American Society of Clinical Oncology

Type: Organization
Name: American Society of Clinical Oncology
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Clinical Trials and Studies: ALTTO test of dual HER2 blockade finds single agent remains the gold standard

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Women's Health Weekly -- In the largest clinical trial testing the effectiveness of one versus two drugs to treat HER2-positive breast cancer, lapatinib (Tykerb) did not add benefit to the standard trastuzumab (Herceptin) ... [Published NewsRX - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

ASCO’s 50th Anniversary: Past Presidents Recall Top Issues During Their Terms

Emil J Freireich, MD, FASCOBernard Fisher, MD, FASCOPaul A. Bunn Jr., MD, FASCOIn a series of articles on the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s CancerProgress.Net website, past ASCO presidents are sharing their recollections of the major issues ... [Published The ASCO Post - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Illumination to Innovation: Transforming Data Into Learning

By ASCOJuly 25, 2014, Volume 5, Issue 12Figures:Peter Yu, MD, FASCOIf change is inevitable, let us go out in front of it and lead.—ASCO President Peter Yu, MD, FASCO“Illumination” is a provocative word, evoking as it does the banishment of the darkness ... [Published The ASCO Post - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Why Variability in Cancer Care Recommendations Means You Should Consider Second Opinions | Cary A. Presant, M.D.

We know there is a surge of interest in using electronic health records to help you get better health care, and also to help healthcare administrators evaluate decisions and outcomes of patients. The federal government[1] will be using Big Data[2] (accumulation ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Halbig ruling could affect exchange subsidies for 7.3 million Americans — Federal appeals court will hear employer mandate case

With help from Brett Norman, Sarah Wheaton and Paige Winfield CunninghamHALBIG: WHAT’S AT STAKE  – The federal appeals court in D.C. could issue a decision today in yet another highly watched Obamacare lawsuit, this one questioning whether insurance premium ... [Published Politico - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Six Points of Miscommunication Between Oncologists and Pathologists

By References1. Janne PA. What Are We Talking About: Next-Generation Sequencing, Sanger Sequencing, etc. Presented at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting.2. Aisner D. Tissue is the Issue: The Pathologist’s Role in Facilitating ... [Published Cancernetwork.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 6 reports

Best of American Society of Clinical Oncology Symposium Set for Hollywood, FL

Aug. 29-30, 2014; Sponsored by , HOLLYWOOD, Fla.--( Each year, an ASCO expert panel selects abstracts from the ASCO Annual Meeting and licenses the program to oncology organizations worldwide.CME Credits are available for physicians, nurses, respiratory ... [Published EON: Enhanced Online News - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

He fights for cancer patients

SINGAPORE - Dr Iain Tan wears two rather big hats: He is both a research scientist and a medical doctor. But he sees his work as a perfect marriage between technology and medicine, and as being highly complementary. "There is so much progress in science ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

On the Front Lines for Our Children

Cross-posted from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network blog :When you think about organizations engaged in the War on Cancer, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) may not be the first that comes to mind. Yet, we are on the ... [Published Food and Nutrition Service - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Cancer research group wins award [South Bend Tribune, Ind. :: ]

July 11--SOUTH BEND -- The Northern Indiana Cancer Research Consortium, a community-based research organization that provides clinical trials for cancer patients, announced that it has been nationally honored by the Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Eradicating Silos and Improving Communication in Cancer Care

It’s no secret that the U.S. cancer care delivery system is in crisis. Care is often not patient-centered, appropriate palliative care is lacking, and medical decisions often are not evidence-based. But when primary care physicians are closely involved ... [Published American Journal of Managed Care - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

An Update On The Buzz Around Oncology

By Kate Hammeke, Contributing EditorThe heightened interest in developing cancer treatments, combined with the R&D efforts put forth over the past decade, contributed to the emergence of a class of “smart bombs” first reported as one of their most hopeful ... [Published Life Science Leader - Jul 01 2014]

