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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

Viral-gene therapy could improve breast cancer reconstruction surgery outcomes

Commercial-automated platform for isolating circulating tumor cells developed

New blood test could detect eight types of cancer

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

Endogenous virus expression could help predict RCC responsiveness to immune checkpoint therapy

Phase III CELESTIAL trial of cabozantinib demonstrates significant overall survival benefit in HCC patients

Sonogram scoring system developed for thyroid nodules to reduce biopsy rates

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

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

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

Case report - Pembrolizumab in recurrent advanced cervical squamous carcinoma

Cervical cancer - top content round-up

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

Ixazomib recommended for NHS use for multiple myeloma

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

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

Lung

Review- Immunotherapy for non-small-cell lung cancer: the past 10 years

Nivolumab, ipilimumab combination succeeds in Phase III lung cancer trial

Commercial-automated platform for isolating circulating tumor cells developed

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

Prostate cancer deaths overtake breast cancer in the UK

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

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

Rare tumors

Gilteritinib receives orphan designation for AML

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

Skin

The Patient Perspective on… immunotherapy advancements

Immunotherapy highly effective in rare melanoma subtype, study discovers

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