Cancer Network Highlights the Top Stories From the 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting
NORWALK, Conn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Cancer Network, a leading online community for oncologists, presents exclusive coverage of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, held May 30-June 3 in Chicago.
This year, the ASCO Annual Meeting brought together more than 30,000 oncology professionals from a broad range of specialties to share best practices and the latest research and clinical trial results in oncology.
Cancer Network, the online home of the journal ONCOLOGY, reported on some of the top highlights from the meeting, featuring over 60 articles, blogs, and interviews on the latest findings in breast cancer, colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, brain tumors, gastrointestinal cancers, and hematology, including:
- Results of the E3805 phase III trial that found that adding docetaxel to hormone therapy in advanced prostate cancer resulted in dramatic survival improvements.
- An analysis of two phase III trials showing that exemestane trumps tamoxifen in early breast cancer.
- Studies finding that apatinib prolonged survival in advanced gastric cancer and ruxolitinib may boost survival in pancreatic cancer.
- Blogs From the 2014 ASCO Street Team on everything from cost issues and overtreatment in cancer care, to perspectives on the CHAARTED trial.
- Interviews with Dr. Daniel Petrylak on the role of chemotherapy and novel targeted agents in prostate cancer, Dr. Kenneth Carson on the pros and cons of follow-up imaging in lymphoma, and Dr. Susan Domchek on treating patients with BRCA-positive breast cancer.
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