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Vincristine shortage underscores vulnerability of ‘fragile market’ for crucial treatments

October 23, 2019
A shortage of the chemotherapy drug vincristine, which is essential to the treatment of most pediatric cancers, has left the oncology community…
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Deadliest cancers receive less research funding from patient advocacy groups

October 23, 2019
Cancer-related nonprofit organizations play a crucial role in supporting medical research and patient advocacy, generating nearly $6 billion in…
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NCI-sponsored clinical trials cost-effective, ‘practice influential’

October 22, 2019
A study by the NCI-sponsored SWOG Cancer Research Network showed nearly half of the network’s phase 3 clinical trials influenced clinical care…
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ID1 inhibition may improve efficacy of glioblastoma treatment

October 18, 2019
Investigators from St. Michael’s Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto have determined that the transcriptional regulatory…
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Analysis confirms RFS benefit of adjuvant high-dose interferon alpha in melanoma

October 15, 2019
Adjuvant high-dose interferon alpha continued to demonstrate improvements in RFS and melanoma-specific survival among patients with resected…
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Biocompatible ‘lab on a chip’ shows potential in development of antiplatelet therapies

October 10, 2019
A novel biocompatible “lab-on-a-chip” device may help accelerate the discovery and development of new antiplatelet therapies, according…
Molecular Oncology

Precision oncology: Exciting clinical developments and complicated biology

HemOnc Today, October 10, 2019
Wafik S. El-Deiry, MD, PhD, FACP
Exciting developments in molecular oncology within the past few months include impressive clinical results of a novel drug that targets RET fusions…
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Hope vs Hype: Managing Patient Expectations for CAR T-Cell Therapy

Cell Therapy Next, October/November 2019
Imagine a young adult male in his late 20s picks up his cell phone and calls his mother. Overtly emotional and on the verge of releasing a full-out…
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Developing a Pause Button for CAR T-Cell Therapy

Cell Therapy Next, October/November 2019
Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy has proven to be a life-changing development for those with advanced, treatment refractory leukemia and…
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Formulation could reduce toxicities of head and neck cancer chemoradiotherapy

October 7, 2019
Researchers at Purdue University and Indiana University School of Medicine have developed a novel chemoradiotherapy formulation that could decrease…