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FDA Approves Ramucirumab for Second-Line Treatment of mCRC

The FDA has approved ramucirumab, a human VEGFR2 antagonist in combination with FOLFIRI for second-line treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.

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A large majority of prostate tumors sequenced as part of a comprehensive precision medicine study have mutations that can be targeted with available therapies.

A treatment analysis for early NSCLC found that wedge resection, along with Cs131 brachytherapy, and stereotactic body radiation therapy are all strong options.

Ahead of the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting, we are discussing over-the-counter therapies for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer with Andrew T. Chan, MD, MPH.

Researchers have identified several key diagnostic criteria for the diagnosis of melanoma and basal cell carcinoma with reflectance confocal microscopy.

Researchers have shown for the first time that an oncolytic immunotherapy can have therapeutic benefit in patients with advanced melanoma.

A phase III trial found that primary chemotherapy resulted in similar survival compared with primary surgery in newly diagnosed advanced ovarian cancer patients.

In this podcast ahead of the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting, we discuss CT screening for individuals with a high risk for lung cancer with Claudia I. Henschke, MD, PhD.

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