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MCG to test skin cancer medication

...After so many disappointing drug studies in the past, when those results were announced last year at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting, "all of a sudden, everybody stopped and listened and said, 'Really?' " May said.Because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2011-04-04/mcg-test-skin-cancer-medicat
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Bone-building drug cuts risk of return

...study was led by Dr. Michael Gnant, of the Medical University of Vienna, and reported Saturday at an American Society of Clinical Oncology conference in Chicago. If a second, ongoing study also finds a benefit, doctors predict Zometa will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/01/bus_460685.shtml
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Drug helps breast cancer patients

...Hospital in Pittsburgh. He led the study and reported results Saturday at a meeting in Atlanta of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Tykerb's manufacturer, British-based GlaxoSmithKline PLC, paid for the study and said it would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/04/met_84043.shtml
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US cancer costs double in nearly 20 years

...certain treatments also should be acknowledged, he said.The challenge of rising prices was recognized by American Society of Clinical Oncology, which last year released its first guidelines counseling cancer doctors on how to talk to patients about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-05-10/us-cancer-costs-double-nearl
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Obesity hikes risk for nine types of cancers

...cancer. Breast cancer chemotherapy, in fact, often causes weight gain, says Desch, speaking for the American Society of Clinical Oncology. His advice: Exercise as much as possible, eat lots of fruits and vegetables and take a multivitamin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/25/liv_426349.shtml
Life & style
Medicare gets another overhaul

...for their practice expenses and complain that the new law does not do enough to address that issue. The American Society of Clinical Oncology has asked Congress to essentially freeze payments at current levels until various agencies complete studies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/28/bus_423459.shtml
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Cancer find could help target drug to right patients

...important," said Vanderbilt University lung cancer specialist Dr. David Johnson, president-elect of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. "This is just the beginning of personalized medicine." But it also raises some intriguing questions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/30/liv_413958.shtml
Life & style
Detecting cancer early is best defense

...on prevention, early detection and treatment. Toll-free 1-800-227-2345 www.cancer.org/- American Society of Clinical Oncology: Global professional society for physicians who treat people with cancer; search Web site for latest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/02/tec_323524.shtml
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Chemotherapy before surgery nearly doubles bladder cancer survival

...singles and doubles. This is a home run," said Dr. Charles Balch, executive vice president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. The latest findings were presented in San Francisco at the society's annual meeting by Dr. Ronald...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/15/tec_313108.shtml
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Cancer drugs show hazards as well as promise

...mid-size studies of these medicines were reported at this week's annual cancer conference sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Together, experts say, these studies offer proof that the concept is sound: Attacking tumors' ability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/24/tec_289978.shtml
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