July 2013

Changing Landscape for Genetic Testing

July 29, 2013

Clinical Articles

The US Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling that an individual’s genes cannot be patented, together with Angelina Jolie’s announcement of her prophylactic double mastectomy, have focused much attention on cancer genetic testing.

Positive Findings for Nab-Paclitaxel/Gemcitabine Combination

July 30, 2013

Clinical Articles

Three presentations from the ASCO 2013 Annual Meeting extended positive findings comparing nab-paclitaxel and gemcitabine to gemcitabine in 861 untreated patients with advanced pancreatic cancer.

The Changing Landscape of Oncology: Impact for Payers and Providers

July 31, 2013

Clinical Articles

Cancer strikes fear as a clinical diagnosis. It also keeps employer medical directors up at night, wondering what the future will bring in the context of the limited dollars available for all medical care and diseases.

NCCN Guidelines Updates: Solid Tumors

August 12, 2013

Clinical Articles

At the 18th Annual Conference of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), experts presented the latest updates to the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology.