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.
Limiting Medicaid enrollment has the potential for negative health impacts, in particular among low-income women with a diagnosis of breast cancer, according to a new study.
A biosimilar to trastuzumab known as CT-P6 showed equivalent efficacy and similar toxicity to the original agent in patients with HER2-positive breast cancer.
The addition of two cycles of neoadjuvant chemotherapy to concurrent chemoradiotherapy improved tumor control in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
Treatment with single-agent bevacizumab resulted in an improved disease-free interval in patients with resected melanoma, but no increase in overall survival compared with observation.
The primary tumor location was an independent prognostic marker in patients with RAS wild-type metastatic colorectal cancer after multivariable adjustment.
In this peer-to-peer discussion two experts discuss the nuances and challenges of treating elderly patients with myeloma, and why therapies need to be tailored based on frailty status rather than age.
This video highlights results of the SUNSHINE study, which found that high-dose vitamin D added to standard treatment slowed disease progression in newly diagnosed metastatic colorectal cancer.
This video highlights the latest studies presented at the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting on the treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer.
This video examines the targeting of IDH1/IDH2 mutations in patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia.
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.