Cancer surveillance

February 28, 2020
Dr. O'Dwyer and Dr. Schnall

From the Co-Chairs, February 2020

January meeting with NCI leaders and the Cooperative Group Chairs; Congress increases NCI and overall NIH budget for FY 2020; EA opens two new trials, one for pancreatic cyst monitoring (EA2185) and the other to evaluate nivolumab in head and neck cancer (EA3161); plans are underway for the next Comis Symposium
February 28, 2020

Now Enrolling: EA2185 to Compare the Clinical Impact of Pancreatic Cyst Surveillance Programs

This trial is comparing two common surveillance methods in people with at least one non-cancerous cyst in the pancreas, to measure which one leads to better outcomes. The study may also uncover findings that could predict the behavior of these cysts.
January 14, 2020
Dr. O'Dwyer and Dr. Schnall

From the Co-Chairs, December 2019/January 2020

Reflecting on key milestones in 2019: TMIST breast cancer screening trial continues to ramp up; NCORP grant renewal emphasizes screening, symptom control, and cancer care delivery research; new role for Dr. Al Benson; E1912's practice-changing trial results; update on Dr. Otis Brawley's efforts to form the Social Determinants of Health Working Group; EA launches the Comis Symposium