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Brain and neurologic

Novel immunotherapy provides potential treatment for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma

PARP-inhibitor olaparib shows promise for glioblastoma

Clinical trial reports first response of central nervous system tumor to CAR T-cells

Breast

Development of a novel prognostic score for breast cancer patients using mRNA expression of CHAC1

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

#OCTalks breast surgery and reconstruction with Michael Douek

Colorectal

#OCTalks rectal cancer: top down, bottom up, robotic, laparoscopic or open with David Jayne

MicroRNAs as a tool to aid stratification of colorectal cancer patients and to guide therapy

Defining a strategy for oligometastic rectal cancer: an interview with Dirk Arnold

Endocrine

Sonogram scoring system developed for thyroid nodules to reduce biopsy rates

Low survival rates observed for specific thyroid cancers following bone metastasis

Signaling pathways in medullary thyroid carcinoma: therapeutic implications

Gastrointestinal

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

ESMO WCGI: Molecular changes along the upper digestive tract discovered

Genitourinary

The PAZOREAL noninterventional study to assess effectiveness and safety of pazopanib and everolimus in the changing metastatic renal cell carcinoma treatment landscape

Immunotherapy for penile cancer

European Cancer Patient Coalition's 2017 pipeline - interview with Lydia Makaroff

Gynecologic

Novel computer program suggests NSAIDs are an effective ovarian cancer treatment

HPV vaccination means women only need three cervical screens in a lifetime, study suggests

Performance of seven criteria to assess CA125 increments among ovarian cancer patients monitored during first-line chemotherapy and the post-therapy follow-up period

Head and neck

New test could diagnose esophageal cancer 8 years before symptoms appear

Novel liquid biopsy shows promise for early retinoblastoma diagnosis

Head and neck cancer: is there a future for combination immunotherapy?

Hematologic

International CAR-T therapy yields high rates of durable remission for NHL

Lymphoma and the immune system: genetic link discovered

Novel drug target discovered for acute myeloid leukaemia

Lung

Lung cancer combination doubles 12-month PFS

European position statement on lung cancer screening released

What's new in immuno-oncology? - an interview with James Gulley

Pancreatic

Smartphone app shows promise for pancreatic cancer detection

Will gemcitabine monotherapy be dethroned as the adjuvant chemotherapy in pancreatic adenocarcinoma?

Could a blood test lead to early detection of pancreatic cancer?

Prostate

Could a shorter course of treatment provide better outcomes for prostate cancer?

Opportunities for multiparametric MRI with PI-RADS v2 to make a difference

Further insight into AE37 peptide vaccination in prostate cancer

Rare tumors

YTHDF2 protein could help prevent viral infections associated with cancer

Immunotherapy shows promise for treating cancerous gestational trophoblastic disease

Technique developed to selectively target cancer cells with CRISPR/Cas9

Skin

Nonprogression with avelumab treatment associated with gains in quality of life in metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma

JAVELIN Merkel 200: novel treatment options for metastatic merkel cell carcinoma

Study looks to protect 'self-reactive' immune cells to fight melanoma