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...momentum of our portfolio and support raising our 2014 guidance," said Bob Hugin , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Celgene Corporation . "We look forward to multiple milestones in the second half of the year, including the expansion of OTEZLA® into psoriasis and the further advancement of our pipeline." Second Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights Unless otherwise stated, all comparisons are for the second quarter of 2014 compared to the second quarter of...
"This study is unique because of the large, well-characterized population of survivors with various diagnoses, which we studied many years from their original cancer diagnosis" said Dr. Ness
"pCR has always been a very imperfect surrogate," she told Medscape Medical News . "It is not a good surrogate for survival at all in patients with estrogen-receptor-positive disease, and it is a better though still very much imperfect surrogate for those with triple-negative disease or HER2 -positive/estrogen-receptor-negative disease." The I-SPY results were driven largely by triple-negative and HER2 -positive patients, she explained

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Treatment Combo for EGFR Inhibitor-Resistant Lu... [Published Cancernetwork.com - 22 hours ago]
Investigational Drug Pembrolizumab Shows Antica... [Published CancerConnect.com - Jul 30 2014]
HPV-Related Oropharyngeal Cancer: Lowered Radia... [Published Oncology Times - Jul 30 2014]
VOICES -- ONLINE FIRST: It’s About Time: Rethin... [Published Oncology Times - Jul 30 2014]
2014 Breast Cancer Symposium Press Program to H... [Published American Society of Clinical Oncology - Jul 29 2014]
ALTTO Fallout Focuses Debate on the Meaning of pCR [Published American Journal of Public Health - Jul 29 2014]
Merck Serono Kicks Off Study of Merkel Cell Car... [Published Drug Discovery and Development - Jul 29 2014]
J&J, Pharmacyclics celebrate yet another nod fo... [Published FiercePharma - Jul 29 2014]
Merck Serono initiates phase II study of Anti-P... [Published Express Pharma - Jul 29 2014]
Merck Serono Initiates Phase II Study of Anti-P... [Published Asia PR News - Jul 29 2014]
EMD Serono Initiates Phase II Study of Anti-PD-... [Published Scottrade - Jul 29 2014]
Clinical Trials and Studies: ALTTO test of dual... [Published NewsRX - Jul 29 2014]
Advanced NSCLC: Modest Survival Gain with Use o... [Published Oncology Times - Jul 29 2014]
The Product Development Story Of Provectus Biop... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 28 2014]
Can Doctors Teach the Body to Cure Cancer? [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 28 2014]
Celsion Announces Updated Overall Survival Data... [Published Wall Street Select - Jul 28 2014]
Depressed men with prostate cancer are diagnose... [Published Pharmacy Choice - Jul 28 2014]
Gilead Sciences Posts 2Q 2014 Financial Results [Published Individual.com - Jul 28 2014]
ASCO President Peter Yu Talks about the Society... [Published Oncology Times - Jul 27 2014]
Innovation part of Ohio State emergency departm... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Jul 27 2014]
Colon and Rectal Cancers: References [Published HealthCentral.com - Jul 26 2014]
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center research... [Published Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center - Jul 26 2014]
AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Re... [Published Scottrade - Jul 25 2014]
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Robert Vaughn, left, of Benton, Ky., holds up a sign, as Fred Hammonds, of Paducah, Ky., marches in front of him during a protest at the Paducah, Ky., office of Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Louisville, Wednesday, August 26, 2009. CREDIT: The Paducah Sun ...
Best of American Society of Clinical Oncology S... [Published EON Science - Jul 16 2014]
HOLLYWOOD, Fla.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Best of ASCO Clinical Oncology Symposium; July 29, 2014 Hotel Deadline & Early Registration; summary provided by BiomedicalNews.org. ...
Best of American Society of Clinical Oncology S... [Published Business Wire Education News - Jul 16 2014]
HOLLYWOOD, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Best of ASCO Clinical Oncology Symposium; July 29, 2014 Hotel Deadline & Early Registration; summary provided by BiomedicalNews.org. ...
Best of American Society of Clinical Oncology S... [Published Business Wire Health News - Jul 16 2014]
HOLLYWOOD, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Best of ASCO Clinical Oncology Symposium; July 29, 2014 Hotel Deadline & Early Registration; summary provided by BiomedicalNews.org. ...
Best of American Society of Clinical Oncology S... [Published Business Wire Science: Science News - Jul 16 2014]
HOLLYWOOD, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Best of ASCO Clinical Oncology Symposium; July 29, 2014 Hotel Deadline & Early Registration; summary provided by BiomedicalNews.org. ...
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