The latest episode of the “Oncology Peer Review On-The-Go” podcast discusses a review article on patient-reported outcomes of cancer-related pain.
The guidance is intended to inform gastroenterologists of how to assess lesions for endoscopic features associated with cancer, discuss how these factors guide endoscopic management, and to outline the factors that frame whether to advise surgery after a malignant polyp has been endoscopically resected.
The final guidance provides the agency’s current thinking regarding steps to broaden eligibility criteria in clinical trials through inclusive trial practices, trial designs, and methodological approaches.
The updated guidelines outlined indications and best practices for pelvic radiation treatments, as well as the integration of radiation with chemotherapy and surgery for patients with stage II to III disease.
This study found that the impact of COVID-19 on cancer care in the US has led to decreases and delays in identifying new cancers, as well as the delivery of treatment.
For the first time, the draft recommendations from the US Preventive Services Task Force indicate that screening for colorectal cancer begin at age 45.
The newest episode of Oncology Peer Review On-The-Go speaks with 2 authors of an article from the October Issue of the journal ONCOLOGY focusing on effective cancer care management during the coronavirus pandemic.
The FoundationOne CDx is now approved by the FDA as a companion diagnostic for larotrectinib (Vitrakvi) to identify patients with NTRK fusions across all solid tumors.
Researchers indicated that these findings demonstrate a need for interventions to improve prognostic understanding between older patients with advanced cancer, caregivers, and health care professionals.
A study led by researchers from City of Hope found that there is not a significant enough effort being made to representing older adults with cancer in clinical trial populations for new cancer drugs.