One of the challenges of the short whirlwind period between AACR and ASCO is that many new research papers get published and largely missed or forgotten about in the data tsunami that drops as people eagerly (and almost exclusively) focus on the new abstracts that are available.
This is a real shame since there were many really good pieces of research that were rich in knowledge that were published around then. My reading pile heading into AACR was much larger than usual, and after wading through it all, it built up rapidly again heading into ASCO, never mind over 20,000 abstracts to consider between those two meetings!
With this in mind, it’s time for a new Journal Club post – these are surprisingly popular on BSB, although on reflection the selections have tended to highlight either new targets and areas of therapeutic potential or offer explanations for some of the phenomena that we are seeing.
New developments often (but not aways) allow us to step back and see results from clinical trials with greater clarity.
With this in mind, here are our latest selections for the BSB Journal Club, all of which should prove to be a useful read…