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Cohort Study: Women treated with radiation therapy for left-sided breast cancer had over twice the risk of subsequent coronary artery disease compared with women treated with radiation therapy for right-sided breast cancer.

1 Oct, 2021 | 10:21h | UTC

Coronary Artery Disease in Young Women After Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer: The WECARE Study – JACC: CardioOncology

Commentaries:

Left Breast Radiation Therapy Doubles CV Disease Risk vs. Right Breast Radiation Therapy in Young Women – American College of Cardiology

CAD in Young Women After Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer – American College of Cardiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Guidelines for the surveillance and survivorship care of patients after curative treatment of colon and rectal cancer.

16 Sep, 2021 | 09:52h | UTC

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Surveillance and Survivorship Care of Patients After Curative Treatment of Colon and Rectal Cancer – Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

Related: Study: Assessment of a Watch-and-Wait Strategy for Rectal Cancer in Patients With a Complete Response After Neoadjuvant Therapy

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic Review: Partial breast irradiation versus whole breast radiotherapy for early breast cancer.

15 Sep, 2021 | 08:46h | UTC

Partial breast irradiation versus whole breast radiotherapy for early breast cancer – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Long-term report of study evaluating radiation following surgical excision for good-risk ductal carcinoma in situ.

14 Sep, 2021 | 08:44h | UTC

Randomized Phase III Trial Evaluating Radiation Following Surgical Excision for Good-Risk Ductal Carcinoma In Situ: Long-Term Report From NRG Oncology/RTOG 9804 – Journal of Clinical Oncology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Radiation‐induced cardiovascular disease: review of an underrecognized pathology.

9 Sep, 2021 | 08:54h | UTC

Radiation‐Induced Cardiovascular Disease: Review of an Underrecognized Pathology – Journal of the American Heart Association

 


Pan-Asian adapted ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for the diagnosis treatment and follow-up of patients with localized colon cancer.

26 Aug, 2021 | 08:33h | UTC

Pan-Asian adapted ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for the diagnosis treatment and follow-up of patients with localised colon cancer – Annals of Oncology

 


ASCO Guideline: Salivary gland hypofunction and/or xerostomia induced by nonsurgical cancer therapies.

19 Aug, 2021 | 08:50h | UTC

Salivary Gland Hypofunction and/or Xerostomia Induced by Nonsurgical Cancer Therapies: ISOO/MASCC/ASCO Guideline – Journal of Clinical Oncology

 


Randomized phase III trial of prophylactic cranial irradiation with or without hippocampal avoidance for small-cell lung cancer – “This trial provides the first clinical evidence that sparing the hippocampus during PCI in patients with SCLC better preserves cognitive function”.

13 Aug, 2021 | 08:54h | UTC

Randomized Phase III Trial of Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation With or Without Hippocampal Avoidance for Small-Cell Lung Cancer (PREMER): A GICOR-GOECP-SEOR Study – Journal of Clinical Oncology

 


RCT: Efficacy of concurrent chemoradiotherapy with S-1 vs. radiotherapy alone for older patients with esophageal cancer.

8 Aug, 2021 | 23:35h | UTC

Efficacy of Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy With S-1 vs Radiotherapy Alone for Older Patients With Esophageal Cancer: A Multicenter Randomized Phase 3 Clinical Trial – JAMA Oncology (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Primary Chemoradiotherapy for Older Patients With Esophageal Cancer (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Concurrent CRT Effective for Esophageal Cancer in Older Patients — Overall survival at 2 years significantly better versus radiotherapy alone – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


ASTRO Guideline: Radiation therapy for treatment of soft tissue sarcoma in adults.

29 Jul, 2021 | 10:54h | UTC

Radiation Therapy for Treatment of Soft Tissue Sarcoma in Adults: Executive Summary of an ASTRO Clinical Practice Guideline – Practical Radiation Oncology

News release: Astro Issues Clinical Guideline on Radiation Therapy for Soft Tissue Sarcoma in Adults

 


ESMO Guidelines: Soft tissue and visceral sarcomas.

29 Jul, 2021 | 10:53h | UTC

Soft tissue and visceral sarcomas: ESMO-EURACAN-GENTURIS Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up – Annals of Oncology

 


Radiation therapy-associated toxicity: Etiology, management, and prevention.

