Vol. 17/No. 15 | OncologyLive

Caring for US Veterans Helped Lead Iraqi Immigrant to Develop Prostate Cancer Advances

August 06, 2016

Maha H. Hussain, MB ChB, whose work has helped advance treatment and care of men with prostate cancer, was honored in the Genitourinary Cancer category with a 2015 Giants of Cancer Care® award, a program that the Intellisphere® Oncology Specialty Group launched to recognize leaders in the field.

A Changing Population and Radiology Advances Mark HCC Field

August 05, 2016

Although it has been nearly 10 years since a new systemic drug has been approved for the treatment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, the field is changing rapidly due to new therapies for a prime underlying cause of the disease and advances in interventional radiology.

When the "Big C" Means Cure

August 04, 2016

Discussions with patients must carefully consider the understandable desire of patients for definitive and hopeful information while at the same time appreciating that poorly understood biology often makes definitive statements and declarations regarding prognosis problematic and not infrequently incorrect.

Signature Trial Program Aims for Rapid Delivery of Novel Therapies

August 04, 2016

A collection of clinical trials that uses a target-specific and tissue-agnostic algorithm to rapidly match patients to investigational therapies aimed at the tumor's molecular makeup takes the approach that "one trial really does not fit all."

The Art of Immunotherapy

August 03, 2016

There’s no question that checkpoint blockade immunotherapy agents, most notably those directed at the PD-1/PD-L1 pathway, will continue to grow in importance as an anticancer modality in a rising number of tumor types.