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Improving patient-centered breast cancer treatment decisions

Describes the development and goals of the SharEs study, which aims to enhance patient-centered communication for breast cancer patients.

 

Role of radiation in the treatment of pancreatic adenocarcinoma in the neoadjuvant setting

Summarizes the findings of recent studies examining the role of radiation therapy in the treatment of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma in the contemporary neoadjuvant setting.

Tips and strategies to maximize the use and impact of social media

The benefits of social media use for the oncology community are summarized.

 

Surgical oncology for the general surgeon

The latest advances in tumor biology as they pertain to the surgical care of cancer patients are summarized.

Surgical emergencies in advanced cancer patients: How to navigate a perilous time

Seeking input from a patient’s oncologist is key when managing common clinical scenarios in advanced cancer patients.

Clinical trial for patients with incidentally discovered T2 or T3 gallbladder cancer: OPT-IN/EA2197

Describes the aim and structure of the OPT-IN trial, which was developed to address the high recurrence rates seen in patients with presumably localized disease after re-resection of incidentally diagnosed gallbladder cancer.

Neoadjuvant immunotherapy: Results in melanoma show promise and pave the way for other solid tumors

It is astonishing to consider that it was only 10 years ago that the first immune checkpoint blockade inhibitor garnered Food and Drug Administration approval. Modern immunotherapy began as single-agent therapy in patients with widely metastatic disease in just a few types of cancer, whereas today, hundreds of different agents targeting various aspects of the […]

Trials explore whether endocrine therapy can delay or avert surgery in low-risk DCIS

Over the last several decades, the widespread implementation and uptake of screening mammography has contributed to earlier diagnosis of breast cancer and improvements in breast cancer mortality. However, the screening has led to a significant rise in the detection of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), which is a pre-cancer of the breast. Much like invasive […]

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