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NCCN Guidelines Insights: Colon Cancer, Version 2.2018

Al B. Benson III, Alan P. Venook, Mahmoud M. Al-Hawary, Lynette Cederquist, Yi-Jen Chen, Kristen K. Ciombor, Stacey Cohen, Harry S. Cooper, Dustin Deming, Paul F. Engstrom, Ignacio Garrido-Laguna, Jean L. Grem, Axel Grothey, Howard S. Hochster, Sarah Hoffe, Steven Hunt, Ahmed Kamel, Natalie Kirilcuk, Smitha Krishnamurthi, Wells A. Messersmith, Jeffrey Meyerhardt, Eric D. Miller, Mary F. Mulcahy, James D. Murphy, Steven Nurkin, Leonard Saltz, Sunil Sharma, David Shibata, John M. Skibber, Constantinos T. Sofocleous, Elena M. Stoffel, Eden Stotsky-Himelfarb, Christopher G. Willett, Evan Wuthrick, Kristina M. Gregory, and Deborah A. Freedman-Cass

, adjuvant chemotherapy. 10 Population and institutional studies have shown that adjuvant therapy may confer a survival advantage in some patients with resected colon cancer (eg, those with stage III or high-risk stage II disease). 11 – 14 Furthermore

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NCCN Guidelines Insights: Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma, Version 1.2019

Featured Updates to the NCCN Guidelines

Margaret A. Tempero, Mokenge P. Malafa, E. Gabriela Chiorean, Brian Czito, Courtney Scaife, Amol K. Narang, Christos Fountzilas, Brian M. Wolpin, Mahmoud Al-Hawary, Horacio Asbun, Stephen W. Behrman, Al B. Benson III, Ellen Binder, Dana B. Cardin, Charles Cha, Vincent Chung, Mary Dillhoff, Efrat Dotan, Cristina R. Ferrone, George Fisher, Jeffrey Hardacre, William G. Hawkins, Andrew H. Ko, Noelle LoConte, Andrew M. Lowy, Cassadie Moravek, Eric K. Nakakura, Eileen M. O’Reilly, Jorge Obando, Sushanth Reddy, Sarah Thayer, Robert A. Wolff, Jennifer L. Burns, and Griselda Zuccarino-Catania

only approximately half of patients with potentially curative resections receive adjuvant therapy due to issues associated with postoperative complications, recovery, and performance status. 9 Median survival for patients with resected tumors under

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Impact of Axillary Dissection Among Patients With Sentinel Node–Positive Breast Cancer Undergoing Mastectomy

James Sun, Brittany J. Mathias, Christine Laronga, Weihong Sun, Jun-Min Zhou, William J. Fulp, John V. Kiluk, and M. Catherine Lee

without records of adjuvant therapy were excluded. Patients were identified from a prospectively maintained breast cancer database at an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Clinicopathologic variables, including demographic information, pathology

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NCCN Guidelines® Insights: Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer, Version 2.2023

Featured Updates to the NCCN Guidelines

David S. Ettinger, Douglas E. Wood, Dara L. Aisner, Wallace Akerley, Jessica R. Bauman, Ankit Bharat, Debora S. Bruno, Joe Y. Chang, Lucian R. Chirieac, Malcolm DeCamp, Thomas J. Dilling, Jonathan Dowell, Gregory A. Durm, Scott Gettinger, Travis E. Grotz, Matthew A. Gubens, Aparna Hegde, Rudy P. Lackner, Michael Lanuti, Jules Lin, Billy W. Loo Jr, Christine M. Lovly, Fabien Maldonado, Erminia Massarelli, Daniel Morgensztern, Thomas Ng, Gregory A. Otterson, Sandip P. Patel, Tejas Patil, Patricio M. Polanco, Gregory J. Riely, Jonathan Riess, Steven E. Schild, Theresa A. Shapiro, Aditi P. Singh, James Stevenson, Alda Tam, Tawee Tanvetyanon, Jane Yanagawa, Stephen C. Yang, Edwin Yau, Kristina M. Gregory, and Miranda Hughes

ICIs. Immunotherapy Clinical Trial Data IMpower010, a phase III randomized trial, assessed adjuvant therapy with atezolizumab versus best supportive care in 1,005 patients with completely resected stage IB–IIIA NSCLC (staging

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Multidisciplinary Management of Pancreatic Cancer

Margaret A. Tempero

pancreatic cancer, 80% of patients are diagnosed with advanced unresectable disease; 80% experience relapse after resection and adjuvant therapy; and median overall survival (OS) of patients with untreated metastatic disease is only 3 months. The “cure rate

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Incorporating New Systemic Therapies in Kidney Cancer Treatment

Eric Jonasch

in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for Kidney Cancer. Adjuvant Therapy Three trials have been conducted in the adjuvant setting, 2 of which (ASSURE and PROTECT) showed negative results for adjuvant sunitinib, sorafenib, and pazopanib. A third trial

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The First Documented Case of High-Grade Synovial Cell Sarcoma of the Rectum

Richard B. Hostetter, Min Yan, Houman Vaghefi, Kenneth Pennington, and Gary Cornette

higher total doses (60–66 Gy in 30–33 fractions). The advantage of adjuvant therapy is that the final pathology is clearly established. 3 Figure 6 Spindle tumor cells in bundle and fascicles (hematoxylin-eosin stain, original magnification x100

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Ten Years of Progress in Colon Cancer Therapy

Paul F. Engstrom

2002, the NCCN panel advocated 5-fluorouracil (5-FU)/leucovorin adjuvant therapy for stage III or node-positive disease and 5-FU leucovorin with or without irinotecan (IFL) as first-line therapy for metastatic disease. Second-line therapies for

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Take Your Medicine

Harold J. Burstein

percentage. Of course, a few caveats are warranted. The bulk of these reports are derived from studies of women taking adjuvant therapy for hormone receptor-positive breast cancer. Such patients often have a favorable prognosis and might reasonably be

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Combined Modality Therapy of Localized Gastric and Esophageal Cancers

Prajnan Das, Norio Fukami, and Jaffer A. Ajani

. 29. Gunderson LL Sosin H . Adenocarcinoma of the stomach: areas of failure in a re-operation series (second or symptomatic look) clinicopathologic correlation and implications for adjuvant therapy . Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 1982 ; 8 : 1