Guideline Updates

The American Society of Clinical Oncology has released new guidelines to address abiraterone or docetaxel with androgen-deprivation therapy for metastatic prostate cancer that has not been treated with testosterone-lowering agents.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has issued updated guidelines for average-risk and high-risk colorectal cancer screening.
Major advances in the biology and treatment of patients with CLL have prompted the International Workshop on CLL to evaluate and revise the criteria for their consensus guideline in this disease setting.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has published updates to their guidelines for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, which include new treatment options for Ph-positive, Ph-negative, and relapsed or refractory disease.
Results of a large study supported by the National Cancer Institute found that patients who survived testicular cancer are at a higher risk of developing heart disease.
The American Society for Radiation Oncology has issued a clinical guideline for the use of whole-breast radiation therapy that expands the eligibility criteria for hypofractionated therapy.
The American College of Physicians has issued an updated guidance statement recommending an HbA1c level between 7% and 8% in most patients with type 2 diabetes.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has updated their guidelines for the treatment of ovarian cancer, including therapy for stage II-IV disease and persistent disease.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has released the first-ever clinical practice guidelines addressing patients living with HIV who are diagnosed with cancer to help them receive safe and necessary treatment.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network issued updated guidelines for prostate cancer, including new information about the role of family history, specific mutations, and microsatellite instability testing.