Cancer is one of the world’s most pressing health care challenges. On the whole, research progress from one year to the next is incremental, and true breakthroughs are exceptional. Nevertheless, every year brings new knowledge and insights that help direct further research and ultimately improve the outlook for patients with cancer. Clinical Cancer Advances 2017 highlights the most important clinical advances of the past year and previews where cancer science is headed. Advances highlighted in this report cover the full range of clinical research disciplines: prevention, treatment, patient care, and tumor biology.
This report from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has also been published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.