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Daly Discusses Biomarkers and Emerging Targeted Therapies for Cancer Care
September 20th 2022, 6:00pm
Kristin Daly, MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP, discusses the clinical significance of tumor variants and how they are changing the direction of cancer care.
TIL Therapy Outperforms Ipilimumab in Extending Progression-Free Survival in Unresectable Melanoma
September 20th 2022, 2:00pm
At a median follow-up of 33.0 months, the median progression-free survival with tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte therapy was 7.2 months vs 3.1 months with ipilimumab.
Real-World HRQOL Findings Support Nivolumab for Previously Treated mRCC
September 19th 2022, 6:00pm
Results of retrospective analysis of previously treated patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma who received nivolumab in the second- and third-line showed that health-related quality of life was maintained in the real-world setting
Pembrolizumab Plus Bevacizumab and Cyclophosphamide Shows Promising Efficacy, Tolerability in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer
September 19th 2022, 2:00pm
Real-world data from a retrospective study showed that pembrolizumab combined with the anti-VEGF agent bevacizumab plus oral metronomic cyclophosphamide displayed minimal toxicity in a significant number of patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer.
Pembrolizumab Potentially Most Effective Before Surgery in High-Risk Melanoma
September 18th 2022, 2:00pm
The rate of event-free survival associated with pembrolizumab was significantly higher among patients with high-risk melanoma about to undergo surgery than among those who received immunotherapy following surgery.
Trastuzumab Deruxtecan Continues to Elicit Encouraging Responses in Patients With Metastatic Gastric/GEJ Cancer
September 17th 2022, 2:00pm
After 10 months of follow-up, the confirmed objective response rate among patients with metastatic gastric cancer or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma who received trastuzumab deruxtecan was 41.8%.
Oncology Nurses: What Cannabinoid Is Your Patient Taking?
September 16th 2022, 6:00pm
Karen Hande, PhD(c), DNP, ANP-BC, CNE, FAANP, ANEF, explains the difference between some of the popular cannabinoid products that patients with cancer may be taking.
Real-World Data Show TRAEs Associated With Improved Survival With Atezolizumab plus Bevacizumab in HCC
September 16th 2022, 2:27pm
A multicentre, retrospective study showed that treatment-related adverse effects associated with atezolizumab plus bevacizumab were prognostic of improvements in survival outcomes in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.
Dose-Optimized Regorafenib Provides Comparable, Safe Option for mCRC
September 15th 2022, 2:00pm
Patients with relapsed or refractory metastatic colorectal cancer who received dose-optimized regorafenib achieved superior survival outcomes than those who received best supportive care, fruquintinib, standard-dose regorafenib, and trifluridine/tipiracil.
Neoadjuvant Nivolumab/Ipilimumab Yields 95% Major Pathological Response Rate in dMMR Colon Cancer
September 13th 2022, 6:00pm
Neoadjuvant immunotherapy starkly outperformed neoadjuvant chemotherapy in eliciting major pathological responses among patients with mismatch repair–deficient colon cancer, according to investigators.