metastatic cancer

December 20, 2018
Richard L. Schilsky, MD, FACP, FSCT, FASCO

Tumor-Agnostic Treatment for Cancer: An Expert Perspective

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Some recent FDA approvals have made many people aware of tumor-agnostic treatments. But what does that mean and how could it benefit someone with cancer? ASCO Chief Medical Officer Richard L. Schilsky gives insight into this new way of thinking about cancer treatment.

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June 27, 2018
Stephanie L. Graff, MD, and Kelly Shanahan, MD

Being a Physician-Patient Is a Double-Edged Sword

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"I know too much. I don't know enough." Dr. Stephanie L. Graff interviews Dr. Kelly Shanahan, an OB/GYN living with metastatic breast cancer, about what it is like being a patient who is also a doctor.

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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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2017 ASCO Annual Meeting. #ASCO17
June 2, 2017
Monika Sharda, ASCO staff

ASCO Annual Meeting 2017: Improving Survivorship Care

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Oncology professionals from around the globe are in Chicago for the ASCO Annual Meeting. Here are some of today’s key research highlights, with a focus on enhancing survivors’ health.

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2016 ASCO Annual Meeting: Collective Wisdom #ASCO16
May 18, 2016
Lindsay Dudbridge, ASCO staff

An Early Look at Research From the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting

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From June 3 to June 7, oncology professionals from around the world will meet to discuss the latest in cancer research. If you can’t wait to learn about the latest research, check here for early highlights released in advance of the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting.

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October 27, 2015
Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

FDA Approval for Melanoma Treatment

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Paul Chapman, MD, discusses the current treatments for metastatic melanoma and the direction of current research.

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October 15, 2015
Margaret Zuccotti

Thoughts on My Cancer Calendar

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Cancer does funny things to one’s sense of time. In this post, Margaret Zuccotti talks about how her diagnosis, treatment, and long-term survival of metastatic inflammatory breast cancer caused her to look at her calendar differently.

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