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BCMA-directed CAR-T induces early, deep responses in advanced multiple myeloma

December 8, 2019
ORLANDO — An investigational chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy that targets the B-cell maturation antigen induced response in 100% of…
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Bispecific CAR T-cell therapy safe, effective for advanced multiple myeloma

December 7, 2019
ORLANDO — More than 90% of patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma responded to therapy with a bispecific chimeric antigen…

GO2 Foundation presents Young Innovators Team Awards for lung cancer research

December 6, 2019
GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer announced the recipients of its 2019 Young Innovators Team Awards. The awards are designed to encourage creative…
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VIDEO: Gene therapy for wet AMD ‘on the horizon’

November 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In the OPTIC trial, patients with wet age-related macular degeneration who were treated with ADVM-022, an intravitreal gene…
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Front-line atezolizumab improves overall survival in advanced NSCLC

November 9, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Patients who received atezolizumab as first-line monotherapy for metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer showed…
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BCC of the ear linked with higher discordance between biopsy, Mohs histopathology

October 25, 2019
CHICAGO — Biopsy alone detects fewer aggressive subtypes of basal cell carcinoma of the ear compared with Mohs histopathology, according to…
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ASTRO honors three Gold Medal recipients

September 22, 2019
The American Society for Radiation Oncology honored three of its members with the Gold Medal Award. This year’s recipients were Walter J

Three scientists to receive Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize for research into key cancer pathway

September 6, 2019
Columbia University will award this year’s Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize to three scientists for their seminal contributions to understanding of…
Feature

‘Visibility matters’ when establishing LGBTI-friendly practice for younger patients with cancer

August 28, 2019
It was at the height of Australia’s marriage equality debate in 2017 when Kate Thompson, MSW, approached her colleague — social worker…
In the JournalsPerspective

High-intensity statin therapy confers improved outcomes in older patients with ACS

July 17, 2019
High-intensity therapy with simvastatin and ezetimibe contributed to a greater benefit compared with monotherapy with simvastatin in patients…
In the JournalsPerspective

High-intensity statin therapy confers improved outcomes in older patients with ACS

Cardiology Today, October 2019
High-intensity therapy with simvastatin and ezetimibe contributed to a greater benefit compared with monotherapy with simvastatin in patients…
Meeting News

Serum-based biomarker test yields positive diagnostic accuracy for Crohn’s disease

July 10, 2019
SAN DIEGO — The Mucosal Healing Index, a serum-based biomarker assay, demonstrated efficacy in identifying mucosal inflammation and similar…
Point/Counter

Does cytoreductive nephrectomy remain an essential component of care for advanced renal cell carcinoma?

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2019
POINT Patients with newly diagnosed metastatic renal cell carcinoma with the primary in place may have variable clinical presentations ranging from highly…
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Majority of gynecologic oncologists, female and male, experience sexual harassment, survey shows

June 11, 2019
CHICAGO — More than 70% of female gynecologic oncologists reported encountering sexual harassment during training or in practice, according to…
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Enfortumab vedotin induces responses in advanced urothelial cancer

June 11, 2019
CHICAGO — The investigational therapy enfortumab vedotin demonstrated an objective response rate of 44% among a cohort of patients with locally…
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Pembrolizumab for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma reduces mortality risk in 'technically ... negative study'

June 10, 2019
CHICAGO — Patients with previously treated advanced hepatocellular carcinoma demonstrated reduced risk for death and improved PFS with the…
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Conquer Cancer Foundation presents Merit Awards at ASCO

June 6, 2019
CHICAGO — The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO presented ASCO Annual Meeting Merit Awards to more than 100 oncology professionals. The awards…
CEDARS/ASPENS Debates

Gauge expected outcomes before conducting penetrating keratoplasty

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 25, 2019
Gregg J. Berdy, MD, FACS; Christopher E. Starr, MD
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to…
In the Journals

Gene variants could shed light on racial disparities in breast cancer outcomes

May 17, 2019
Variants in the DARC/ACKR1 gene associated with sub-Saharan African origins may explain why black women have worse breast cancer outcomes than white…
Meeting News

AF ablation volume correlated with complication, mortality rates

May 8, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients who receive atrial fibrillation ablation at hospitals that perform the procedures infrequently are at elevated risk…