publication date: May. 24, 2019
Issue 21 - May. 24, 2019
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  • Trials & Tribulations

    Why I choose to play a dual role in TMIST

    As a physician-scientist, I have spent my career advancing research in women’s health. I was a part of the planning effort to design and launch TMIST—the Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial.

  • Dana-Farber wins legal dispute over PD-1/PD-L1 patents; BMS set to lose exclusive license

    So, you’ve finished your copy of the Mueller Report and you long for another great read from the same publisher—the U.S. government.

  • Review

    Chernobyl, the HBO miniseries: Fact and fiction (Part II)

    Last week, I discussed events resulting in the Chernobyl NPF accident, including unique aspects of the reactor-design which contributed to the accident, and which resulted in release of radiation to the environment. I also discussed the initial Soviet response. Next, I focus on the immediate medical consequences and the response of Soviet government to medical interventions.

  • In Brief

    • Mullighan named deputy director of St. Jude
    • Dimopoulos and Mateos to receive achievement awards from IMF
    • Singh named sub-PI Heartland Cancer Research NCORP Executive Committee
    • Douglas Lowy receives NYU honorary degree
  • Funding Opportunities

    Astellas Oncology calls for entries to C3 Prize to award $200,000

    Astellas Pharma Inc. is calling for entries for the fourth annual Astellas Oncology C3 Prize (Changing Cancer Care), a challenge that funds the best non-treatment ideas to improve cancer care for patients, caregivers and their loved ones.

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  • Clinical Roundup

    • UPenn study shows adding bevacizumab improves OS in NSCLC
    • NRG Oncology phase III study results: partial breast irradiation is effective
    • First states to expand Medicaid saw larger screening rate increases
  • Drugs & Targets

    • Oncopeptides to submit NDA for melflufen in multiple myeloma

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