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Research and Meeting News
Christina Koury
Oct 03, 2016 7:03 PM
Applications for The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance (PSSCRA) Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research are officially open. The prize of $200,000 per year for up to 3 years is awarded annually to at least five New York City-based scientists, enabling them to continue to pursue...
Molecular Oncology Tumor Board
ASCO University
Sep 14, 2016 8:48 AM
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What pathologic features are frequently associated with MSI-H colorectal cancers? What are the NCCN guidelines for Lynch syndrome screening in patients with colorectal cancer or endometrial cancer?
Practice
Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN
Aug 26, 2016 1:08 PM
Scalp cooling has been shown to be somewhat effective in preventing chemotherapy-related alopecia. What do you recommend to your patients, especially women with breast cancer? Does your infusion center or chemotherapy unit allow or promote this? How many patients use this and what are the patient...
Molecular Oncology Tumor Board
ASCO University
Aug 10, 2016 9:13 AM
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Evaluate the appropriate work up and treatment for HPV-related head and neck cancer
Analyze the interpretation and limitations of p16 staining as a surrogate marker for HPV
Identify the work up and treatment for a head and neck cancer of unknown primary
International
ASCO International Affairs
Jul 22, 2016 3:19 PM
In the spring of 2015, ASCO partnered with local organizers to hold its first two Cancer Control in Primary Care (CCPC) courses. One year later, follow-up surveys were sent to participants to assess the impact the course had on their practices.
The first CCPC was held in Bhopal, India in March 2015...

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