Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group

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Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group



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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Davis, "Toxicity and response criteria of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group," American Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol.
Statistical and empirical evaluation of histopathologic reviews for quality assurance in the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. Cancer.
In this new study, Joseph Sparano, MD, of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine's Montefiore Medical Center, in Bronx, NY, and his colleagues across the US cancer cooperative groups compared the health outcomes of obese and overweight patients with others in a large group of women with stage I-III breast cancer who had participated in three National Cancer Institute-sponsored treatment trials led by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (now part of the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group).
The category 1 recommendation applies to minimally symptomatic men with an ECOG (Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group) performance status of 0-1, a life expectancy greater than 6 months, and no visceral metastases.
The clinical trial, for patients ages 18 to 70, was sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and conducted by a network of researchers led by the Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) in collaboration with the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) and the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network (BMT CTN).
According to the Eastern cooperative oncology group (ECOG, Zubrod) performance scale, all is correct but:
Acute monocytic leukemia (French-American-British classification M5) does not have a worse prognosis than other subtypes of acute myeloid leukemia: a report from the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. J Clin Oncol 2004;22:1276-1286.
The Phase III Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group E3200 trial randomly assigned 829 patients with previously treated (with 5FU or irinotecan) mCRC to 5FU/LV/oxaliplatin (FOLFOX)4, bevacizumab alone (10 mg/kg every 2 weeks) or FOLFOX4 plus bevacizumab [19].
Four cooperative research groups collaborated on the trial, which was led by investigators from the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. The study followed 4,950 women who had lymph node -positive or high-risk lymph node-negative breast cancer for a median of 63.8 months.
Bone pain in hormone-resistant prostate cancer patients is usually associated with poor Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status, short prostate-specific antigen (PSA) doubling time, more aggressive disease, and worse prognosis.
Randomized phase III trial of paclitaxel versus paclitaxel plus bavacizumab as first-line therapy for locally recurrent or metastatic breast cancer: a trial coordinated by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (E2100).
The Center participates in programs with the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP), Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG), Hoosier Oncology Group (HOG), The NCI's Clinical Trials Support Unit (CTSU) and Michigan State University (MSU).

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