Leukemia

Bosutinib Improves Response Rate vs Imatinib as First-Line Treatment of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

In the phase III BFORE trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Jorge E. Cortes, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson...

Head and Neck Cancer

CAP Guideline Details HPV Testing in Head and Neck Carcinomas

Patients with certain head and neck cancers who test positive for high-risk types of human papillomavirus...

Breast Cancer

Ribociclib Doubles Progression-Free Survival in Premenopausal Breast Cancer

Premenopausal women with hormone receptor–positive, HER2-negative advanced breast cancer benefited substantially...


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Pain Management

Jacob J. Strand, MD, on Dealing With Opioid Use Disorders

Maximiliano D’Angelo, PhD, Receives ACS Research Grant

Maximiliano D’Angelo, PhD, Assistant Professor at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, has received a 4-year, $792,000 Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society (ACS). The ACS awards Research Scholar Grants for promising research projects that may lead to the...

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Study Finds Adolescents Using Alternative Tobacco Products Are More Likely to Smoke 1 Year Later

Nonsmoking adolescents who use e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, or tobacco water pipes are more likely to start smoking conventional cigarettes within a year, according to new research by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Findings were published by Watkins et al in JAMA...

Lymphoma

Gilles A. Salles, MD, PhD, on Follicular Lymphoma: Long-Term Results From the PRIMA Trial

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Reports From the Journal of Clinical Oncology

Immunotherapy in PD-L1–Positive Advanced Cervical Cancer Pembrolizumab (Keytruda) treatment was active in patients with programmed cell death ligand 1 (PD-L1)–positive advanced cervical cancer enrolled in the phase Ib KEYNOTE-028 trial. The findings were reported by Jean-Sebastien Frenel, MD, of...

Solid Tumors
Lung Cancer

Dyadic Yoga Program for Patients With Lung Cancer and Their Caregivers May Optimize Treatment Response

Yoga therapy delivered to patients with lung cancer and their caregivers together appears to be a feasible and beneficial supportive care strategy. According to data presented at the 2017 Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium,1 the dyadic intervention resulted in a clinically and...

Estrogen-Mimicking Compounds Found in Many Foods May Reduce Effectiveness of Breast Cancer Treatment

Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found that two estrogen-mimicking compounds found in many foods appear to potently reverse the effects of palbociclib/letrozole, a popular drug combination for treating breast cancer. The study, published by Warth et al in Cell Chemical...

Breast Cancer

Melinda Telli, MD, on Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: New Clinical Approaches

Maximiliano D’Angelo, PhD, Receives ACS Research Grant

Maximiliano D’Angelo, PhD, Assistant Professor at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, has received a 4-year, $792,000 Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society (ACS). The ACS awards Research Scholar Grants for promising research projects that may lead to the...

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CAP Guideline Details HPV Testing in Head and Neck Carcinomas

Patients with certain head and neck cancers who test positive for high-risk types of human papillomavirus (HPV) have a better prognosis and may need less aggressive treatment. To help ensure that patients with these cancers are accurately diagnosed and effectively treated, the College of...