ASCO Patient Summary

OncoLink @ ASCO 2005

OncoLink coverage of the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, June 2-6, 2006, in Atlanta, GA OncoLink reporters provide in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of sessions and presentations.


Patient Summary: Adjuvant chemotherapy in stage IB non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): Update of Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) protocol 9633
Patient Summary: Adjuvant radiotherapy (RT) and trastuzumab in stage I-IIA breast cancer: Toxicity data from North Central Cancer Treatment Group Phase III trial N9831
Patient Summary: Lung Adjuvant Cisplatin Evaluation (LACE): A pooled analysis of five randomized clinical trials including 4,584 patients
Patient Summary: Motexafin gadolinium (MGd) combined with prompt whole brain radiation therapy (RT) prolongs time to neurologic progression in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with brain metastases: Results of a phase III trial
Patient Summary: Outcome of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK) treated on the National Wilms Tumor Study-5 (NWTS)
Patient Summary: Phase III randomized trial of sunitinib malate (SU11248) versus interferon-alpha (IFN-alpha) as first-line systemic therapy for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC)
Patient Summary: Phase III trial of intermittent MAB vs continuous MAB
Patient Summary: Predicting the outcome of salvage radiotherapy for recurrent prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy
Patient Summary: Randomized phase III trial comparing induction chemotherapy using cisplatin (P) fluorouracil (F) with or without docetaxel (T) for organ preservation in hypopharynx and larynx cancer. Preliminary results of GORTEC 2000-01
Patient Summary: Randomized phase III trial of capecitabine/cisplatin (XP) vs. continuous infusion of 5FU/cisplatin (FP) as first line therapy in patients (pts) with advanced gastric cancer (AGC): Efficacy and safety results
Patient Summary: Superiority of trimodality therapy to surgery alone in esophageal cancer: Results of CALGB 9781
Patient Summary: The study of tamoxifen and raloxifene (STAR): Initial findings from the NSABP P-2 breast cancer prevention study
Patient Summary: The Women's Health Initiative randomized trial of calcium plus vitamin D: Effects on breast cancer and arthralgias

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