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.
Phase II trial of docetaxel (Taxotere) in patients with adenocarcinoma of the upper gastrointestinal tract previously untreated with cytotoxic chemotherapy: The Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) results of protocol E1293.
The results were then correlated with current laboratory data, and the degree of agreement between radiologic and hematologic parameters was determined using the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group criteria for therapy response.
Two large, randomized, controlled trials addressing the safety and efficacy of HRT in breast cancer survivors are now underway, one by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group and the other--a Swedish trial--called Hormone replAcement therapy in Breast cancer survivors--Is iT Safe?
Centers participating in the clinical trial were member institutions of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG): Fox Chase Cancer Center; Dana-Farber Cancer Center; Northwestern University; British Columbia Cancer Agency; Montefiore Cancer Center; University of Alabama, Birmingham; University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Stanford University.
Patients who received 5-6 injections in the EAP study had less pain, lower Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) score, lower PSA level, and higher hemoglobin levels at baseline (Table 1).
7 December 2011 - Genomic Health Inc (NASDAQ:GHDX) unveiled on Tuesday positive results of a clinical validation study of Oncotype DX in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast (DCIS) conducted by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG).
The Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group E7897 study assessed three different regimens of vaccinia/fowlpox combinations targeting prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in 64 men with prostate cancer after local therapy.
Dr Lazarus was the Chair of the Stem Cell Transplant Committee of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) from the time it was established in the mid-1980s.
the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) tested bevacizumab in 434 patients receiving a standard first-line regimen of paclitaxel and carboplatin for untreated stage III or IV nonsquamous, non-small cell lung cancer.
Conservative treatment was chosen because the fistula tract was suspected to be imperceptible and the patient's performance status was poor: Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) Performance Status (PS) grade 4.
said in his presentation of results from the phase III Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) trial.

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