September 4, 2018
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GOG-0210: Biospecimen Submission
Please complete and submit any outstanding biospecimen transmittal forms (i.e., Form SP) in SEDES immediately. SP forms not completed by Monday, October 1, 2018, will be subject to query. Read more

 

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

ACTIVATION
GYNECOLOGIC
NRG-GY012: Activation; version date: August 27, 2018 (posted on CTSU).

CLOSURE
BRAIN
RTOG 0627: Study Memorandum dated September 4, 2018 (posted on NRG Oncology). This study is terminated to data collection as of 5 PM ET on September 4, 2018.

AMENDMENTS
GYNECOLOGIC
NRG-GY003: Action Letters and Amendment 7; version date: July 30, 2018 (posted on  CTSU).

NRG-GY006: Amendment 3; version date: April 13, 2018 (posted on CTSU). Please contact the CTSU Help Desk for tracked protocol documents.

OTHER PROTOCOL NOTICES
1. BREAST
NRG-BR002: An updated Pathology and Correlative Science Instructions document dated August 29, 2018, is available  on  CTSU.

2. GENITOURINARY
NRG-GU006: Study Memorandum dated September 4, 2018, regarding updated apalutamide investigator’s brochure (posted on CTSU).

3. GYNECOLOGIC
GOG-0210: Biospecimen Submission
Please complete and submit any outstanding biospecimen transmittal forms (i.e., Form SP) in SEDES immediately. SP forms not completed by Monday, October 1, 2018, will be subject to query. If you will be submitting frozen biospecimens, please contact the NRG BB-Columbus ( bpcbank@nationwidechildrens.org) to request a biospecimen kit. If you will not be submitting biospecimens, please complete Form SP indicating "Not collected".

4. HEAD & NECK
NRG-HN001: Check out the latest NRG-HN001 newsletter posted on CTSU.

5. 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 September 12, 2018.

 

DRUG SAFETY UPDATES
Safety updates have been issued for the following studies:

DRUG NAME

PROTOCOL

WEBSITE FOR SAFETY REPORTS

Atezolimumab

NRG-GI004

NRG-GY009

CTSU

CTSU

Bevacizumab

GOG-0213

GOG-0262

CTSU

CTSU

Ipilimumab

NRG-BN002

NRG-GY003

NRG

NRG

Nivolumab

NRG-BN002

NRG-GY003

NRG

NRG

Olaparib

NRG-GY004

NRG-GY005

NSABP B-55

CTSU

CTSU

CTSU

Pembrolizumab

NRG-GI002

NRG-HN003

CTSU

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
Jayasekera J, Li Y, Schechter CB, Jagsi R, Song J, White J, Luta G, Chapman JW, Feuer EJ, Zellars RC, Stout N, Julian TB, Whelan T, Huang X, Shelley Hwang E, Hopkins JO, Sparano JA, Anderson SJ, Fyles AW, Gray R, Sauerbrei W, Mandelblatt J, Berry DA; CISNET-BOLD Collaborative Group . Simulation Modeling of Cancer Clinical Trials: Application to Omitting Radiotherapy in Low-risk Breast Cancer.  J Natl Cancer Inst. 2018 Apr 28. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djy059. [Epub ahead of print]  PubMed PMID: 29718314.   Read more

ACCEPTED ABSTRACTS
Gondi V, Deshmukh S, Brown P, Wefel JS, Tome WA, Bruner D, Bovi JA, Robinson C, Khuntia D, Grosshans D, Konski A, Robidoux A, Kundapur V, Devisetty K, Shah S, Usuki K, Anderson BM, Mehta MP, Kachnic L. Preservation of neurocognitive function (NCF) with hippocampal avoidance during whole-brain radiotherapy (WBRT) for brain metastases: preliminary results of phase III trial NRG Oncology CC001. ASTRO/Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.  LBA presentation 10/21/2018.

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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