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2018 ASCO Annual Meeting; #ASCO18
May 16, 2018
Monika Sharda, ASCO staff

ASCO Annual Meeting 2018: A Preview of This Year’s Research

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Read key research highlights that will be presented at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting, including monitoring symptoms with technology, screening and genomic testing for lung cancer, and new treatment regimens for breast cancer and T-cell leukemia and lymphoma.

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From the Editor's Desk
February 22, 2018
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

How Can We Do Better at Preventing Cancer?

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In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira writes about prevention and what we can do to help understand and manage our personal cancer risk.

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American Society of Clinical Oncology; Clinical Cancer Advances 2018: ASCO's Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer
January 30, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

CAR T-Cell Immunotherapy: The 2018 Advance of the Year

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The 2018 Clinical Cancer Advances report of the American Society of Clinical Oncology has crowned an adoptive cell immunotherapy as its Advance of the Year. What is this innovative cancer treatment? What are the risks and benefits?

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October 12, 2017
Cathy D. Meade, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Clement K. Gwede, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN

Donating Biospecimens for Cancer Research: An Expert FAQ

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Did you know that scientists can use samples from our bodies to learn more about cancer and how to treat it? These samples are called biospecimens, and people can donate them to help make progress in cancer research regardless of whether they have cancer.

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2017 ASCO Annual Meeting. #ASCO17
June 4, 2017
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

ASCO Annual Meeting 2017: Symptom Reporting Extends Lives, Shorter Chemotherapy for Some Colon Cancer Patients, and Targeted Therapy in BRCA-Related Breast Cancer

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Oncology professionals from around the globe are in Chicago for the ASCO Annual Meeting. Research released today covers how using a web-based system to report symptoms helps patients live longer, a shorter schedule of chemotherapy can be an option for certain people with colon cancer, and a targeted therapy may slow the growth of BRCA-related breast cancer.

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2017 ASCO Annual Meeting. #ASCO17
June 3, 2017
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

ASCO Annual Meeting 2017: News on Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, TRK Fusion Protein Inhibition, Using Blood Tests to Screen for Cancer, and Genomic Testing

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Oncology professionals from around the globe are in Chicago for the ASCO Annual Meeting. Research highlights from today include pregnancy after breast cancer, abiraterone for prostate cancer, a new medication that targets a rare genetic abnormality, new blood test technology for cancer screening, and genomic testing.

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March 30, 2017
Nicole Van Hoey, PharmD

How to Share Genetic Test Results With Family

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Genetic testing can identify inherited risks for some types of cancer. The results of these tests affect both you and your family. Here are some things to think about when sharing genetic test results.

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2017 Clinical Cancer Advances
February 1, 2017
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

Immunotherapy 2.0: The 2017 Clinical Cancer Advance of the Year

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The 2017 Clinical Cancer Advances report of the American Society of Clinical Oncology has announced that the Advance of the Year is Immunotherapy 2.0. Why 2.0? Because the role of immunotherapy in cancer care is expanding, and oncologists are learning how to use it more effectively.

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