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Everett Vokes, MD, John E. Ultmann professor of Medicine and Radiation Oncology, physician-in-chief, University of Chicago Medical Center, chair, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medicine, discusses results of studies that investigated nivolumab and pembrolizumab in head and neck cancer.
John L. Marshall, MD, chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, discusses the current state of liver-directed therapy in metastatic colorectal cancer.
Douglas A. Levine, MD, professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, NYU Langone Medical Center, discusses challenges currently facing the ovarian cancer field.
The much anticipated initial results of the Gynecologic Oncology Group 252 trial failed to provide additional clarity for the use of intravenous versus intraperitoneal chemotherapy in patients with ovarian cancer.
Joel Neal, MD, PhD, discusses how recent immunotherapy advances are transitioning the field of NSCLC and how the impact of molecular testing continues to shape treatment decisions.
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A novel tissue-preserving treatment, padeliporfin vascular-targeted photodynamic therapy, may offer men with low-risk prostate cancer a safe and effective alternative to either active surveillance or radical therapy.
Nivolumab Approved by the FDA for Urothelial Carcinoma
Nivolumab has been granted an accelerated approval by the FDA as a treatment for patients with locally advanced unresectable or metastatic urothelial carcinoma following progression on a platinum-containing therapy
Rucaparib Approved by FDA for Treatment of BRCA-Positive Ovarian Cancer
The FDA has approved rucaparib (Rubraca) as a treatment for patients with BRCA-positive advanced ovarian cancer who have received at least 2 prior lines of chemotherapy.
Wierda Discusses Current Questions in Frontline CLL Treatment
William G. Wierda, MD, PhD, discusses which groups of CLL patients may benefit from ibrutinib versus chemoimmunotherapy and clinical trials that may provide further clarification.
Blinatumomab Receives FDA Approval for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Blinatumomab (Blincyto) has received accelerated approval from the FDA for the treatment of pediatric and adolescent patients with Philadelphia chromosome-negative (Ph-) relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
NDA for Neratinib in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Accepted by FDA
A new drug application (NDA) for neratinib as an extended adjuvant therapy for patients with HER2-positive breast cancer following prior treatment with postoperative trastuzumab (Herceptin) has been accepted by the FDA
FDA Gives Niraparib Fast Track Designation for Ovarian Cancer
Niraparib has been granted a fast track designation by the FDA as a treatment for women with recurrent platinum-sensitive ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer