American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

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ACS, Stand Up To Cancer announce lung cancer research initiative

April 20, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — Stand Up to Cancer, or SU2C, and the American Cancer Society today announced the formation of a $20 million lung cancer…
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T-cell immunotherapy appears effective in post-HSCT lymphoproliferative disorder

April 20, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — A new type of T cell-based immunotherapy induced response in a majority of patients with Epstein-Barr virus-associated…
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First-line pembrolizumab superior to ipilimumab for advanced melanoma

April 19, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — Patients with advanced melanoma who received first-line pembrolizumab achieved significantly prolonged OS and PFS compared with…
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PD-L1 expression linked to pembrolizumab activity in advanced NSCLC

April 19, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — Pembrolizumab yielded durable response rates and demonstrated tolerability in previously treated and treatment-naive patients…
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FGFR-targeted therapy demonstrated activity in solid tumors

HemOnc Today, May 25, 2014
Patients with solid tumors with fibroblast growth receptor genetic alterations demonstrated tumor shrinkage with the novel agent BGJ398, according to…
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FGFR-targeted therapy demonstrated activity in solid tumors

April 9, 2014
Patients with solid tumors with fibroblast growth receptor genetic alterations demonstrated tumor shrinkage with the novel agent BGJ398, according to…
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Researchers identify breast cancer subtype that may benefit from neratinib

April 8, 2014
The combination of chemotherapy plus neratinib induced a higher rate of complete response in patients with HER-2–positive, HR-negative breast…
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Novel small molecule inhibitor shows promise in hematologic malignancies

April 7, 2014
The novel human bromodomain protein inhibitor OTX015 demonstrated clinical activity among patients with various hematologic malignancies, according…
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PD-L1 expression predicted response to immunotherapy in melanoma

April 7, 2014
Patients with advanced melanoma whose tumors expressed programmed death ligand-1 demonstrated improved immune responses and longer PFS after…
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CDK inhibitor shows promise in metastatic breast cancer

April 7, 2014
The oral drug LY2835219 demonstrated encouraging activity as single-agent therapy for patients with metastatic breast cancer, according to study…