The FDA has granted approval to the naxitamab as treatment of pediatric patients 1 year of age and older and adult patients with relapsed or refractory high-risk neuroblastoma in the bone or bone marrow who have demonstrated a partial response, minor response, or stable disease on prior treatment.
Patients with newly-diagnosed, recurrent, and first-line MGMT-unmethylated glioblastoma multiforme exhibited a promising median progression-free survival and median overall survival in two phase 2 trials of VAL-083 compared with historical data.
Results of the CLARINET FORTE study indicate that a dosing strategy of lanreotide given every 14 days may be a viable and safe option when the standard administration of every 28 days is not acceptable.
In an interview with Targeted Oncology, David Roberge, MD, discussed the role of radiation treatment in patients with brain metastases and the clinical trial evaluating treatment approaches for patients with more than 5 brain metastases.
Results from the DUNE trial of durvalumab added to tremelimumab in patients with advanced neuroendocrine tumors of gastroenteropancreatic and lung origins showed limited activity, according to a presentation held during the 2020 European Society of Medical Oncology Virtual Congress.
Enzastaurin is on track to serve an unmet medical need in the treatment landscape of glioblastoma. Neuro-oncologists are waiting on the launch of an important clinical trial to further demonstrate the efficacy of the drug.