April 22, 2019
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NOTE FOR CORRECTION IN TODAY'S WEEKLY BROADCAST:

NRG-BN001 Amendment 5 was broadcast in error. There is no Amendment 5 for this protocol. The current version of NRG-BN001 is Amendment 2, version date February 16, 2017. 

NRG Oncology Travel Support Request to #NRG19 in Philadelphia. Read more


AMENDMENTS 

BREAST

RTOG 1119:  Amendment 10 version date April 2, 2019 (posted to CTSU)

 

GENITOURINARY

RTOG 0534:  Amendment 8 version date January 15, 2019 (posted to CTSU)

RTOG 0534:  Amendment 9 version date March 1, 2019 (posted to CTSU)


FORM UPDATES

RTOG 0834 (The CATNON Intergroup Trial): 
The QP (Medical Outcome Scale) and CS (Neurocognitive Assessment) forms have been revised to extend time points through year 12. The new forms, dated April 12, 2019, are posted to CTSU.


OTHER PROTOCOL NOTICES

1. BREAST

NSABP B-55/BIG 6-13: Reminder! Accrual closure on April 29. Announcement (posted to CTSU)

 

2. GASTROINTESTINAL

NRG-GI002: Time Sensitive! Announcement of a revised projected date for temporary accrual suspension has been posted to the CTSU website.

 

NRG-GI006: A Participant Brochure is available on the CTSU website (CIRB Documents>Amendment Reviews>Support Documents #1). 


 

3. GYNECOLOGIC

NRG-GY009: Block Submission Reminder memo (posted onCTSU)

 

Form TR for Biospecimens Shipped to NRG Biospecimen Bank-Columbus Read more

 

Biospecimen Bank-Columbus & SDMC Undergoing Refurbishment Read more


4. Children’s Oncology Group Protocol AGCT1531: “A Phase III Trial of Active Surveillance for Low Risk and a Randomized Trial of Carboplatin vs. Cisplatin for Standard Risk Pediatric and Adult Patients with Germ Cell Tumors” is open to patient entry. It is available on the CTSU menu with Dr. Allan Covens as NRG Champion. Please enroll your eligible patients to this important trial. Enrollment credited to NRG Oncology will count towards membership requirements.

5. VTOC TRAINING

The VTOC Webinar Training Series schedule and registration is available for NRG Oncology Research Associates working on RTOG 0924, RTOG 0920, NRG-HN001, NRG-HN002, NRG-CC003, and NRG-CC004. Space is limited so register now and reserve your seat. The next webinar training is scheduled for Wednesday, May 8.

DRUG SAFETY UPDATES

Safety updates have been issued for the following studies:

DRUG NAME

PROTOCOL

WEBSITE FOR SAFETY REPORTS

Olaparib

NSABP B-55

CTSU

Pembrolizumab

NRG-GY016

NRG-HN003

CTSU

NRG

Trastuzumab

NSABP B-31

NSABP B-43

NSABP B-47

NSABP B-52

NRG-BR004

NRG

CTSU

CTSU

CTSU

CTSU

Triapine

NRG-GY006

CTSU

 

 

NRG Oncology Travel Support Request to #NRG19 in Philadelphia

We support participation in our semiannual meetings through the provision of travel support. Priorities include young investigators, study chairs, engaged study champions, active committee members, member PIs and research staff actively engaged with NRG Oncology committees. Read more.

PUBLICATIONS REMINDERS

Please note the following upcoming meeting and abstract submission deadline dates

Upcoming Meetings
American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS); May 4-7, 2019; Toronto, ON

American College of Radiology (ACR); May 18-22, 2019 ; Washington DC

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO); May 31 - Jun 4, 2019; Chicago, IL

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS); Jun 1-5, 2019; Cleveland, OH

ESMO Breast Cancer Annual Congress; May 2-4, 2019; Berlin, Germany

European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO); Apr 26-30, 2019; Milan, Italy

Society for Clinical Trials (SCT); May 19-22, 2019; New Orleans, LA

Upcoming Abstract Submission Deadlines

European Society of Gynaecolocial Oncology (ESGO) Biennial; Nov 2-5, 2019; Athens, Greece; meeting submission deadline May 3, 2019

European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO); Sep 27-Oct 1, 2019; Barcelona, Spain; due to publications committee Apr 30, 2019; meeting submission deadline May 8, 2019 9 pm CEST (Central European Summer Time); LBA Aug 21, 2019 9:00 pm CEST

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