American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

The latest news from AACR, including researcher interviews and physician perspective.

Meeting NewsPerspective

Entinostat plus pembrolizumab shows efficacy in anti-PD-1-resistant melanoma

April 1, 2019
ATLANTA — The combination of the histone deacetylase inhibitor entinostat and the anti-PD-1 inhibitor pembrolizumab induced clinical responses…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Immunotherapy combination of nivolumab, ipilimumab confers benefit in rare neuroendocrine carcinoma

March 31, 2019
ATLANTA — Patients with rare, high-grade neuroendocrine tumors derived clinical benefit from a combination of the immune checkpoint inhibitors…
Meeting NewsPerspective

HER2-targeted CAR T cells safely induce responses in advanced HER2-positive sarcoma

March 31, 2019
ATLANTA — Adults and children with advanced HER2-positive sarcoma safely tolerated and derived clinical benefit from lymphodepletion…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Savolitinib, osimertinib combination may benefit certain patients with EGFR-mutated lung cancer

March 31, 2019
ATLANTA — The combination of savolitinib and osimertinib showed promising clinical activity among patients with EGFR-mutated non-small cell…
Meeting NewsPerspective

CAR T-cell therapy shows promise for mesothelin-expressing solid tumors

March 31, 2019
ATLANTA — Intrapleurally administered, mesothelin-targeted chimeric antigen receptor T cells demonstrated antitumor activity without major…
Meeting News

American Association for Cancer Research announces president-elect

March 28, 2019
Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD, has been elected president-elect of American Association for Cancer Research for the 2019-2020 term. His term will start at…
Meeting News

Men with prostate cancer, cardiovascular disease have higher mortality after taking abiraterone acetate

March 5, 2019
Men with pre-existing cardiovascular disease who received
Meeting NewsPerspective

Liquid biopsy comparable to tissue biopsy in detecting biomarkers in NSCLC

March 1, 2019
A liquid biopsy test accurately identified…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Diet, supplements may affect immunotherapy response among patients with melanoma

February 28, 2019
Patients with melanoma who consumed high-fiber diets appeared to have better responses to anti-PD-1 immunotherapy than those who ate less fiber…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Colorectal cancer in young patients often misdiagnosed, identified at late stage

February 27, 2019
Almost 70% of patients aged younger than 50 years had to see at least two doctors before being diagnosed with colorectal cancer, according to results…