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VIDEO: ASCO education session focuses on novel therapies for young adults with leukemia

August 27, 2016

Understanding of an adherence to treatment regimens is critical for young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia according to Wendy Stock, MD, of the University of Chicago, and Elias J. Jabbour, MD, of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. These complicated, and sometimes long-term treatment strategies, may require additional provider and caregiver support to avoid patients becoming discouraged and stopping therapy.

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center selects director for early detection, prevention initiative

August 27, 2016
Pierre Massion , MD, professor of cancer research and co-leader of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s cancer health outcomes and control program…
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Prostate radiotherapy, ADT may extend metastatic prostate cancer survival

August 26, 2016
The addition of prostate radiotherapy to androgen deprivation may prolong survival in men with newly diagnosed metastatic prostate cancer, according to a study published…
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Study results from ASCO ‘exciting’ for patients with head and neck, lung cancer

August 26, 2016
Several studies of treatment options for cancers previously believed by physicians to be unresponsive to immunotherapy appeared to produce positive data in patients with…
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Gene therapy superior to haploidentical HSCT for SCID-X1

August 26, 2016
Gene therapy was associated with faster T-cell reconstitution and a better long-term thymic output than partially matched hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for…
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Optimizing the Management of Metastatic Melanoma: Clinical Insights for Selecting First-line Therapy

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

The incidence of melanoma is continuing to increase worldwide. In recent years, the treatment landscape for this…
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VIDEO: Use of checkpoint inhibitors has advanced the treatment of cancer

August 5, 2016
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Discoveries from ASCO 2016: Breast Cancer

Discoveries from ASCO 2016: Breast Cancer

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Updates from Vienna 2015 – Highlights in Hematologic Malignancies

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

The management of patients with hematologic malignancies—from diagnosis to treatment decisions—can represent a…
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