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SWOG

Southwestern Oncology Group

Southwest Oncology Group

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SWOG

A clinical cooperative composed of cancer institutions in the southwestern U.S. that researches the value of innovation in treating and preventing cancer.
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Abbreviations OS: Overall survival AYA: Adolescent and young adult NCCN: National Comprehensive Cancer Network NCI: National Cancer Institute CSS: Cancer-specific survival T-GCT: Testicular germ cell tumor NSGCT: Nonseminomatous germ cell tumor EFS: Event free survival NCDB: National Cancer Database RPLND: Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection SEER: Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program COG: Children's Oncology Group SWOG: Southwest Oncology Group AJCC: American Joint Committee on Cancer TNMS: Tumor, node, metastasis, serum IGCCCG: International Germ Cell Cancer Collaborative Group eGFR: Estimated glomerular filtration rate.
Researchers from Roswell Park Cancer Institute and SWOG presented findings at the American Association for Cancer Research meeting, which found that regularly taking a multivitamin prior to breast cancer diagnosis may reduce the risk of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in patients treated with taxane-based chemotherapy drugs.*
Post-operative combined chemotherapy and Radiotherapy improves Disease Free Survival (DFS) and Overall Survival (OS) in resected adenocarcinoma of the stomach and G.E junction: update of the results of intergroup study INT-0116 (SWOG 9008).
In addition to the FAB members, Dr Cheryl Willman, Professor of Pathology at the University of New Mexico Cancer Center and Chair of the Leukemia Biology Committee of the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG), attended.
Clinical Sponsoring groups include ECOG, Southwestern Oncology Group (SWOG), Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG), Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG), others.
Another trial SWOG 8794 compared patients with RP alone (n=211) with patients who received RP + EBRT (n=214) with pathologically advanced prostate cancer (pT3).
Circulating tumor cells and response to chemotherapy in metastatic breast cancer: SWOG S0500.J Clin Oncol 2014;32:3483-9.
One key concept of this study was the idea that this regimen could be delivered in a simplified manner, without routine growth factor support administration, a distinct approach from the one proposed by SWOG 0012 (15).
The patient underwent radiation therapy to the left parietal region and was enrolled in the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) clinical trials and placed on Zometa, Revlimid, and Decadron.
However, the next study, SWOG S0106, did not confirm the clinical benefits of using gemtuzumab in combination with daunorubicin and cytarabine.
It was retrospective and descriptive and focused on the records of patients hospitalized for symptomatic multiple myeloma, diagnosed in the period from January 1991 to August 2005 by myelogram, the study of protein in the blood and urine, hemoglobin level, serum calcium, creatinine, skeletal X-ray according to SWOG criteria (Southern Western Oncology Group) and ROTI (multiple myeloma-related organ or tissue impairment: elevation of serum calcium, anemia, kidney failure, and bone lesions) [6,7], and who had received chemotherapy.
Petersdorf, "Declining rates of treatment-related mortality in patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) given "intensive" induction regimens: a report from the Southwest Oncology Group SWOG) and MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDA)," Leukemia, vol.