Author | Jason Harris | OncLive

Author | Jason Harris


Making Up for Lost Time in GI Cancers

August 03, 2020


Tanios S. Bekaii-Saab, MD, discusses how the field of gastrointestinal cancers is gaining ground with regard to the development of targeted and immunotherapy agents.

TRK Inhibitors Are a Safe, Effective Option in TRK Fusion-Positive Cancers

July 24, 2020


Clinical data shows that the TRK inhibitors entrectinib and larotrectinib induce high response rates with favorable toxicity profiles and central nervous system penetration, and are a viable treatment option for patients with advanced TRK fusion-positive cancers.

Daniel Osman, Founder of Miami Breast Cancer Conference, Dies

July 18, 2020


Daniel A. Osman, MD, a South Florida surgeon who founded the Miami Breast Cancer Conference® and helped shepherd its growth into a premier medical meeting, died peacefully in Weston, Florida, on July 15 at the age of 98.

Mild COVID-19 Symptoms Are Associated with Poorer Outcomes in Sickle Cell Disease

June 14, 2020


Results from a survey of patients in the United Kingdom showed patients with sickle cell disease diagnosed with COVID-19 and who had mild symptoms were more likely to die or require mechanical ventilation than those with more severe symptoms of COVID-19.