September 12, 2016

AMENDMENTS AND UPDATES
GASTROINTESTINAL
RTOG 1010: The current Spanish-translated consent form is now available on the CTSU website.

GYNECOLOGIC
GOG-0186I: Amendments 7 and 8, version date: August 30, 2016

OTHER PROTOCOL NOTICES
BREAST
NSABP B-55/BIG 6-13: OlympiA Newsletter, 9th Issue (posted to CTSU)

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, and NRG-CC003. Space is limited so register now and reserve your seat. The next webinar training is scheduled for September 14, 2016.

DRUG SAFETY UPDATES
Safety updates have been issued for GOG legacy studies. For details, please see the GOG Weekly Mailing page.

Safety updates have been issued for NSABP legacy studies. For details, please see the NSABP Members’ Area or the E-mail Distributions page and the CTSU website.

Safety updates have been issued for RTOG legacy studies. For details, please see the RTOG General Broadcast page.

Safety updates have been issued for the following NRG Oncology studies:
Ipilimumab: NRG-GY003, NRG-BN002
Nivolumab: NRG-GY002, NRG-GY003, NRG-BN002

For NRG-GY002 and NRG-GY003 safety reports, please see the protocol page on the NRG Oncology website for details.

For NRG-BN002 safety reports, please see the RTOG General Broadcast page for details.

SDMC-Buffalo Office: Randomization phone line discontinued
Effective immediately the GOG Randomization number (800-523-2917) will no longer be available. All calls should go to the SDMC main number (716-845-5702).

Pharmacy Sub-Committee soliciting new members
The Pharmacy Sub-Committee, of the Medical Oncology Committee, is soliciting new members. Applications can be found here. Please submit an application by Monday, September 19, 2016 at 5pm EDT.

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
Eaton BR, Pugh SL, Bradley JD, Masters G, Kavadi VS, Narayan S, Nedzi L, Robinson C, Wynn RB, Koprowski C, Johnson DW, Meng J, Curran WJ Jr. Institutional Enrollment and Survival Among NSCLC Patients Receiving Chemoradiation: NRG Oncology Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) 0617. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2016 May 19;108(9). pii: djw034. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djw034. Print 2016 Sep. PubMed PMID: 27206636. Read more

Happold C, Gorlia T, Chinot O, Gilbert MR, Nabors LB, Wick W, Pugh SL, Hegi M, Cloughesy T, Roth P, Reardon DA, Perry JR, Mehta MP, Stupp R, Weller M. Reply to F. Felix et al and M.F. Fay et al. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Sep 1;34(25):3107-8. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2016.68.0926. Epub 2016 Jun 13. PubMed PMID: 27298403. Read more

Kunitake H, Russell MM, Zheng P, Yothers G, Land SR, Petersen L, Fehrenbacher L, Giguere JK, Wickerham DL, Ko CY, Ganz PA. Quality of life and symptoms in long-term survivors of colorectal cancer: results from NSABP protocol LTS-01. J Cancer Surviv. 2016 Aug 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27562475. Read more

Papamichael D, Renfro LA, Matthaiou C, Yothers G, Saltz L, Guthrie KA, Van Cutsem E, Schmoll HJ, Labianca R, André T, O'Connell M, Alberts SR, Haller DG, Kountourakis P, Sargent DJ; Adjuvant Colon Cancer Endpoints (ACCENT) Group. Validity of Adjuvant! Online in older patients with stage III colon cancer based on 2967 patients from the ACCENT database. J Geriatr Oncol. 2016 Jul 25. pii: S1879-4068(16)30088-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2016.07.002. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27468630. Read more

Wyatt G, Pugh SL, Wong RK, Sagar S, Singh AK, Koyfman SA, Nguyen-Tân PF, Yom SS, Cardinale FS, Sultanem K, Hodson I, Krempl GA, Lukaszczyk B, Yeh AM, Berk L. Xerostomia health-related quality of life: NRG oncology RTOG 0537. Qual Life Res. 2016 Sep;25(9):2323-33. doi: 10.1007/s11136-016-1255-0. Epub 2016 Feb 25. PubMed PMID: 26914104; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4982852. Read more


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

Upcoming Meetings
American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO); Sep 25-28, 2016; Boston, MA

College of American Pathologists (CAP); Sep 25-28, 2016; Las Vegas, NV

European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO); Oct 7-11, 2016; Copenhagen, Denmark

PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC); Oct 10, 2016; Harrisburg, PA

Society of Clinical Research (SOCRA); Sep 30-Oct 2, 2016; Montreal, QC, Canada

Upcoming abstract submission deadlines
American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS); Apr 22-26, 2017; Los Angeles, CA; due to publications committee Oct 11, 2016; meeting abstracts submission deadline Oct 25, 2016

American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS); Apr 29-May 3, 2017; Boston, MA; due to publications committee Oct 3, 2016; meeting abstracts submission deadline Oct 17, 2016

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) GI; Jan 19-21, 2017; San Francisco, CA; due to publications committee Sep 13, 2016; meeting abstracts submission deadline Sep 27, 2016

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) GU; Feb 16-18, 2017; Orlando, FL; due to publications committee Oct 11, 2016; meeting abstracts submission deadline Oct 25, 2016

Inaugural Meeting ASCO/Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC); Feb 23-25, 2017; Orlando, FL; due to publications committee Oct 4, 2016; meeting abstracts submission deadline Oct 18, 2016

Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO); Mar 12-15, 2017; National Harbor, MD; meeting abstracts submission deadline Sep 19, 2016 Abstract/Surg film; Oct 31, 2016 Global session; Dec 5-Jan 8, 2017 LBA

Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO); Mar 15-18, 2017; Seattle, WA; due to publications committee Sep 12, 2016; meeting abstracts submission deadline Sep 26, 2016

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