SWOG

Known as: Southwest Oncology Group 
An NCI-sponsored cooperative group, an adult cancer clinical trials organization, one of the largest in the world. The group was established in 1956… (More)
National Institutes of Health

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2014
Highly Cited
2014
PURPOSE Increased circulating tumor cells (CTCs; five or more CTCs per 7.5 mL of whole blood) are associated with poor prognosis… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
PURPOSE Surgical resection of gastric cancer has produced suboptimal survival despite multiple randomized trials that used… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
PURPOSE Interleukin-6 (IL-6) facilitates cancer cell survival via pleotrophic effects. We conducted a multicenter phase II study… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Monosomal karyotype (MK), defined as 2 or more monosomies, or a single monosomy in the presence of structural abnormalities, has… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
PURPOSE Irinotecan plus cisplatin (IP) improved survival over etoposide plus cisplatin (EP) in Japanese patients with extensive… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE Early clinical studies with gefitinib showed promising efficacy and mild toxicity in patients with advanced non-small… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
PURPOSE Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) trial 8794 demonstrated that adjuvant radiation reduces the risk of biochemical (prostate… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND The identification of surrogate endpoints that can replace true outcome endpoints is crucial to the rapid evaluation… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
PURPOSE A phase II trial of the oral epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitor erlotinib in patients with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE The Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) coordinated an Intergroup study with the participation of Radiation Therapy Oncology… (More)
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