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ACS CRP Articles from the Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons

The Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons
The Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons

The Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons is the College’s member magazine. Each issue, the ACS Cancer Research Program authors a column in the Bulletin related to clinical trials in cancer. Feature articles on certain clinical research topics are also published periodically.

2022

New Volume of Cancer Surgery Recommendations Released (September 2022, Column)

Studying Patient-Reported Observations on Timeliness of Breast Services (August 2022, Column)

ALLIANCE A021806: A Phase III Trial of Perioperative vs. Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Resectable Pancreatic Cancer (July 2022, column)

To Operate or Not in De Novo Stage IV Breast Cancer: Is That Still a Question? (June 2022, column)

Implications of the KEYNOTE-522 Trial for Patients with Early Stage Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (May 2022, column)

Implementation of Operative Standards into Surgical Practice (April 2022, column)

Clinical Trial Examines Postoperative Chemotherapy versus Observation in High-Risk Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (March 2022, column)

The Role of the Acute Care Surgeon in Caring for Patients with Cancer (February 2022, column)

Optimizing treatment of colorectal liver metastases through the use of clinical trial data (January 2022, column)

2021

Synoptic reporting for cancer surgery: Current requirements and future state (December 2021, column)

Tailoring systemic therapy for HER2+ early breast cancer—The CompassHER2 Trials (November 2021, column)

Improving patient-centered breast cancer treatment decisions (October 2021, column)

Role of radiation in the treatment of pancreatic adenocarcinoma in the neoadjuvant setting (September 2021, column)

Tips and strategies to maximize the use and impact of social media (August 2021, column)

Surgical oncology for the general surgeon (July 2021, column)

Surgical emergencies in advanced cancer patients: How to navigate a perilous time (June 2021, column)

Clinical trial for patients with incidentally discovered T2 or T3 gallbladder cancer: OPT-IN/EA2197 (May 2021, column)

Neoadjuvant immunotherapy: Results in melanoma show promise and pave the way for other solid tumors (April 2021, column)

2020

New trial aims to settle debate on the intensity of pancreatic cyst surveillance (October 2020, column)

ALLIANCE A021806 examines perioperative vs. adjuvant chemotherapy for resectable pancreatic cancer (October 2020, feature)

Ga-68 imaging changes clinical management of GI and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (July 2020, column)

Early-stage prostate cancer decision aids for diverse patient populations (April 2020, column)

The evolution of lung cancer surgery contributes to the sharpest drop in overall cancer mortality in the U.S. (April 2020, feature)

What is the National Clinical Trials Network, and how do I join? (March 2020, column)

ACS Clinical Research Program sessions at Clinical Congress 2019: A recap (February 2020, column)

Young-onset colorectal cancer: American Cancer Society issues new screening guidelines (February 2020, feature)

Modified FOLFIRINOX is superior to gemcitabine as adjuvant therapy for resected pancreatic cancer: The PRODIGE 24/CCTG PA6 Trial (January 2020, column)

Genetic testing for all breast cancer patients: Is this becoming a reality? (January 2020, feature)

2019

December 2019: ALCHEMIST trial has potential to improve outcomes after lung cancer resection

November 2019: Could axillary reverse mapping be useful in reducing surgical comorbidities?

October 2019: Evolution in the management of desmoid tumors: Challenging the role of upfront surgical resection

September 2019: Putting the needle before the knife: Minimally invasive approaches to diagnostic lymph node biopsy in melanoma

August 2019: Gastric cancer: Recent updates in surgical and multimodality therapy

July 2019: Organ preservation in rectal adenocarcinoma: The OPRA Trial

June 2019: Opportunities at Clinical Congress 2019 to increase surgeon participation in clinical research

May 2019: Defining the optimal treatment of locally advanced gastric cancer

April 2019: Preoperative smoking intervention techniques improve outcomes for lung cancer patients

March 2019: Atezolizumab in the adjuvant treatment of stage III colon cancer: Can PD-L1 inhibition improve survival?

February 2019: Cytoreduction with or without HIPEC: Where do we go from here?

January 2019: Robotic surgery for hepatic neoplasms: Where does it fit in the minimally invasive surgery landscape?