ACOSOG

AcronymDefinition
ACOSOGAmerican College of Surgeons Oncology Group
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After the negative results of the ESPAC-1 trial, neither the EORTC trial nor the ACOSOG study could further substantiate any benefit from the addition of radiation to chemotherapy.
ACOSOG Z05031: Report on a multicenter, phase II trial for adjuvant therapy of resected pancreatic cancer using cisplatin, 5-FU, and alpha-interferon.
ACOSOG Z0360: examines the role of SLN biopsy in oral cavity squamous cell cancer
The study, known as ACOSOG Z9001, was conducted at multiple cancer centers throughout the US and Canada under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement between Novartis and the National Cancer Institute.
Titled, "A Phase II Trial Exploring the Success of Cryoablation Therapy in the Treatment of Invasive Breast Carcinoma," the ACOSOG study will also evaluate cryoablation as well as the ability of MRI to evaluate post-cryoablation efficacy.
The ACOSOG study protocol (designated as Z1072) will evaluate not only cryoablation but also the ability of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to evaluate post-cryoablation efficacy in approximately 100 patients and 20 clinical sites.
We are very pleased that ACOSOG chose cryoablation as the preferred thermal ablation modality over other ablation modalities such as radio- frequency (RF), interstitial laser, microwave, or focused ultrasound," said John F.
The study, known as ACOSOG Z90001, was conducted at multiple cancer centers throughout the US and Canada, under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement between Novartis and the National Cancer Institute (NCI).