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Close proximity to oil, gas development areas may increase risk for pediatric ALL

Close proximity to oil, gas development areas may increase risk for pediatric ALL
March 27, 2017

Young people living in Colorado diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia were more likely to live in areas with a high-density of oil and gas development, according to study results.

This suggests that people living in these areas may have an increased risk for cancer, researchers wrote.

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Imatinib confers long-term survival in patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors

March 27, 2017
Imatinib treatment conferred a “durable, long-term” OS in nearly a quarter of patients with metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumors, or GIST, according

University of Michigan prostate cancer risk clinic may make ‘dramatic impact’ on disease burden, mortality

March 27, 2017
The University of Michigan has opened a center designed to provide individualized, structured care for men with a genetic predisposition to prostate cancer. The Prostate…
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Nivolumab, pembrolizumab exhibit different toxicity profiles as melanoma monotherapy

March 27, 2017
NEW YORK — Nivolumab and pembrolizumab exhibited different toxicity profiles and appeared associated with different adverse event frequencies when used as…
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VIDEO: Highlights from the 2017 HemOnc Today Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies meeting

March 26, 2017
NEW YORK — Sanjiv S. Agarwala, MD, professor of medicine at Temple University School of Medicine, chief of hematology and oncology at St. Luke’s Cancer…
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Toward Precision Medicine for Advanced Melanoma Management: Making the Most of Targeted Agents

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis.

The identification and utilization of melanoma specific biomarkers continues to be of importance for diagnosis and…
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VIDEO: Resurgence of cutaneous radiation therapy for skin cancer

March 21, 2017
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HEMONC TODAY Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies

HEMONC TODAY Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies

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Combination Strategies in Melanoma Management: What’s New and What’s Next

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

Melanoma is the sixth most common cancer in the United States and the deadliest form of skin cancer. Although it is…
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