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Two-dose Cervarix HPV vaccine remains noninferior to three doses at 36 months

June 26, 2017

A two-dose regimen of the Cervarix HPV vaccine in girls remained noninferior to the three-dose regimen in young women 3 years after vaccination, according to researchers.

The findings complete a study that previously showed the two-dose Cervarix (2vHPV, GlaxoSmithKine) regimen was noninferior after 1 month, they wrote in The Journal of Infectious Diseases.

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Point of care screening model outperforms conventional breast cancer screening methods

June 22, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Health care providers who followed a point of care integrated breast cancer screening model referred more patients, and had more patients get…
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Colorectal cancer task force ranks screening tests, suggests earlier screening in blacks

June 21, 2017
The U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer Screening has released new recommendations that rank screening options for average-risk individuals, acknowledge…

10 highlights from the ASCO Annual Meeting

June 16, 2017
This year’s ASCO Annual Meeting, held June 2-6 in Chicago, featured the theme “Making a Difference in Cancer Care With You.” HemOnc Today
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Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors for Advanced Melanoma: Clinical Updates and Multidisciplinary Strategies

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Incidence rates of melanoma in the United States continue to rise, with an estimated 87,110 new cases being diagnosed…
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VIDEO: Nicotinamide may reduce risk for basal, squamous cell carcinoma

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Hot Topics in Metastatic Breast Cancer Management: Clinical Advances with CDK4/6 Inhibitors

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

While the mortality rates for advanced or metastatic breast cancer (MBC) have steadily decreased, in part due to…
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Two-dose Cervarix HPV vaccine remains noninferior to three doses at 36 months

June 26, 2017
A two-dose regimen of the Cervarix HPV vaccine in girls remained noninferior to the three-dose regimen in young women 3 years after vaccination…

Meeting News

Point of care screening model outperforms conventional breast cancer screening methods

June 22, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Health care providers who followed a point of care integrated breast cancer screening model referred more patients, and had more…

In the Journals

Colorectal cancer task force ranks screening tests, suggests earlier screening in blacks

June 21, 2017
The U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer Screening has released new recommendations that rank screening options for average-risk…

10 highlights from the ASCO Annual Meeting

June 16, 2017
This year’s ASCO Annual Meeting, held June 2-6 in Chicago, featured the theme “Making a Difference in Cancer Care With You.” …

Soy consumption may reduce mortality among women with breast cancer

June 16, 2017
Higher dietary intake of isoflavones — the compound found primarily in soy — appeared associated with reduced all-cause mortality among…

Oral contraceptive use does not increase long-term cancer risk

June 14, 2017
Women who used oral contraceptives did not demonstrate increased long-term cancer risk, according to results of the Royal College of General…

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Exercise may decrease women’s risk for breast cancer

June 5, 2017
CHICAGO — Regular exercise, particularly during adolescence, may reduce risk for breast cancer in BRCA1/BRCA2 mutation carriers, according to…

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High-risk women with endometrial cancer often do not receive genetic counseling referral

June 5, 2017
CHICAGO — Genetic counseling referrals and testing appeared underutilized among high-risk women diagnosed with endometrial cancer, according to…

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CancerLinQ partners with FDA, NCI

June 3, 2017
CHICAGO — ASCO’s big-data initiative CancerLinQ announced a long-term partnership with the FDA to use patient data to evaluate the…

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Cancer survivors face increased economic burden from chronic conditions

June 2, 2017
Cancer survivors faced significantly higher medical expenses each year due to chronic health conditions, according to findings published in Journal

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