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Fertility preservation in young cancer patients promoted by ASCO

The American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO) and Livestrong Foundation have launched a video on YouTube to promote discussion of fertility preservation in young cancer patients. Keep reading to learn more.

By |2017-03-31T13:00:45-04:00June 18th, 2013|News, Pediatric GIST|

Several GIST clinical trials updated at American Society of Clinical Oncology

By Jim Hughes Here are updates from the American Society of Clinical Oncology conference on three GIST  clinical trials. Panobinostat (HDAC) Phase 1 in 3rd Line GIST: LRG research Team member Sebastian Bauer, MD of Essen University [...]

By |2019-09-20T13:55:31-04:00August 1st, 2012|Clinical Trials, News|

Surgery and Genotyping Studies Highlighted at ASCO Conference

One of the highlights of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) conference was the session “Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: Multimodal Approach.” George Demetri M.D. began the discussion with a review of the history and biology of GIST. Dr. Demetri reviewed the current status of GIST and brought up some new challenges ahead.

By |2019-09-26T15:56:05-04:00November 22nd, 2011|News|

Adjuvant Gleevec, Star of ASCO: What We Learned

Results of the Scandinavian Sarcoma Group (SSG 18) adjuvant imatinib (Gleevec/Glivec) trial in high risk GIST were presented on June 5, during the Plenary Session of the 2011 American Society of Clinical Oncology conference (ASCO). The Plenary or “all members’ session” highlights “abstracts deemed to have the highest merit and greatest impact on oncology research and practice”.

By |2018-10-30T14:04:38-04:00August 1st, 2011|Gleevec, News|
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