmenopausal women, according to study results presented at the ASCO Annual Meeting.

It also may reduce lung cancer-related mortality among those who are diagnosed with the disease, results showed.

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VIDEO: Myeloma session offers updates in basic science, translational medicine

November 25, 2015
NEW YORK — Ruben Niesvizky, MD, director of the multiple myeloma center at NewYork Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine and chair of the myeloma session…
In the Journals

Angelina Jolie effect appears to have long-term impact on prophylactic mastectomy use

November 25, 2015
More women with BRCA1 mutations are inquiring about and undergoing double prophylactic mastectomies since Angelina Jolie publicly announced that she had the preventive…

Personalized T-cell therapy yields promising outcomes in relapsed, refractory CLL

HemOnc Today, November 23, 2015
Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy produced durable responses in patients with relapsed and refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia, according to the results of a…
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Peto's paradox: Elephants, whales, Chihuahuas and cancer

HemOnc Today, November 23, 2015
Derek Raghavan, MD, PhD
We have long been fascinated by the relationship between oncogenesis and ontogenesis, the factors that influence both, and the potential “reversibility” of…
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The Patient with Myelofibrosis

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Myelofibrosis is caused by abnormal stem cells in the bone marrow that cause the uncontrolled production of mature…
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VIDEO: Prognostic models can have ‘tremendous impact’ on long-term outcomes in CLL

November 20, 2015
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World Lung Updates: Immunotherapy in NSCLC

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc and Merck & Co., Inc.

Globally, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounts for…
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