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Frontline Zanubrutinib/Rituximab, Short-Course R-DHAOx Elicits Preliminary Results in Mantle Cell Lymphoma
January 17th 2023, 3:00pm
Among 17 patients with mantle cell lymphoma, the complete remission rate with first-line treatment with zanubrutinib plus rituximab followed by short-course rituximab plus dexamethasone, high-dose cytarabine, and oxaliplatin was 88.2%.
Nurse Practitioners Weigh in on Data From the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
January 16th 2023, 7:00pm
Loyda Braithwaite, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-BC, AOCNP; and Jamie Carroll, APRN, CNP, MSN, highlight presentations from the 2022 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium that will influence oncology nursing practice.
Noncovalent BTK Inhibitors May Fill Unmet Needs in CLL and Other Top ASH Takeaways
January 12th 2023, 7:00pm
Laura J. Zitella, MS, RN, ACNP-BC, AOCN, highlights her top takeaways from the 64th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition.
Induction and Maintenance With Ibrutinib Proves Effective for Mantle Cell Lymphoma
January 12th 2023, 3:00pm
Adding induction to standard chemoimmunotherapy followed by autologous stem cell transplantation and maintenance ibrutinib was highly effective in patients with mantle cell lymphoma.
Zanubrutinib Outperforms Ibrutinib in Head-to-Head Trial for Relapsed/Refractory CLL/SLL
January 11th 2023, 7:00pm
Zanubrutinib demonstrated a superior reduction in the risk of progression or death for patients with relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia or small lymphocytic lymphoma compared with ibrutinib.
Emerging Data Showcases Promising Advancements for Patients With HER2-Low Breast Cancer
January 9th 2023, 3:00pm
Loyda Braithwaite, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-BC, AOCNP, reflects on data presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
Sacituzumab Govitecan Continues to Prolong Survival in Patients With HR+/HER2– Breast Cancer
January 8th 2023, 3:00pm
Patients with hormone receptor–positive, HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer derived benefit with sacituzumab govitecan regardless of Trop-2 expression.
POSITIVE Study Findings Shift Conversations on Pregnancy in ER+ Breast Cancer
January 6th 2023, 7:00pm
Jamie Carroll, APRN, CNP, MSN, weighs in on how findings from the POSITIVE study may change dialogue surrounding pregnancy for women with estrogen receptor–positive breast cancer who wish to pause adjuvant therapy.
CBD Oil Shows Modest Improvements in Tamoxifen-Related Adverse Effects
January 6th 2023, 3:00pm
Cannabidiol oil may be useful in helping patients with breast cancer manage tamoxifen-related adverse effects.
Antidiarrheal Prophylaxis Remains a Key Focus in TKI Treatment for Patients with HER2+ Breast Cancer
January 4th 2023, 7:00pm
Loperamide prophylaxis was linked to low rates of grade 3 diarrhea in patients receiving adjuvant pyrotinib, but better antidiarrheal prophylaxis options are still needed in this setting.