Sunday, June 6, 2004

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A prospective randomized trial of adjuvant vinorelbine and cisplatin in completely resected stage IB and II non-small cell lung cancer. Intergroup JBR10
Cognitive function, fatigue and menopausal symptoms in women following adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer: One and two year follow-up of a prospective controlled study
Comparison of outcomes of phase II trials (P2Ts) and subsequent randomized control trials (RCTs) using identical therapeutic regimens
Does the addition of chemotherapy (CT) to preoperative radiotherapy (preopRT) increase the pathological response in patients with resected rectal cancer: Report of the 22921 EORTC phase III trial.
Expanded access program (EAP) to investigational drugs
Induction chemotherapy followed by concominant chemoradiotherapy (CT/XRT) versus CT/XRT alone for regionally advanced unresectable non-small cell cancer: Initial analysis of a randomized phase III trial
Interim report of the JROSG99-1 multi-institutional randomized trial, comparing radiosurgery alone vs. radiosurgery plus whole brain irradiation for 1-4 brain metastases.
Irinotecan plus fluorouracil/leucovorin (IFL) verus fluorouracil/leucovorin alone (FL) in stage III colon cancer (intergroup trial CALGB C89803)
June 6 Highlights
Long-term use of NSAID reduces the risk of oral cancer
Outcome of patients with advanced gastro-intestinal stromal tumors (GIST) crossing over to a daily imatinib dose of 800mg (HD) after progression on 400 mg (LD)- an international, intergroup study of the EORTC, ISG and AGITG
Randomized clinical trial of adjuvant chemotherapy with paclitaxel and carboplatin following resection in Stage IB non-small cell lung cancer: Report of Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) Protocol 9633
Report card for accelerated FDA approval oncology drugs (1995-2003): is it time for a make-up test?
Sentinel node staging of resectable colon cancer: Results of the CALGB 80001.
Traditional versus up-front 18-FDG PET staging of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): A Dutch Co-operative randomized study

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