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Matti S. Aapro, MD, on Advanced Disease: Reducing Use of Futile Treatments

Matti S. Aapro, MD, of the Genolier Cancer Centre, discusses the challenges of avoiding futile treatments and the need to work with patients, integrate palliative care, and monitor toxicities.

geriatric oncology

Matti S. Aapro, MD, on Immunotherapy in Older Patients

Matti S. Aapro, MD, of the Genolier Cancer Centre, discusses the optimal treatment and supportive care for older patients with cancer, including the importance of maintaining dose density and intensity as well as monitoring toxicity.

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breast cancer

Matti S. Aapro, MD, on Geriatric Oncology: A Multidisciplinary Approach for Positive Outcomes

Matti S. Aapro, MD, of IMO Clinique de Genolier, offered a case presentation and a cross-disciplinary approach to finding the best way to effect a cure with minimal impact on quality of life.

Oncology Professionals and Leaders to be Honored at ASCO Annual Meeting

Each year through its Special Awards Program, ASCO recognizes researchers, patient advocates, and leaders of the global oncology community who, through their work, have made significant contributions to enhancing cancer care. These recipients of ASCO’s highest, most prestigious awards collectively...

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NEPA for Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting: Key Endpoints and Additional Analyses Show Strong Efficacy

For the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, NEPA, a novel combination of a neurokinin-1 (NK1) receptor antagonist and the 5-HT3 receptor antagonist palonosetron (Aloxi), has been studied in three pivotal trials that were recently published in the Annals of Oncology.1-3 Further...