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October 23, 2020
Young Investigator headshots

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
Doctor on laptop

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
TMIST accrual bar graph

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
July 29, 2020
Dr. O'Dwyer and Dr. Schnall

From the Co-Chairs, July 2020

In the fifth month of restrictions due to COVID-19, member institutions pivot back to focus on general health care; clinical trial enrollments begin to rise back up to pre-pandemic levels; Fall 2020 Group Meeting to be virtual; EA holds first meeting of planned move to an anti-racist agenda
July 29, 2020

Remembering Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD

In July, the field of radiology lost one its most influential leaders
July 29, 2020

Now Enrolling: EA2186 / GIANT for Advanced Pancreas Cancer in Older Adults

Currently, there is no treatment standard for metastatic pancreatic cancer in people aged 65 years and older
July 29, 2020

Trial Results: E3311 Leads to Phase III Trial in Head and Neck Cancer

Learn more about a less intense treatment that preserves throat function and spares unnecessary toxicities
July 29, 2020

EA Launches Anti-Racist Agenda with Health Equity Inaugural Meeting

A special webcast in June focused on moving to an explicit anti-racist ECOG-ACRIN agenda