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New Developments in Thyroid Cancer

Robert I. Haddad

. Dr. Haddad noted, “we routinely use concurrent chemoradiotherapy in patients who undergo a complete surgical resection and our preferred regimen is weekly carboplatin and paclitaxel. Refer these patients immediately for a clinical trial if one is

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Management of EGFR Mutation–Positive Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer

Rogerio A. Lilenbaum and Leora A. Horn

/or honoraria from Genentech, Inc. and Merck & Co., Inc. References 1. Mok TS Wu YL Thongprasert S . Gefitinib or carboplatin-paclitaxel in pulmonary adenocarcinoma . N Engl J Med 2009 ; 361 : 947 – 957 . 2. Yang JC Wu YL Schuler M

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Does Chemoradiation Benefit Patients With Gastric Cancer Managed Without Surgery?

Kimberly L. Johung and Stacey M. Stein

, with concurrent fluorouracil and paclitaxel. A pathologic CR was achieved in 26% of patients, with improved survival in these patients. 11 The ongoing phase III TOPGEAR trial is evaluating the addition of preoperative CRT to perioperative chemotherapy

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Multimodality Approaches to Localized Gastric Cancer

Prajnan Das, Yixing Jiang, Jeffrey H. Lee, Manoop S. Bhutani, William A. Ross, Paul F. Mansfield, and Jaffer A. Ajani

2 cycles of 5-FU, paclitaxel, and cisplatin, followed by radiotherapy with concurrent paclitaxel and infusional 5-FU, with 40 patients then undergoing surgery. 47 This study showed a pathologic complete response rate of 20%, R0 resection rate of 78

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Controversies in the Surgical Management of Gastric Cancer

David A. Kooby and Daniel G. Coit

, randomised trial of adjuvant chemotherapy or radiotherapy in resectable gastric cancer: Interim report . Br J Cancer 1989 ; 60 : 739 – 744 . 55 Kelsen DP Schwartz G Janjan N Minsky B . A randomized phase II comparison of two cisplatin-paclitaxel

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Principles and Techniques of Radiation Therapy for Esophageal and Gastroesophageal Junction Cancers

Lisa Hazard, Gary Yang, Mary Frances McAleer, James Hayman, and Christopher Willett

: a randomized phase II study of two paclitaxel-based chemoradiotherapy regimens . Available at : http://www.rtog.org/members/protocols/E0113/E0113.pdf . Accessed 3 September 2008 . 13. Tachibana M Kinugasa S Yoshimura H . Clinical

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Crescendos and Decrescendos: Gastric and Esophageal Cancers

Jaffer A. Ajani

Dutch trial 15 that randomly assigned 363 patients to receive either chemoradiation (paclitaxel plus carboplatin with 40 Gy of radiation) and surgery (n = 175) or surgery alone (n = 188), patients who received preoperative chemoradiation had

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The Abu Dhabi Declaration: Why the Hustle?

Hamdy A. Azim, Abdul-Rahman Jazieh, and Mohammad Jahanzeb

of non-small-cell lung cancer to gefitinib . N Engl J Med 2004 ; 350 : 2129 – 2139 . 4. Mok TS Wu YL Thongprasert S . Gefitinib or carboplatin-paclitaxel in pulmonary adenocarcinoma . N Engl J Med 2009 ; 361 : 947 – 957 . 5

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NCCN News

initial testing for all patients. It also includes a number of new recommendations for primary chemotherapy, maintenance treatment, and recurrence treatment. The weekly paclitaxel/carboplatin regimen is a new primary chemotherapy option for all stages

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Part 2: Abstracts from the NCCN 19th Annual Conference: Advancing the Standard of Cancer Care™

%), and ovarian (7%). Hematologic malignancies constituted 11% of the cohort. Single-agent chemotherapy regimens were most common (233 requests), with docetaxel, paclitaxel, gemcitabine, pemetrexed, and fluorouracil totaling 125 requests. Combination