A New Drug Application was submitted to the FDA for ivosidenib tablets as a potential treatment option for patients with previously treated IDH1-mutated cholangiocarcinoma. The company is requesting Priority Review be granted to the application.
Ping Chi, MD, a medical oncologist, and Geoffrey Beene Junior Faculty chair at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, reviews the results of a phase 2 study of binimetinib plus imatinib as treatment of patients with untreated advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors.
In season 2, episode 2 of Targeted Talks, Cathy Eng, MD, speaks with Benjamin Weinberg, MD, about the gut microbiome, and how the presence of certain microbiota impact the onset and intensity of disease as well as the potential response to certain treatments.
In the phase 2 FIDES-01 clinical trial, treatment with the FGFR inhibitor, derazantinib, led to an objective response rate of 24% in patients with FGFR2 gene fusion-positive advanced intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.
In the phase 1 clinical trial of NBTXR3 with chemotherapy and radiation therapy as treatment of patients with esophageal cancer, the first patient has been dosed with the investigational tumor-agnostic radioenhancer.
The FDA has granted a Priority Review to the combination of nivolumab with fluoropyrimidine- and platinum-containing chemotherapy, which is a potential treatment option for patients with advanced or metastatic gastric cancer, gastroesophageal junction cancer, or esophageal adenocarcinoma.