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July 24, 2022
Understanding that patients who are HER2-low are different from patients who are HER2-positive and -negative means having the right way to evaluate and identify these patients, explained Debra Patt, MD, PhD, MBA, executive vice president of Texas Oncology.
June 19, 2022
Patients with multiple myeloma frequently relapse and experience deteriorating quality of life, according to findings from the LocoMMotion study, which also reported that specific patient and disease characteristics are associated with poor efficacy outcomes.
June 16, 2022
Hope S. Rugo, MD, FASCO, is professor of medicine and the director of the Breast Oncology and Clinical Trials Education program at the University of California San Francisco Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. She discusses her experience with palbociclib and letrozole in advanced breast cancer.
June 07, 2022
The results involve a pair of DNA medicines combined with cemiplimab, which is approved as Libtayo to treat other solid tumors. In this study, the regimen is designed to prime a T-cell response before a patient receives radiation.
June 06, 2022
Kim A. Reiss, MD, assistant program director of the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program and assistant professor of medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, discusses pancreatic cancer research she presented at the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting.
Joel W. Neal, MD, PhD, associate professor, Division of Oncology, Stanford Cancer Institute, is lead investigator on the COSMIC-021 trial, which is investigating cabozantinib plus atezolizumab vs cabozantinib alone in patients with advanced non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) as a possible second-line treatment beyond chemotherapy.
Results presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting showed a 21.4-month advantage for autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT) over a common triplet therapy in progression-free survival (PFS) but no advantage in overall survival (OS).
June 05, 2022
Practice-changing data from the DESTINY-Breast04 study, presented during the 2022 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago, show that trastuzumab deruxtecan reduced the risk of disease progression or death by 50% compared with chemotherapy for human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER2)–low patients with both hormone receptor (HR)–positive and HR-negative disease.
Thanos Zomas, MD, global medical lead, Lymphoma and Leukemia, and global medical lead, Adcetris Program, at Takeda Oncology discusses updated results from the ECHELON-1 study.
David R. Penberthy, MD, MBA, is medical director, Radiation Oncology, Bon Secours-Southside Medical Center in Petersburg, Virginia, and president of the Association of Community Cancer Centers for the 2022-2023 term.