Conferences

Reports from professional meetings related to nonmelanoma skin cancers.
Should We Treat the Regional Nodes in Patients with Skin Cancer of the Head and Neck with Perineural Invasion
Presenter: A. Garcia-SerraPresenter's Affiliation: Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USAType of Session: ScientificBackground Once the decision to treat a patient with radiation therapy has been made, ..
Early Study Results Promising: Oral Medication Active Against Skin Cancer
Abramson Cancer Center Research Presented at ASCO: Abstract #2854 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Saturday, May 31, 2003, Chicago, IL) - Researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania ..
Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Followed by Preoperative Radiochemotherapy (hfRTCT) Plus Surgery or Surgery Plus Postoperative Radiotherapy in Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Results of a Randomized Phase III Trial of the German Lung Cancer Cooperative Group
Presenter: C. BuchePresenter's Affiliation: German Lung Cancer Cooperative GroupType of Session: PlenaryBackground The optimal treatment for patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is controversial. Ideally, patients with ..
S9900: A phase III trial of surgery alone or surgery plus preoperative (preop) paclitaxel/carboplatin (PC) chemotherapy in early stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): Preliminary results
Presenter: K. PistersPresenter's Affiliation: MD Anderson Cancer CenterType of Session: ScientificBackground Five year Overall Survival (OS) for stages T2NO-T3N1 NSCLC are low, ranging from 9-38%. When this study was designed ..
Long-term results of the French randomized trial comparing neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgery versus surgery alone in resectable non-small cell lung cancer
Presenter: V. Westeel, MD, on behalf of the Intergroupe Francophone de Cancerologie Thoracique Background This is an update of a previously reported French Phase III randomized trial (DePierre, JCO 2002) ..
Lung Cancer: Tobacco Use and Secondary Lung Malignances After Surgery for Non-Small Cell Lung Cance
Presenting Author: John M. Boyle, MD Presenting Author Affiliation: Duke University For decades, we have all known that smoking increases the risk for developing lung cancer. As a nation, we ..
Chemoradiation With or Without Surgery for Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC): A Comparison of Survival and Patterns of Failure
Presenter: Mitchell Machtay, MD Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania Background:One of the most controversial topics in the management of NSCLC is the treatment of stage IIIA disease. Chemotherapy is generally accepted ..
Concurrent Chemo-Radiation Results in Equivalent Local and Overall Outcome as Induction Chemotherapy Followed by Surgery for Clinical Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Presenter: N.A. TaylorPresenter's Affiliation: Department of Radiation Oncology, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USAType of Session: ScientificBackground In this study, investigators looked at 2 different treatment regimens for ..
A randomized trial of radical surgery (S) versus thoracic radiotherapy (TRT) in patients (pts) with stage IIIA-N2 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) after response to induction chemotherapy (ICT) (EORTC 08941)
Presenter: J. van MeerbeeckPresenter's Affiliation: University Hospital, Ghent, BelgiumType of Session: PlenaryBackground There remains significant controversy in the optimal treatment of patients with locally advanced stage IIIA NSCLC with ipsilateral ..


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