December 7, 2015

Registration deadline is December 29, 2015!
Join us for the NRG Oncology Semiannual Meeting, January 21-24, 2016 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, GA. Please pre-register online for this meeting by December 29, 2015. Registering onsite at the meeting will incur an additional $50 fee. Online Registration and meeting information is available on the NRG Oncology website.

PROTOCOL ACTIVATIONS
CANCER PREVENTION & CONTROL

NRG-CC003:Activation Date: December 7, 2015

AMENDMENTS AND UPDATES
GYNECOLOGIC
GOG-0209: Amendment 14; Version Date: November 3, 2015; also available on the CTSU website.

GOG-0249: Amendment 13; Version Date: November 3, 2015; also available on the CTSU website.

GOG-0262: Amendment 9; Version Date: November 4, 2015; also available on the CTSU website.

OTHER PROTOCOL NOTICES
HEAD & NECK
NRG-HN001: The Spanish translated consent form and CIRB approval of the form are available on the CTSU website.

Vision Tree Webinar
The VTOC Webinar Training Series schedule and registration is available for NRG Oncology Research Associates working on RTOG 0924, RTOG 0920, NRG-HN001 and NRG-HN002. Space is limited so register now and reserve your seat. The next webinar training is scheduled for December 16, 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 Members’ Area or the E-mail Distributions page and the CTSU website.

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

Dr. Wolmark to present award lecture at 2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Norman Wolmark, MD will present the William L. McGuire Memorial Lecture, “The Contribution of NSABP Clinical Trials to the Management of Early Breast Cancer,” on December 9, 2015, at the annual meeting of the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Read more.

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

Brooks SE, Muller CY, Robinson W, Walker EM, Yeager K, Cook ED, Friedman S, Somkin CP, Brown CL, McCaskill Stevens W. Increasing Minority Enrollment Onto Clinical Trials: Practical Strategies and Challenges Emerge From the NRG Oncology Accrual Workshop. J Oncol Pract. 2015 Nov;11(6):486-90. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2015.005934. Epub 2015 Oct 13. PubMed PMID: 26464496. Read more

Land SR, Walcott FL, Liu Q, Wickerham DL, Costantino JP, Ganz PA. Symptoms and QOL as Predictors of Chemoprevention Adherence in NRG Oncology/NSABP Trial P-1. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2015 Nov 27;108(4). pii: djv365. Print 2016 Apr. PubMed PMID: 26615179. Read more

Movsas B, Hu C, Sloan J, Bradley J, Komaki R, Masters G, Kavadi V, Narayan S, Michalski J, Johnson DW, Koprowski C, Curran WJ Jr, Garces YI, Gaur R, Wynn RB, Schallenkamp J, Gelblum DY, MacRae RM, Paulus R, Choy H. Quality of Life Analysis of a Radiation Dose-Escalation Study of Patients With Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: A Secondary Analysis of the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group 0617 Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Oncol. 2015 Nov 25:1-9. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.3969. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26606200. Read more

Videtic GM, Hu C, Singh AK, Chang JY, Parker W, Olivier KR, Schild SE, Komaki R, Urbanic JJ, Choy H. A Randomized Phase 2 Study Comparing 2 Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Schedules for Medically Inoperable Patients With Stage I Peripheral Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: NRG Oncology RTOG 0915 (NCCTG N0927). Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Nov 15;93(4):757-64. doi: 10.1016/ j.ijrobp.2015.07.2260. Epub 2015 Jul 17. PubMed PMID: 26530743. Read more

PUBLICATIONS REMINDERS

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

Upcoming abstract submission deadlines

American Brachytherapy Society (ABS), June 27-29, 2016, San Francisco, CA; abstract submission due to publications committee Dec 28, 2015; meeting abstract submission deadline Jan 8, 2016.

American College of Radiology (ACR), May 15-19, 2016, Washington DC; abstract submission due to publications committee Dec 28, 2015; meeting abstract submission deadline Jan 8, 2016.

American Head & Neck Society (AHNS), Jul 16-20, 2016, Seattle, WA; abstract submission due to publications committee Dec 28, 2015; meeting abstract submission deadline Jan 8, 2016.

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Jun 3-7, 2016, Chicago, IL; abstract submission now open due to publications committee January 12, 2016; meeting abstract submission deadline Feb 2, 2016.

St. Gallen GI Cancer Conference, Mar 10-12, 2016, St Gallen, Switzerland; due to publications committee Dec 1, 2015; meeting abstract submission deadline Dec 15, 2015

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