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Targeted Therapy for Metastatic Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer

Presented by: Gregory J. Riely

chemotherapy); and, for nonsquamous histology alone, atezolizumab (proven not beneficial in the squamous subtype when combined with chemotherapy). In addition, data show that ICIs can be used as neoadjuvant or adjuvant therapy for certain patients with

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Practice-Changing Interventions in the Systemic Management of Breast Cancer

Presented by: 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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Updates to the Management of Endometrial Cancer

Presented by: Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum

tumors tend to fare well, so treatment de-escalation might be appropriate for a patient with surgical stage I disease. “But I am not comfortable saying we can avoid adjuvant therapy in a patient with stage III/IV disease,” he added. “They also do well

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New NCCN Guidelines for Vulvar Cancer

Benjamin E. Greer and Wui-Jin Koh

extension and N2 as gross disease, Dr. Koh noted. He stated that selecting patients for adjuvant therapy is challenging. Rather than look at the total number of nodes, he suggested using a ratio of the number of positive nodes per side divided by the number

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Evidence-Based Guidelines: Optimizing Imaging in Cancer Care

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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NCCN Guidelines® Insights: Breast Cancer, Version 4.2021

Featured Updates to the NCCN Guidelines

William J. Gradishar, Meena S. Moran, Jame Abraham, Rebecca Aft, Doreen Agnese, Kimberly H. Allison, Sarah L. Blair, Harold J. Burstein, Chau Dang, Anthony D. Elias, Sharon H. Giordano, Matthew P. Goetz, Lori J. Goldstein, Sara A. Hurvitz, Steven J. Isakoff, Rachel C. Jankowitz, Sara H. Javid, Jairam Krishnamurthy, Marilyn Leitch, Janice Lyons, Jennifer Matro, Ingrid A. Mayer, Joanne Mortimer, Ruth M. O'Regan, Sameer A. Patel, Lori J. Pierce, Hope S. Rugo, Amy Sitapati, Karen Lisa Smith, Mary Lou Smith, Hatem Soliman, Erica M. Stringer-Reasor, Melinda L. Telli, John H. Ward, Kari B. Wisinski, Jessica S. Young, Jennifer L. Burns, and Rashmi Kumar

Systemic Therapy In patients with early-stage breast cancer, systemic adjuvant therapy is administered to reduce risk of breast cancer recurrence. The decision is often based on individual risk of relapse and predicted sensitivity to treatment (eg

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Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Lung Cancer: Cisplatin Doublets Only?

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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Modification and Implementation of NCCN Guidelines™ on Breast Cancer in the Middle East and North Africa Region

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

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Receipt of Guideline-Concordant Care Does Not Explain Breast Cancer Mortality Disparities by Race in Metropolitan Atlanta

Lindsay J. Collin, Ming Yan, Renjian Jiang, Keerthi Gogineni, Preeti Subhedar, Kevin C. Ward, Jeffrey M. Switchenko, Joseph Lipscomb, Jasmine Miller-Kleinhenz, Mylin A. Torres, Jolinta Lin, and Lauren E. McCullough

to racial disparities in breast cancer mortality. Early investigations (circa 1990–2005) have reported that minority women are less likely to receive appropriate adjuvant therapy, although findings appear to be mixed and few studies report survival

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Impact of the Breast Cancer Index for Extended Endocrine Decision-Making: First Results of the Prospective BCI Registry Study

Tara B. Sanft, Jenna Wong, Brandon O’Neal, Natalia Siuliukina, Rachel C. Jankowitz, Mark D. Pegram, Jenny R. Fox, Yi Zhang, Kai Treuner, and Joyce A. O’Shaughnessy

letrozole in postmenopausal women after five years of tamoxifen therapy for early-stage . N Engl J Med 2003 ; 349 : 1793 – 1802 . 6. Jakesz R , Greil R , Gnant M , Extended adjuvant therapy with anastrozole among postmenopausal breast cancer