E. Roy Berger, MD, FACP


A Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside an Enigma

June 3rd 2010

At last year's American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting, the official focus was on seeing personalized cancer medicine translated from a theoretical approach to a practical one. As you will see in this issue of Oncology & Biotech News, success is being realized on this front.

Research from the 10th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer: Focus on KRAS

May 24th 2010

This month's issue features highlights from the 10th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer (WCGC), held this past June in Barcelona, Spain. The WCGC is an annual meeting that provides scientific sessions and posters on various malignancies of the gastrointestinal tract.

Highlights from Two Key Symposiums

May 21st 2010

Reporting on ASCO's October 2008 Breast Cancer Symposium and the Second Annual Conference of the International Liver Cancer Association held in September, highlighting new research and emerging trends in patient care and treatments.

A New Year, A New OBTN

May 19th 2010

Oncology & Biotech News (OBTN) starts its fourth year of publication with a new look and an even stronger focus on bringing you the latest developments in clinical trial research, practice guidelines, and regulatory information.

If Healthcare Reform Sinks, We May All Drown

May 18th 2010

Healthcare reform (HCR) is complicated, not only because of the diversity of options but also the range and passion of opinions on the subject. Physicians are in the unique position of being able to see the debate from multiple angles. Yet, it does not take a physician to recognize that the current healthcare system is unsustainable.

What if Medical Marijuana Is Not Legal in Your State?

May 14th 2010

Medical marijuana has been a hot topic in the United States lately. What should oncologists do when they live in states where medical marijuana is not legalized if a patient asks about it or acknowledges using the drug, either recreationally or to manage the side effects of cancer or treatment?

Decline in Cancer Deaths No Reason to Get Complacent

March 9th 2010

The National Cancer Institute, in collaboration with the CDC and the American Cancer Society, recently reported that fewer men and women are dying from cancer each year in the United States.

Highlights from Two Key Symposiums: Reporting on new research and emerging trends in breast and liver cancer.

November 17th 2008

Reporting on new research and emerging trends in breast and liver cancer.