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ACR Thyroid Imaging and Reporting

20 Jun, 2017 | 12:09h | UTC

ACR Thyroid Imaging, Reporting and Data System (TI-RADS): White Paper of the ACR TI-RADS Committee – Journal of the American College of Radiology (free, and legal, PDF via Unpawall)

Commentary: New ultrasound scoring system for thyroid nodules to reduce unnecessary biopsies – University of Alabama at Birmingham, via EurekAlert (free)

 


Best of the 2017 ASCO Live Blog

20 Jun, 2017 | 12:07h | UTC

Best of the 2017 ASCO Live Blog: Breast, Lung, Colon and Prostate Cancer – Medscape (free registration required)

 


Development and validation of risk prediction equations to estimate survival in patients with colorectal cancer

19 Jun, 2017 | 12:59h | UTC

Development and validation of risk prediction equations to estimate survival in patients with colorectal cancer: cohort study – The BMJ (free)

Commentary: New web calculator to more accurately predict bowel cancer survival – University of Nottingham, via EurekAlert (free)

See also: QCancer-2017(colorectal, survival) risk calculator (free risk calculator based on the data)

 


Why treating breast cancer with less radiation may be more

19 Jun, 2017 | 12:53h | UTC

Why treating breast cancer with less may be more – The Conversation (free) (RT @pash22 see Tweet)

Original article:  Cost-effectiveness Analysis Comparing Conventional, Hypofractionated, and Intraoperative Radiotherapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer – Journal of the National Cancer Institute (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Guidelines for gastro-entero-pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms

19 Jun, 2017 | 12:46h | UTC

Diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines for gastro-entero-pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms – Endokrynologia Polska (free)

 


Completion Dissection or Observation for Sentinel-Node Metastasis in Melanoma

18 Jun, 2017 | 16:06h | UTC

Completion Dissection or Observation for Sentinel-Node Metastasis in Melanoma – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Quick take video summary: Dissection or Observation for Sentinel-Node Metastasis (free)

Commentaries: Watch-and-Wait OK in Sentinel Node Positive Melanoma – MedPage Today (free registration required) AND Common Surgical Treatment for Melanoma Does Not Improve Patients’ Overall Survival, Study Shows – Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, via NewsWise (free)

 


Asia–Pacific clinical practice guidelines on the management of hepatocellular carcinoma

16 Jun, 2017 | 01:35h | UTC

Asia–Pacific clinical practice guidelines on the management of hepatocellular carcinoma: a 2017 update – Hepatology International (free)

 


Global Health Initiatives of the International Oncology Community

16 Jun, 2017 | 01:34h | UTC

Global Health Initiatives of the International Oncology Community – 2017 ASCO Educational Book (free)

 


Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Improving Prevention and Survivorship

16 Jun, 2017 | 01:33h | UTC

Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Improving Prevention and Survivorship – 2017 ASCO Educational Book (free)

 


New Insight Into the Biology, Risk Stratification, and Targeted Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes

16 Jun, 2017 | 01:31h | UTC

New Insight Into the Biology, Risk Stratification, and Targeted Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes – 2017 ASCO Educational Book (free)

 


Optimizing Breast Cancer Adjuvant Radiation and Integration of Breast and Reconstructive Surgery

16 Jun, 2017 | 01:32h | UTC

Optimizing Breast Cancer Adjuvant Radiation and Integration of Breast and Reconstructive Surgery – 2017 ASCO Educational Book (free)

 


Using the New ASCO Clinical Practice Guideline for Palliative Care Concurrent With Oncology Care Using the TEAM Approach

16 Jun, 2017 | 01:30h | UTC

Using the New ASCO Clinical Practice Guideline for Palliative Care Concurrent With Oncology Care Using the TEAM Approach – 2017 ASCO Educational Book (free)

 


Perspectives on the Use of Clinical Pathways in Oncology Care

16 Jun, 2017 | 01:29h | UTC

Perspectives on the Use of Clinical Pathways in Oncology Care – 2017 ASCO Educational Book (free)

 


New Developments and Challenges in Rare Genitourinary Tumors: Non-Urothelial Bladder Cancers and Squamous Cell Cancers of the Penis

16 Jun, 2017 | 01:28h | UTC

New Developments and Challenges in Rare Genitourinary Tumors: Non-Urothelial Bladder Cancers and Squamous Cell Cancers of the Penis – 2017 ASCO Educational Book (free)

 


Breast Cancer After Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancer

16 Jun, 2017 | 01:27h | UTC

Breast Cancer After Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancer: It’s Not Just About Chest Radiation – 2017 ASCO Educational Book (free)

 


Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: What Every Practitioner Needs to Know in 2017

16 Jun, 2017 | 01:26h | UTC

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: What Every Practitioner Needs to Know in 2017 – 2017 ASCO Educational Book (free)

 


Pain and Opioids in Cancer Care: Benefits, Risks, and Alternatives

16 Jun, 2017 | 01:24h | UTC

Pain and Opioids in Cancer Care: Benefits, Risks, and Alternatives – 2017 ASCO Educational Book (free)

 


Challenges in Opening and Enrolling Patients in Clinical Trials

16 Jun, 2017 | 01:25h | UTC

Challenges in Opening and Enrolling Patients in Clinical Trials – 2017 ASCO Educational Book (free)

 


Kidney Cancer – NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines

13 Jun, 2017 | 20:02h | UTC

Kidney Cancer, Version 2.2017, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (free)

 


‘How long have I got?’: Why many cancer patients don’t have answers

12 Jun, 2017 | 19:55h | UTC

‘How long have I got?’: Why many cancer patients don’t have answers – USA Today (free)

Related: Integration of Palliative Care Into Standard Oncology Care: American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline Update(free)

See more on Standardized Criteria for Palliative Care Consultation in our April 24 issue, see #8

“ASCO now recommends that everyone with advanced cancer receive palliative care within eight weeks of diagnosis.” (RT @cancerassassin1 see Tweet)

 


Palliative care: A pathway to value-based care for nursing homes

12 Jun, 2017 | 19:56h | UTC

Palliative care: A pathway to value-based care for nursing homes – Diane E. Meier, M.D via McKnight (free)

 


NCCN Guidelines Insights: Head and Neck Cancers

12 Jun, 2017 | 19:47h | UTC

NCCN Guidelines Insights: Head and Neck Cancers, Version 2.2017 (free)

 


Mammograms: Are we overdiagnosing small tumors?

9 Jun, 2017 | 16:06h | UTC

Are Small Breast Cancers Good because They Are Small or Small because They Are Good? – New England Journal of Medicine (no abstract available – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Some Small Tumors In Breasts May Not Be So Bad After All – NPR Health News (free) AND Mammograms: Are we overdiagnosing small tumors? – Yale University, via MedicalXpress (free) AND With Breast Cancer, the Best Treatment May Be No Treatment – Wired (free)

See a related article and commentaries on Mammography and Overdiagnosis in our October 14th, 2016 issue, see #1 and #2.

 


Precision Oncology: Who, How, What, When, and When Not?

9 Jun, 2017 | 16:01h | UTC

Precision Oncology: Who, How, What, When, and When Not? – ASCO Educational Book (free) (RT @pash22)

See also: 2017 ASCO Educational Book – full volume (free)

 


Hope and hype around cancer immunotherapy

9 Jun, 2017 | 16:00h | UTC

Opinion: Hope and hype around cancer immunotherapy – CNN (free)

 


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