August 13, 2018
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GOG-0225: “Can Diet and Physical Activity Modulate Ovarian or Primary Peritoneal Cancer Progression-Free Survival?,”  will close to accrual at 5PM ET on Friday, August 24, 2018
The NRG Oncology publications page on the website has moved. Read more

CLOSURES
BREAST
NSABP B-37: Permanent Study Closure Memo (posted to the B-37 pages on the NRG Oncology and legacy NSABP websites)

NSABP BP-59 (Bone Marrow Analysis Study): Permanent Study Closure Memo and Sample Patient Letter (posted to the BP-59 pages on the NRG Oncology and legacy NSABP websites)

GYNECOLOGIC
GOG-0225: Study will close to accrual at 5PM ET on Friday, August 24, 2018, because it will have reached its accrual target. Until then, please limit accrual to patients who are already in the screening process.

AMENDMENTS
BREAST
NRG-BR003: Amendment #1 Reminder (posted to CTSU)

LUNG
NRG-LU002: Amendment 1, version date: May 18, 2018; and Amendment 2, version date: June 22, 2018 (posted to CTSU). Please contact the CTSU Help Desk for tracked protocol documents.

OTHER PROTOCOL NOTICES
1. BREAST
NSABP B-55/BIG 6-13: REMINDER!  Memo regarding a WebEx to be held on August 21 and repeated on August 30 (posted to CTSU)

NRG-BR002: Study Memorandum dated August 10, 2018, (posted to CTSU) regarding shipments to Kuhn-Hicks Laboratory

NRG-BR003: A memo, which explains the August 7, 2018, posting date for the protocol and consent form as found on the CIRB Documents Tab, is posted to the Supplemental Documents Tab on the BR003 page on the CTSU website.

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

Safety updates have been issued for the following studies:

DRUG NAME

PROTOCOL

WEBSITE FOR SAFETY REPORTS

Cabozantinib

NRG-GY001

CTSU

Durvalumab

NRG-HN004

CTSU

Ipilimumab

NRG-BN002

NRG-GY003

NRG

NRG

Nivolumab

 

NRG-BN002

NRG-GY002

NRG-GY003

NRG

NRG

NRG

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 

NRG Oncology is pleased to report the scientific articles and abstracts that have appeared or have been presented during the previous week. This publications report includes links, when available, to the article, PubMed abstract, or association abstract.

JOURNAL ARTICLES
Xiao C, Moughan J, Movsas B, Konski AA, Hanks GE, Cox JD, Roach M, Zeitzer KL, Lawton CA, Peters CA, Rosenthal SA, Hsu IJ, Horwitz EM, Mishra MV, Michalski JM, Parliament MB, D'Souza DP, Pugh SL, Bruner DW. Risk factors for late bowel and bladder toxicities in NRG Oncology prostate cancer trials of high risk patients: A meta-analysis of physician rated toxicities. Adv Radiat Oncol. 2018 Jun 7;3(3):405-411. doi: 10.1016/j.adro.  Read more

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

International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS); Biennial; Sep 14-16, 2018; Kyoto, Japan

PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC); October 19, 2018; Harrisburg, PA

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

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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