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Sally Croom
Feb 13, 2015 5:18 PM
One-Third of Mastectomy Patients with Locally Advanced Breast Cancer Do Not Receive Postoperative Radiation Therapy as Recommended by Experts Journal of the American College of Surgeons study finds this gap in the standard of care is unrelated to socioeconomic factors CHICAGO (February 9, 2015):...
Tim Sheldrick
Dec 26, 2014 9:51 AM
Abstract:Breast cancer remains a significant worldwide health problem, despite the fact that early detection is associated with excellent survival rates. Currently, a substantial proportion of breast cancers are not detected using routine screening. Therefore, there is a need to identify a...
Carole Wegner
Nov 19, 2014 8:59 AM
Dear Translational Research Oncologists:   Please be aware of a unique opportunity to work with math/physics/computer science/engineering scientists to solve research problems in the field of oncology. This research initiative is funded through a collaboration between NSF, NCI, Stand Up to Cancer...
Asco@50 & Cancer Progress
Sep 17, 2014 4:30 PM
To mark ASCO’s 50th anniversary, ASCO called on the cancer community to help select the five most pivotal clinical cancer research advances since the organization was established. The “ballot” consisted of 32 advances drawn from CancerProgress.Net’s ...