Neal Meropol, MD, FASCO, discusses the various segments, or “phases,” that mark clinical trials.
Susan Cohn, MD, shares a personal story about the courage of parents who enrolled their child in a clinical trial for a drug that is now approved to treat neuroblastoma.
Edward S. Kim, MD, FACP, shares new approaches to molecular medicine that are helping doctors to better treat patients with cancer.
In this podcast, Leslie R. Schover, PhD, discusses the sexual concerns that often come with hormone therapy for prostate cancer.
Patient advocate Diana Chingos wanted to attend the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting to learn about the latest cancer research. After four intense days of posters and presentations, she left Chicago with a mountain of new knowledge and four key insights.
In this podcast, experts Charles Ryan, MD, and Thomas Powles, MD, talk about bladder cancer treatment, including some of the new approaches that are being developed.
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.
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.
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.
In this podcast, experts discuss ASCO’s recent endorsement of ASTRO’s guideline for radiation therapy for non-small cell lung cancer.