July 2015 | OncologyLive

The Immuno Learning Curve

July 21, 2015

With two drugs on the market and more agents in the pipeline, there's little doubt that immunotherapies targeting the PD-1/PD-L1 pathway will become a backbone of oncology treatment in the near future, perhaps replacing chemotherapy in some malignancies.

New Studies Expand the BRCA Equation in Breast Cancer

July 06, 2015

Although BRCA1/2 mutations have been intensely studied in breast cancer for more than a decade, researchers are still seeking to determine which patient populations should be screened for abnormalities and how best to integrate that information into treatment protocols.

How a Rebellious Scientist Helped Launch the Modern Age of Immunotherapy

July 05, 2015

James P. Allison, PhD, was honored in the Scientific Advances category with a 2014 Giants of Cancer Care® award, a program that the Intellisphere® Oncology Specialty Group launched to honor leaders in the field.

A Call for Tackling Smoking Cessation in Cancer Patients

June 29, 2015

Although the entire medical community recognizes the importance of smoking cessation- both for cancer prevention and cardiopulmonary health-supporting patients in their efforts to cease smoking is generally not done well.