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Treatment of Early-Stage Esophageal Adenocarcinoma

Ariel Polish and Mary F. Mulcahy

neoadjuvant or adjuvant therapy. One retrospective study focused on 49 patients with adenocarcinoma (90%) or squamous (10%) cancer of the esophagus who were staged as T2,N0,M0 and received neoadjuvant chemoradiation. 14 The study found that the 5-year rates

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Costs and Benefits of Extended Endocrine Strategies for Premenopausal Breast Cancer

Janice S. Kwon, Gary Pansegrau, Melica Nourmoussavi, Geoffrey L. Hammond, and Mark S. Carey

. Goss PE Ingle JN Pritchard KI . Extending aromatase-inhibitor adjuvant therapy to 10 years . N Engl J Med 2016 ; 375 : 209 – 219 . 4. Goss PE Ingle JN Martino S . Impact of premenopausal status at breast cancer diagnosis in women entered

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Updates in the Treatment of Patients With Colorectal Cancer

Presented by: Smitha S. Krishnamurthi

just predicting a recurrence. It’s actually detecting residual disease. It appears to be the most useful prognostic assay, but there are unanswered questions, and we still don’t know if it can guide adjuvant therapy,” she said. Although ctDNA assays can

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Disparities in the Use of Neoadjuvant Therapy for Resectable Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Jordan M. Cloyd, Chengli Shen, Heena Santry, John Bridges, Mary Dillhoff, Aslam Ejaz, Timothy M. Pawlik, and Allan Tsung

greater number of patients will be unable to complete the intended course of adjuvant therapy for similar reasons. 7 , 8 The administration of chemotherapy with or without radiation therapy (RT) before surgical resection is an alternative strategy that

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Role of Adjuvant and Posttreatment Exercise Programs in Breast Health

Jennifer A. Ligibel

the completion of adjuvant therapy. Thus, physical activity has been shown to have several benefits for patients with breast cancer both during and after adjuvant therapy. No clear consensus exists on the “best” type of physical activity, but

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The Challenges of Colorectal Cancer Survivorship

Crystal S. Denlinger and Andrea M. Barsevick

Edited by Kerrin G. Robinson

Fleming T Macdonald J . Levamisole and fluorouracil for adjuvant therapy of resected colon carcinoma . N Engl J Med 1990 ; 322 : 352 – 358 . 7 de Gramont A Boni C Navarro M . Oxaliplatin/5FU/LV in adjuvant colon cancer: updated efficacy

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NCCN Guidelines Updates: Breast Cancer

Sharon H. Giordano, Anthony D. Elias, and William J. Gradishar

for advanced hormone-sensitive breast cancer at the NCCN 23rd Annual Conference. New Adjuvant Therapy Options for Patients With HER2-Positive Cancer Two new adjuvant treatment options for patients with HER2-positive disease are in the 2018 NCCN

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NCCN Guidelines Updates: Breast Cancer

Melinda L. Telli, William J. Gradishar, and John H. Ward

personalize systemic adjuvant therapy choices,” Dr. Ward said. “The available assays have strong prognostic capability, and more data on this are coming.” Among the available assays are the 21-gene panel (Oncotype Dx), the 70-gene panel (MammaPrint), the 50

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Uterine Neoplasms

Benjamin E. Greer, Wui-Jin Koh, Nadeem Abu-Rustum, Michael A. Bookman, Robert E. Bristow, Susana M. Campos, Kathleen R. Cho, Larry Copeland, Marta Ann Crispens, Patricia J. Eifel, Warner K. Huh, Wainwright Jaggernauth, Daniel S. Kapp, John J. Kavanagh, John R. Lurain III, Mark Morgan, Robert J. Morgan Jr, C. Bethan Powell, Steven W. Remmenga, R. Kevin Reynolds, Angeles Alvarez Secord, William Small Jr, and Nelson Teng

in endometrial carcinoma: overview of randomised trials . Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 2008 ; 20 : 463 – 469 . 56 Fleming G . Adjuvant therapy for high-risk adenocarcinoma of the uterus . ASCO Educational Book 2008 : 230 – 233

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Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

Margaret A. Tempero, J. Pablo Arnoletti, Stephen Behrman, Edgar Ben-Josef, Al B. Benson III, Jordan D. Berlin, John L. Cameron, Ephraim S. Casper, Steven J. Cohen, Michelle Duff, Joshua D.I. Ellenhorn, William G. Hawkins, John P. Hoffman, Boris W. Kuvshinoff II, Mokenge P. Malafa, Peter Muscarella II, Eric K. Nakakura, Aaron R. Sasson, Sarah P. Thayer, Douglas S. Tyler, Robert S. Warren, Samuel Whiting, Christopher Willett, and Robert A. Wolff

pancreatic cancer, then surgical consultation is recommended. Restaging with high-quality abdominal and chest imaging is also recommended after surgery for resectable disease and before initiation of adjuvant therapy (see page 980). It should also be