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Radiation plus chemotherapy doesn't improve endometrial cancer recurrence-free survival

The standard of care for women with stage III/IVA endometrial cancer following surgery has been chemotherapy and radiation to prevent recurrence. But in a surprising new finding, radiation ... read more

Chemo Alone in Advanced Endometrial Cancer?

Among patients with advanced endometrial carcinoma, chemotherapy plus radiation ... an improvement in recurrence-free survival over chemotherapy alone and confirm the benefit of chemotherapy alone for ... read more

Carboplatin & paclitaxel chemotherapy alone should remain standard treatment for endometrial cancer

The results of NRG-GOG 0258 indicate that the combined modality regimen did not result in an improvement in recurrence-free survival ... Adjuvant Chemotherapy plus Radiation for Locally Advanced ... read more

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Pelvic RT Remains Standard of Care for High-Risk, Early-Stage Endometrial Cancer

The first study was the Phase III randomized Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG)-249 trial, which compared vaginal cuff brachytherapy plus chemotherapy with pelvic radiation therapy for endometrial ... read more

Adjuvant Carboplatin and Paclitaxel Chemotherapy Followed by Radiotherapy in High-Risk Endometrial Cancer: A Retrospective Analysis

The best adjuvant treatment in high-risk endometrial cancer remains unclear. Although adjuvant chemotherapy seems to improve overall survival ... No difference was observed in terms of recurrence-free ... read more

Cancer Management Chapter 17: Cervical cancer: Page 5 of 10

After 5 years, the recurrence-free survival ... cancer have traditionally received postoperative adjuvant pelvic radiation therapy. However, a randomized trial from Italy demonstrated that radical ... read more

In High-Risk Endometrial Cancer, Adding Chemo No Help, but…

SAN DIEGO — In women with early-stage, high-risk endometrial cancer ... brachytherapy plus chemotherapy (VCB/C) was compared with the standard of pelvic radiation therapy (PXRT). However, the rates of ... read more

Large Genetic Study Could Improve Endometrial Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

An analysis of endometrial cancers reveals genetic information that should improve diagnosis and guide treatments ... whether lymph nodes should be removed to track cancer spread and whether radiation ... read more

Glioblastoma clinical trial shows combined therapy extends life for patients 65 and older

(TORONTO, Canada - March 16, 2017) - Treating older patients who have malignant brain cancer with the chemotherapy drug temozolomide plus a short course of radiation therapy extends survival by two ... read more

Radiation plus chemotherapy not to improve endometrial cancer recurrence-free survival: study

CHICAGO, June 13 (Xinhua) -- A study led by Northwestern Medicine found that radiation combined with chemotherapy therapy did not increase recurrence-free survival in women with stage III/IVA ... read more

POINT: Should Radiation Therapy Be Routinely Used in the Adjuvant Treatment of Stage III Endometrial Cancer?

Another trial, GOG 184, prospectively compared 6 cycles of doxorubicin/platinum chemotherapy with or without paclitaxel in patients with surgical stage III/IV endometrial cancer. Both arms received ... read more

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy key to survival in pancreatic cancer

The researchers found that 85 and 34 percent of patients, respectively, received FOLFIRINOX or gemcitabine plus nab-paclitaxel ... associations with prolonged survival were seen for extended-duration ... read more

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