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memo - Magazine of European Medical Oncology

An International Journal for Oncology and Haematology Professionals


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memo SPECIAL ISSUES offer informative, educational reports from leading international congresses. Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim and produced by Springer, this educational resource is available for free.

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11.10.2018 | original report

Economic analysis of biomarker-based anti-EGFR therapies in metastatic colorectal cancer in the Austrian context

Cancer is an overwhelming disease, affecting about 14.1 million people worldwide/year [ 1 ] and has become a main cost issue owing to the high costs of novel drugs and the extent of care. Rising therapy costs (USA: US$157 billion total costs per …

11.10.2018 | short review Open Access

ASCO 2018: highlights in HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer

At the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting, data from several interesting studies in HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer were presented. While not immediately practice changing, these trials indicate the future directions of drug development in this …

11.10.2018 | case report

Kaposi sarcoma following autoimmune hemolytic anemia in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Kaposi sarcoma (KS) is a low grade angioproliferative disorder thought to be derived from endothelial cell lineage that requires infection with human herpes virus 8 (HHV-8) for its development. This condition carries a variable clinical course …

11.10.2018 | short review

Aggressive variant and treatment-related neuroendocrine prostate cancer: two different terms for the same disease?

Previously assumed to be rare, the prevalence of aggressive variants of prostate cancer has increased rapidly. This histologically heterogeneous group of cancers, including different forms of the neuroendocrine carcinoma of the prostate, share a …

01.10.2018 | case report

A rare parasitic infection: visceral leishmaniasis case after gastric cancer treatment

We present a case of Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL) in a patient with gastric cancer treated with chemoradiotherapy. A 69-year-old man with gastric carcinoma had been treated with total gastrectomy, lymphadenectomy and postoperative radiotherapy with …

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The focus of the journal "magazine of european medical oncology – memo" is to offer a professional review on current research and development in the field of hematology and oncology relevant for daily practice. Therefore, memo includes editorials and comments, peer-reviewed original reports, short reviews, case reports and controversies, articles explaining the biology of neoplasia and congress reports including qualified comments.

As a European journal memo aims at highlighting the local peculiarities of various regions and at being a forum for the presentation of ongoing clinical and basic research.

Official Journal of the Central European Cooperative Oncology Group (CECOG) and the Austrian Society of Haematology and Oncology (OeGHO).

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