Oncology and Hematology News and Journal Articles
In this article we will discuss the definitions of resectability, describe the current diagnostic tests for pancreatic cancer, and review strategies for maximizing treatment outcomes in patients with resectable pancreatic cancer.
In this interview we discuss the phase III trial of aldoxorubicin in patients with advanced soft-tissue sarcoma, which showed improved efficacy and reduced toxicity over doxorubicin.
Treatment with imatinib results in good overall survival in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia, approaching a normal life expectancy, according to the CML-IV study.
Higher nodal yield during definitive surgery for clinically node-negative oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma was associated with improved mortality.
This video discusses chemotherapy decision-making in early-stage breast cancer, and reviews tools such as PREDICT 2.0 and the MammaPrint 70-gene assay that can help guide treatment.
The FDA has granted priority review status for two new indications of dasatinib (Sprycel), according to the drug’s developer.
More privately insured cancer patients seeking to participate in clinical trials received approval since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, according to a new study.
This slide show presents tricks for surviving and thriving at the ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago. Everything from transportation, McCormick Place, planning your days, using social media, which sessions to attend, how to network, where to eat, and how to be a tourist in Chicago.
The journal ONCOLOGY includes a cartoon at the end of each issue. Here are the collected cartoons to date.