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2016 ASCO Annual Meeting

Check out our exclusive coverage of the 2016 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, with reports, videos, and interviews on the latest research, trials, scientific advances, and controversies that are changing the way cancer patients are being managed and treated.

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The FGFR inhibitor dovitinib showed modest efficacy in a phase II trial of patients with pretreated, advanced squamous cell lung cancer with FGFR1 amplification

A study covering 4 decades of patients with chronic myeloid leukemia in Sweden found dramatic improvements in life expectancy since the advent of tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy.

Three single-nucleotide polymorphisms were identified that are significantly associated with OS in two separate cohorts of pediatric Ewing sarcoma patients.

In this Medical News Minute, developed exclusively for Cancer Network, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses new regulations from the FDA that subject e-cigarettes and hookahs to some of the same regulations as tobacco products.

The anti-CCR4 antibody mogamulizumab showed promising response rates compared to investigator’s choice in a randomized phase II trial of relapsed/refractory adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma.

Similar survival outcomes were seen in lymphoma patients who underwent related donor haploidentical HCT and HLA-matched sibling donor transplant.

Most metastatic cancer patients are still receiving aggressive methods of treatment near the end of life, and palliative/supportive measures are significantly underutilized.

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