Learn how tumor marker tests can help doctors diagnose cancer and plan the best possible treatment plan for each person.
ASCO Annual Meeting 2019: Laparoscopic Surgery for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer, Expanding Eligibility Criteria for Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, and a New Targeted Therapy for Advanced Bladder Cancer
The ASCO Annual Meeting is where many new cancer research findings are announced. Today’s key research highlights include minimally invasive surgery for liver metastases in colorectal cancer, expanding clinical trial eligibility criteria for non-small cell lung cancer, and a new targeted therapy for advanced bladder cancer.
ASCO Annual Meeting 2019: Treatment Advances for Metastatic Prostate Cancer and Pancreatic Cancer, Multiple Myeloma Survival Factors, and Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Cancer Care
The ASCO Annual Meeting is where many new cancer research findings are announced. Today’s key research highlights include an effective medication for metastatic prostate cancer, targeted therapy that slows the growth of metastatic pancreatic cancer, how socioeconomic factors may affect survival for multiple myeloma, and how the ACA resulted in earlier treatment and improved equality in care.
ASCO Annual Meeting 2019: Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancers and Targeted Therapy for Breast Cancer
The ASCO Annual Meeting is where many new cancer research findings are announced. Today’s key research highlights include treatment advances for advanced lung cancer, stomach cancer, gastroesophageal junction cancer, and breast cancer.
Read research highlights that will be presented at the 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting, covering low-fat diets and risk of breast cancer death, chemotherapy for older adults with esophageal cancer, targeted therapy for those at risk for multiple myeloma, the rate of genetic changes in childhood cancers, and a new targeted therapy for childhood central nervous system tumors.
Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer and Kidney Cancer: Research from the 2019 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium
The 2019 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium will feature new research on treatments for prostate cancer and kidney cancer.
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.
In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Lynn Henry describes a clinical trial that studied a new approach to treating HER2-positive breast cancer.
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.