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issues in oncology

ASCO Releases New Recommendations on Systemic Therapy Dosing for Adults With Obesity and Cancer

ASCO has approved new recommendations for the appropriate dosing of systemic anticancer agents in adults with obesity and cancer.1 The guideline update was based on evidence collected from a systematic review of the literature published between November 1, 2010, and March 27, 2020, regarding dosing ...

head and neck cancer

Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology and ASCO Approve First Joint Guideline for Treatment of Stage II to IVA Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

The Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology (CSCO) and ASCO have approved a joint guideline for the treatment of stage II to IVA nasopharyngeal carcinoma.1 The guideline was drafted by a panel of Chinese and U.S. experts and provides, for the first time, a clear set of recommendations for the use of...

solid tumors
multiple myeloma

ASCO Approves First Joint MSTS/ASTRO/ASCO Guideline on Treatment of Metastatic Carcinoma and Myeloma of the Femur

On June 20, 2020, ASCO approved the first joint Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (MSTS)/American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)/ASCO guideline on the care of patients with metastatic carcinoma and myeloma of the femur.1 Guideline recommendations were based on a systematic review of clinical...

prostate cancer

ASCO Endorses Cancer Care Ontario Guideline on Bone Health and Bone-Targeted Therapies for Prostate Cancer

ASCO recently endorsed the Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) guideline “Bone Health and Bone-Targeted Therapies for Prostate Cancer,” which was originally approved by CCO in 2017.1 The recommendations were based on a systematic review and meta-analysis of relevant research and clinical trial reports...

breast cancer

ASCO Updates Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Guideline to Include Anastrozole

ASCO has updated a guideline on pharmacologic interventions for breast cancer risk reduction in postmenopausal women at increased risk of developing breast cancer.1 The original clinical practice recommendations for breast cancer risk reduction were published in 1999 and updated in 2002, 2009, and...

symptom management

ASCO and MASCC/ISOO Release a Clinical Practice Guideline on Medication-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw

ASCO and the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer/International Society of Oral Oncology (MASCC/ISOO) have published a clinical practice guideline on medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.1 The guideline outlines the latest recommendations ...

supportive care

ASCO Expands Therapeutic Options for Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Patients With Cancer

ASCO has updated its recommendations for the prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with cancer. “The recommendations were last updated in 2015, but since then, new, significant publications have emerged, which prompted this update,” said Nigel S. Key, MBChB, of the...

colorectal cancer

ASCO Guideline Recommends Shorter-Course Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Some Patients With Stage III Colon Cancer

In a clinical practice guideline released April 15, an ASCO Expert Panel outlined the latest recommendations for the duration of adjuvant chemotherapy with a fluoropyrimidine and oxaliplatin for patients with completely resected stage III colon cancer.1 New recommendations were based on the results ...

gastrointestinal cancer
colorectal cancer

New ASCO Guidelines on Early Detection and Treatment of Colorectal Cancer in Resource-Stratified Settings

ASCO has approved two new resource-stratified guidelines aimed at improving the early detection and treatment of colorectal cancer in all resource settings. The guidelines are a continuation of ASCO’s efforts to provide evidence-based recommendations for the management of malignancies applicable...