ASCO Annual Meeting

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Meeting News

Margetuximab improves PFS in HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer

June 25, 2019
CHICAGO — The combination of margetuximab and chemotherapy prolonged PFS compared with trastuzumab-chemotherapy among patients with…
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VIDEO: AstraZeneca executive highlights ‘extensive’ development program for acalabrutinib in CLL

June 25, 2019
CHICAGO — Michelle Dawson, PhD, U.S. medical affairs franchise head for hematology at AstraZeneca, spoke with HemOnc Today at ASCO Annual…
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Adjuvant chemotherapy demonstrates survival benefit in triple-negative breast cancer subtype

June 24, 2019
CHICAGO — Patients with small, node-negative, triple-negative breast cancer treated with adjuvant chemotherapy experienced improvements in OS…
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Investigational CAR T-cell therapy induces durable responses in pretreated leukemia subtypes

June 24, 2019
CHICAGO — Heavily pretreated patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia or small lymphocytic lymphoma and prior ibrutinib treatment achieved…
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VIDEO: Eisai executive highlights key pipeline assets

June 24, 2019
CHICAGO — Takashi Owa, PhD, chief discovery officer and chief medicine creation officer for Eisai’s oncology business group, spoke with…
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VIDEO: Cemiplimab represents ‘paradigm shift’ in treatment of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

June 21, 2019
CHICAGO — Michael R. Migden, MD, associate professor of dermatology and associate professor of head and neck surgery at The University of…
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VIDEO: Talazoparib improves PFS in patients with BRCA mutations

June 20, 2019
CHICAGO — At the ASCO Annual Meeting, Jose Pablo Leone, MD, medical oncologist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, spoke with HemOnc Today
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Exercise reduces cancer-related fatigue, boosts muscle strength among patients with breast cancer

June 20, 2019
CHICAGO — Patients with breast cancer experienced reductions in cancer-related fatigue and improved muscle strength through an exercise regimen…
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VIDEO: Studies in lung cancer, sarcoma highlight Eli Lilly presentations at ASCO

June 20, 2019
CHICAGO — Maura Dickler, MD, vice president of late-phase oncology development at Eli Lilly, spoke with HemOnc Today about key data presented…
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RELAY: Ramucirumab, erlotinib combination improves PFS in EGFR-mutated metastatic NSCLC

June 19, 2019
CHICAGO — The addition of ramucirumab to erlotinib significantly improved the outcomes of patients with EGFR-mutated metastatic non-small…