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Biden Cancer Initiative seeks to inject urgency into cancer research, foster hope for patients

Biden Cancer Initiative seeks to inject urgency into cancer research, foster hope for patients
June 26, 2017

Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, PhD, launched the Biden Cancer Initiative today.

The venture is intended to further progress in cancer prevention, detection, treatment and care, while reducing disparities in patient outcomes.

Brentuximab vedotin shows promise in frontline chemotherapy regimen for Hodgkin lymphoma

June 26, 2017
The phase 3 trial designed to evaluate brentuximab vedotin as part of a frontline chemotherapy regimen for previously untreated advanced classical Hodgkin lymphoma met…
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Clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential increases CHD risk

June 26, 2017
Patients who have clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential in peripheral blood cells had an elevated risk for CHD, according to a study published in The New

Novel approach may prolong remission after T-cell immunotherapy for leukemia, lymphoma

June 26, 2017
Researchers at Seattle Children’s Hospital have launched a first-in-human trial to investigate whether infusions of T-cell antigen–presenting cells prolong…
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What's Hot in Melanoma? Highlights from the HemOnc Today Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies 2017 Meeting

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co, Inc.

The development and integration of targeted therapies, as well as immunotherapies, into clinical strategies for the…
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VIDEO: R-CHOP remains standard of care after three studies fail to improve survival in DLBCL

January 9, 2017
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The Identification and Management of Immune-related Adverse Events in Patients with Cancer: Practice Essentials for Emergency Medicine Providers

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb.

The incorporation of immunotherapies, especially the immune checkpoint inhibitors, into treatment regimens for patients…
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Biden Cancer Initiative seeks to inject urgency into cancer research, foster hope for patients

June 26, 2017
Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, PhD, launched the Biden Cancer Initiative today. The venture is intended to further…

Brentuximab vedotin shows promise in frontline chemotherapy regimen for Hodgkin lymphoma

June 26, 2017
The phase 3 trial designed to evaluate brentuximab vedotin as part of a frontline chemotherapy regimen for previously untreated advanced classical…

In the Journals

Clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential increases CHD risk

June 26, 2017
Patients who have clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential in peripheral blood cells had an elevated risk for CHD, according to a study…

Novel approach may prolong remission after T-cell immunotherapy for leukemia, lymphoma

June 26, 2017
Researchers at Seattle Children’s Hospital have launched a first-in-human trial to investigate whether infusions of T-cell…

10 updates in immunotherapy research

June 23, 2017
In recognition of Cancer Immunotherapy Month, Cancer Research Institute has organized a series of educational and social events designed to raise…

FDA News

FDA approves Rituxan Hycela subcutaneous injection for blood cancers

June 22, 2017
The FDA approved Rituxan Hycela subcutaneous injection to treat three blood cancers. Rituxan Hycela (Genentech) — a combination of rituximab…

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VIDEO: Entospletinib shows promise for advanced lymphoma

June 22, 2017
CHICAGO — Entospletinib appeared safe for patients with relapsed or refractory lymphoplasmacytoid lymphoma, according to study results…

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FDA grants orphan drug designation to tazemetostat for soft tissue sarcoma

June 21, 2017
The FDA granted orphan drug designation to tazemetostat for the treatment of patients with soft tissue sarcoma, according to the drug’s…

Geneticist to lead Vanderbilt cancer center’s health disparities program

June 19, 2017
Tuya Pal, MD, has been appointed associate director of cancer health disparities at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. Pal, a clinical geneticist…

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VIDEO: CD19–directed CAR T cells shows promise in advanced lymphomas

June 18, 2017
CHICAGO — Treatment with JCAR017 showed promise in patients with heavily pretreated relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma…

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