HemOnc Today New York

Healio.com brings you the highlights from HemOnc Today New York. Refer back to this page often to read the latest news, see perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and review archives of past meetings.
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VIDEO: Melanoma before, during pregnancy a ‘substantial problem’

March 19, 2016
NEW YORK —Vernon K. Sondak, MD, chair of the department of cutaneous oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center and a HemOnc Today Editorial Board…
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Clinical trials ‘remain the priority’ for patients with uveal melanoma

March 19, 2016
NEW YORK — A greater understanding of disease biology has led to the development of novel immunotherapies and targeted therapies that hold…
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VIDEO: Combination immunotherapy may improve OS in metastatic melanoma

March 19, 2016
NEW YORK — Combination immunotherapy with CTLA-4 blockade plus anti–PD-1 inhibitors may effectively treat patients with metastatic…
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Benefits, harms of routine skin cancer screening uncertain

March 19, 2016
NEW YORK — Whether public skin cancer screening or awareness campaigns have led to the observed improvements in melanoma detection and…
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Intralesional therapy ‘here to stay’ for melanoma

March 19, 2016
NEW YORK — There are many ongoing monotherapy and combination trials of oncolytic agents, according to a speaker at HemOnc Today Melanoma and…
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VIDEO: Checkpoint blockade therapy may not be suitable for all

March 18, 2016
NEW YORK — Not all patients with melanoma should receive combination checkpoint inhibition with ipilimumab and nivolumab, Jeffrey S. Weber
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Ipilimumab, interferon debated as standard adjuvant therapy for high-risk disease

March 18, 2016
NEW YORK — Two speakers at HemOnc Today Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies debated whether ipilimumab has replaced interferon as the standard…
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VIDEO: Nicotinamide may reduce risk for basal, squamous cell carcinoma

March 18, 2016
NEW YORK — Martin A. Weinstock, MD, PhD, professor of dermatology and community health at Brown University, discussed effective…
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Experts debate role of completion lymphadenectomy for node-positive melanoma

March 18, 2016
NEW YORK — Two speakers debated whether completion lymphadenectomy is still standard of care for patients with sentinel lymph-node positive…
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VIDEO: Speaker reviews evolving roles of screening, surveillance for melanoma

March 18, 2016
NEW YORK — Allen C. Halpern, MD, MsC, chief of dermatology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discussed the current state of screening…