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ASCO University
Michael B. Atkins, MD
22 Jul 2015 1:12 PM
Welcome to this discussion forum for the Metastatic Melanoma ASCO Tumor Board. This course discussed a 40-year-old man, otherwise healthy, who underwent excisional biopsy of a melanoma on his left shoulder in 1999. He then enrolled in the Sunbelt Melanoma Trial, underwent wide excision with 2 cm...
Molecular Oncology Tumor Board
ASCO University
15 Jul 2015 10:53 AM
Read more to answer the following questions: 1.) What is the role of Arv7 in the resistance to hormonal therapy? 2.) What are the potential treatment implications of patient who possess the ARV7 splice variant? 3.) What is the role of ArV7 in the response to cytotoxic agents such as docetaxel?

ASCO International Affairs
25 Jun 2015 3:03 PM
Fifty doctors, nurses and medical students attended the Multidisciplinary Cancer Management Course (MCMC) held in Santiago, Chile in April of 2015. The two-day course featured interactive sessions and case-based presentations on gastric and colorectal cancers. This was also ASCO’s first MCMC funded...
ASCO International Affairs
17 Jun 2015 11:08 AM
Thirty-five physicians from the Gurjaani province of Georgia attended the second ever Cancer Control in Primary Care course, which provided primary healthcare providers with practical and specific knowledge about cancer. The two-day course featured interactive sessions on local cancer types...
ASCO University
Robert Dreicer, MD, MS, FACP, FASCO
17 Jun 2015 9:45 AM
Welcome to this discussion forum for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer (Geriatric) ASCO Tumor Board. This course discussed a 79 year old woman with a 30 pack year history of smoking (stopped 40 years ago) who presents with gross hematuria.  Cystoscopy followed by TURBT revealed high grade muscle...


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