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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.
10-year results from clinical trial of extended letrozole therapy for women with HR+ breast cancer

10-year results from clinical trial of extended letrozole therapy for women with HR+ breast cancer

New clinical trial aims to reduce malnutrition among patients with lung cancer

New clinical trial aims to reduce malnutrition among patients with lung cancer

New 'liquid biopsy' blood test for breast cancer could help avoid unnecessary surgeries

New 'liquid biopsy' blood test for breast cancer could help avoid unnecessary surgeries

New drug combinations and dosing schedules improve outlook in advanced colon cancer

New drug combinations and dosing schedules improve outlook in advanced colon cancer

Multigene test helps doctors to make effective treatment decisions for breast cancer patients

Multigene test helps doctors to make effective treatment decisions for breast cancer patients

Study compares use of breast milk to formula in children who underwent bone marrow transplant

Study compares use of breast milk to formula in children who underwent bone marrow transplant

UCR study: Surgery associated with higher survival of patients with HER2-positive stage 4 breast cancer

UCR study: Surgery associated with higher survival of patients with HER2-positive stage 4 breast cancer

New recovery pathway could speed up time to next treatment for pancreatic cancer patients

New recovery pathway could speed up time to next treatment for pancreatic cancer patients

Study highlights accuracy of DecisionDx-Melanoma prognostic test in patients with Stage II-IIIA melanoma

Study highlights accuracy of DecisionDx-Melanoma prognostic test in patients with Stage II-IIIA melanoma

Mayo Clinic physicians win SU2C Catalyst Award to fund melanoma research

Mayo Clinic physicians win SU2C Catalyst Award to fund melanoma research

Novartis' new drug combination receives positive CHMP opinion for treating stage III BRAF mutant melanoma

Novartis' new drug combination receives positive CHMP opinion for treating stage III BRAF mutant melanoma

Merck announces FDA acceptance of supplemental Biologics License Application for KEYTRUDA

Merck announces FDA acceptance of supplemental Biologics License Application for KEYTRUDA

Adjuvant therapy may not improve survival for rare cancers

Adjuvant therapy may not improve survival for rare cancers

Adjuvant therapy after surgical removal of rare tumors may not provide survival benefit

Adjuvant therapy after surgical removal of rare tumors may not provide survival benefit

Researchers block common siren call of glioblastoma and metastatic breast cancer

Researchers block common siren call of glioblastoma and metastatic breast cancer

Breast cancer adjuvant treatment discordance linked to general distrust in healthcare system

Breast cancer adjuvant treatment discordance linked to general distrust in healthcare system

Combination therapy found to be effective adjuvant treatment option in melanoma patients

Combination therapy found to be effective adjuvant treatment option in melanoma patients

Study describes link between key melanoma signaling pathway and novel class of drugs

Study describes link between key melanoma signaling pathway and novel class of drugs

Increased genomic risk can make small tumors aggressive, study says

Increased genomic risk can make small tumors aggressive, study says

Immune booster could improve effectiveness of vaccines and cancer immunotherapy

Immune booster could improve effectiveness of vaccines and cancer immunotherapy