OncoLink at ASCO 1999: Sunday, May 16

Ivor Benjamin, MD, far right, and the rest of The Group Room panel broadcast a live radio show from ASCO.
James Metz, MD explains his poster presentation, entitled "Analysis of Outcomes For High Risk Breast Cancer Patients Based on Interval From surgery To Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy" to an ASCO attendee.


Carboplatin/Paclitaxel Preferable to Cisplatin/Paclitaxel in Optimal Stage III Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
Cyclophosphamide/Cisplatin Possibly Preferable Preferable to 32P in Treament of Early High-Risk Ovarian Cancer
Federal Funding of Pap Smears Saves Lives
Hepatic Infusion Increases Survival and Reduces Liver Metastases from Colorectal Cancer when Combined with Chemotherapy
Male Bone Density Decreases at a Steady Rate During Hormone-Suppressing Prostate Cancer Treatment
Melanoma Patients Could be Spared Radical Surgery by Sentinel Node Mapping
New Diabetes Drug Helps Cancer Cells Differentiate, Making them More Like Normal Cells
Novel Immunotherapy Targets Her2-Positive Prostate Cancer
Patients Self-Administer Protein in Nose Drops to Treat Kaposi's Sarcoma
Pre-cancerous Prostate Lesions Indicate Increased Risk of Cancer
Prophylactic Mastectomy Satisfactory to Majority of Patients
Replacing P53 Gene in Prostate Cancer Helps Shrink Tumors
Sequential Couplets of Cisplatin/Topotecan and Cisplatin/Paclitaxel as First-Line Therapy in Advanced Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
Smokers at Highest Risk of Developing Secondary Head and Neck Tumors
Tiny Radioactive Spheres Increase Survival and Reduce Liver Metastases When Combined with Chemotherapy

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ASCO: For Chemo's Nausea, Olanzapine Beats Metoclopramide

May 18, 2012 - For patients receiving highly emetogenic chemotherapy who experience breakthrough chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, treatment with olanzapine (Zyprexa) is significantly better than treatment with metoclopramide, according to a phase III study released May 16 in advance of presentation at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, held from June 1 to 5 in Chicago.



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