American Society Of Clinical Oncology

Avoiding 'c' Word; Cancer Link In Hair Chemicals; Alcohol Policies And Cancer

]]>(MedPage Today) -- A counselor talks about avoiding the "C" word (cure) and a preference for "no evidence of disease." (ASCO Connection) More evidence that blood pressure medications may reduce the risk of chemotherapy-associated cardiac...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Alcohol, Blood Pressure, Chemotherapy

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Let's Not Minimize The Impact Of Progression-free Survival

The excitement of KEYNOTE-001, presented at this year's ASCO, was imperceptible in the published article. Dr Mark Kris says we shouldn't miss the real message: Patients were disease free at 5 years. Medscape Oncology
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Healthcare Groups Applaud New Legislation To Address Drug Shortages

The AHA, ASA, ASCO, ASHP, and ISMP announced their strong support for the Mitigating Emergency Drug Shortages (MEDS) Act, introduced today by Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Tina Smith (D-MN).

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American Society Of Clinical Oncology: Public Relations Specialist

Commensurate with experience : American Society of Clinical Oncology: Cancer strikes more than 10 million people worldwide each year. As the leading medical society representing doctors who care for people with cancer... Alexandria, Virginia
Related topics: American Cancer Society, Cancer, Oncology

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Asco: More Than One In Five Millennials Use E-cigarettes

FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 -- One in eight U.S. adults report using electronic cigarettes regularly, according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology's 2019 Cancer Opinions Survey. The survey, conducted online by The Harris Poll, was...
Related topics: American Cancer Society, Cancer, Oncology, Polls

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American Society Of Clinical Oncology: Science Communications Administrator

Commensurate with experience : American Society of Clinical Oncology: Cancer strikes more than 10 million people worldwide each year. As the leading medical society representing doctors who care for people with cancer... Alexandria, Virginia
Related topics: American Cancer Society, Cancer, Oncology

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New Data Challenge Current Standard In Treating Egfr+ Lung Cancer

Dr Mark Kris discusses three new and 'disruptive' studies presented at ASCO showing that we 'need to do more' with EGFR-mutant NSCLC. Medscape Oncology
Related topics: Lung Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Radiation Oncology Research And Clinical Trial Results To Be Featured At Astro's Annual Meeting In...

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) announced today the top-rated studies to be highlighted in the press program for the 2019 ASTRO Annual Meeting. Researchers will present their findings in three news briefings being held September...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Clinical Trials

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American Society For Radiation Oncology (astro) To Host Annual Meeting In Chicago, September 15-18

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will host its 61st Annual Meeting at McCormick Place in Chicago, September 15-18, 2019. The meeting will feature updates on clinical trials, cancer research and new approaches that involve...
Related topics: American Cancer Society, Cancer, Oncology, Clinical Trials, Medical Research

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Healthcare Investor Brad Loncar Breaks Down Asco 2019's Winners And Losers

Earlier this month, industry watchers gathered at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) conference to discuss the latest research in the battle against cancer. The event is one of the most anticipated of the year for researchers...
Related topics: American Cancer Society, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Hashtag Medicine: Abstract Tweeted At Asco Ignites Debate

A tweet about how male and female presenters are introduced differently at ASCO meetings was divisive. Medscape Medical News
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Asco Poster Rounds: Peptide Vaccine Yields Mixed Results In Prostate Ca

(MedPage Today) -- Also: novel BiTE immunotherapeutic shows promise; pembrolizumab combinations moving forward in mCRPC
Related topics: Vaccines

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More Practice-informing Data From Asco

(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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News Digest – Obesity Projections, Immunotherapy Trials, Vitamin D And Cancer ‘cure’...

UK cancer cases caused by obesity could almost double in two decades Cancer news was still emerging from Chicago earlier this week as the second half of the largest cancer conference in the world, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)...
Related topics: Obesity, Clinical Trials, Vitamins, American Cancer Society, Cancer, Oncology, Documentaries

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American Society Of Clinical Oncology, May 31-june 4

The 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology was held from May 31 to June 4 in Chicago and attracted approximately 20,000 participants from around the world,...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Was Asco Quieter For Big Drug/biotech Stocks This Year?

The world of cancer research is seeing huge developments and companies are taking great strides to find treatments for a variety of cancers.The five-day long ASCO conference, which is basically the most important annual cancer research event, held...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Asco: Olaparib Beats Placebo For Brca-related Pancreatic Cancer

TUESDAY, June 4, 2019 -- Maintenance therapy with olaparib is associated with improved progression-free survival in metastatic pancreatic cancer patients with a germline BRCA1 and/or BRCA2 mutation (gBRCAm), according to a study presented at the...
Related topics: Placebo, Pancreatic Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Genetics, Medical Research

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Asco: Combo Regimen Effective In Cll With Coexisting Conditions

TUESDAY, June 4, 2019 -- Venetoclax-obinutuzumab is associated with longer progression-free survival than chlorambucil-obinutuzumab among patients with untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and coexisting conditions, according to a study...
Related topics: Leukemia, Medical Research

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3 Drug Stocks That Could Win From Key Fda Approvals In June

Much of the biopharmaceutical world is abuzz right now thanks to the whirlwind of presentations at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting over the last few days. As always, some biotechs emerge as winners in the eyes of investors...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Cancer, Oncology

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Here's Why Nektar Therapeutics Is Soaring Today

Shares of Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR) rose more than 13% today after it announced an update for one of its most promising clinical programs at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting. A combination therapy comprising...
Related topics: Nasdaq, Cancer, Oncology

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