JAMAONCO_OF:10082015

Examining Contemporary Occupational Carcinogen Exposure, Bladder Cancer

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author James W.F. Catto, M.B.Ch.B., Ph.D., F.R.C.S., email j.catto@sheffield.ac.uk. To contact corresponding commentary author Elisabete Weiderpass, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D., email Elisabeth.jakobsen@kreftregisteret.no To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links will be live at the embargo time: http://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.3209 http://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.3270…

JAMAONCO_OF:10012015

Most Women Undergoing BRCA Genetic Testing Not Receiving Genetic Counseling by Trained Genetics Professionals

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Rebecca Sutphen, M.D., call Anne DeLotto Baier at 813-974-3303 or email abaier@health.usf.edu. To contact corresponding editorial author Steven Narod, M.D., call Rebecca Cheung at 416-300-5346 or email rebecca.cheung@wchospital.ca. To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links will…

JAMAONCO_OF:09242015

Increasing Use of Preoperative Breast MRI for Women with Cancer

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Angel Arnaout, M.D., M.Sc. call Lois Ross at 613-737-8899 x73687 or email loross@ohri.ca. To contact corresponding editorial Constance D. Lehman, M.D., Ph.D., call Katie Marquedant at 617-726-0337 or email kmarquedant@mgh.harvard.edu. To place an electronic embedded link in your story:…

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JAMAONCO_OF:09102015

Study Finds Increased Risk of MGUS in Vietnam Vets Exposed to Agent Orange

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Ola Landgren, M.D., Ph.D., call Rebecca Williams at 646-227-3318 or email williamr@mskcc.org. To contact corresponding editorial author Nikhil C. Munshi, M.D., call Anne Doerr at 617-632-5665 or email anne_doerr@dfci.harvard.edu.   To place an electronic embedded link in your story:…

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JAMAONCO_OF:08272015

21-Gene Recurrence Score and Receipt of Chemotherapy in Patients with Breast Cancer

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Michaela A. Dinan, Ph.D., call Sarah Avery at 919-660-1306 or email sarah.avery@duke.edu. To contact corresponding commentary author Allison W. Kurian, M.D., M.Sc., call Krista Conger at 650-725-5371 or email kristac@stanford.edu. To place an electronic embedded link in your story:…

JAMAONCO_OF:08202015

Study Examines Breast Cancer Mortality After Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Diagnosis

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Steven A. Narod, M.D., F.R.C.P.C., call Rebecca Cheung at 416-323-6400 ext. 3210 or email rebecca.cheung@wchospital.ca. To contact corresponding editorial author Laura Esserman, M.D., M.B.A., call Elizabeth Fernandez at 415-514-1592 or email elizabeth.fernandez@ucsf.edu. To place an electronic embedded link in…

JAMAONCO_OF:08132015

Multigene Panel Testing for Hereditary Breast/Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Leif W. Ellisen, M.D., Ph.D., call Katie Marquedant at 617-726-0337 or email kmarquedant@mgh.harvard.edu. To contact corresponding commentary author Elizabeth M. Swisher, M.D., call McKenna Princing at 206-221-9394 or email McKennaP@uw.edu. To place an electronic embedded link in your story:…

Hypofractionation vs. Conventional Fractionation in Breast Cancer Radiotherapy

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Benjamin D. Smith, M.D., call Lany Kimmons at 713-563-5801 or email rlkimmons@mdanderson.org. To contact corresponding author Reshma Jagsi, M.D., D.Phil., call Kara Gavin at 734-764-2220 or email kegavin@umich.edu or call Nicole Fawcett at 734-764-2220 or email nfawcett@umich.edu. To contact…

JAMAONCO_OF:08062015

HPV16 Detection in Oral Rinses for Oropharyngeal Cancer

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Gypsyamber D’Souza, Ph.D., or author Eleni M. Rettig, M.D., call Barbara Benham at 410-614-6029 or email bbenham1@jhu.edu. To contact corresponding commentary author Julie E. Bauman, M.D., M.P.H., call Jennifer C. Yates at 412-647-9966 or email yatesjc@upmc.edu. To place an…

JAMAONCO_OF:07302015

Author Audio Interview: End of Life

Listen to this author audio interview from JAMA Oncology as part of a related package of articles that focuses on end-of-life care for teens and young adults and advance care planning for patients with cancer.

