“Practice-Changing” Results Seen for Pembrolizumab in Adjuvant Setting in Renal Cell Carcinoma

June 7th 2021, 12:46am


The study's lead author said researchers have searched for a generation for an effective therapy to give to high-risk patients with renal cell carcinoma after initial surgery for the tumor.

At 5 Years, Over 30% of Patients in PACIFIC Had Stable NSCLC, Data Show

June 6th 2021, 5:52pm


Also, phase 2 results for atezolizumab presented during the 2021 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology could help patients in same setting who need another option.

Community Practices Highlight Advances in ASCO Abstracts

June 6th 2021, 12:15pm


Biomarker testing and remote patient monitoring are just 2 areas of research presented during the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

ASCO’s Dr Lori Pierce on Equity in Cancer Care: “History Has Its Eyes on Us”

June 5th 2021, 8:45pm


Equality in cancer care is not sufficient, said Lori Pierce, MD, FASTRO, FASCO, a radiation oncologist from the University of Michigan and president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Equity—which means that patients have similar outcomes, regardless of circumstance—is harder to achieve.

Searching for Equity in Women’s Cancer Care, Home and Abroad

June 5th 2021, 4:33am


During the first day of the 2021 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, a discussion on disparities in women's cancer care highlighted challenges in the United States and overseas.

Dr Peter Dicpinigaitis Highlights Key Presentations at the American Cough Conference

June 4th 2021, 2:00pm


The 2-day meeting of the American Cough Conference will cover new developments in the treatment of cough, as well as insights into the mechanisms and management of cough, said Peter Dicpinigaitis, MD, chair of the American Cough Conference.

American Cough Conference Preview: Diagnosing, Managing, and Treating Chronic Cough

June 3rd 2021, 8:07pm


Treating cough can be difficult. There are no FDA-approved therapies on the market in the United States, and companies with drugs in clinical trials have to contend with a large placebo effect.

A Timeline of COVID-19 Vaccine Developments in 2021

June 3rd 2021, 4:00pm


If 2020 was dominated by the news of how COVID-19 spread across the globe, then 2021 has so far been focused on ending the pandemic through vaccine distribution.

Contributor: A Renewed Call to Arms to Defeat HIV/AIDS on Its 40th Anniversary

June 2nd 2021, 4:06pm


On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the CDC’s first report on what would become known as HIV/AIDS, Perry N. Halkitis, PhD, MS, MPH, sends out an urgent call to continue this fight and rededicate resources to finding a cure.

Contributor: Maintaining the Doctor-Patient Connection During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 29th 2021, 12:00pm


Christine Ko, MD, professor of dermatology and pathology at Yale University, reflects on her use of telehealth and how it allowed her to establish and maintain emotional connections with her patients, all at high risk of skin cancer.