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2015 ASCO Annual Meeting

Cancer Network presents exclusive coverage from the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. We’ll bring you reports and interviews of the latest research, trials, scientific advances, and controversies that are changing the way cancer is managed and treated.

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Researchers have discovered a protein encoded by the GPC1 gene present on cancer exomes that may be used as a diagnostic tool to detect early pancreatic cancer.

Detection of cervical lesions among young women has decreased since the introduction of HPV vaccines and guidelines calling for reduced cervical cancer screening.

Women with ovarian cancer with ADAMTS mutations were significantly more sensitive to chemotherapy and had longer platinum-free durations.

Survivors of thyroid cancer had a higher risk of unemployment at 2 years post-diagnosis and decreased income at both 2 and 4 years, according to the results of a study.

New data suggests that cutaneous melanomas can be classified into four subtypes based on the pattern of the most prevalent significantly mutated genes.

Some of the most brilliant physicians I have known have impressed me with their respect for colleagues. They would never express a difference of opinion by denigrating another practitioner, but recent experiences have opened my eyes to the arrogance of some physicians.

A study of men taking PDE5 inhibitors found a small but significant increase in the incidence of malignant melanoma, though the association may not be causal.

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