JAMAONCO_OF:07232015

Chemotherapy and Quality of Life at the End of Life

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Holly G. Prigerson, Ph.D., call Jen Gundersen at 646-317-7402 or email jeg2034@med.cornell.edu. To contact corresponding commentary author Charles D. Blanke, M.D., call Elisa Williams at 503-494-8231 or email willieli@ohsu.edu. To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links…

JAMAONCO_OF:07162015

Exercising 300 Minutes Per Week Better for Reducing Total Fat in Postmenopausal Women

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Christine M. Friedenreich, Ph.D., call Kristin Bernhard at 403-943-1201 or email Kristin.Bernhard@albertahealthservices.ca. To contact corresponding commentary author Kerri Winters-Stone, Ph.D., call Elisa Williams at 503-494-8231 or email willieli@ohsu.edu.   To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links…

JAMAONCO_OF:07092015

Studies, Commentary, Editorial, Editor’s Note Focus on Teens, Adults at End of Life

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding Jennifer W. Mack, M.D., M.P.H., call Irene Sege at 617-919-7379 or email irene.sege@childrens.harvard.edu. To contact corresponding author Amol K. Narang, M.D., call Vanessa Wasta at 410-614-2916 or email wasta@jhmi.edu. To contact commentary author Michael J. Fisch, M.D., call Jill Becher…

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Parkinson Disease Appears Associated with Many Cancers in Taiwan

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Pan-Chyr Yang, M.D., Ph.D., email pcyang@ntu.edu.tw To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links will be live at the embargo time: http://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.1752  and http://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.1810 Related material: An invited commentary also is available. Please visit the For the…

JAMAONCO_OF:06112015

Obesity Associated with Increased Breast Cancer Risk in Postmenopausal Women

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Marian L. Neuhouser, Ph.D., R.D., call Kristen Lidke Woodward at 206-667-5095 or email kwoodwar@fredhutch.org. To contact corresponding commentary author Clifford Hudis, M.D., call Rebecca Williams at 646-227-3318  or email williamr@mskcc.org. An audio interview with the authors will be available…

JAMAONCO_OF:06052015

Presymptomatic Identification of Cancers in Pregnant Women During Noninvasive Prenatal Testing

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 7 P.M. (ET), FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Joris Robert Vermeesch, Ph.D., please call Mary Rice at +33 (0)6 68930650 or email mary.rice@riceconseil.eu To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Link will be live at the embargo time: http://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.1883 JAMA Oncology Presymptomatic Identification of Cancers in Pregnant Women…

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JAMAONCO_OF:05282015

Estimating the Global Burden of Cancer in 2013; 14.9 Million New Cases Worldwide

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact author Christina Fitzmaurice, M.D., M.P.H., call Rhonda Stewart at 206-897-2863 or email stewartr@uw.edu. To contact corresponding editorial author Benjamin O. Anderson, M.D., call Leila R. Gray at 206-685-0381 or email leilag@uw.edu. Author audio and video interviews will be available when the…

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JAMAONCO_OF:05072015

Statins Associated with Longer Prostate Cancer Time to Progression During Androgen Deprivation Therapy

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Philip W. Kantoff, M.D., call John W. Noble at 617-632-5784 or email johnw_noble@dfci.harvard.edu. To contact corresponding editorial author Evan Y. Yu, M.D., call Leila R. Gray at 206-685-0381or email leilag@uw.edu. To place an electronic embedded link in your story:…

JAMAONCO_OF:04302015

JAMAONCO_OF:04232015

Removal of Ovaries Associated with Decrease in Breast Cancer Death in Women with Breast Cancer and BRCA1 Mutation

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact authors Kelly Metcalfe, Ph.D., and Steven A. Narod, M.D., call Rebecca Cheung at 416-323-6400 ext.3210 or email Rebecca.Cheung@wchospital.ca. To contact Editor’s Note author Mary L. Disis, M.D., call 312-464-5262 or email mediarelations@jamanetwork.org. To place an electronic embedded link in your story:…

JAMAONC_OF:04162015

More Analysis from the Women’s Health Initiative on Hormones, Breast Cancer

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Rowan T. Chlebowski, M.D., Ph.D., call Laura Mecoy  at 310-546-5860 or email Lmecoy@labiomed.org. To contact corresponding editorial author Rama Khokha, Ph.D., call Jane Finlayson at 416-946-2846  or email jane.finlayson@uhn.ca. To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links…

Obesity Associated with Prostate Cancer Risk in African American Men

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Wendy E. Barrington, Ph.D., call Kristen Woodward at 206-667-5095 or email kwoodwar@fredhutch.org. To contact Editor’s note author Charles R. Thomas, Jr., M.D., call 312-464-5262 or email mediarelations@jamanetwork.org. To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links will be…

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Axillary Lymph Node Evaluation Performed Frequently in Ductal Carcinoma in Situ

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Dawn L. Hershman, M.D., M.S., call Lucky Tran, PhD at 212-305-3689 or email lt2549@columbia.edu. To contact commentary author Kimberly J. Van Zee, M.D., M.S., call Emily O’Donnell at 212-639-6339 or email odonnele@mskcc.org.   To place an electronic embedded link…

JAMAONC_OF:04022015

Potential Chemoresistance after Consuming Fatty Acid in Fish, Fish Oil

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact author Emile E. Voest, M.D., Ph.D., email e.voest@nki.nl. An author interview will be available when the embargo lifts on the JAMA Oncology website: http://jama.md/1y9ACoK To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links will be live at the embargo time:…

JAMAONC_OF:03262015

Fitness Level Associated with Lower Risk of Some Cancers, Death in Men

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact author Susan G. Lakoski, M.D., M.S., call at Sarah Keblin 802-656-3099 or email sarah.keblin@med.uvm.edu. To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links will be live at the embargo time:  http://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.0226 JAMA Oncology Men with a high fitness level in…

JAMAONC_OF:03192015

Racial, Ethnic Differences in Picking Surgeons, Hospitals for Breast Cancer Care

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact author Rachel A. Freedman, M.D., M.P.H., call John Noble at 617-632-5784 or email johnw_noble@dfci.harvard.edu. To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links will be live at the embargo time:  http://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.20 JAMA Oncology Black and Hispanic women with breast cancer…

JAMAONC_OF:03122015

Study Examines Association of Inappropriate Prostate, Breast Cancer Imaging

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact author Danil V. Makarov, M.D., M.H.S., call Jim Mandler at 212-404-3525 or email jim.mandler@nyumc.org. To contact commentary author Samuel Swisher-McClure, M.D., M.S.H.P., call Steve Graff at 215-349-5653 or email stephen.graff@uphs.upenn.edu. To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links will…

Germline TP53 Mutations in Patients with Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Sapna Syngal, M.D., M.P.H., call Anne Doerr at 617-632-5665 or email anne_doerr@dfci.harvard.edu. To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links will be live at the embargo time:  http://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.0197 JAMA Oncology In a group of patients diagnosed with…

JAMAONC_OF:03052015

Effect of Follow-up of MGUS on Survival in Patients with Multiple Myeloma

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact author Sigurdur Y. Kristinsson, M.D., Ph.D., email sigyngvi@hi.is. To contact corresponding commentary author Robert A. Kyle, M.D., call Yusuf (Joe) Dangor at 507-284-5005 or email newsbureau@mayo.edu. To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links will be live at the…

Trends of 21-Gene Recurrence Score Assay Use in Older Patients with Breast Cancer

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact author Michaela A. Dinan, Ph.D., call Sarah Avery at 919-660-1306 or email sarah.avery@duke.edu. To contact corresponding commentary author William J. Gradishar, M.D., call Marla Paul at 312-503-8928  or email marla-paul@northwestern.edu. An author interview will be available when the embargo lifts on…

