James R. Perry, MD, on Glioblastoma: Study Results on Treating Elderly Patients
2016 ASCO Annual Meeting
James R. Perry, MD, of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, discusses findings of a phase III trial of short-course radiotherapy with or without concomitant and adjuvant temozolomide in older patients with this tumor (Abstract LBA2).
Eduardo L. Cazap, MD, PhD, of the Latinamerican & Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology, and Mary Gospodarowicz, MD, of the Princess Margaret Hospital, discuss oncology from an international point of view.
Julie Lemieux, MD, of Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, discusses in French patient-reported outcomes from a study extending adjuvant letrozole for 5 years after completing an initial 5 years of aromatase inhibitor therapy alone or preceded by tamoxifen (Abstract LBA506).
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Yousuf Zafar, MD, of Duke Cancer Institute, summarizes his educational lecture on the financial toxicities of treatment and the need to focus on both short- and long-term interventions to reduce the burden on patients.
Nagi S. El-Saghir, MD, of the American University of Beirut, and Mary Gospodarowicz, MD, of the Princess Margaret Hospital, discuss oncology from an international point of view.
Usha Menon, MD, of University College London, discusses a significant new version of a screening test for ovarian cancer that may reduce death from the disease (Abstract 5507).