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#Pembrolizumab Found to Be Safe, Effective as Second-Line Therapy for Advanced Esophageal Cancer: #ASCOdailynews #ASCO19 #esocsm #cancerresearch

Pembrolizumab Found to Be Safe, Effective as Second-Line Therapy for Advanced Esophageal Cancer


#Rivaroxaban Reduces VTE in Ambulatory Patients With Pancreatic Cancer: #ASCOdailynews #pancsm #pancreaticcancer

Rivaroxaban Reduces VTE in Ambulatory Patients With Pancreatic Cancer


Abstract submission deadline is May 31 for the @CR_UK-AACR Joint Conference: Engineering and Physical Sciences in Oncology. taking place in London, Oct. 15-17. Explore how emerging technologies and novel approaches can unlock new thinking in your field: https://t.co/bkmCyG2tAS

Nominations are open for the AACR Scientific Achievement Awards, which recognizes scientific excellence in Cancer Research. For more information including criteria and deadlines, visit https://t.co/7tFlDnVA2p

RT @CR_AACR: @UCLA @UCLAFSPH and @UHCancerCenter authors consider #Breastcancer Risk and #Insulin Resistance: Post Genome-Wide Gene–Environment Interaction Study Using a Random Survival Forest. https://t.co/N2lyk3ehaY

Thank you @senatemajldr & @timkaine for introducing the Tobacco-Free Youth Act, raising the #tobacco purchasing age from 18 to 21. We joined several stakeholders endorsing this bill #ASCOinAction

ASCO Supports the Tobacco-Free Youth Act

”ASCO strongly supports this strong, bipartisan bill that would raise the federal age for purchasing tobacco products, electronic cigarettes, an...


Register for #OncPractice19, a conference focused on the business of cancer care, taking place Sept. 5 in San Diego https://t.co/ALdSM7Uo2m

RT @CAPR_AACR: Now available online- check out the must read article collection featuring the Journal's most highly- cited and viewed items from last year! https://t.co/wpU88i8L5Q

Recent publications

Ultra-deep next-generation sequencing of plasma cell-free DNA in patients with advanced lung cancers: results from the Actionable Genome Consortium. Ann. Oncol.

Olaparib and α-specific PI3K inhibitor alpelisib for patients with epithelial ovarian cancer: a dose-escalation and dose-expansion phase 1b trial. Lancet Oncol.

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