At 11.3 months of follow-up, magrolimab, rituximab, gemcitabine, and oxaliplatin yielded an overall response rate of 51.5%, including a complete response rate of 39.4%, among patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
The FDA has approved sacituzumab govitecan-hziy for patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer.
First-line ibrutinib plus prednisone missed the primary endpoint in the phase 3 iNTEGRATE trial by not improving the response rate in patients with chronic graft-versus-host-disease compared with placebo plus prednisone.
Although most patients in the real-world setting would not have met the clinical trial eligibility criteria, the efficacy and safety outcomes with idecabtagene vicleucel were similar for both sets of patients with multiple myeloma.
Nilesh Kalariya, PhD, AGPCNP-BC, AOCNP; and Laura J. Zitella, MS, RN, ACNP-BC, AOCN, discuss practice-changing presentations from the 64th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition.
The FDA has granted an accelerated approval to elacestrant (Orserdu) for the treatment of patients with estrogen receptor–positive, HER2-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer following at least 1 prior lines of endocrine therapy.
Pirtobrutinib has been approved for patients with mantle cell lymphoma. The prescribing label comes with warnings for infections, hemorrhage, cytopenias, atrial fibrillation and flutter, second primary malignancies, and embryo-fetal toxicity.
Neoadjuvant chemoradiation followed by pancreaticoduodenectomy resulted in 0.14 more quality-of-life years than upfront surgery followed by adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with resectable pancreatic cancer.
Patients with breast cancer who carry BRCA1, BRCA2, CHEK2, or PALB2 germline pathogenic variants may be at a greater risk for contralateral breast cancer and may benefit from enhanced surveillance and risk-reduction strategies.
The median overall survival with frontline liposomal irinotecan/NALIRIFOX was 11.1 months vs 9.2 months with nab-paclitaxel plus gemcitabine in patients with metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
The median overall survival with nivolumab plus chemotherapy was 12.8 months, vs 10.7 months with chemotherapy alone, in patients with treatment-naïve advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.