OncoLink at ASCO 2000: Saturday, May 20

Maggie Hampshire and Dr. James Metz Maggie Hampshire, RN, BSN, OCN, Managing Editor and James Metz, MD, Associate Editor

A clinical trial comparing concurrent Cisplatin and radiation therapy versus radiation alone for locally advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the cervix carried out by the National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group A Multi-Center Study of the Costs of Enrolling Cancer Patients on Phase II Clinical Trials A Phase II Study (GOG 153) of Recurrent and Advanced Endometrial Carcinoma Treated with Alternating Courses of Megestrol Acetate and Tamoxifen Citrate A Phase III Comparison of Standard Radiation Therapy (RT) Versus RT Plus Concurrent Cisplatin (CDDP) Versus Split-Course RT Plus ConcurrentCDDPP and 5-Flourouracil (5-FU) in Patients with Unresectable Squamous Cell Head and Neck Cancer (SCHNC): An Inter A Phase III Randomized Trial Comparing Concurrent Chemotherapy-Radiotherapy with Radiotherapy Alone in Locoregionally Advanced Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Alternating Chemo-Radiotherapy Versus Partly Accelerated Radiotherapy in Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck: Results of a Phase III Randomized Trial Clinical Trial Costs Are Similar To and May be Less Than Standard Care and Inpatient (INPT) Charges at an Academic Medical Center (AMC) are Similar to Major, Minor and Non-Teaching Hospitals Effective First Line Therapy of Ovarian Cancer with Cisplatin and Prolonged Topotecan Infusion - A NYGOG/ECOG Study Phase III Comparison of Sequential vs Concurrent Chemoradiation for Patients (Pts) with Unresected Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC): Initial Report of Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) 9410. Preliminary Results of Intergroup INT 0123 Randomized Trial of Combined Modality Therapy (CMT) for Esophagel Cancer: Standard vs. High Dose Radiation Therapy