JAMAONC_OF:02262015

Patient Perceptions of Physician Compassion Measured

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Eduardo Bruera, M.D., call Laura Sussman at 713-745-2457 or email lsussman@mdanderson.org. To contact corresponding commentary author Teresa Gilewski, M.D., call Rebecca Williams at 646-227-3318 or email williamr@mskcc.org. To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links will be…

Reasons for Ibrutinib Therapy Discontinuation in Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Jennifer A. Woyach, M.D., call Amanda J. Harper at 614-685-5420 or 614-293-3737 or email amanda.harper2@osumc.edu. To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links will be live at the embargo time: http://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jamaoncol.2014.218 JAMA Oncology About 10 percent of…

Blood Samples as Surrogates for Tumor Biopsies in Patients with Lung Cancer

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Rafael Rosell, M.D., email rrosell@iconcologia.net. To contact corresponding editorial author Roy S. Herbst, M.D., Ph.D., call Vicky Agnew at 843-697-6208 or email vicky.agnew@yale.edu. To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links will be live at the embargo…

Radiation Therapy Most Common Treatment for Prostate Cancer

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Jim C. Hu, M.D., M.P.H., call Peter Bracke at 310-206-4430 or email PBracke@mednet.ucla.edu or call Reggie Kumar at 310-206-2805 or email ReggieKumar@mednet.ucla.edu.. To contact corresponding commentary author Charles L. Bennett, M.D., Ph.D., call Heather Woolwine at 843-792-7669 or email…

Study May Support Active Surveillance for Favorable Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Ann C. Raldow, M.D., call Elaine St. Peter at 617-525-6375 or email estpeter@partners.org. To contact corresponding commentary author Fred Saad, M.D., call Benjamin Augereau at 514-343-6796 or email benjamin.augereau@umontreal.ca. To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links…

Improvements in Cancer Survival Better for Younger Patients

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Wei Zheng, M.D., Ph.D., call Dagny Stuart 615-936-7245 or 615-322-4747 or email dagny.stuart@vanderbilt.edu. To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links will be live at the embargo time: http://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jamaoncol.2014.161 JAMA Oncology Survival has improved for patients with…

Prevalence of Cancer, Precancer Low in Women Who Have Fibroids Removed With or Without Electric Power Morcellation

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Jason D. Wright, M.D., call Lucky Tran, PhD at 212-305-3689 or email lt2549@columbia.edu. To contact corresponding commentary author Ceana Nezhat, M.D., call Susan Kearney at 404-255-8778 or email skearney@nezhat.com To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links…

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Physician-Controlled Decisions in Cancer Care Linked to Lower Quality Rating

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Nancy L. Keating, M.D., M.P.H., call David Cameron at 617-432-0441 or email david_cameron@hms.harvard.edu. To contact corresponding commentary author Reshma Jagsi, M.D., D.Phil., call Nicole Fawcett at 734-764-2220 or email nfawcett@umich.edu. To place an electronic embedded link in your story:…

Genomic Profiling for Cancer of Unknown Primary Site

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Jeffrey S. Ross, M.D., of Foundation Medicine Inc., Cambridge, Mass., call Dan Budwick at 973-271-6085 or email dan@purecommunicationsinc.com. To contact editorial author Gauri Varadhachary, M.D., call Laura M. Sussman at 713-745-2457 or email lsussman@mdanderson.org. To place an electronic embedded link…

Clinically Inappropriate Patient Demands of Oncologists Happen Infrequently

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D., call Anna Duerr at  215-349-8369 or email anna.duerr@uphs.upenn.edu. To contact editorial author Anthony L. Back, M.D., call Stephany Rochon at 206-838-3442 or email Stephany.Rochon@nyhus.com. To place an electronic embedded link in your story: Links…

Estimates of Gastric, Breast Cancer Risk in Carriers of CDH1 Gene Mutations

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2015 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author David G. Huntsman, M.D., call Jenn Currie at 604-675-8106 or email jenn.currie@bccancer.bc.ca. To contact editorial author James M. Ford, M.D., call Krista Conger 650-725-5371 or email kristac@stanford.edu. An author interview will be available when the embargo lifts on the…