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29-05-2020 | Oncology | News | Article

FDA approves rucaparib, olaparib for mutated metastatic CRPC

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27-05-2020 | Oncology | Highlight | Article

Data question ADT omission when using EBRT plus brachytherapy boost

Adding androgen deprivation therapy to external beam radiotherapy may result in better survival than adding a brachytherapy boost in men with intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer, network meta-analysis data suggest.

26-05-2020 | Oncology | News | Article

Long-term results of delayed intraoperative radiotherapy for breast cancer reported

A phase 3 trial has failed to demonstrate the noninferiority of delayed targeted intraoperative radiotherapy to whole-breast external beam radiotherapy in terms of local control at 5 years in patients with early-stage breast cancer, but other long-term outcomes were comparable.

22-05-2020 | Oncology | News | Article

Data reinforce HSD3B1 variant link to poor mCRPC outcome

Men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who carry the CC genotype of the HSD3B1 c.1245A>C variant have worse responses to first-line abiraterone and enzalutamide than those with an AA or AC genotype, research shows.

21-05-2020 | Oncology | News | Article

monarcHER points to chemotherapy-free care for HR-, HER2-positive advanced breast cancer

Women with hormone receptor-positive, HER2-positive locally advanced, metastatic, or recurrent breast cancer might benefit from a third- or later-line regimen of the CDK4/6 inhibitor abemaciclib in combination with trastuzumab and fulvestrant, findings from the phase 2 monarcHER trial suggests.

21-05-2020 | Oncology | News | Article

ASCO releases guidance for resuming oncology practices during COVID-19 outbreak

ASCO has issued guidance to support oncology practices as they recommence more routine care following the gradual easing of restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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