In the Journals

Screening with flexible sigmoidoscopy reduces mortality risk

August 21, 2017
Contrary to current guidelines, new research published in Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that colorectal cancer screening with flexible…
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Extensive cancer screening may not benefit patients with unprovoked venous thromboembolism

August 21, 2017
Extensive cancer screening for individuals who experience unprovoked venous thromboembolism initially may detect more cancer cases than a limited…
FDA News

FDA grants orphan drug designation to SY-1425 for acute myeloid leukemia

August 21, 2017
The FDA granted orphan drug designation to SY-1425 for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia, according to the drug’s manufacturer. SY-1425…

Trump signs FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 into law

August 21, 2017
President Donald J. Trump recently signed the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 into law. The
Commentary

The US Oncology Network boot camp provides expertise, gathers feedback about value-based care

August 21, 2017
The US Oncology Network recently held its second annual boot camp focusing on value-based care. More than 100 stakeholders and leaders met for the…
In the Journals Plus

Industry payments not linked with prescription of prostate cancer drugs

August 21, 2017
Test.docx Oncologists and urologists who received payments from the pharmaceutical industry did not write a larger number of…
In the Journals

Voriconazole may increase squamous cell carcinoma risk in hematopoietic transplant setting

August 21, 2017
Voriconazole was associated with a statistically significant increase in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma risk in a cohort of individuals who…
Meeting News

Studies explore microbiome’s link with diabetes, preterm births in minority populations

August 21, 2017
Studies designed to investigate the roles of gut microbiome among Hispanics with diabetes, as well as vaginal microbiome in preterm deliveries among…
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Annual mammography starting at age 40 leads to greatest reduction in breast cancer deaths

August 21, 2017
Annual screening mammography beginning at age 40 years resulted in a greater reduction in breast cancer mortality than two other screening…

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care appoints medical director of gastrointestinal medical oncology

August 20, 2017
Angela Alistar, MD, has joined Atlantic Health System Cancer Care as medical director of gastrointestinal medical oncology at Morristown Medical…

Fox Chase Cancer Center announces appointments

August 19, 2017
Fox Chase Cancer Center announced several appointments. lHayley E. Walker, MD, has joined the department of medicine as a hospitalist.

Ten important updates in hematologic malignancies

August 18, 2017
HemOnc Today presents 10 advances in the treatment of leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and myeloproliferative neoplasms that may be relevant to your…

Biocept, UT Southwestern to study liquid biopsy platform in ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer

August 18, 2017
Biocept Inc. and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center entered a clinical study agreement to evaluate the clinical utility of…
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End-of-life care 'suboptimal' in elderly patients with acute myeloid leukemia

August 18, 2017
End-of-life care suboptimal for elderly patients with acute myeloid leukemia, with increas use of hospice care occurring mostly in the last 7 days of…

Bacteria film location, consistency differs in healthy, cancerous colons

August 18, 2017
As colon cancer rates increase in the U.S., researchers are looking to gut microbiota to find early predictors, such as bacterial biofilms found on…
Meeting News

Controlled feeding studies show promise for evaluating diet-gut microbiome interactions

August 18, 2017
Controlled feeding studies may help researchers better understand the effects of diet on the gut microbial structure in association with risk for…
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Ipatasertib shows promise for triple-negative breast cancer

August 18, 2017
The addition of ipatasertib to paclitaxel improved PFS among women with triple-negative breast cancer, according to results from the LOTUS trial…

FDA approves Lynparza for ovarian cancer maintenance therapy

August 17, 2017
The FDA today granted regular approval to olaparib tablets for the maintenance treatment of adults with recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube…
FDA News

FDA approves Besponsa for acute lymphoblastic leukemia

August 17, 2017
The FDA today approved inotuzumab ozogamicin for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia…
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Melanoma immunotherapy trials may not capture all toxicity data

August 17, 2017
Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events may not appropriately reflect immune-related adverse event severity, duration or timing, according to…
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