September 10, 2018
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Markham appointed hematology-oncology interim chief at UF Health  Read more

 

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AMENDMENTS
GASTROINTESTINAL
NRG-GI003: Amendment 1, version date: July 30, 2018 (posted to CTSU).  Please contact the CTSU Help Desk for tracked protocol documents.

CANCER CONTROL
NRG-CC004:
Amendment 2; version date June 8, 2018 (posted to NRG).

OTHER PROTOCOL NOTICES
1. BREAST
NRG-BR005: E-mail Blast (posted to CTSU)

2. GYNECOLOGIC
GOG-0210: Biospecimen Submission
Please complete and submit any overdue outstanding biospecimen transmittal forms (i.e., Form SP) in SEDES immediately. Overdue 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”.

Note regarding Recurrent Biospecimens: SP forms for recurrent biospecimens do not need to be completed if the patient has not yet recurred. If the patient has recurred and the specimens will be submitted, please do so as soon as possible. If recurrent specimens will not be submitted, please complete Form SP indicating “not collected”.


3. LUNG
NRG-LU002:  The Spanish translated consent form (version date June 22, 2018) is now available on the CTSU website.

4. 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

Nivolumab

NRG-BN002

NRG-GY003

NRG

NRG

Olaparib

NSABP B-55

CTSU

Markham appointed hematology-oncology interim chief at UF Health

Merry-Jennifer Markham, MD, has been named interim chief of the division of hematology & oncology at University of Florida Health, effective September 1, 2018. Dr. Markham is a current member of the NRG Oncology Communications Committee (Social Media Working Group) and the NRG Oncology Ovarian Cancer Subcommittee. Our congratulations to Dr. Markham on her appointment!

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
Ulrich CM, Deshmukh S, Pugh SL, Hanlon A, Grady C, Watkins Bruner D, Curran W, Jr. Attrition in NRG Oncology's Radiation-Based Clinical Trials. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Sep 1;102(1):26-33. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.04.078. Epub 2018 May 10. PubMed PMID: 29908786.   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 11, 2018; meeting abstracts submission deadline Sep 25, 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

Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO); Mar 16-19, 2019; Honolulu, HI; due to publications committee Aug 29, 2018; meeting abstracts submission deadline Sep 12, 2018; deadline for International abstracts  12-12-18; deadline for LBA 12-3-18 to 1-7-19

Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO); Mar 27-30, 2019 ; San Diego, CA; due to publications committee Sep 17 2018; meeting abstracts submission deadline Oct 1, 2018

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