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The TMIST breast cancer screening trial will continue with modifications. ECOG-ACRIN issues a public statement about the trial. Read More
At a recent National Cancer Institute (NCI) media briefing, TMIST Study Chair Etta Pisano, MD, stated that, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, TMIST has enrolled more patients than any other NIH-sponsored clinical trial since non-urgent care resumed last July. Read more.
On the TMIST breast cancer screening trial: “There is much confusion about, and demand for, the development of screening strategies based on a woman’s unique characteristics, especially factors affecting her risk for breast cancer.” September 11, 2020, guest editorial by Etta D. Pisano, MD and ECOG-ACRIN leaders in The Cancer Letter (subscription required).
Conversation with Mitchell D. Schnall, MD, PhD on the need for TMIST: “There are still a lot of questions about … whether having a 20%, 25%, increased cancer detection rate actually has a downstream clinical impact in terms of additional life saved, additional life years added.” September 11, 2020, The Cancer Letter (subscription required).
TMIST Ramps Up to Illuminate Breast Cancer Screening Read National Cancer Institute (NCI) Statement
“Why I choose to play a dual role in TMIST” by Worta McCaskill-Stevens, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, in The Cancer Letter Read Article
“Are we further reducing breast cancer mortality the more intensively we screen?” Conversation with The Cancer Letter and TMIST study chair Etta Pisano, MD Read Article
Landmark TMIST Breast Cancer Screening Trial to Inform Screening Policy. A conversation with study chair Etta D. Pisano, MD for the February 2019 E-Newsletter Read Article
TMIST Trial Aims to Provide Clarity on Breast Cancer Screening Approaches Read NCI Cancer Currents Blog
TMIST Team at University of Cincinnati Medical Center Overcomes COVID-19 Challenges Read Article
No Secrets about the Success of Enrolling African American Women at Boston Medical Center in TMIST Read Article
Accruing to TMIST in Los Angeles’s Hispanic Community Read Article
Carle Cancer Center and Gulf South Clinical Trials Network Adopt Different Approaches for Successful TMIST Accrual, with Tracy Sharp and Samantha Wright Read Article
The University of New Mexico Experience of Implementing TMIST Read Article
Direct Contact Boosts TMIST Recruitment at Spartanburg Site, with Tom Leucks, BSN-RN Read Article
Women Are Intrigued by the Many Questions Asked in TMIST, with Amy Curtis, MD (Spartanburg Medical Center) in The Cancer Letter Read Article