EXPERT SUMMARIES of the top 30 journals in hematology & oncology
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Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor recurrence often occurs late

Singh S, et al. JAMA Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.0024.
Disease recurrence occurs significantly later for patients with gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors compared with other gastrointestinal…
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World Trade Center responders may face increased cancer burden, elevated myeloma risk

Brawley OW. JAMA Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.0498.
Landgren O, et al. JAMA Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.0509.
Singh A, et al. JAMA Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.0504.
Rescue and recovery workers who responded to the World Trade Center site after 9/11 will experience a greater cancer burden over the next 20 years…
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Analysis determines true cost for CAR T-cell therapy

Hernandez I, et al. JAMA Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.0977.
Patients treated with chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy will incur on average $30,000 to $36,000 in additional costs aside from drug expenses…
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Dasatinib active in certain patients with imatinib-resistant gastrointestinal stromal tumors

Schuetze SM, et al. JAMA Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.0601.
Dasatinib demonstrated antitumor activity among a subset of patients with imatinib-resistant gastrointestinal stromal tumors, according to results of…
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Type 2 diabetes linked to renal cell carcinoma risk in women

Graff RE, et al. Diabetes Care. 2018;doi:10.2337/dc17-2518.
Type 2 diabetes is associated with an increased risk for renal cell carcinoma in women, independent of other risk factors, such as obesity and…
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Study reveals association between industry payments and physicians’ treatment choices

Mitchell AP, et al. JAMA Intern Med. 2018;doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.0776.
Oncologists who received general payments from a pharmaceutical company appeared more likely to prescribe a drug marketed by that company, according…
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Eltrombopag provides long-term disease control in immune thrombocytopenia

Wong RSM, et al. Blood. 2017;doi:10.1182/blood-2017-04-748707.
Adults with chronic or persistent immune thrombocytopenia maintained ideal platelet counts and decreased bleeding rate after treatment with…
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‘Soft’ chemotherapy delays breast cancer progression for elderly

Wildiers H, et al. Lancet Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1016/S1470-2045(18)30083-4.
Geyer CE. Lancet Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1016/S1470-2045(18)30084-6.
Adding metronomic oral cyclophosphamide, or “soft” chemotherapy, to trastuzumab plus pertuzumab increased median PFS among elderly…
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Neoadjuvant dabrafenib, trametinib may improve BRAF-mutant melanoma outcomes

Amaria RN, et al. Lancet Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1016/S1470-2045(18)30015-9.
Ascierto PA and Eggermont AMM. Lancet Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1016/S1470-2045(18)30016-0.
Pre- and postsurgical treatment with the BRAF inhibitor dabrafenib and the MEK inhibitor trametinib improved EFS for patients with surgically…
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Liquid biopsy predictive of survival for metastatic triple-negative breast cancer

Stover DG, et al. J Clin Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1200/JCO.2017.76.0033.
Bujak AZ, Dawson S. J Clin Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1200/JCO.2017.76.5461.
Liquid biopsy feasibly predicted outcomes among patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, study data showed. “Traditionally, we…
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Married patients more likely to find melanoma earlier

Sharon CE, et al. JAMA Dermatol. 2018;doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0233.
Married patients with melanoma appeared more likely to present with early-stage disease than divorced, widowed or never-married patients, according…
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Adjuvant chemotherapy improves OS in rectal cancer

Chang GJ. JAMA Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.0227.
Dossa F, et al. JAMA Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2017.5597.
Polanco PM, et al. JAMA Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.0231.
Adjuvant chemotherapy appeared associated with improved OS among patients with rectal cancer who achieved pathological complete response after…
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Estrogen after oophorectomy does not increase breast cancer risk

Kotsopoulos J, et al. JAMA Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.0211.
The use of estrogen following preventive oophorectomy did not appear to increase the risk for breast cancer among women carrying a BRCA1 mutation…
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Selinexor plus dexamethasone active in refractory multiple myeloma

Vogl DT, et al. J Clin Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1200/JCO.2017.75.5207.
Selinexor and dexamethasone showed antimyeloma activity among patients with quad- or penta-refractory disease, according to data published in…
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Axitinib plus pembrolizumab promising for late-stage kidney cancer

Atkins MB, et al. Lancet Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1016/S1470-2045(18)30081-0.
Procopio G, et al. Lancet Oncol. 2018;doi:10.1016/S1470-2045(18)30092-5.
Combination therapy with axitinib plus pembrolizumab appeared promising and tolerable among patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma, according to…
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