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Kelly Bailey, MD, PhD, physician, department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, discusses key molecular pathways in pediatric bone sarcoma.
Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD, discusses the implications of the updated findings from the phase III CheckMate-141 trial in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. 
Robert Ferris, MD, PhD, vice chair for Clinical Operations, associate director for Translational Research, and co-leader of the Cancer Immunology Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, discusses the updated findings from the CheckMate-141 trial in head and neck cancer.
Adjuvant treatment of patients with intermediate- and high-risk melanoma has changed drastically in the past decade, according to John M. Kirkwood, MD.  
Adam M. Brufsky, MD, PhD, professor of medicine, associate chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology, co-director, Comprehensive Breast Cancer Center, associate director, Clinical Investigation, University of Pittsburgh, discusses the development and approval of biosimilars in oncology.
Adam M. Brufsky, MD, PhD, professor of medicine, associate chief of Hematology/Oncology, co-director of the Comprehensive Breast Care Center, associate director of Clinical Investigation, University of Pittsburgh, discusses pertuzumab (Perjeta) in HER2-positive breast cancer.
Coexisting mutations in BRAF and TERT may be associated with an aggressive phenotype and higher recurrence rates for patients with locally advanced well-differentiated thyroid cancers.
The use of radiation therapy has declined despite evidence demonstrating it is often more beneficial than single-agent chemotherapy or observation-alone in patients with low-grade follicular lymphoma.
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