Officials with the FDA approved atezolizumab (Tecentriq, Genentech) in combination with bevacizumab (Avastin) for the treatment of patients with unresectable or metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma who have not received prior systemic therapy.
A systematic review of medical cannabis and cannabinoid use in oncology care demonstrated varied results.
Targeted therapy osimertinib (Tagrisso) demonstrated significant improvements in disease-free survival in patients with localized non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who were treated following surgery.
An outpatient multiple myeloma clinic benefited substantially from employing a clinical pharmacist.
“Data collection is ongoing with additional analyses planned to look at patient and provider perception of COVID-19 impact on cancer care.”
SOLO-2 is the first phase 3 trial to provide overall survival (OS) data on maintenance PARP inhibitor therapy.
The study is the first of its kind on a national scale to show the benefit of Medicaid expansion on cancer mortality rates.
The findings, which were presented virtually in the 2020 ASCO Virtual Scientific Program, included the association between treatment with hydroxychloroquine plus azithromycin and increased risk of death.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recently released a detailed guidance to oncology practices
Approximately 20% to 30% of men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer have HRR gene mutation.