Rachel Narozniak | Authors


Pembrolizumab Extends Progression-Free Survival in Rare Sarcoma Subtypes

September 21, 2020

Prolonged progression-free survival was observed with pembrolizumab monotherapy in patients with selected rare sarcoma subtypes treated in the phase 2 AcSé basket study, according to a presentation during the 2020 European Society of Medical Oncology Virtual Congress.

Alpelisib and Fulvestrant Show Benefit for Breast Cancer Subgroups in SOLAR-1

September 19, 2020

Postmenopausal patients with PIK3CA-mutant, hormone receptor–positive, HER2-negative advanced breast cancer in the SOLAR-1 trial experienced prolonged overall survival with alpelisib and fulvestrant even though the study did not cross the prespecified O’Brien-Fleming efficacy boundary (P ≤ .0161), according to research presented at the 2020 ESMO Virtual Congress.

NeoTRIPaPDL1 Trial Showed TIL Activity With Guidance From PD-L1 Status

September 19, 2020

The combination of atezolizumab, carboplatin, and nab-paclitaxel increased pathological complete response by 10% or more in “immune-rich” patients with high-risk and locally advanced triple-negative breast cancer, as well as turned PD-L1 negative tumors positive most patients treated with immunotherapy, according to the phase 3 NeoTRIPaPDL1 trial data presented at the 2020 ESMO Virtual Congress.

Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis, Time to Treatment Improved Since ACA

June 02, 2019

After passage of the Affordable Care Act, women with ovarian cancer who were pre-medicare-aged were more likely to be diagnosed at an early stage and receive treatment within 30 days of diagnosis compared to prior to the ACA, according to findings presented at the 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting.