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Journal of Clinical Oncology recognizes that readers do not always have time to review an article in depth, and yet they still wish to understand how the results will influence their clinical practice or research. To address this need, we offer podcasts that will enhance the readership experience by presenting the key results of high-profile publications in a convenient audio format. Our podcasts are designed to place selected articles into a clinically useful perspective that is easy to listen to in the office or while on the road.

Dec 1, 2017

This podcast addresses the clinical implications of the high cost of the 21-gene assay in women with ER-positive, node-negative breast cancer.

Related Article: Population-Based Study to Determine the Health System Costs of Using the 21-Gene Assay

Oct 19, 2017

Though opioid abuse is clearly an issue for cancer patients post-surgery, many other potential factors were not accounted for and should be included in a more in-depth study that goes beyond database analysis.

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Oct 12, 2017

The paper examines the cost-effectiveness of schedules of bone-modifying agents in patients with breast cancer and skeletal metastases and supports the 3-month administration of the generic zoledronic acid in terms of cost and efficacy.

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Sep 21, 2017

In this randomized trial, momelotinib was non-inferior to ruxolitinib for spleen response but was less effective in controlling symptoms.

Related Article: SIMPLIFY-1: A Phase III Randomized Trial of Momelotinib Versus Ruxolitinib in Janus Kinase Inhibitor–Naïve Patients With...

Sep 11, 2017

A Danish population based study of adults with acute myeloid leukemia is described, and the potential significance of educational level as a predictor of receipt of allogeneic transplant and overall survival is explored.

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