•   George Lundberg, MD

    This outline from the National Cancer Institute covers recent research on colorectal cancer.

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    What’s New in Melanoma Treatment in 2021?

    Emma Shtivelman, PhD

    I last wrote about melanoma treatment more than 2 years ago, a fairly long time in the evolution of treatments for this type of cancer. Just as a refresher, the current mainstays of drugs to treat melanoma fall into two categories: Now, I highlight new developments in melanoma treatment, including overcoming resistance to ICI. Neoadjuvant (before surgery) treatments for resectable melanoma Some stage III… Read more »

  •   Lola Rahib, PhD

    Article from Let’s Win! Pancreatic Cancer: NALIRIFOX, a combination of liposomal irinotecan (Onivyde) with fluorouracil (5-FU), leucovorin, and oxaliplatin is shown to be safe as a first line treatment in locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer.

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  •   Lola Rahib, PhD

    Article from Let’s Win! Pancreatic Cancer: Learn about Precision Promise, an adaptive multi-site clinical trial spearheaded by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

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  •   Lola Rahib, PhD

    Article from Let’s Win! Pancreatic Cancer: A new clinical trial is using precision medicine to identify the best individualized standard-of-care options for pancreatic cancer patients.

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  •   Lola Rahib, PhD

    Article from Let’s Win! Pancreatic Cancer: Modified FOLFIRINOX shows benefit as neoadjuvant therapy for borderline resectable pancreatic cancer.  

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    When is the Best Time to Seek a Clinical Trial for Glioblastoma?

    With: Eric Wong, MD

    For some people with glioblastoma brain tumors, enrolling in a clinical trial enables access to cutting-edge treatment. Here, our Curious Dr. George talks clinical trials with Cancer Commons Expert Physician Advisor, Eric T. Wong, MD. Dr. Wong is also Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Curious Dr. George: Malignant… Read more »

  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Overview from Medscape curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes:

    This 2020 encyclopedic approach to all of the many diagnostic and therapeutic options available for primary hepatocellular carcinoma leaves no stone unturned. (Free registration required, written with a physician audience in mind.)

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    A press release from the Children’s Cancer Institute outlines hopeful results from experiments performed in mice and 3-D computer models that investigated a new treatment for the rare childhood brain tumor diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG). The treatment consists of a combination of the drugs difluoromethylornithine (DFMO) and AMXT 1501. This combo is already being tested in clinical trials in adults with cancer, and will soon be tested in children with DIPG.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    A press release from ScienceDaily outlines results from a small study of patients receiving a standard, FDA-approved treatment (temozolomide) for glioblastoma. The results suggest that some patients may survive a few months longer, all because of time of day for administering the drug.

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