New findings indicate that prereferral care does not conform to clinical practice guidelines in nearly half of patients with head and neck cancer who are referred to a tertiary care center with persistent or recurrent disease, new findings indicate.
New data demonstrate that older adolescents with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) can be cured using risk-adjusted intensive chemotherapy without prophylactic cranial irradiation or routine stem cell transplantation.
Data from a large randomized trial showed that treatment with the targeted agent everolimus was associated with a 65% improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) in patients with advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs).
The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC), part of the University of Miami Health System, first opened its doors in 1992. Over the years, the SCCC has become the hub of cancer research in the region.
Patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) had stable plasma concentrations of imatinib during long-term treatment, reported Yoon-Koo Kang, MD, PhD, and colleagues at the Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium.