Oncology and Hematology News and Journal Articles
By Leslie Padrnos and Ruben A. Mesa
In this review, we demonstrate the evolving landscape of clinical investigation as researchers and clinicians attempt to address the important therapeutic needs of patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms.
The FDA has approved the marketing of a new lab test used with flow cytometry to aid in the detection of several types of hematologic malignancies.
The FDA has expanded the approval of ipilimumab (Yervoy) to include the treatment of pediatric melanoma patients 12 years and older with unresectable or metastatic disease.
An immediate instillation of chemotherapy with mitomycin C following transurethral resection of a bladder tumor reduced the risk of recurrence of non–muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC).
This video reviews the mechanisms of acquired and upfront endocrine resistance in estrogen receptor–positive breast cancer as well as research into strategies for overcoming this resistance.
This video reviews pseudoprogression in non–small-cell lung cancer, including the incidence of this phenomenon and treatment considerations when it arises.
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.
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.