15 Jul, 2021 | 09:13h | UTC

Radiation therapy-associated toxicity: Etiology, management, and prevention – CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

 


Anal cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up.

1 Jul, 2021 | 09:44h | UTC

Anal cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up – Annals of Oncology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Randomized trial long-term results confirm the benefits of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy plus surgery for esophageal cancer

20 May, 2021 | 08:16h | UTC

Ten-Year Outcome of Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy Plus Surgery for Esophageal Cancer: The Randomized Controlled CROSS Trial – Journal of Clinical Oncology

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


RCT: Inclusion of 18F-fluciclovine-PET/CT imaging to guide postprostatectomy salvage radiotherapy in patients with prostate cancer may improve survival free from biochemical recurrence or persistence.

10 May, 2021 | 00:46h | UTC

18F-fluciclovine-PET/CT imaging versus conventional imaging alone to guide postprostatectomy salvage radiotherapy for prostate cancer (EMPIRE-1): a single centre, open-label, phase 2/3 randomised controlled trial – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Population-based cohort study suggests increased survival after breast conservation surgery + radiotherapy compared to mastectomy with or without radiotherapy in women with breast cancer.

10 May, 2021 | 00:42h | UTC

Survival After Breast Conservation vs Mastectomy Adjusted for Comorbidity and Socioeconomic Status: A Swedish National 6-Year Follow-up of 48 986 Women – JAMA Surgery

Commentary: Breast-Conserving Surgery+RT Yields Significant Survival Benefits For Early-Stage Breast Cancer – Physician’s Weekly

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Evolution and Current Status of the Multidisciplinary Management of Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer

30 Apr, 2021 | 08:31h | UTC

Evolution and Current Status of the Multidisciplinary Management of Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer – JCO Oncology Practice

 


M-A: Chemotherapy and radiotherapy in locally advanced head and neck cancer

15 Apr, 2021 | 06:29h | UTC

Chemotherapy and radiotherapy in locally advanced head and neck cancer: an individual patient data network meta-analysis – The Lancet Oncology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: No benefit from palliative radiotherapy after esophageal cancer stenting

18 Mar, 2021 | 08:52h | UTC

Palliative radiotherapy after oesophageal cancer stenting (ROCS): a multicentre, open-label, phase 3 randomised controlled trial – The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology

 


Cohort study: Association of ablative radiation therapy with survival among patients with inoperable pancreatic cancer

14 Mar, 2021 | 20:09h | UTC

Association of Ablative Radiation Therapy With Survival Among Patients With Inoperable Pancreatic Cancer – JAMA Oncology (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


New WHO/IAEA publication provides guidance on radiotherapy equipment to fight cancer

7 Mar, 2021 | 19:28h | UTC

News Release: New WHO/IAEA publication provides guidance on radiotherapy equipment to fight cancer – World Health Organization

Technical Document: Technical specifications of radiotherapy equipment for cancer treatment

 

 


M-A: Local salvage therapies after radiotherapy for prostate cancer

3 Mar, 2021 | 08:06h | UTC

A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Local Salvage Therapies After Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer (MASTER) – European Urology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


RCT: Endoscopic surgery improves survival compared with intensity-modulated radiotherapy in resectable locally recurrent nasopharyngeal carcinoma

28 Feb, 2021 | 20:45h | UTC

Endoscopic surgery compared with intensity-modulated radiotherapy in resectable locally recurrent nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a multicentre, open-label, randomised, controlled, phase 3 trial – The Lancet Oncology

Commentary: Endoscopic Nasopharyngectomy vs IMRT for Previously Treated, Resectable, Locally Recurrent Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma – The ASCO Post

 


Guidelines in the management of CNS tumors

23 Feb, 2021 | 01:09h | UTC

Guidelines in the management of CNS tumors – Journal of Neuro-Oncology

 


Initial management of noncastrate advanced, recurrent, or metastatic prostate cancer: ASCO guideline update

21 Feb, 2021 | 21:47h | UTC

Initial Management of Noncastrate Advanced, Recurrent, or Metastatic Prostate Cancer: ASCO Guideline Update – Journal of Clinical Oncology

 


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