Medical oncologist to receive award for cancer drug development

February 15, 2020
European Society for Medical Oncology will present Lillian L. Siu, MD, FRCPC, with the TAT 2020 Honorary Award. The award recognizes Siu’s…
In the Journals

HSD3B1 genotype linked to worse outcomes in low-volume metastatic prostate cancer

February 14, 2020
The adrenal-permissive HSD3B1 genotype appeared associated with earlier castration resistance and shorter OS among men with low-volume metastatic…
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Pembrolizumab plus neoadjuvant chemotherapy linked to higher pathologic complete response rates in breast cancer

February 13, 2020
The addition of pembrolizumab to standard neoadjuvant chemotherapy significantly increased estimated pathologic complete response rates among women…
FDA News

FDA grants priority review to lisocabtagene maraleucel for advanced B-cell lymphoma

February 13, 2020
The FDA granted priority review to lisocabtagene maraleucel for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma, according…
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Older survivors of HSCT more likely to report pain than siblings

February 12, 2020
Older hematopoietic stem cell transplant survivors appeared 2.6 times more likely to report severe, nonminor or life-threatening pain than…

Pembrolizumab-chemotherapy combination appears effective in metastatic triple-negative breast cancer

February 12, 2020
The addition of pembrolizumab to first-line chemotherapy significantly extended PFS among patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer…
FDA News

FDA clears investigational new drug application for ‘switchable’ CAR-T for B-cell malignancies

February 10, 2020
The FDA cleared an investigational new drug application for CLBR001 + SWI019 — a “switchable” chimeric antigen receptor T-cell…
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FDA grants priority review to Kite’s CAR-T for mantle cell lymphoma

February 10, 2020
The FDA granted priority review to the investigational chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy KTE-X19 for the treatment of adults with relapsed or…
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Just one dose of HPV vaccine may confer durable cervical cancer protection

February 10, 2020
One dose of the HPV vaccine appeared to be as effective as multiple doses in preventing preinvasive cervical disease among adolescents vaccinated…
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Team-based approach before stem cell transplantation may improve outcomes for older adults

February 10, 2020
Evaluation by a multidisciplinary team clinic prior to hematopoietic stem cell transplantation appeared to reduce transplant-related morbidity and…