Data published in The Lancet Oncology investigating patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma determined that surgery for mesothelioma after radiotherapy, or SMART, can produce positive early- and long-term effects.
Data examining 4 low-value breast cancer procedures found an association between facility-level characteristics and the use of these procedures, suggesting a need for de-implementation targeting efforts in various facilities.
A study published in The Lancet Hematology found an increased risk of developing myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia when patients with cancer were treated with PARP inhibitors compared with placebo.
Richard Schilsky, MD, touched on the research driving ASCO to award “Advance of the Year” to molecular profiling in gastrointestinal cancers, and what the organization’s top priorities are in the near future.
Follow-up data published in the European Association of Urology did not find a significant improvement in overall survival for patients with locally advanced renal cell carcinoma undergoing adjuvant pazopanib treatment.
A retrospective, population-based cohort study in JAMA Oncology found Black women in the United States were more likely to have a high-risk recurrence score and die of axillary node-negative breast cancer than non-Hispanic White women who had similar scores.