Tivozanib Tolerability Shows Potential Advantage for Patients with Advanced RCC

May 20, 2020

Oncology Nursing News sat down with Brian Rini, MD, from the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), to discuss results from the phase III TIVO03 trial, and its potential impact on patients with relapsed or refractory renal cell carcinoma.

Patient Education for Oral Therapies Is Crucial

April 29, 2020

There is far less patient education for oral agents, such as CDK4/6 inhibitors for breast cancer, as there is for chemotherapy. This is a major issue, explained Patricia Jakel, MN, RN, AOCN, advanced practice nurse at UCLA's solid tumor program and co-editor in chief of Oncology Nursing News.

Struggles in Full Biomarker Testing for Lung Cancer

April 16, 2020

With minimally invasive procedures to test lung cancer tumors, there often isn't enough tissue to undergo a full biomarker test, pointing toward the strength of liquid biopsies, explained Lynette M. Sholl, MD, chief of thoracic pathology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and associate professor at Harvard Medical School.