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VIDEO: HSCT in patients with ALL, AML, MDS requires early referral, planning

May 5, 2016

The approach to hematopoietic stem cell transplantation is “very similar” in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome, according to Hugo F. Fernandez, MD, of the Moffitt Cancer Center.

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Online information on pancreatic cancer often above reading level of general population

May 4, 2016
Online health information regarding pancreatic cancer often overestimated the reading level of the general population and lacked accurate information about alternative…

Stivarga increases OS in patients with unresectable HCC

May 4, 2016
Bayer announced results of its phase 3 RESORCE clinical trial, indicating Stivarga improved overall survival in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma.In…
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ACP, AAIM call for changes to graduate medical education financing

May 4, 2016
The American College of Physicians and the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine have issued a policy paper outlining recommendations for aligning graduate medical…

Oncology Nursing Society presents award to AACR CEO

May 4, 2016
Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc), CEO of the American Association for Cancer Research, received the Honorary Member Award at the opening ceremony of the Oncology Nursing…
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Optimizing the Use of Targeted Therapy in Advanced Melanoma: Where We Are and Where We Are Going

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. Historically, treatment options have been limited for patients with…
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VIDEO: Genomic assays have role in determining need for adjuvant chemotherapy

April 29, 2016
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NSCLC Treatment on Target: Examining New Evidence and Advances

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. Eighty five percent of lung cancers are non-small…
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