American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is a professional organization representing physicians of all oncology sub-specialties who care for people with cancer. Founded in 1964 by Fred Ansfield, Harry Bisel, Herman Freckman, Arnoldus Goudsmit, Robert Talley, William Wilson, and Jane C. Wright, it has nearly 45,000 members worldwide.
Prognostic understanding may be associated with hospitalization or hospice use depending on how patients were queried about their prognosis and whether oncologists’ estimates were considered. Read More ›

Electronic patient-reported outcome remote monitoring of patients receiving parenteral cancer therapy in routine clinical care is feasible. Office intervention may reduce the need for emergency and inpatient services. Read More ›

Modeling of the ADAURA trial data showed that 3 years of adjuvant osimertinib was more cost-effective than placebo in EGFR-mutated non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Read More ›

The LC-SCRUM-Asia project analysis indicated that utilization of rapid multigene assays in patients with advanced non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) was associated with short turnaround times and high success rates compared with a targeted assay. Read More ›

Provider adherence to National Comprehensive Cancer Network recommendations and implementation of an automated regimen-level prior authorization is associated with lower cost and more efficient oncology care in patients with non–small-cell lung cancer. Read More ›

The majority of progressing stage IV non–small-cell lung cancer patients with development of resistance to targeted therapies benefit from repeat molecular profiling to detect actionable resistance mechanisms and facilitate clinical trial enrollment. Read More ›

A mobile computerized tomographic lung screening program detected a high number of incidental concurrent disease findings in a rural underserved high-risk population of heavy smokers. Read More ›

Analysis of the National Cancer Database indicates that a lower proportion of black patients with locally advanced, stage III, non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) receive concurrent chemotherapy plus radiotherapy compared with white patients. Read More ›

Atezolizumab in patients with resected stage II/IIIA non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) extends disease-free survival compared with best supportive care after receiving adjuvant chemotherapy. Read More ›

Patients with pretreated KRAS p.G12C–mutated non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treated with sotorasib improved or maintained global health status/quality of life, physical functioning, and the severity of key lung cancer–related symptoms. Read More ›

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