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Medical Oncologist Takes the Paths Less Traveled to Unwind and Reboot

GUEST EDITOR Dr. Abraham is the Director of the Breast Oncology Program at Taussig Cancer Institute, and Professor of Medicine, Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic. For this installment in the Living a Full Life series of articles, Andrew D. Seidman, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer ...

breast cancer

Computer-Based Support May Allow Physicians to Spend More Time on ‘Human Aspects of Cancer Care’

As computer-based physician support systems for decision-making in cancer management continue to evolve, “we will come to embrace this as something that liberates us to spend more time on the human aspects of cancer care,” Andrew D. Seidman, MD, told participants at the 2017 Lynn Sage Breast Cancer ...

issues in oncology

Computer-Assisted Decision Support in Medical Oncology: We Need It Now

Today’s medical oncologist is increasingly challenged to stay current with the latest developments in cancer treatment. I have been fortunate to speak with many oncologists over the past quarter-century on how professional life has evolved since the 1990s. These conversations have left me with a...

breast cancer

Andrew D. Seidman, MD, and Clifford A. Hudis, MD, on Breast Cancer Decision Analysis

Clifford A. Hudis, MD, and Andrew D. Seidman, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discuss the use of the decision support system Watson for Oncology and results of the iCanCare study on second opinions (Abstracts 566 and 6508).

breast cancer

Studies Validate Safety of Breast-conserving Surgery in Young Patients with Breast Cancer

Young age is not a reason, in itself, to recommend mastectomy for early breast cancer in women aged 40 and under, according to two studies presented at the 2011 Breast Cancer Symposium in San Francisco. While younger women have been pegged as having more aggressive disease, the results suggest that ...

breast cancer

Important Briefs from the 2011 Breast Cancer Symposium

The 2011 Breast Cancer Symposium was recently held in San Francisco, bringing together a multidisciplinary group of specialists and sponsored by ASCO, the American Society for Radiation Oncology, the Society of Surgical Oncology, the American Society of Breast Disease, the American Society of...

health-care policy

Maintenance of Certification: One Size Should Not Fit All

After a conference call and having returned several phone calls, I again opened my ASCO Medical Oncology Self Evaluation Program (SEP) book hoping to steal an hour to reread the chapter on multiple myeloma, and begin digging deeper into head and neck cancer. It was March 2011, and my Maintenance of ...

Novel Device May Eliminate Need for Re-excision after Lumpectomy

A novel device employed during breast surgery reduces the need for re-excision due to positive margins. This lessens patient anxiety, lowers treatment costs, and helps preserve the cosmetic appearance of the breast, according to a large prospective study reported at the 2012 Breast Cancer...

SIDEBAR: Left-sided Adjuvant Breast Radiotherapy: A Change of Heart? 

Darby and colleagues are to be congratulated for an ambitious population-based case-control study that demonstrates the impact of postoperative adjuvant ionizing radiation for early-stage breast cancer on ischemic heart disease.1 The study examined roughly 1,000 cases and 1,000 controls in Sweden...

issues in oncology

ASCO Survey: Drug Shortages Still a Problem Despite Slight Improvement

As part of its continued effort to monitor and assess the impact of oncology drug shortages, ASCO will be conducting the third round of its biannual survey of members. The results of the first two surveys indicated that serious problems persist in the accessibility of life-extending oncology drugs, ...

breast cancer

Dr. Larry Norton, Honored at 2013 Breast Cancer Symposium, Calls For A Return to the 'Exploration of Concepts'

Larry Norton, MD, of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, is the recipient of the 2013 Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Award, which he received at the 2013 Breast Cancer Symposium. The Symposium is sponsored by ASCO, the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the American Society of Radiation...

breast cancer

Adjuvant Trastuzumab Duration: When Is Enough, Enough?

The duration of adjuvant systemic chemotherapy for breast cancer has been a subject of investigation, scrutiny, and meta-analysis.1,2 With the appreciation that prolonged regimens of cytotoxic chemotherapy of, for example, 1 to 2 years in duration were not superior in reducing breast cancer...

breast cancer

Variety of Adjuvant Strategies Explored in HER2‑Positive and Other Breast Cancer Types

Adjuvant trastuzumab (Herceptin) was shown to be effective in patients with breast cancers ≤ 2 cm, regardless of estrogen receptor status, in a meta-analysis1 of five chemotherapy trials, but a “pressing question” remaining is whether T1a/b, N0 tumors warrant the use of adjuvant trastuzumab, Andrew ...

breast cancer

Increased Risk of Secondary Bone Marrow Neoplasia After Adjuvant Breast Cancer Treatment: Risk/Benefit Analysis and Biologic Insights

Ever since the early application of adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer decades ago, it has been recognized that there is always a price to pay for its success in reducing breast cancer mortality. Most of that “cost” is commonly considered in terms of the potential morbid short- and long-term...

breast cancer

Higher-Than-Expected Incidence of Marrow Neoplasms After Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Antonio C. Wolff, MD, of Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baltimore, and colleagues found a low but higher-than-expected incidence of marrow neoplasms in patients receiving adjuvant radiation therapy or chemotherapy...

issues in oncology

Dr. Larry Norton, Honored at 2013 Breast Cancer Symposium, Calls for Return to the ‘Exploration of Concepts’

Larry Norton, MD, of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, is the recipient of the 2013 Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Award, which he received at the 2013 Breast Cancer Symposium. The Symposium is sponsored by ASCO, the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the American Society of Radiation...

breast cancer

Study Reveals Best of Three Schedules of Nab-paclitaxel/Bevacizumab in Metastatic Breast Cancer

In a phase II study evaluating three dosing regimens of nanoparticle albumin-bound (nab)-paclitaxel (Abraxane) given with bevacizumab (Avastin), weekly dosing of nab-paclitaxel resulted in the highest overall response rate and longest progression-free survival. The schedule of nab-paclitaxel given...

breast cancer

ASCO 2013: More than 20% of African American Women Carry Inherited Mutations in at Least One Breast Cancer Susceptibility Gene

A genomic profiling study of African American women with breast cancer found that about one in five carries an inherited abnormality in at least 1 of 18 genes associated with breast cancer susceptibility. Such mutations were more prevalent among women with aggressive triple-negative breast cancer,...

breast cancer

ASCO 2013: Less Lymphedema with Axillary Radiotherapy than Node Dissection, but Comparable Disease Control

A European phase III clinical trial found that lymphedema was twice as common among women with sentinel lymph node–positive early breast cancer who had axillary lymph node dissection compared to those who had axillary radiotherapy. Overall and disease-free survival 5 years after treatment...

breast cancer

ASCO 2013: Weekly Paclitaxel Is Less Toxic but as Effective for Women with Higher-risk Early-stage Breast Cancer

Low-dose weekly administration of paclitaxel resulted in equal progression-free survival but reduced overall toxicity compared to every-2-week dose-dense administration for women with higher-risk early-stage breast cancer who have undergone surgery, according to a phase III randomized trial....

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