ASCO Annual Meeting

The latest news from ASCO, including researcher interviews and physician perspective.


Participation in molecular tumor board may help patients feel better informed, engaged

August 14, 2019
Patients with cancer who attended a molecular tumor board meeting reported higher levels of satisfaction afterward, according to study results…
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Second-line chemotherapy regimen improves OS in biliary tract cancer

July 30, 2019
CHICAGO —Modified FOLFOX chemotherapy plus active symptom control improved OS compared with active symptom control alone among patients with…
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Ramucirumab, FOLFIRI combination shows promise in gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma

July 28, 2019
CHICAGO — An interim analysis of data from the phase 2 RAMIRIS trial suggests that a combination regimen of FOLFIRI plus ramucirumab is a…
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FOxTROT trial supports use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for operable colon cancer

July 27, 2019
CHICAGO — Administering chemotherapy 6 weeks before surgery for colon cancer was safe and reduced postoperative morbidity without adding to the…
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Pazopanib effective against progressive carcinoid tumors

July 25, 2019
CHICAGO — Pazopanib was associated with a significant improvement in PFS compared with placebo in patients with progressive carcinoid tumors…
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VIDEO: Initial results of ZUMA-3 trial ‘highly encouraging’ for relapsed, refractory leukemia

July 21, 2019
CHICAGO — Bijal D. Shah, MD, associate professor in the department of malignant hematology at Moffitt Cancer Center, spoke with HemOnc
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VIDEO: Eisai executive highlights thyroid cancer data, company pipeline

July 20, 2019
CHICAGO — Kirk Shepard, MD, senior vice president, chief medical officer and head of global medical affairs for the oncology business group at…
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Enrollment on genomically matched clinical trials improves sarcoma outcomes

July 17, 2019
CHICAGO — Patients with various subtypes of pretreated, metastatic sarcoma showed improved response rates and survival when treated on…
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VIDEO: Early steroids may reduce severe side effects among patients who receive CAR T-cell therapy

July 13, 2019
CHICAGO — Max S. Topp, MD, head of hematology at University Hospital of Wuerzburg, Germany, spoke with HemOnc Today at ASCO Annual…
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Pyrotinib plus capecitabine improves PFS in HER2-positive breast cancer

July 11, 2019
CHICAGO — The combination of pyrotinib and capecitabine significantly prolonged PFS among patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer…