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Meeting Highlights

American Society of Clinical Oncology, 45th Annual Meeting

Walter Alexander
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Some of the topics covered at the ASCO sessions included therapies for gastro­-intestinal tumors; gastric cancer; chronic myeloid leukemia; advanced melanoma, metastatic breast cancer; and ovarian, fallopian, and peritoneal cancer. A com­parison of the effects of letrozole (Femara) and tamoxifen (Nolvadex) on ­cognitive function in patients with postmenopausal breast cancer is also ­presented.