Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group


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Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group

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ECOG

An association of cancer centers in the eastern United States that jointly study the effects of cancer and the efficacy of cancer treatments.
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Statistical and empirical evaluation of histopathologic reviews for quality assurance in the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.
The Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) was established in 1955 as one of the first cooperative groups launched to perform multi-center cancer clinical trials.
The Phase III clinical trials of thalidomide plus dexamethasone compared to dexamethasone alone in newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients: A clinical trial coordinated by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.
Directing the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) Clinical Trials Research Group at Johns Hopkins;
He served as chairman of the Breast Committee of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (now called ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group) from 2002 - 2009, where he played an important role in the development of several nationwide clinical trials.
National Cancer Institute (NCI) and involves three of the largest adult cooperative groups; the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG), the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG), and the Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB), along with the National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC) and the Children's Oncology Group (COG).
Also, evidence supports the use of single-agent chemotherapy in elderly patients and those with Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG)/Zubrod performance status 2.
The guidance states that Sutent is recommended for reimbursement as a treatment option for patients with advanced GIST after disease progression on or intolerance to imatinib mesylate, and who have an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 0 or 1.
Anderson Cancer Center 95 Children's Oncology Group 98 Clinical Trial Overview of Children's Oncology Group 98 Case Comprehensive Cancer Center 100 Clinical Trial Overview of Case Comprehensive Cancer Center 100 UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center 101 Clinical Trial Overview of UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center 101 Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group 103 Clinical Trial Overview of Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group 103 The University of Chicago 104 Clinical Trial Overview of The University of Chicago 104 Roswell Park Cancer Institute 105 Clinical Trial Overview of Roswell Park Cancer Institute 105 Hoosier Oncology Group, Inc.
3) The Phase III trial conducted by Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) also showed a significant increase in survival in patients with advanced colorectal cancer (12.
A performance status of 2 based on the 1-5 scale devised by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.
The study, Circulating tumor cells predict progression-free and overall survival in Chinese patients with metastatic breast cancer, HER2-positive or triple-negative (CBCSG004): a multicenter, double-blind, prospective trial, was conducted in 300 measurable MBC Chinese patients with an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 0 to 2 starting a new line of systemic therapy, including any form of endocrine manipulation, cytotoxic chemotherapy or immunotherapy, alone or in combination.

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