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December 14, 2020
Dr. O'Dwyer and Dr. Schnall

From the Co-Chairs, November/December 2020

Lessons learned from our first virtual Group Meeting and a new leadership appointment
December 14, 2020
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Now Enrolling: ECOG-ACRIN Opened Five New Trials in October

The five phase III trials span different cancer types: prostate, leukemia, anal, lung, and myeloma
December 14, 2020
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Reopened Trial: Jennifer Eads, MD on Study EA2174 for Esophageal and Gastroesophageal Cancer

EA2174 will evaluate the role of perioperative immunotherapy for patients with esophageal or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma
December 14, 2020
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ECOG-ACRIN Names University of Pennsylvania’s Bonnie Ky As Its Young Investigator of the Year

Already among the most influential thought leaders in cardio-oncology, Dr. Ky is the first in this field to receive the Group’s highest research distinction
December 14, 2020
News in Brief

News in Brief, November/December 2020

October 23, 2020
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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
Dr. O'Dwyer and Dr. Schnall

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
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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
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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
Blood pressure machine

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

News in Brief, October 2020

September 14, 2020
Ingrid Mayer, MD

Trial Spotlight: Ingrid Mayer on Study EA1131 for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer, Including Men

This is the only study that is currently designed to test the ability to improve long-term outcomes by refining early-setting triple-negative breast cancer chemotherapy without exposing ALL patients to more toxicity preoperatively