Neoadjuvant therapy provides opportunity to discover new treatment strategies
5 monthes ago - By Healio
Editor's Note: In this guest commentary, Douglas Yee, MD, discusses results from several trials presented at this year's ASCO Annual Meeting that evaluated neoadjuvant therapy for breast cancer.
Adjuvant breast cancer therapies historically have been performed as postsurgical treatment.
Similarly, in clinical trials, adjuvant systemic therapy is applied after surgical removal of the tumor.
Although advances have been made using this approach, it can take thousands of patients and years to determine if a new treatment strategy is superior to the standard of care. As molecular and
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Grants aim to provide better cancer clinical trial access for military veterans
5 monthes ago - By News Medical
For the fourth year, SWOG Cancer Research Network and its charity, The Hope Foundation for Cancer Research, are giving military veterans better access to cancer clinical trials by providing grant support to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers.
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