OncoLink at ASCO 1996: Monday, May 20

photo of Zhao Yu Pei and Shi Ting Zhang, Beijing, China

Photo (l to r): Zhao Yu Pei, PUMC Hospital, Beijing, China
Shi Ting Zhang, General Hospital of PLA, Beijing, China

Advances in Supportive Care Offer New Opportunities for Oncology Patients and Clinicians
American Society of Clinical Oncology Announces Research Awards
American Society of Clinical Oncology Announces Research Awards
Combined Modality Therapy Shows Improvements in Survival for Certain Cancer Patients
Interferon Plus Chemotherapy Is Better Than Chemotherapy Alone In Renal Cell Cancer
Interferon Plus Interleukin-2 Is The Optimal Treatment To Induce Responses In Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer
James O. Armitage, M.D., Assumes ASCO Presidency
John H. Glick, MD Gives Presidential Address
Long-Term Survival Following Immunization with BEC2 Plus BCG after Initial Therapy for Small Cell Lung Cancer
Randomized Trial Of 2 Vs. 5 Years Of Adjuvant Tamoxifen In Postmenopausal Women With Early-Stage Breast Cancer
Research Presented Helps to Define Best Use and Timing of Bone Marrow Transplantation

Folic Acid Enrichment May Reduce Specific Pediatric Cancers

May 22, 2012 - Following mandatory folic acid fortification of enriched grain products in the United States in 1996 to 1998, there has been a decrease in the incidence of some childhood cancers, including Wilms tumor and primitive neuroectodermal tumors, according to a study published online May 21 in Pediatrics.

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