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: Consumer dermoscopy ‘only as good as its user’

March 29, 2016
NEW YORK —Suraj S. Venna, MD, medical director at Inova Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center, reviewed data on the efficacy of self-diagnosis of…
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Updates in staging, management may benefit future of Merkel cell carcinoma treatment

March 27, 2016
NEW YORK — Updates to the staging system and management guidelines for Merkel cell carcinoma may help clinicians in the appropriate treatment…
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VIDEO: Highlights from the 2016 HemOnc Today Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies meeting

March 23, 2016
NEW YORK — Sanjiv S. Agarwala, MD, professor of medicine at Temple University School of Medicine, chief of hematology and oncology at St…
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‘Explosion of genomic data’ should improve treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

March 22, 2016
NEW YORK — An increasing knowledge of the genomics underlying cutaneous T-cell lymphoma may soon lead to targeted therapies for this disease…
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VIDEO: Speaker provides updates on BRAF/MEK combination therapies

March 21, 2016
NEW YORK — Jason J. Luke, MD, FACP, assistant professor of Medicine at The University of Chicago Medicine, discussed the current status of the…
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Early, late initiation of ipilimumab induce similar response rates in unresectable or metastatic melanoma

March 21, 2016
NEW YORK — The timing of ipilimumab initiation in the course of treatment for unresectable or metastatic melanoma had no significant effect on…
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Sonidegib offers long-term disease control in basal cell carcinoma

March 20, 2016
NEW YORK — The hedgehog pathway inhibitor sonidegib conferred long-term clinical benefit to patients with metastatic basal cell carcinoma…
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VIDEO: Intralesional monotherapies may not have a role for severe unresectable melanoma

March 19, 2016
NEW YORK — In a debate at HemOnc Today Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies, Robert H.I. Andtbacka, MD, CM, FACS, FRCSC, surgical oncologist…
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Multiple gene mutations may predict recurrence in malignant melanoma

March 19, 2016
NEW YORK — Patients with primary malignant melanoma are at a higher risk for tumor recurrence if they have mutations in two or more…
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Brain may become ‘just another organ’ in treatment of metastatic melanoma

March 19, 2016
NEW YORK — A new paradigm is evolving for the treatment of brain metastases from melanoma that involves a greater role of systemic therapy…