Two out of three people now live at least five years after being diagnosed with cancer, but there is still more to be done. Researchers at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting showed how new treatment options can continue to improve and lengthen the lives of people with both rare and common cancers. Read More >>
Doctors worldwide have struggled with this question for decades. A new study presented today at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting provides clarification on whether lymph nodes should be removed before or after cancer has been detected in the nodes of people with early-stage oral cancer. Read More >>
This year, President Obama has focused attention on treatments and tools that help doctors tailor medical care for individual patients. Research presented at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting shows how targeted therapies can be used to improve the care of people with a number of different types of blood cancer. Read More >>
Immunotherapy is one of the hottest topics in cancer research. This year, focus at the ASCO Annual Meeting has been on a type of immunotherapy called PD-1 inhibitors. Learn how these drugs may help improve the treatment of head and neck, liver, and lung cancers. Read More >>
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