March 4, 2019
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March is #ColorectalCancerAwarenessMonth.  Follow us on Twitter @NRGOnc as we do our part to help promote awareness and screening of colorectal cancer. 


NRG-GY004: Data Freeze - March 2019

NRG-GY004 is maturing for the final analysis. Please ensure all data is up to date (including follow-up information), and all queries are answered. We expect to start the final analysis in March 2019.  We will provide the results of this important study to you as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact Sandy Dascomb at:


Form TR for Biospecimens Shipped to NRG Biospecimen Bank-Columbus Read more


Biospecimen Bank-Columbus & SDMC Undergoing Refurbishment Read more


The VTOC Webinar Training Series schedule and registration is available for NRG Oncology Research Associates working on RTOG 0924, RTOG 0920, NRG-HN001, NRG-HN002, NRG-CC003, and NRG-CC004. Space is limited so register now and reserve your seat. The next webinar training is scheduled for Wednesday, March 13, 2019.




Safety updates have been issued for the following studies:













NRG Oncology is pleased to report the scientific articles and abstracts that have appeared or have been presented during the previous week. This publications report includes links, when available, to the article, PubMed abstract, or association abstract.



Gunn CM, Bokhour BG, Parker VA, Battaglia TA, Parker PA, Fagerlin A, McCaskill-Stevens W, Bandos H, Blakeslee SB, Holmberg C. Understanding Decision Making about Breast Cancer Prevention in Action: The Intersection of Perceived Risk, Perceived Control, and Social Context: NRG Oncology/NSABP DMP-1. Med Decis Making. 2019 Feb 25:272989X19827258. doi: 10.1177/0272989X19827258. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30803311.   Read more


Ganti AK, Wang X, Stinchcombe TE, Wang Y, Bradley J, Cohen HJ, Kelly K, Paulus R, Ramalingam SS, Vokes EE, Pang H. Clinical prognostic model for older patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer. J Geriatr Oncol. 2019 Feb 20. pii: S1879-4068(18)30197-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2019.02.007. [Epub ahead of print]PubMed PMID: 30797707.   Read more


Please note the following upcoming meeting and abstract submission deadline dates


Upcoming Meetings

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR); Mar 29 - Apr 3, 2019; Atlanta, GA

Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO); Mar 16-19, 2019; Honolulu, HI

Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO); Mar 27-30, 2019 ; San Diego, CA

St. Gallen Breast Cancer Conference (SG-BCC); Mar 20-23, 2019; Vienna, Austria


Upcoming Abstract Submission Deadlines

American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM); Jul 14-18, 2019; San Antonio, TX; meeting submission deadline Mar 7, 2019

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO); May 31 - Jun 4, 2019; Chicago, IL; LBA Mar 14, 2019 noon ET

ESMO Breast Cancer Annual Congress; May 2-4, 2019; Berlin, Germany; LBA deadline Apr 1, 2019 noon CEST (Central European Summer Time)

International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL); Oct 20-23, 2019; San Diego, CA; due to publications committee Mar 26 2019; meeting submission deadline Apr 8, 2019

NRG Oncology is proud to be an active participant of #CancerMoonShot.
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