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December 15, 2021
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Now Enrolling: The OPTIMUM clinical trial is studying an additional treatment for patients with multiple myeloma

This trial is for patients who have cancer cells still in the blood or bone marrow after approximately one year of lenalidomide maintenance therapy following a stem cell transplant
December 15, 2021
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Ongoing Trial: Clinical trial EA5182 is testing the addition of a drug to the most commonly used first treatment for patients with lung cancer that has spread

This study is exploring a new treatment option for patients with advanced (metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer that has the EGFR gene mutation
December 15, 2021
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Trial Results: The DREAMseq trial provides strong evidence for a new treatment sequence for patients with BRAF-mutated advanced melanoma skin cancer

Dr. Michael Atkins, a medical oncologist who specializes in melanoma, talks about the results of the DREAMseq trial and how the information will hopefully extend life for more patients with advanced melanoma
October 2, 2020
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Screening and surveillance: catching cancer early

A screening study is one that tests new ways to find disease early; a surveillance study investigates methods to monitor an unusual finding – such as a cyst or mole – that may or may not turn into cancer. This issue explores several such trials in breast and pancreas cancers.