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ASCO ® American Society of Clinical Oncology; Clinical Cancer Advances 2019: ASCO's Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer
January 31, 2019
Greg Guthrie, ASCO Staff

Progress in Treating Rare Cancers: The 2019 Advance of the Year

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In 2019, ASCO recognizes the progress in treating rare cancers as the Advance of the Year. Impressive progress has been made in bringing new treatment advances to cancers that are rare and difficult to treat. This year’s Clinical Cancer Advances report describes emerging treatments for thyroid cancer, uterine cancer, desmoid tumor, neuroendocrine tumor, and tenosynovial giant cell tumor.

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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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2018 ASCO Annual Meeting; #ASCO18
June 2, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

ASCO Annual Meeting 2018: New Insight Into Lynch Syndrome, Finding and Treating Lung Cancer, a New Targeted Therapy for Breast Cancer, and Evidence that Personalized Medicine Helps

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Oncology professionals from around the globe are at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting. Today’s key research highlights address the connection between microsatellite instability and Lynch syndrome, a blood test that may be used to find early lung cancer, a new targeted therapy for treating advanced breast cancer, an immunotherapy-chemotherapy combination that slows lung cancer growth, and evidence that personalized medicine helps people with cancer live longer.

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February 14, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

Biosimilars and Cancer Care: An Expert Opinion

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In this podcast, Dr. Gary Lyman describes biosimilars for cancer treatment and why they are important. He also talks about why ASCO is releasing a statement on them today.

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