May 2017

Systemic Therapy Under Consideration for Melanoma-Associated Brain Metastases

May 17, 2017

Clinical Articles

Outcomes have significantly improved for patients with melanoma in the wake of newer targeted treatments. Yet, brain metastases from melanoma remain a significant unmet need, with up to 60% of patients with advanced melanoma developing brain metastases.

Expected Changes to New Guidelines on MPNs Shared

May 19, 2017

Clinical Articles

The NCCN published its first set of guidelines for myeloproliferative neoplasms in October 2016 and is already looking to update and expand these guidelines to match the need for direction in diagnosing and treating patients with MPNs.

Role of PARP Inhibitors Clarified in Prostate Cancer

May 22, 2017

Clinical Articles

Our understanding of the genomic landscape of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer has been rapidly progressing, with new clinical data emerging to clarify and, in many cases, support the use of PARP inhibitors in the treatment of these patients.

Determining a Role for Neoadjuvant/Adjuvant Therapy in RCC

May 22, 2017

Clinical Articles

Much research has been done to define the role of neoadjuvant and adjuvant therapies in metastatic renal cell carcinoma patients who have diseease recurrence after surgical resection, but the standard of care has not significantly changed.

Updates to NSCLC Guidelines Make Testing at Diagnosis, Resistance Essential

May 30, 2017

Clinical Articles

Updates to the NCCN guidelines for the management of advanced NSCLC stress the importance of multiplexed biomarker testing at diagnosis to aid in the selection of appropriate first-line and subsequent lines of therapy.