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Frontline Nivolumab Prolongs Survival in Advanced Melanoma

The PD-1 inhibitor nivolumab increased progression-free and overall survival compared with chemo in patients with previously untreated metastatic melanoma.

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Using genome-wide association studies, researchers have identified a germline variant that is associated with intolerance to mercaptopurine in pediatric ALL.

Adding molecular breast imaging to mammography resulted in a fourfold increase in invasive breast cancer detection rates in women with dense breasts.

Prostate cancer patients who smoke may be more susceptible to complications from treatment, and have increased risk of side effects and disease recurrence.

Consumption of four or more cups of caffeinated coffee per day was associated with a 20% decreased risk for malignant melanoma, according to a recent study.

A 47-year-old woman is found to have a mass in the left atrium of her heart. What is your diagnosis?

A test for dangerous strains of high-risk HPV using messenger RNA was shown to be reliable and effective for cervical cancer risk stratification.

This slide show includes some of the highlights from the 2015 ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, including a study that linked vitamin D levels to colorectal cancer outcomes, positive results in pancreatic cancer with a new targeted agent, and more.

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