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Men with AR-V7 variant may benefit from taxanes for advanced prostate cancer

Men with AR-V7 variant may benefit from taxanes for advanced prostate cancer
July 6, 2015

Men with advanced prostate cancer who have the androgen receptor splice variant-7 respond to chemotherapy equally as well as those who do not have the variant, according to findings from a small clinical trial.

Further, taxane chemotherapy may be more effective than hormone therapy for men with the androgen receptor splice variant-7 (AR-V7).

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Annual low-dose CT screening limits unnecessary surgery in patients with nonsolid lung nodules

July 6, 2015
Nonsolid lung nodules can be safely monitored with yearly CT screenings, according to study results.Researchers said the findings may free patients from unnecessary…
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Nurse researcher named journal editor

July 5, 2015
Kristin Stegenga, PhD, RN, CPON, has been named editor of Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing.The journal, an official publication of the Association of Pediatric…
Association News

ISTH presents Grant Medal to pediatrics professor

July 4, 2015
The International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis presented the Robert P. Grant Medal to Denisa D. Wagner, PhD, professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical…
Meeting News Coverage

Top Takeaways from ASCO: Neuro-oncology

July 3, 2015
CHICAGO  – Neuro-oncologists were buoyed by findings revealed within their subspecialty at ASCO 2015, with potentially practice-changing research presented in…
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Hematology Oncology Case Consults

Diagnosis and Management of Hemophilia

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of the patient with hemophilia supplemented with a case…
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VIDEO: Complete lymph node dissection does not improve outcomes in SLNB-positive melanoma

VIDEO: Complete lymph node dissection does not improve outcomes in SLNB-positive melanoma

June 19, 2015
CHICAGO — Vernon K. Sondak, MD, chair of the department of cutaneous oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center and a…
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Tailored Therapies for Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Tailored Therapies for Myelodysplastic Syndromes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Celgene Corporation.

Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) represent a group of myeloid clonal hemopathies with heterogeneous clinical…
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