Saturday, June 5, 2010

OncoLink at ASCO
OncoLink reporters provide in-depth coverage of scientific presentations from the 46th Annual ASCO Meeting.

A phase III randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of the epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor gefitinb in completely resected stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): NCIC CTG BR.19
A randomized trial comparing endosonography followed by surgical staging versus surgical mediastinal staging alone in non-small cell lung cancer: The ASTER study
Contrasting effects of religious/spiritual support from religious communities versus medical teams on advanced cancer patient end-of-life care
Effect of YOCAS yoga on sleep, fatigue, and quality of life: A URCC CCOP randomized, controlled clinical trial among 410 cancer survivors
Glioblastoma (GBM) in elderly patients: A randomized phase III trial comparing survival in patients treated with 6-week radiotherapy (RT) versus hypofractionated RT over 2 weeks versus temozolomide single-agent chemotherapy (TMZ)
Limited-stage diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) treated with abbreviated systemic therapy and consolidation radiotherapy: Involved field radiotherapy (IFRT) versus involved nodal radiotherapy (INRT≤5cm)
Long-term results of the French randomized trial comparing neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgery versus surgery alone in resectable non-small cell lung cancer
Should whole-brain radiotherapy be considered standard of care in newly diagnosed primary central nervous system lymphoma? The G-PCNSL-SG1 randomized phase IV trial
Updated safety and survival of patients with relapsed glioblastoma treated with bevacizumab in the BRAIN study

News
Only Utah, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands have met Healthy People 2010 goal

Nov 8, 2010 - Self-reported cigarette smoking prevalence in U.S. states and territories ranges from 6.4 percent in the U.S. Virgin Islands to 25.6 percent in Kentucky and West Virginia, while the prevalence of smokeless tobacco use ranges from 0.8 percent in the U.S. Virgin Islands to 9.1 percent in Wyoming, according to a report published Nov. 5 in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.



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