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A follow-up to recent monster #HematologyTweetstory 22 on the names of all 71 @theNCI Cancer Centers: the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (@NCCN), which (especially outside the US) is sometimes confused w/ @theNCI, but doesn't get direct NCI funds./1…
@NCCN was a mystery to me as a hematology-oncology fellow. What is it, exactly? A cancer center faculty club?🙂A quasi-cooperative group? I suspect I wasn't alone in my confusion. This thread will include some history & description - and will mention a few areas of controversy./2
@nccn is best known for its “Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology”, which are *highly* influential, especially in the US. Here's the cover of the latest #MDS version. These are updated regularly, typically several times per year, based on new data & regulatory approvals./3
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🚨Tweetorial: NTRK 101 🚨Given the data discussed at @asco #ASCO2019 & @sno #SNO2019 on #NTRK fusions in primary brain tumors & brain mets, I thought we could review the background of these fusions, how to find them, and then look at potential options for tx. #btsm
<Disclaimer: I’m a speaker for Bayer (larotrectinib) and a subI for the STARTRK trial using entrectinib. I also have ongoing research work w @carisls > I’m keeping this as bias-free as possible though. Ok, next...
With the increase in tumor profiling & expanded options using #RNAseq, it seems like it is getting easier to find an #NTRK fusion. It can easily feel like Christmas when you do! 🎄 Just remember that an #NTRK MUTATION is not 🚫 fusion. They aren’t = & treatments aren’t the same.
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