2014 Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium

Multiple Myeloma

New Agents and Novel Targets for Multiple Myeloma

New therapies for multiple myeloma have dramatically improved life expectancy, but despite these advances, 5-year overall survival still remains below 50%. Investigators are in hot pursuit of new ther...

breast cancer

Hormonal Therapy for Early Breast Cancer: Do We Learn From Past Mistakes?

Guidelines can be incorrect if they are not based on incontrovertible evidence. Such was the case with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) 1995 guidelines recommending 5 years of tamoxifen adjuvant th...

breast cancer

Optimizing HER2 Therapy in Early and Advanced Breast Cancers

Trastuzumab (Herceptin) has been the cornerstone of therapy for HER2-positive tumors, which comprise about 20% of all breast tumors. Additional therapies targeted to other HER2 pathways or other targe...

lung cancer

Lung Cancer: Next Frontier for Immunotherapy

Immune checkpoint inhibitors, particularly PD-1 (programmed cell death-1) and PD-L1 (programmed death-ligand 1) inhibitors, are being studied extensively in lung cancer. These agents, alone and in com...

pancreatic cancer

Choice for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer: FOLFIRINOX or Gemcitabine/Nab-Paclitaxel?

The choice between FOLFIRINOX (fluorouracil [5-FU], leucovorin, irinotecan, oxaliplatin) vs the combination of gemcitabine and nanoparticle albumin-bound (nab)-paclitaxel (Abraxane) for first-line tre...




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