February 23, 2015

ACTIVATIONS
Genitourinary
NRG-GU001: Activation Date 2/23/2015 plus Protocol Memorandum

AMENDMENTS AND UPDATES
Breast
NSABP B-39/RTOG 0413: Amendment #9, version date December 10, 2014 (posted to NSABP and CTSU websites)

NSABP/NCIC-CTG MA.32.F: Amendment #2, version date December 10, 2014 (posted to NSABP and CTSU websites)

Genitourinary
RTOG 0712: Amendment 7; version date: 12/18/14

OTHER PROTOCOL NOTICES 
Breast
NSABP P-5: Reminder! All Outstanding Data due by Friday, February 27 (posted to NSABP and CTSU  websites)  

Vision Tree Webinar
The VTOC Webinar Training Series schedule and registration is available for NRG Oncology Research Associates working on RTOG 0938, 0924, and 0920. Space is limited so register now and reserve your seat.  The next training is scheduled for March 17, 2015.

 

DRUG SAFETY REPORTS
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 Member's Area or the E-mail distributions page and the CTSU website.

Globe-athon Video
Watch the video shared by Mary (Dicey) Jackson Scroggins, NRG Oncology Patient Advocate Committee Chair, at the NRG Semiannual Meeting’s General Session. The video features patients with gynecologic cancer, cancer survivors, doctors and their friends from around the world singing American Authors' "Best Day Of My Life." The video was produced as part of Globe-athon 2014—an international movement to raise awareness about gynecologic cancers.  Watch video.

To learn more about Globe-athon, click here.

NRG-GU001 PowerPoint Presentation is Available
A PowerPoint presentation is now available for the NRG-GU001 trial: Randomized Phase II Trial of Postoperative Adjuvant IMRT Following Cystectomy for pT3/pT4 Urothelial Bladder Cancer. Click here to access the presentation on the NRG Oncology website.

NRG Oncology makes PowerPoint presentations for select newly activated trials available for site research personnel to share information about trials they are considering opening or have recently opened. 

ATTENTION TRIAD USERS
Starting 3/3/2015, TRIAD client automatic upgrade feature will require Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.  In order for TRIAD automatic client upgrade to work properly, please make sure to upgrade Microsoft .NET Framework on your computer to 4.5.  The download of Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 is available on the Microsoft website at:  http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30653 .

 

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.

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

Upcoming scientific meetings
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) GU, Feb 26-28, 2015, Orlando, FL.

Upcoming abstract submission deadlines
American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), Oct 18-21, 2015, San Antonio, TX, meeting abstract submission deadline Feb 26, 2015.

Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists (WAGO), Jun 10-13, 2015, Santa Rosa, CA, meeting abstract submission deadline Mar 2, 2015.

Cochrane Colloquium, Oct 3-7, 2015, Vienna, Austria, meeting abstract submission deadline Mar 25, 2015, due to Publications Committee Mar 11, 2015.

College of American Pathologists (CAP), Oct 4-7, 2015, Nashville, TN, meeting abstract submission deadline Apr 10, 2015, due to Publications Committee Mar 27, 2015.

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Nov 29-Dec 4, 2015, Chicago, IL, meeting abstract submission deadline Apr 8, 2015, due to Publications Committee Mar 26, 2015.

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