American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Melanoma research must determine how to maximize efficacy, minimize toxicity

April 17, 2016
NEW ORLEANS —Norman E. Sharpless, MD, director of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and Wellcome distinguished professor of cancer…
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Pembrolizumab superior to ipilimumab for PD-L1–positive melanoma

April 17, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Pembrolizumab conferred better outcomes than ipilimumab among patients with PD-L1–positive advanced melanoma, according to…
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Addition of nivolumab to ipilimumab extends survival in BRAF wild-type melanoma

April 17, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — The addition of nivolumab to ipilimumab conferred a statistically significant PFS benefit among treatment-naive patients with…
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Nivolumab increases 5-year survival in metastatic melanoma

April 17, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — More than one-third of patients with heavily pretreated melanoma who received subsequent nivolumab therapy remained alive at 5…
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VIDEO: Liquid biopsies valuable but will not eliminate need to assess tumor tissue

April 17, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Filip Janku, MD, PhD, medical oncologist at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, spoke to HemOnc Today about the…
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CD4 T-cell immunotherapy that targets MAGE-A3 shows promise in metastatic cancer

April 17, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — An immunotherapy that uses genetically engineered CD4 T cells to target the MAGE-A3 protein in cancer cells safely treated…
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VIDEO: Anti–PD-1 immunotherapy confers ‘encouraging’ survival benefit in metastatic melanoma

April 17, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Joseph Markowitz, MD, PhD, a medical oncologist in the department of cutaneous oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center, offers…
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AACR presents several scientific awards

April 17, 2016
NEW ORLEANS The American Association for Cancer Research will recognize several clinicians and researchers during its annual meeting. Sir
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AACR Annual Meeting begins this weekend

April 14, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — The HemOnc Today and Healio.com/HemOnc team will present comprehensive live coverage from the American Association for Cancer…
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Novel olaparib combination shows activity in ovarian, breast cancers

May 1, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — A combination treatment composed of the PARP inhibitor olaparib and the investigational PI3K inhibitor BKM120 demonstrated…