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Brain and neurologic

12 months of headlines: the most-read cancer news of 2017

Novel immunotherapy provides potential treatment for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma

PARP-inhibitor olaparib shows promise for glioblastoma

Breast

Preventing unnecessary breast cancer treatment: an interview with Jelle Wesseling

Olaparib becomes the first drug approved for BRCA breast cancer

Ductal carcinoma in situ: how should we treat it?

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

A prospective clinical study of the implications of IL-8 in the diagnosis, aggressiveness and prognosis of prostate cancer

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

Gynecologic

Berry boost shows promise as a radiosensitizer for treating cervical cancer

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

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

Multiple myeloma progression: largest genome sequencing project of precursor offers insight

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

Lymphoma and the immune system: genetic link discovered

Lung

Optimizing outcomes in EGFR mutation-positive NSCLC: which tyrosine kinase inhibitor and when?

Can radiotherapy potentiate the effectiveness of immune checkpoint inhibitors in lung cancer?

12 months of headlines: the most-read cancer news of 2017

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

Leiomyosarcoma of the stomach with metastasis to the liver: a case report with review of the literature

YTHDF2 protein could help prevent viral infections associated with cancer

Immunotherapy shows promise for treating cancerous gestational trophoblastic disease

Skin

Immunotherapy highly effective in rare melanoma subtype, study discovers

Immunotherapy for Merkel cell carcinoma -- novel research highlights quality of life benefits

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