Latest News

Journal Articles

Brain and neurologic

Glioblastoma vaccine yields promising interim survival results in Phase III trial

Intracranial meningioma with carcinoma tumor-to-tumor metastasis: two case reports

Children with incurable brain tumors could benefit from adult therapy

Breast

TAILORx: a practice-changing breast cancer trial

Personalized immunotherapy leads to complete response in metastatic breast cancer patient

ASCO18: Early-stage breast cancer patients could be spared chemotherapy, TAILORx trial shows

Colorectal

ASCO18: PRODIGE 7 demonstrates that HIPEC may not be necessary for CRC patients

ASCO18: Day 2 update

ASCO18: MSI-H tumor patients more likely to have Lynch Syndrome, genomic study demonstrates

Endocrine

ASCO18: Is surgery necessary for advanced kidney cancer?

Nivolumab + ipilimumab combo approved as first-line treatment for advanced renal cell carcinoma

Born to be bad: researchers identify the genetic roots of ‘killer' kidney cancers

Gastrointestinal

New blood test could detect eight types of cancer

Elevated expression of a pharmacologic Polycomb signature predicts poor prognosis in gastric and breast cancer

Study links NF1 mutations to GIST tumors, highlighting the need for genetic testing

Genitourinary

NICE approves atezolizumab for advanced bladder cancer patients on the NHS

Breakthrough method to diagnose prostate cancer developed

Researchers uncover 80 potential ways of targeting prostate cancer

Gynecologic

Vaccine success for cervical cancer: study reports fall in HPV infections

Cause of resistance to olaparib and other PARP inhibitors identified

FORWARD I: a Phase III study of mirvetuximab soravtansine versus chemotherapy in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer

Head and neck

The importance of a multidisciplinary team in the care of head and neck cancer

The importance of sentinel lymph node biopsies in the diagnosis of head and neck cancer

ASCO18: High dose of Nexium® with aspirin reduces risk of developing esophageal cancer

Hematologic

Landmark paper sets out ‘unified theory’ for cause of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Management of older adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: challenges & current approaches

Scientific and regulatory challenges in development of CAR-T therapy for solid tumors

Lung

First-of-its-kind NSCLC vaccine moves into Phase I trial

ASCO18: Early-stage lung cancer - could blood tests be used as a potential detection tool?

IMpower130: Tecentriq® scores big in pivotal NSCLC trial

Pancreatic

ASCO18: Preoperative chemoradiotherapy improves survival time for patients with pancreatic cancer

Survival and glycemic control outcomes among patients with coexisting pancreatic cancer and diabetes mellitus

Smartphone app shows promise for pancreatic cancer detection

Prostate

Genetic test could identify prostate cancer patients who are most likely to benefit from immunotherapy

Prostate cancer test shows promise for identifying high-risk patients

ASCO18: Day 1 update

Rare tumors

Osteoblastoma genetic marker shows promise for identifying aggressive tumors

Practice-changing breakthrough made for rare cancer

First-in-world robot-assisted spinal surgery performed

Skin

In Focus: skin cancer

AACR 2018: highlights and the biggest news headlines

AACR 2018: Positive data announced for KEYTRUDA® in adjuvant melanoma