July 30, 2018
NRG Oncology Broadcast archives are accessible from our website at any time. Please bookmark  this link  for your convenience.

A video recording of "Intervening on the Financial Toxicity of Cancer Care" presented by Yousuf Zafar, MD at the NRG Oncology Health Disparities Committee (HDC) workshop is now available on the NRG Oncology website (password required).

The NRG Oncology publications page on the website has moved. Read more

AMENDMENTS
GENITOURINARY
RTOG 1115: Amendment 3; version date June 12, 2018 (posted to CTSU)

OTHER PROTOCOL NOTICES
1. BREAST
NRG-BR005: Memo regarding Workshop Slides from the NRG Oncology Meeting (posted to CTSU)

2. VTOC Training
The VTOC Webinar Training Series schedule and registration is available for NRG Oncology Research Associates working on RTOG 0924, RTOG 0920, NRG-HN001, NRG-HN002, NRG-CC003, and NRG-CC004. Space is limited so register now and reserve your seat.  The next webinar training is scheduled for August 15, 2018.


 

DRUG SAFETY UPDATES

PLEASE NOTE : An NSABP B-55 olaparib report was distributed on July 23, 2018; however, it was inadvertently omitted from the NRG Oncology Weekly Broadcast.  The safety report memorandum and accompanying report can be downloaded from the B-55 page on the CTSU website.

Safety updates have been issued for the following studies:

DRUG NAME

PROTOCOL

WEBSITE FOR SAFETY REPORTS

Atezolizumab

NRG-GI004

CTSU

Ipilimumab NRG-BN002
NRG-GY003
NRG
NRG

Nivolumab

NRG-BN002
NRG-GY002
NRG-GY003
NRG
NRG
NRG

Olaparib

NSABP B-55 CTSU

Reolysin

GOG-0186H


NRG

Trametinib

GOG-0281


CTSU

Video recording available from HDC Committee workshop at July NRG Oncology Meeting
A video recording of "Intervening on the Financial Toxicity of Cancer Care" presented by Yousuf Zafar, MD at the NRG Oncology Health Disparities Committee (HDC) workshop is now available on the NRG Oncology website (password required). The session focused on long-term solutions including policy changes to reduce unsustainable drug prices and promote innovative insurance models. More immediate solutions were discussed including understanding and engagement through increased knowledge of available resources, discussion of the value of care delivered, and communication-based interventions for physician and patient interactions.

Application Deadline Extended through July 31 for the NRG Oncology Breast Cancer Committee
The deadline for submitting applications for the NRG Oncology Breast Cancer Committee has been extended through July 31, 2018. If you or someone at your site is interested in becoming a member of the Breast Cancer Committee OR if you are already a member and want to reapply, please complete the application (available on the NRG Oncology website) and submit it before the extended deadline, July 31, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact Toni Arthurs at ArthursT@NRGOncology.org.

NEW LOCATION ON WEBSITE
Please note that the NRG Oncology Publications tab on the website has relocated. You can now find the publications section under the Clinical Trials tab of the website:  nrgoncology.org/Clinical-Trials/Publications 

PUBLICATIONS REMINDERS
Please note the following upcoming meeting and abstract submission deadline dates

Upcoming Meetings
ASCO Research Community Forum Annual Meeting; Sep 23-24, 2018; Washington, DC

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO); Oct 21-24, 2018; San Antonio, TX

College of American Pathologists (CAP); Oct 20-24, 2018, Chicago, IL

European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO); Oct 19-23, 2018; Munich, Germany

Society of Clinical Research (SOCRA); Sep 28-30, 2018; New Orleans, LA


Upcoming Abstract Submission Deadlines
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) GI; Jan 17-19, 2019; San Francisco, CA; due to publications committee Sep 12, 2018; meeting abstracts submission deadline Sep 26, 2018

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) GU; Feb 14-16, 2019; San Francisco, CA; due to publications committee Oct 9, 2018; meeting abstracts submission deadline Oct 23, 2018

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO); Oct 21-24, 2018; San Antonio, TX; Late-breaking submission site closes Aug 1, 2018

European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO); Oct 19-23, 2018;Munich, Germany; Late-breaking Sep 17, 2018

European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO); Apr 26-30, 2019; Milan, Italy; due to publications committee Oct 8, 2018; meeting abstracts submission deadline Oct 22, 2018

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