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Tackling the Adverse Events of Immunotherapy

August 17th 2022

Most patients who receive immunotherapies will experience few, if any, treatment-related adverse effects (AEs). But some patients receiving these treatments can experience serious AEs caused by an overactivation of the immune system and its effects on healthy cells.

3.5-Year Follow-Up Finds Pembrolizumab/Etoposide Combo Still Effective in Untreated ES-SCLC

August 16th 2022

Patients with treatment-naive extensive-stage small cell lung cancer showed encouraging clinical responses with pembrolizumab and etoposide after multiple years of follow-up.

Podsada Discusses Biomarker Testing and ADC Therapies in Breast Cancer

August 16th 2022

The growing availability of biomarkers has led to the advent of more targeted therapies such as the antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki, ado-trastuzumab emtansine, and sacituzumab govitecan-hziy.

USP <800>: Still a Work in Progress?

August 15th 2022

Powerful chemicals used in chemotherapy may pose safety hazards for oncology nurses, pharmacists, and other health care providers if not handled properly.

Atezolizumab Signals OS Improvement in Patients with Resected NSCLC

August 15th 2022

Phase 3 findings from the IMpower010 trial show that patients with resected non–small cell lung cancer may achieve an overall survival benefit with atezolizumab.

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