This slide show includes some of the highlights from the 2015 ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, including a study that linked vitamin D levels to colorectal cancer outcomes, positive results in pancreatic cancer with a new targeted agent, and more.
In this slide show we present some of the top cancer stories of 2014, including a newly discovered gene that confers a high-risk of breast cancer and the impressive survival improvement with the addition of docetaxel to ADT in newly diagnosed metastatic prostate cancer.
This slide show highlights the 2014 FDA approvals of cancer treatments, which included therapies for melanoma and lung, gastric, ovarian, and cervical cancers, as well as various hematologic malignancies.
This slide show features some of the top highlights from the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, including ovarian suppression in ER-positive breast tumors, tamoxifen for disease prevention, and immunotherapies for triple-negative breast cancer.
With evidence from a number of studies, this presentation delves into the controversy surrounding the treatment, or overtreatment, of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), and discusses whether or not these lesions should indeed be classified as breast cancer.
The images in this slide set are from an exhibition curated by Alan Blum, MD, at the University of Alabama Gorgas Library (November to December 2013) to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health, released on January 11, 1964 by Dr. Luther Terry.