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Optimal Post-Treatment Surveillance in Cancer Survivors: Is More Really Better?

[1,2] The growth of this population raises a new management question: that of optimal post-treatment surveillance ... in a study involving 400 patients, with cancer-related survival reaching 95% at 10 ... read more

Post-treatment surveillance frequency not related to improved lung cancer patient survival

Cancer treatment continues to improve ... not surprising to the researchers, who hypothesized that surveillance intensity was not associated with survival. However, Dr. Kozower said the results would ... read more

Improved Survival with T Cell Clonotype Stability After Anti–CTLA-4 Treatment in Cancer Patients

CTLA-4 blockade in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer and metastatic ... with treatment was not associated with clinical outcome, improved overall survival was associated wi... read more

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Improved Survival in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Is Associated With Adoption of Hepatic Resection and Improved Chemotherapy

Fluorouracil/leucovorin as the sole therapy for metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) provides an overall survival of 8 ... that outcomes for patients are improving in the general population, although th... read more


Novocure Announces 55 Presentations at European Association of Neuro-Oncology Meeting 2018

Highlights include a data analysis of EF-14 that demonstrated an increased dose of Tumor Treating Fields to the tumor bed improved overall survival in GBM patients as well as safety data from a survei... read more

Advanced Accelerator Applications Receives US FDA Approval for LUTATHERA® for Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

NETs are rare tumors originating in the neuroendocrine cells of numerous organs, including the gastrointestinal tract, pancreas and lung ... Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Resu... read more

Surveillance intensity not associated with earlier detection of recurrence or improved survival in colorectal cancer

National and international consensus guidelines for post-treatment surveillance for recurrence vary considerably in frequency and reliance ... recurrence detection and improved overall—though not canc... read more

Negative Predictive Value of Surveillance PET/CT in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancer

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Optimizing the utilization of surveillance PET/CT in treated ... were not considered to indicate false-negative PET/CT findings, and these patients remained in the study for th... read more

No Survival Bump With More Frequent PSA Screens for Localized Prostate Cancer

Undergoing more frequent prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening after radical prostatectomy or primary radiation for localized prostate cancer was not associated with improved overall survival ... ... read more

Autologous tumor cell–derived microparticle-based targeted chemotherapy in lung cancer patients with malignant pleural effusion

1 Key Laboratory of Pulmonary Diseases of Health Ministry, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, ... read more

Management of Patients With Stage I Lung Cancer

Analysis of the National Cancer Database showed that patients older than age 70 years had improved survival with SBRT compared ... Severe chronic obstructive lung disease does not necessarily increase ... read more



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