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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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Treatment with the anti–PD-1 antibody pembrolizumab was safe and active in a small study of patients with relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma whose disease progressed after treatment with brentuximab vedotin.

Zoledronate in combination with chemotherapy failed to improve outcomes over chemotherapy alone in patients with osteosarcoma.

Undergoing immunotherapy within a month of stereotactic radiosurgery resulted in an improved response to treatment for patients with melanoma brain metastases.

A randomized phase III trial found that a hypofractionated radiotherapy regimen was not superior to, but generally equivalent to a conventional radiotherapy scheme in men with localized prostate cancer.

Two parts of a phase I trial found that nivolumab could be a good first-line treatment option for patients with advanced non–small-cell lung cancer.

Dietary, pet, and social contact restrictions did not have any effect on infectious complications in children undergoing intensive treatment of acute myeloid leukemia.

A large, prospective analysis showed that risk factors for ovarian cancer demonstrate substantial heterogeneity in their associations with histologic subtypes of the disease.

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