Cancer Research

Oncology Briefs: Research from the ASCO Educational Book
September 27, 2016
Claudine Isaacs, MD

Pros and Cons of Genetic Testing and Cancer

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Genetic testing allows doctors to help treat, and even prevent, certain types of cancers. Many patients can benefit from genetic testing; however, we still don’t know a lot about how to best use the results of these tests.

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August 8, 2016
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

New Joint Guideline on Chemotherapy for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

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In this podcast, Dr. Wright and Dr. Edelson discuss the new joint clinical practice guideline on the use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for newly diagnosed, advanced ovarian cancer from the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

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July 26, 2016
Stuart Lichtman, MD

Why Older Adults Need Cancer Research

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Cancer affects many people as they grow older, so it’s important to have scientific research that focuses on older adults. Dr. Stuart Lichtman discusses why studies haven’t focused on older adults in the past and what is being done to change that.

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