The overall survival benefit of immunotherapy combinations compared with sunitinib for the treatment of patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma who have favorable risk may differ from those who have intermediate or poor risk, according to a pooled analysis of frontline combination therapy conducted by the FDA.
Based on a review of immune checkpoint inhibitor mechanisms of action and clinical trial data, SITC has published a clinical practice guideline, which provides key recommendations for managing immune-related adverse events.
The FDA has approved the combination of lenvatinib and pembrolizumab for the treatment of patients with advanced endometrial cancer that is not microsatellite instability–high or mismatch repair deficient, who have disease progression following prior systemic treatment and who are not candidates for curative surgery or radiation.
Debu Tripathy, MD, discusses the use of tucatinib, capecitabine, and trastuzumab for the treatment of patients with HER2-positive breast cancer and leptomeningeal disease in other HER2-positive cancer types.
Research shows that methods used to treat the wide epidermal growth factor receptor-positive population are often not successful for patients with specific biomarkers like EGFR exon 20 insertion mutations, highlighting an ongoing need for more targeted therapies.