Adjuvant Therapy News and Research

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Adjuvant Therapy is treatment given after the primary treatment to increase the chances of a cure. Adjuvant therapy may include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormone therapy, or biological therapy.
Chemotherapy prior to surgery could improve prognosis in African-American breast cancer patients

Chemotherapy prior to surgery could improve prognosis in African-American breast cancer patients

Brain metastasis persists in women with HER2-positive breast cancer despite new targeted therapies

Brain metastasis persists in women with HER2-positive breast cancer despite new targeted therapies

Study finds many parents agree to use of placebos in children

Study finds many parents agree to use of placebos in children

High out-of-pocket costs, rather than race/ethnicity, may impact adjuvant endocrine therapy adherence

High out-of-pocket costs, rather than race/ethnicity, may impact adjuvant endocrine therapy adherence

Immune checkpoint inhibitor as adjuvant therapy improves overall survival in patients with stage III melanoma

Immune checkpoint inhibitor as adjuvant therapy improves overall survival in patients with stage III melanoma

ASTRO clinical practice statement outlines recommendations to customize treatment for rectal cancer

ASTRO clinical practice statement outlines recommendations to customize treatment for rectal cancer

Study finds low rates of baseline BMD testing among older women with breast cancer

Study finds low rates of baseline BMD testing among older women with breast cancer

Whole-genome omics data can improve accuracy of breast cancer survival predictions

Whole-genome omics data can improve accuracy of breast cancer survival predictions

Itaconate can suppress pro-inflammatory activity of macrophages

Itaconate can suppress pro-inflammatory activity of macrophages

Researchers identify lymphatic endothelial lineage that shows potential for new anti-cancer treatment

Researchers identify lymphatic endothelial lineage that shows potential for new anti-cancer treatment

STING agonists developed to induce cellular death in B cell malignancies

STING agonists developed to induce cellular death in B cell malignancies

Beta blockers may improve effectiveness of triple negative breast cancer treatments

Beta blockers may improve effectiveness of triple negative breast cancer treatments

Researchers discover new biomarker that puts patients at higher risk for metastasis of uveal melanoma

Researchers discover new biomarker that puts patients at higher risk for metastasis of uveal melanoma

Chemotherapy better than chemoradiotherapy in reducing distant pancreatic cancer recurrences

Chemotherapy better than chemoradiotherapy in reducing distant pancreatic cancer recurrences

Most stage III melanoma patients do not benefit from interferon treatment

Most stage III melanoma patients do not benefit from interferon treatment

New research identifies key enzyme linked to age-related increases in cancer and inflammation

New research identifies key enzyme linked to age-related increases in cancer and inflammation

ACS, Alliance begin work on second volume of manual for cancer surgery

ACS, Alliance begin work on second volume of manual for cancer surgery

Capecitabine increases disease-free survival for HER2-negative breast cancer patients

Capecitabine increases disease-free survival for HER2-negative breast cancer patients

Postponing chemotherapy may increase risk of death for triple-negative breast cancer patients

Postponing chemotherapy may increase risk of death for triple-negative breast cancer patients

Monoclonal antibody reduces relapse rate by 18% in postmenopausal, HR-positive breast cancer patients

Monoclonal antibody reduces relapse rate by 18% in postmenopausal, HR-positive breast cancer patients