March 10, 2004 - Volume 26 - Issue 5
pp: 3-65
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Phase III Trial Assessing 3 Cycles of MVAC in Organ‐Confined Bladder Cancer with p53

Stadler, Walter M. MD; Cote, Richard MD; Learner, Seth MD; More

Oncology Times . 26(5):4,7, March 10, 2004.

An alert about a Phase III trial assessing 3 cycles of MVAC in patients with organ-confined bladder cancer with p53; and a reminder about the important role of radiation oncologists, not just hematologists, in treating victims of radiation terrorism.




When Will the Children's Oncology Group Reach Maturity? (2nd of 2 Parts): An Interview with COG Chair Gregory H. Reaman, MD

Rosenthal, Eric T.

Oncology Times . 26(5):41-42, March 10, 2004.

As noted in our 2/25 issue, the merger four years ago of pediatric cancer trials groups into one entity continues to be critiqued, criticized, debated, and defended. In this second part of the article, Dr. Reaman addresses the concerns that were raised.



When the Handwriting's on the Wall

The Closing of NABCO

Rosenthal, Eric T.

Oncology Times . 26(5):24,27, March 10, 2004.

After 18 years, the pioneering National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations is ceasing operations as of June 30. Here's a look at what went into the almost unheard-of decision by an established advocacy group to end its existence outright, without morphing into another identity by changing its mission or perpetuating itself for the sake of self-survival.