American Society Of Clinical Oncology

The Adaura Debate Continues

(MedPage Today) -- In a plenary session at the 2020 American Society of Clinical Oncology virtual scientific meeting, it was reported that adjuvant therapy with osimertinib for patients with EGFR mutation-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC...
Related topics: Debate, American Cancer Society, Cancer, Oncology, Genetics, Lung Cancer

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Asco Roundtable: Genitourinary Cancer Highlights

(MedPage Today) -- At the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology virtual meeting, over 100 sessions and thousands of abstracts on the latest emerging topics in cancer treatment were presented in an all-virtual format. MedPage Today brought...
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Triplet Regimen Shows Promise In Cll

(MedPage Today) -- At the American Society of Clinical Oncology virtual meeting, initial findings from a phase II study were reported on minimum residual disease (MRD)-driven, time-limited therapy with a regimen known as BOVen (zanubrutinib,...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Adaura: Extremely Positive Data In Early Nsclc, But Questions Remain

(MedPage Today) -- Highly anticipated data from the phase III ADAURA trial were presented at the 2020 American Society of Clinical Oncology virtual scientific meeting. In this exclusive MedPage Today video, H. Jack West, MD, a thoracic oncology...
Related topics: Clinical Trials, Cancer, Oncology, Health Videos

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Surprising Results From The Pallas Trial

Dr Kathy Miller discusses the surprising -- and disappointing -- results from the PALLAS trial, which caught many off-guard by being announced via press release after the virtual ASCO meeting. Medscape Oncology
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Three Practice-informing Breast Cancer Trials From Asco 2020

Dr Kathy Miller comments on three breast cancer trials presented at this year's virtual ASCO meeting and notes that even a negative trial can have a silver lining. Medscape Oncology
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Two Venetoclax Studies Show Promise In Cll Patients

(MedPage Today) -- At the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) virtual annual meeting, one abstract looked at the triplet combination of zanubrutinib, obinutuzumab, and venetoclax as a treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL),...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Leukemia

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Pembro 'new Treatment Of Choice' For Msi-h/dmmr Metastatic Crc

David Kerr reports on the most important trial in colorectal cancer at ASCO 2020 from his kitchen, where he's 'anchored' to his chair. Medscape Oncology
Related topics: Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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American Society Of Clinical Oncology, May 29-june 2

The Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology was held virtually from May 29 to June 2, and attracted participants from around the world, including clinicians,...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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'words Matter'; Covid-19 Affects Research, Care; Best Drugs First

(MedPage Today) -- An oncologist and a cancer survivor talk about the importance of language and words in "learning to do cancer." (ASCO Connection) Enrollment in National Cancer Institute (NCI)-sponsored clinical trials decreased by 70% as the...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology, Clinical Trials

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Autologous Tils Active In Refractory Melanoma

(MedPage Today) -- More than a third of patients with refractory advanced melanoma achieved durable responses to autologous tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs), according to a presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)...
Related topics: Skin Cancer, Melanoma, Cancer, Oncology

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Asco: Mortality High For Cancer Patients With Covid-19

MONDAY, June 1, 2020 -- For patients with cancer and COVID-19, mortality is high and is associated with risk factors such as age, male sex, comorbidities, and active cancer, according to a study published online May 28 in The Lancet to coincide...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, The Lancet

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Here's Why Agenus Rose As Much As 23.3% Today

Shares of Agenus (NASDAQ: AGEN) jumped over 23% today after the company announced a presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting discussing the progress of AGEN1181 in solid-tumor cancers. The drug candidate delivered...
Related topics: Nasdaq, Cancer, Oncology

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Adaptimmune Therapeutics Makes A Big Splash At Asco

Adaptimmune Therapeutics shares jumped on Friday after the company announced updated data from its early-stage clinical trial in patients with lung, head and neck cancers.
Related topics: Clinical Trials, Lung Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Asco Plenary Highlights Importance Of Publicly Funded Research

The question posited by the E2108 study, which is being presented at this year's ASCO annual meeting, may not have a financial incentive, but it is vital for clinical practice. Medscape Oncology
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Virtual Asco Levels The Playing Field For Oncologists Everywhere

Like everything in oncology, a virtual ASCO meeting is a tradeoff between benefits and disadvantages. But it may be a big win for oncologists in resource-strapped settings, argues Dr Bishal Gyawali. Medscape Oncology
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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How To Prepare Yourself For A Virtual Asco

Dr Lidia Schapira on how she and her colleagues are preparing to get as much out of the newly virtual meeting as possible. Medscape Oncology
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Asco President On 'making Lemonade' For Virtual Annual Meeting

ASCO President Dr Howard A. "Skip" Burris III shares how the world's largest clinical cancer research meeting made its digital shift, and what it may mean for the future. Medscape Oncology
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Study Links Medicaid Expansion Under Obamacare To Fewer Cancer Deaths

A new study released this week showed that cancer deaths dropped more in states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) than in those that did not.The study from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) found that states...
Related topics: Medical Research, Medicaid, Obamacare, American Cancer Society, Cancer, Oncology

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Here's Why Arvinas Shares Are Tumbling 13.7% Today

After an abstract for its clinical-stage prostate cancer drug was released ahead of an upcoming presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) virtual annual meeting later this month, shares in Arvinas, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARVN) are...
Related topics: Prostate Cancer, American Cancer Society, Cancer, Oncology, Nasdaq

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