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08-07-2019 | Screening | Highlight | News

Expansion of USPSTF lung screening criteria warranted

Results from two studies suggest that the current US Preventive Services Task Force lung cancer screening criteria may exclude certain individuals who could benefit from screening.

18-06-2019 | CNS metastases | Video | Article

Managing brain metastases in lung cancer

Brain metastases are a common complication of lung cancer and are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. In this video, Manmeet Ahluwalia provides a neuro-oncologist's perspective on managing lung cancer patients who develop these metastases. 

These videos were made possible by independent educational funding provided by AstraZeneca.

17-06-2019 | Prostate cancer | Video | Article

MRI-targeted biopsy for prostate cancer diagnosis

Veeru Kasivisvanathan explains the background and clinical implications of the PRECISION trial, which tested whether using multiparametric MRI with a targeted biopsy was noninferior to standard transrectal ultrasonography–guided biopsy in the detection of clinically significant prostate cancer.

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12-07-2019 | Screening | News

Low-dose CT provides superior screening for lung cancer death in high-risk smokers

Findings from an extended follow-up of the National Lung Screening Trial maintain that low-dose computed tomography screening significantly reduces risk for lung cancer death versus chest radiography screening among high-risk current and former smokers.

11-07-2019 | Prostate cancer | News

Conservative management increasing in younger prostate cancer patients

Rates of active surveillance or watchful waiting among younger men with low‐risk prostate cancer have quadrupled in recent years but remain below those for older men, despite no apparent increased mortality risk, research shows.

10-07-2019 | Castration-resistant prostate cancer | News

Glucocorticoid regimens explored in mCRPC

Combining abiraterone acetate with a relatively high dose of prednisone or dexamethasone may reduce mineralocorticoid excess toxic effects, but can result in increased metabolic toxicity, study data show.

09-07-2019 | Non-small cell lung cancer | News

Vemurafenib monotherapy has potential for BRAF-mutated NSCLC

Single-agent vemurafenib has demonstrated promising antitumor activity against non-small-cell lung cancer harboring BRAF V600E mutations in the VE-BASKET trial.

08-07-2019 | Screening | Highlight | News

Expansion of USPSTF lung screening criteria warranted

Results from two studies suggest that the current US Preventive Services Task Force lung cancer screening criteria may exclude certain individuals who could benefit from screening.

05-07-2019 | FDA | News

Many FDA approved drugs fail to deliver on OS, PRO benefit

An analysis of oncology drugs approved by the US FDA shows that nearly half have not shown improvements in either overall survival or patient-reported outcomes.

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