October 2020

October 23, 2020

Meet the 2020 Young Investigator Symposium Presenters

The purpose of the Symposium is to introduce young investigators to ECOG-ACRIN and provide them with a forum to present their research in a formal manner and obtain feedback
October 20, 2020

From the Co-Chairs, October 2020

What are the elements of a productive meeting when we get together – and what might they look like in a virtual format?
October 19, 2020

Virtual ECOG-ACRIN Fall 2020 Group Meeting: What to Expect

The Fall 2020 Group Meeting will look different this year – a fact that should not be too surprising, given that it will take place entirely online
October 19, 2020

Trial Results: Genomic study of 6000 NCI-MATCH cancer patients leads to new clinical trial benchmarks

The Journal of Clinical Oncology published new data from the NCI-MATCH precision medicine cancer trial that has broad relevance in medicine and provides a roadmap for future precision medicine trials
October 19, 2020

TMIST Breast Cancer Screening Trial Rebounds from COVID-19 Shutdown of Cancer Screenings

October accrual is on pace to be the highest month on record. Since July 1, TMIST has enrolled more patients than all other National Cancer Institute clinical trials combined. An unheard-of number (nearly 20%) are Black and African American women. Drs. Etta Pisano and Mitch Schnall provide the latest status of the trial and discuss its continuing relevance
October 19, 2020

Now Enrolling: EAQ191 / CARISMA for management of hypertension in patients with metastatic renal cell or thyroid cancer on anti-angiogenic tyrosine kinase inhibitors

This phase II study, led by Dr. Bonnie Ky, aims to generate the necessary data to inform a phase III randomized controlled trial with the potential to make a significant public health impact
October 19, 2020

News in Brief, October 2020