December 5, 2016

Meeting Registration is now OPEN!
We hope you can join us for the NRG Oncology Semiannual Meeting, February 9-11, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis Houston in Houston, TX. Registration deadline is January 10, 2017. Please pre-register online for this meeting before the January 10, 2017 deadline! Registering onsite at the meeting will incur an additional $50 fee. Registration and meeting information is available on the NRG Oncology website.

ACTIVATIONS
GYNECOLOGIC
GOG-0286B:Reopened to patient entry effective December 5, 2016. Amendment 5, version date: August 22, 2016.

CLOSURES AND SUSPENSIONS
GYNECOLOGIC
GOG-0170Q
:Termination effective July 16, 2016; Amendment 3, version date: December 10, 2014.

GOG-0187:Termination effective July 16, 2016; Amendment 12, version date: December 15, 2014.

GOG-0221:Termination effective July 16, 2016; Amendment 3, version date: December 17, 2014.

GOG-0229I:Termination effective July 16, 2016; Amendment 8, version date: December 17, 2014.

GOG-0229L:Termination effective July 16, 2016; Amendment 5, version date: December 17, 2014.

GOG-0242:Termination effective July 16, 2016; Amendment 5, version date: December 18, 2014.

GOG-0251:Termination effective July 16, 2016; Amendment 6, version date: December 18, 2014.

GOG-9920:Termination effective July 16, 2016; Amendment 6, version date: December 24, 2014.

AMENDMENTS AND UPDATES
BRAIN
RTOG-1205
: Amendment 8 has been approved by Health Canada. Sites in Canada can access the NOL and TPD forms on the CTSU Website.

GYNECOLOGIC
NRG-GY005: Amendment 1, version date: September 29, 2016 (available on the CTSU website).

LUNG
NRG-LU001
: Amendment 2 has been approved by Health Canada. Sites in Canada can access the NOL and TPD forms here.

OTHER PROTOCOL NOTICES
BREAST
NRG-BR003 will be included in the CTSU's webinar "Highlighting NCTN Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Studies" on December 15, 2016. Details are posted on the CTSU website.

NSABP B-51/RTOG 1304: E-mail Blast (posted to NSABP and CTSU).

GENITOURINARY
RTOG 9408:
Statistical analyses for long-term follow-up are being planned. Please help to ensure we can analyze the data as planned. Please see the memo here for further details.

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 December 14, 2016.

GYNECOLOGIC
GOG-0275: Closure Instructions Memo

GOG-0277: Closure Instructions Memo

DRUG SAFETY UPDATES AND INVESTIGATOR BROCHURE NOTICES
Safety updates and/or IB notices 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 E-mail Distributions page and the CTSU website.

An IB notice has 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
Pembrolizumab: NRG-HN003

For NRG-GY002, NRG-GY003, and NRG-HN003 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.

JOURNAL ARTICLES
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.

Rabinovitch R, Moughan J, Vicini F, Pass H, Wong J, Chafe S, Petersen I, Arthur DW, White J. Long-Term Update of NRG Oncology RTOG 0319: A Phase 1 and 2 Trial to Evaluate 3-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy Confined to the Region of the Lumpectomy Cavity for Stage I and II Breast Carcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Dec 1;96(5):1054-1059. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.08.042. PubMed PMID: 27869081. Read more

Wagner LI, Pugh SL, Small W Jr, Kirshner J, Sidhu K, Bury MJ, DeNittis AS, Alpert TE, Tran B, Bloom BF, Mai J, Yeh A, Sarma K, Becker M, James J, Bruner DW. Screening for depression in cancer patients receiving radiotherapy: Feasibility and identification of effective tools in the NRG Oncology RTOG 0841 trial. Cancer. 2016 Nov 10. doi: 10.1002/cncr.29969. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27861753. Read more

MEETING ABSTRACTS
FLYER of abstracts to be presented schedule at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS); Dec 6-10, 2016.

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

Upcoming Meetings
San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS); Dec 6-10, 2016; San Antonio, TX

Upcoming abstract submission deadlines
American College of Radiology (ACR); May 21-25, 2017; Washington DC; meeting abstracts submission deadline Dec 16, 2016

Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC); Jun 22-24, 2017; Washington DC; due to publications committee Dec 16, 2016; meeting abstracts submission deadline Dec 31, 2016 for early abstract submission; due to publications committee Jan 31, 2017; meeting abstracts submission deadline Feb 14, 2017

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

St. Gallen Breast Cancer Conference; Mar 15-18, 2017; Vienna, Austria; meeting abstracts submission deadline Dec 15, 2016

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