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Antoni Ribas

. Randomized dose-escalation study evaluating peginterferon alfa-2a in patients with metastatic malignant melanoma . J Clin Oncol 2006 ; 24 : 1188 – 1194 . 17. Spitler LE Grossbard ML Ernstoff MS . Adjuvant therapy of stage III and IV malignant

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Sumanta K. Pal, Matthew I. Milowsky, and Elizabeth R. Plimack

receive perioperative chemotherapy, including both neoadjuvant and adjuvant therapy. 23 Although a certain proportion of patients may be poor candidates for therapy based on comorbidity or impaired renal function (thereby precluding cisplatin

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Sandra O. Gollnick

improved response when we used PDT lysate.” These vaccines seemed to inhibit the growth of both new and established tumors, suggesting their clinical potential as an adjuvant therapy. The generation of effective vaccines depends on active metabolism, at

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Craig A. Bunnell, Katya Losk, Sarah Kadish, Nancy Lin, Judith Hirshfield-Bartek, Linda Cutone, Kristen Camuso, Mehra Golshan, and Saul Weingart

. The data included the following milestones: diagnosis by needle biopsy, first definitive surgery, last definitive surgery, and adjuvant therapy timing (chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or endocrine therapy). NCCN also provided benchmarking data for the

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Lee S. Schwartzberg and Sarah L. Blair

/carboplatin/trastuzumab. 5 years of tamoxifen reduced recurrences in patients aged 65 years and older. 13 “Based on these data, for the ‘younger’ older woman completing 5 years of adjuvant therapy who is at risk for recurrence, an additional 5 years of treatment is

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Paul F. Engstrom, Juan Pablo Arnoletti, Al B. Benson III, Yi-Jen Chen, Michael A. Choti, Harry S. Cooper, Anne Covey, Raza A. Dilawari, Dayna S. Early, Peter C. Enzinger, Marwan G. Fakih, James Fleshman Jr., Charles Fuchs, Jean L. Grem, Krystyna Kiel, James A. Knol, Lucille A. Leong, Edward Lin, Mary F. Mulcahy, Sujata Rao, David P. Ryan, Leonard Saltz, David Shibata, John M. Skibber, Constantinos Sofocleous, James Thomas, Alan P. Venook, and Christopher Willett

Weeks J . Controversies regarding laparoscopic colectomy for malignant diseases . Curr Opin Gen Surg 1994 : 208 – 213 . 65 Sun W Haller DG . Adjuvant therapy of colon cancer . Semin Oncol 2005 ; 32 : 95 – 102 . 66 Baddi L

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Presenter: William J. Gradishar

Breast cancer mortality is approximately half of what it was in 1980 due to aggressive screening, combination adjuvant therapies, and the emergence of effective targeted agents for the metastatic setting. “We anticipate that as data emerge from

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Daniel Morgensztern and Ramaswamy Govindan

; 4 : 35 – 44 . 22. Keller SM Adak S Wagner H . A randomized trial of postoperative adjuvant therapy in patients with completely resected stage II or IIIA non-small-cell lung cancer. Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group . N Engl J Med 2000

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Pamela J. DiPiro

to satisfy insistent patients. At all stages of cancer care, including at presentation, during neoadjuvant or adjuvant therapy, and in the treatment of advanced disease, evidence-based guidelines are needed to help direct physicians and their patients

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Omalkhair Abulkhair, Nagi Saghir, Lobna Sedky, Ahmed Saadedin, Heba Elzahwary, Neelam Siddiqui, Mervat Al Saleh, Fady Geara, Nuha Birido, Nadia Al-Eissa, Sana Al Sukhun, Huda Abdulkareem, Menar Mohamed Ayoub, Fawaz Deirawan, Salah Fayaz, Alaa Kandil, Sami Khatib, Mufid El-Mistiri, Dorria Salem, El Siah Hassan Sayd, Mohammed Jaloudi, Mohammad Jahanzeb, and William I. Gradishar

studies, adjuvant therapy includes chemotherapy, targeted therapy with trastuzumab, and hormonal therapy. 13 – 15 In countries with limited resources, anthracyclines and taxanes are the most commonly used drugs, either in combination or sequentially